Written by Aleen Ratzlaff Wednesday, 17 October 2007 12:49Hillsboro High School principal Dale Honeck announced he will retire at the end of the current school year.
Consequently, the Board of Education for Unified School District 410 approved his resignation at its regular meeting Monday evening Oct. 8.
“We owe you a couple of thanks for a couple of big things you’ve done for us this year,” board president Rod Koons told Honeck prior to the vote. “You epitomize that you care about your kids and your school.”
Superintendent Doug Huxman...
Written by Nicole Suderman Wednesday, 17 October 2007 12:47Tona L. Leiker, dean of the School of Adult & Graduate Studies and chair of the Nursing Department at Tabor College Wichita, has been recognized as one of the nation’s top scholars in nursing education.
A doctoral candidate at the University of Kansas School of Nursing, Leiker is one of four doctoral nursing students in the nation to win the inaugural $2,500 Dissertation Scholarship for Nursing Education Scholars from the National League of Nursing.
“It is a great honor to receive this award,” said Leiker, who received her scholarship in September.
Leiker is pursuing a doctorate in nursing with a health professions education certificate and emphasis in organizational leadership.
Her dissertation will focus on the nation’s...
Written by Nicole Suderman Wednesday, 17 October 2007 12:46Hillsboro High School will induct 11 students into the Trojan Chapter of the National Honor Society on Monday, Oct. 29.
The induction is an annual candle-lit ceremony conducted at the Hillsboro Memorial Park Scout Building.
The 11 students are: senior Grant Schneider and juniors Kelsey Bartel, Ben Gottsch, Abi Humber, Cassie Kroeker, David Loewen, Nicholas Mueller, Heidi Schroeder, Clay Shewey, Jet Skiles and David Winter.
The National Honor Society ranks as one of the oldest and most prestigious organizations for high school students. Chapters exist in three-fourths of the nation’s high schools.
To be eligible for membership, students must be a junior or senior and have a cumulative grade-point average of at least 3.70...
Written by Nicole Suderman Wednesday, 17 October 2007 12:43Arthur J. Dyck will be the Learning in Retirement Program speaker Oct. 22 Arthur J. Dyck, a Harvard Divinity School professor and alumnus of Tabor College, will present “Preserving Life’s Worth Within the Context of End-of-life Decisions” at 10 a.m. Monday, Oct. 22.
His presentation is part of the “60+” Learning in Retirement Series in the Wohlgemuth Music Education Center at Tabor College.
The public is invited to attend.
Dyck is research professor of ethics at Harvard Divinity School, professor emeritus at the Harvard School of Public Health, and director of the Kennedy Interfaculty Program in Medical Ethics at Harvard, in Cambridge, Mass.
He is a leading apologist for Christian ethics in the academic...
Written by Nicole Suderman Wednesday, 17 October 2007 10:05LEFT: Shin-hee Chin’s “Poom” fiber sculpture was the best of 325 works submitted for the St. Louis show from nine Midwest states. RIGHT: Shin-hee Chin: “I feel this honor was an encouragement for me to continue to pursue my goal of making art to glorify (God’s name.”
Shin-hee Chin, assistant professor of art and graphic design at Tabor College, recently added to a growing list of personal accolades in the realm of contemporary art by winning “Best of Show” at the Fiber Focus 2007 exhibit in St. Louis, Mo.
More than 125 artists living in Missouri and eight bordering states submitted 325 works for the jurors’ consideration, and only 47 were selected for the exhibition, shown from Sept. 10...
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