Written by Hillsboro Free Press Tuesday, 28 May 2013 10:57USD 398 Peabody-Burns Junior/Senior High School released its second semester honor roll for the 2012-13 school year.
GPA 3.5 and above
Seniors: Rayne Barnes, Brandee Burnett, McKenzie Ensminger, Jamie Henry, Lucas Larsen, Paige Lewis, Kelsie Noble, Hunter Pickens, Zachary Preheim, Austin Savage, Jessica Sayers, Seth Topham, Ashley Weems.
Juniors: Karolina Ganko, Lily Harris, Jenny Kimmeskamp, Nick Schrock.
Sophomores: Emma Charles, Christa Elliott, Tracy Henry, Braxton Kyle, Brianna...
Written by Hillsboro Free Press Tuesday, 28 May 2013 10:50Stultz ceramics featured at Bethel show
Ceramics by Grady Stultz, Bethel College senior from Goessel, were on display May 3-19 in the Fine Arts Center Gallery on the Bethel College campus in North Newton. He was one of five students whose work was featured at the annual Bethel College Senior Art Exhibit. Stultz, son of Harold and Jennifer Stultz, graduated May 19 with a degree in art.
• Danielle Hagen will be graduating from Wichita State University with a master’s degree in social work. Her undergraduate studies were at the University of Kansas with a major in psychology and a minor in anthropology. She is the daughter of Terry and Cheryl Hagen, Hillsboro.
• Justin King, Hillsboro, received an associate of arts degree from...
Written by Hillsboro Free Press Tuesday, 28 May 2013 10:49Charlie Major, a fourth-grader at Hillsboro Elementary School, had his work featured May 18 on Green Screen Adventures, which was broadcast on Me-TV.
Me-TV can be seen on KAKE-TV, Channel 10.2 (Cox 669).
“We applaud students around the country who create and write stories,” said Dan Wall, KAKE vice president and general manager, “and we applaud Green Screen Adventures for bringing these stories to life.”
Green Screen Adventures is a national award-winning children’s television show that selects writing and illustrations by students and brings them to life.
Its mission is to promote literacy, engaging as many children as possible. Since its March 2007 premiere, Green Screen Adventures has featured writings from more than...
Written by Don Ratzlaff Tuesday, 28 May 2013 10:48Callie Arnold was pretty confident about her chances of winning this year’s Kansas Arbor Day Poster Contest.
“I knew it,” said the Hillsboro Elementary School fifth-grader. “I was so into it. I love drawing, I love being in art class.”
Turns out she was right. Callie’s poster was judged the best among the six district winners
“I studied at school, and there was a packet,” Callie said about the inspiration for her poster. “When you flip through the page, there were facts and information. So I really paid attention.”
As the state winner, Callie and her family participated in the Kansas Tree City USA Recognition Day April 19 in Topeka, where she was recognized for her achievement by none other than Gov. Sam...
Written by Hillsboro Free Press Tuesday, 28 May 2013 10:47The largest graduating class in Tabor College history received degrees Saturday, May 18, during commencement ceremonies at Joel H. Wiens Stadium.
Of the 194 degrees conferred, 127 were bachelor of arts, 11 master of business administration, 13 bachelor of science, 42 bachelor of science in nursing and one associate of arts degrees.
The program opened with an invocation by Anna Reid, representing the School of Adult and Graduate Studies.
Michael Klaassen spoke as the representative of Hillsboro campus graduates, while Leilani Schenkel spoke on behalf of the graduates from the Wichita campus. Tynan Honn, president of the senior class, presented the graduating class response.
President Jules Glanzer presented the Professor Fran Jabara...
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