• Two Marion County residents were among the more than 350 students who completed degrees at Wichita State University this summer.
Nicolas C. Buller of Goessel earned a bachelor of business administration degree in finance. Meredith D. Lamkin earned a bachelor of arts degree in psychology.
• Two 2017 high school graduates from Marion County have been awarded scholarships to attend Fort Hays State University.
Ethan Thornbro, a Marion High grad, received a $1,000 Traditions Scholar Award and a $500 Academic Opportunity Award in geosciences. Thornbro, son of Nic Thornbro and Carrie Newell, Marion, is majoring in geoscience.
Savannah Unruh, a Hillsboro High grad, received a $1,500 Hays City Scholar Award and a $900 Academic Opportunity Award in agriculture. She is the daughter of Jennifer Unruh, Marion, and is majoring in agriculture.
• Taylor Crandall of Hillsboro is one of three Kansas State University veterinary students among 18 students selected nationwide to receive a $5,000 scholarship award from Merck Animal Health. A fourth-year veterinary student who earned a bachelor of science in agriculture from KSU, she spent several summers working at Tallgrass Veterinary Hospital in Concordia. After graduating, Crandall plans to work as a veterinarian in rural Kansas.