Category: Schools

HHS forensics team rates well at state

The Hillsboro High School forensics team won several awards at the State Forensics Championships and Festival May 5. In the ?Champs,? Chelsea Bebermeyer placed ninth in Original Oration and 13th in Prose Interpretation. Cody McMillen placed 10th in Poetry Interpretation. Audrey Weinbrenner placed 10th in Dramatic Solo. Abi Humber placed 11th in Informative Speaking. Other students who had qualified and […]

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Marsh selected for Wal-Mart award

Hillsboro High senior Hannah Marsh has been selected to receive the Sam M. Walton Community Scholarship. The $1,000 scholarship is awarded to students through their local Wal-Mart or Sam?s Club.

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Tabor?s Carson Center gaining momentum, form

Move over Bunsen burners, there?s a new type of lab at Tabor College.

The Carson Center for Mission, Service and Global Education has been established to help the college live out one of its core values?service?through a laboratory of spiritual formation, according to Jason Mohn, director of church relations and Carson Center coordinator.

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HHS instrumentalists rate well at Branson

The Hillsboro High School bands received three trophies at competition in Branson, Mo., this past weekend. The concert band received an ?Excellent Rating? trophy, the jazz band received both a ?Superior Rating? trophy and a trophy for ?Best in Class.? Four individuals received awards as the outstanding performer on their particular instrument: Kelsey Unruh, alto saxophone; Lora Andrews tenor saxophone; […]

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Centre FFA team second at state CDEs

The Centre FFA Ag Business Management team finished second, with Jo Terwilliger placing third individually and Kevin Mueller fourth, in State Career Development Events (CDEs) April 30-May 1 in Manhattan. Alfonse Klenda and Savan?nah Forsberg were also on the team. Nellie Hill placed seventh in the Ag Sales CDE. The team finished third with team members Julie Rziha, Kristine Jirak […]

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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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