Category: Schools

GHS pianist receives top rating at state

Goessel High School freshman Kristen Hoffman received a ?I? rating at the state piano competition sponsored by the Kansas State High School Activities Association and held at Wichita State University. She is a piano student of Cynthia Goerzen of Goessel.

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Tabor students feted for academics

Thirty students were named Dean’s Scholars and students in three academic divisions at Tabor College were recognized for their accomplishments at an awards chapel April 25.

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History prof gives 1,000 books
History prof gives 1,000 books

History prof gives 1,000 books

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Tabor College President Larry Nikkel (right) chats with Brison and Freda Carley Peterson Gooch during a reception for the couple April 24 following their donation of 1,000 books to the college library. Don Ratzlaff /Free Press. Click on image to enlarge.

Brison Gooch of Silverton, Colo., now retired after a 45-year teaching career at universities across the country, was on the Tabor campus last Tuesday for a reception in appreciation of the gift.

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GHS musicians rate well at state

Goessel High musicians earned 77 medals in the State Class 1A Solo/Ensemble Music Festival Saturday in Wichita. Students earning a ?I? rating were the Brass Choir, Girls Vocal Ensemble, Flute Ensem?ble I, Flute Ensemble II, Amy Brubaker (vocal), Elbiata, Laura Unruh (vocal), Joylin Hall (vocal), Kory Hiebert (vocal), Laura Unruh (clarinet), Cameron Voth (vocal), Amy Brubaker (clarinet), Janessa Wedel (clarinet), […]

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A scholarship for chess school
A scholarship for chess school

A scholarship for chess school

BenBosworthMark1791.jpg Courtesy photo. Click to Enlarge photo ?Hillsboro High School student Ben Bosworth (left) is congratulated by Marck Cobb, president of the Anatoly Karpov School of Chess in Lindsborg for receiving a full scholarship to this summer's Anatoly Karpov International Chess School camp July 8-13 with Grand?master Yury Shulman in Lindsborg. The presentation was made Wednesday. Bosworth finished 63rd out […]

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Loewen feted for teaching

Joanne Loewen has been named this year?s recipient of the Clarence R. Hiebert Excellence in Teaching Award at Tabor College.ge.

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FCCLA names officers

The Hillsboro FCCLA chapter hosted its annual awards luncheon and installation of the 2007-08 officers April 26.

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HHS musicians compete at state

Hillsboro High School musicians competed at the Class 3A state solos and ensembles contest Saturday, April 28.

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County kids smarter about tobacco, alcohol
County kids smarter about tobacco, alcohol

County kids smarter about tobacco, alcohol

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Children in Marion County are making healthier choices than their peers statewide when it comes to tobacco use and binge drinking, but they continue to suffer a higher rate of violent deaths.

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Buller senior flute recital is May 1

Angela Buller, a Tabor College senior from Ingalls, will present a flute recital at 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 1, in the Tabor College Chapel-Auditorium, located in the H.W. Lohrenz Building. Buller, who is majoring in music with a minor in marketing, will perform works by Debussy, Mozart, Poulenc and Vivaldi. ?Angela's music spans a wide range of musical styles and […]

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