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Tabor awards 119 earned degrees to 2018 graduates

Tabor awards 119 earned degrees to 2018 graduates

Tabor College President Jules Glanzer presents the Fran Jabara Leadership Awards to Molly Wiebe Faber and Philip Ediger, both from Hillsboro. Don Ratzlaff / Free Press Tabor College celebrated its 108th commencement at 10 a.m. May 19 with more than 2,000 parents, family and friends gathered at Joel H. Wiens Stadium and via live stream on Tabor Web­cast to celebrate […]

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Tabor College Project SEARCH has first graduation ceremony

Tabor College Project SEARCH has first graduation ceremony

From left to right: Robert Haude, Ryan Hutton, Thomas Gill, Ally Larson, Daneen Landis as business liaison, Izzie Klassen as skills trainer The Project SEARCH program at Tabor College had its first graduation ceremony for the 2017-18 interns May 10. The ceremony marked an achievement of hard work and success for the three interns on the Tabor campus: Ryan Hutton, […]

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USD 410 board approves tuition fees for preschool at May 14 meeting

The USD 410 Board of Education approved preschool tuition fees for the 2018-19 school year at its May 14 regular meeting. Tuition for half days for 3- and 4-year-olds meeting four days a week will be $150 per month, at a total cost of $1,340. All-day five-day-a-week sessions for 4-year-olds will be $375 per month, at a total cost of […]

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HHS senior receives $1,000 National FFA Scholarship through Ford

HHS senior receives $1,000 National FFA Scholarship through Ford

Hillsboro High School senior Callyan Lacio was awarded a $1,000 National FFA scholarship through Hillsboro Ford and the Ford Motor Co. Lacio plans to use the funds toward a degree at Friends University, Wichita. The scholarship is one of more than 1,800 awarded through the National FFA Organiza­tion’s scholarship program this year. Picture with Lacio are Hillsboro Ford co-owners Randy […]

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Tabor issues honors for 2017-18 year

Tabor College had its annual honors convocation Thursday, May 10. The event acknowledged the academic success of students and faculty for the 2017-18 school year. Roughly one third of the student body received awards for their achievements around campus and in the classroom. “It is always a delight to celebrate student academic achievement and this year is no exception,” Frank […]

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Ruiz Esparza hired as Tabor’s dean of student life

Ruiz Esparza hired as Tabor’s dean of student life

Emir Ruiz Esparza has been hired as dean of student life, learning and formation at Tabor College. He comes to Tabor from Berean Academy, where he served as head of school. At Berean, Ruiz Esparza served as the spiritual and visionary leader of the campus. His role at Tabor will be similar. The dean will oversee resident educators, student activities […]

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Hancock piano students present annual performance at USD 408 Performing Arts Center

Hancock piano students present annual performance at USD 408 Performing Arts Center

Courtesy photo Students of Anita Hancock performed April 14 at the USD 408 Performing Arts Center. Performers included: Front row, from left: Peyton Metro, Anani Ensley, Alexandra Carlson, Dawson Jones, Hugh Guetterman, Allie Harshman, Grace Kruse, Shyann Harris; Middle row: Kaelynn Metro, Shaliah Ensley, Maria Carlson, Kenna Wesner, Abby Wesner, Hailey Harshman, Mia Spencer; Back row: Anita Hancock, Kalea Craig, […]

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Hillsboro High students earn medals at Central Kansas League art contest

Hillsboro High students earn medals at Central Kansas League art contest

Photo courtesy of Dustin Dalke Ten Hillsboro High School students of art instructor Dustin Dalke participated in the Central Kansas League art competition April 25 at McPherson College. Pictured above are Hillsboro’s medal winners holding their award-winning work: (from left) Elias Werth received one silver medal, Sharisse Thiessen received one gold medal, Sarah Jost received two silver medals and one […]

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Area students participate in District KMTA at Bethel event

Area students participated in the District 6 Kansas Music Teachers Association Music Progres­sions at Bethel College, April 21. This annual event indicates the growth of all students—those studying music as a hobby or those wishing to be professional musicians. In addition to performing on the piano, each student is tested in areas of listening, keyboard theory and written theory. The […]

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Marion-Florence FFA members names district award winners

Several members from the Marion-Florence FFA chapter were recognized April 16 at the South Central District FFA Banquet as district proficiency award winners. Caleb Hett was the winner in the area of Diversified Grain in the placement division. He works for his parents in their grain farming operation. Hett helps with tillage, planting and harvesting operations for their wheat, corn […]

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