BCCC releases area
Eight students from Marion County qualified for Butler County Community College President’s, Dean’s and Honorable Mention honor rolls for the spring semester.
Students must carry 12 or more credit hours to qualify for the honor lists.
To be named to the President’s Honor Roll a student needs a 4.0 grade point average, for the Dean’s Honor Roll a 3.5 to 3.99 GPA and for the Honorable Mention Honor Roll a 3.49 to 3.0 GPA.
The following students qualified.
President’s Honor Roll-Jodi Wiebe, Burns; Marissa Anstett, Hillsboro; Mark Bouray, Lincolnville; Joseph Arocha, Marion; Irene Yates, Marion.
Dean’s Honor Roll-Nicolette Hartung, Burns.
Honorable Mention Honor Roll-Cynthia Miller, Hillsboro; Roberta Winter, Marion.
found in Oklahoma
A yellow balloon launched May 13 at Parkside Homes in Hillsboro-to honor Older Americans Month-was found May 20 in Oklahoma.
Peggy Brandt, Parkside activities director, said the balloon was launched by resident Kaethe Warkentin.
Warkentin received a letter from the child who found the still-inflated balloon.
Kimberly Sien, 10, wrote to Warkentin and told her she found the balloon in the garden at her home, which is located between Pryor and Adair, Okla. She popped the balloon and discovered Warkentin’s letter inside.
“I’m so happy I was one out of all the people in the world that found your letter,” Kimberly wrote.
Chris Coryea named to KSU Dean’s List
Chris Coryea, son of Leonard and Brenda Coryea of Hillsboro, was named to the Dean’s Honor List at Kansas State University for the spring semester.
Big Brothers/Sisters’ golf tourney July 13
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Marion County is looking for players and sponsors for their second-annual benefit golf tournament July 13 at the Marion Country Club.
The format will be a three-person scramble. Entry is $150 per team, which includes green fees and lunch. Prizes will be awarded in flights.
Check-in time will be 8 a.m. for an 8:30 a.m. start.
To register or for more information, call Tim Young at 620-382-2281, or Sherry Soyez at 620-382-3800. Soyez’s e-mail address is bbbsmn@ southwind.net
Davidson wins state
4-H project honors
Sarah Davidson, Marion, earned top project honors for knitting in the state 4-H competition.
The project winners selected from 30 categories each received a $200 travel award from the Kansas 4-H Foundation toward attending the National 4-H Congress.
MCRW meeting held
June 19 in Peabody
The regular meeting of the Marion County Republican Women was held June 19 at Peabody Community Living Center.
The meeting was hosted by Peabody members, and a luncheon was served to 25 members and guests.
Lisa Vondenkamp called the meeting or order with a salute to the flag.
Guest speakers were Kansas state senators Jim Barnett and Jay Emler and representative Don Dahl.
Quilt guild to meet
July 1 in Hillsboro
The County Stitchers Quilt Guild will meet at 7:30 p.m., Monday, July 1, at Hillsboro Methodist Church.
Members will be celebrating the history of the guild beginning in 1988 to the present. Charter members are asked to bring “Block of the Month” and challenge projects from the early years of the guild.
Past members of the guild and visitors are welcome.
Goessel Joyful Noise
Summer youth camp
Joyful Noise Community Child Care in Goessel is sponsoring a summer camp for school-age children 6 to 12-years old.
The camp is a service offered to the children of working parents.
The schedule of events is as follows:
–?Camera Clinic-10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., Friday, June 26, at Mennonite Heritage Museum. Cost is $10 for a disposable camera. Taught by Mark Jenkins, 4-H photography instructor.
— Puppet Making-1 p.m. to 3 p.m., Mondays, July 1, 8, 15 and 22, at the JNCCC building. Cost is $12 for materials. Taught by Nancy Pihl with the county extension.
— Cooking for Kids-1 p.m. to 3 p.m., Fridays, July 19 and 26, at the JNCCC building. Cost is $10 for supplies. Taught by Nancy Pihl.
— Goessel History-10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., Monday through Friday, July 29 to Aug. 2., at the Mennonite Heritage Museum. Cost is $30 for supplies. Taught by Kris Schmucker, museum curator.
n Fishing Fun-9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Monday, Aug. 5, at the JNCCC building. Cost is $5. Bring a sack lunch and fishing equipment. Led by Sandi Thompson, JNCCC director.
Registration forms are available at the Goessel City Library or the JNCCC building.
For more information, call 620-367-4620.
Street dance at
Marion Manor in July
Marion Manor Rehabilitation Center will host a street dance beginning at 7 p.m., Saturday, July 27, at 1500 E. Lawrence, Marion.
The featured musical entertainment will be the Sundogs of Chase County, and the local boy scouts will provide a concession stand.
The winner of the July scavenger hunt will be announced that evening.
The public is welcome and asked to bring lawn chairs and join the fun.
For more information, call 620-382-2191.
Jerod Metcalf wins
first place in contest
Jerod Metcalf was awarded first place in the computer-literacy State of Kansas Scholarship Contest.
He will be a senior at Hillsboro High School and is the son of Monty and Ruby Metcalf of Lehigh.
Jerod received a $100 certificate to be redeemed if he decides to enroll at ESU when he graduates from high school.
The award was presented by the Bureau of Educational Measurements at Emporia State University.
to begin Aug. 1
Vicky’s School of Dance will offer a five-day jazz-dance camp to be held from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., beginning Aug. 1, at Hillsboro High School Auditorium.
The cost of the camp is $45, which includes a T-shirt for participants. Special shoes are not required.
The event is sponsored by the Hillsboro City Recreation Commission.
Enrollment deadline is July 5.
For more information, call 947-3413.