Several more students from the Free Press distribution area have completed degrees or been recognized for their academic work in colleges and universities around the state in recent weeks.
• Two of the 98 students who received degrees May 20 from Bethany College in Lindsborg came from this area.
Andrew John Westbrook from Canton received a degree in athletic training, biology; Suzanne Amelia Lindsay from Hillsboro graduated with a degree in studio art: drawing.
• Area students named to Fort Hays State University’s spring 2012 Dean’s Honor Roll included: Candace Green, a senior majoring in education, and Tobey Green, a senior majoring in education, from Burns; Kara Paramore, a freshman majoring in art (graphic design) from Canton; Aidan Winblad, a sophomore majoring in physics from Goessel; Anthony Esau, a junior majoring in art (graphic design) from Hillsboro; Jacob Yoder, a senior majoring in technology studies (industrial technology) from Peabody.
• Participating in Washburn University’s commencement ceremonies May 12 were: Elisa Gayle, bachelor of science, business administration, and bachelor of arts in mathematics, Florence; Riley Ross, bachelor of science, chemistry, Marion; Jessica Vogel, bachelor of arts, music performance, Marion;
• Among the 100 members of Bethel College’s Class of 2012 receiving degrees May 20 were: Ryan Goertzen, bachelor of science degree in social work, Goessel; Cameron Voth, bachelor of science in business administration, Goessel; and Peter Wintermote, bachelor of science degree in social work, Hillsboro.
• Among the 3,200 Kansas State University students who earned honors for their academic performance during the spring semester were: Jaclyn Deforest, Florence; Alexander Jost and Lance Kliewer, Hillsboro; Neal Kaiser and David Ratzloff, Lehigh; Carlye Simons and Nicole Stenzel of Lost Springs; Nellie Hill, Patrick Hodson, Drew Maddox, Tristen Snelling, Derek Stuchlik, Eric Vogel and Julia Zeiner, Marion; Seth Methvin and Joseph Zappone, Peabody; and Matthew Klenda, Tampa.