Kansas State University student Jessica Leichter was named a Nancy Larson Foundation scholar and awarded a $1,000 scholarship in recognition of her outstanding academic record and community service. The Nancy Larson Foundation supports students majoring in elementary education across the country .
Madeline Marshall, a student at Manhattan High School was selected to represent Manhattan as a National Youth Correspondent to the 2015 Washington Journalism and Media Conference at George Mason University. Marshall joins a select group of students from all over the .
ATCHINSON — Benedictine College recognized students who have distinguished themselves academically during the fall semester. Madison Bowser and Danyel Rakowitz of Wamego were named to the dean’s list. To achieve the honor, a student must carry a minimum of 12 credit .
LINCOLN, Neb. — The University of Nebraska-Lincoln has announced its deans’ list/honor roll for the fall semester of the 2014-15 academic year. Those named included the following area students: Manhattan: Anna Rae Murphy , dean’s list, senior, music major; .
Hayden High School in Topeka took home top honors in the Flint Hills Christian School Varsity Invitational Scholar’s Bowl meet last week. They defeated Wamego High in the championship match. St. John’s Catholic School in Beloit finished .
OTTAWA — Ottawa University announced that Jenna Stigge of Manhattan, Janelle Bailey of Riley and Caleb Krueger of Wakefield made the university’s deans list for the fall 2014 semester. To qualify, students must be degree-seeking, have earned a minimum of 24 .
For the third time in a year, PEO Chapter IW of Manhattan has been able to provide a continuing education grant to a local student. Manhattan Area Technical College nursing student Lindsey Krajkoski of Junction City was presented with a $1,200 .
At Frankfort, Valley Heights earned a Twin-Valley League road win Friday night with a 67-48 win over Frankfort. The Wildcats took a one-point lead to the second quarter, but the Mustangs took over from there, outscoring Frankfort 20-7 in the .
At Alma, Riley County put together a dominant effort against Wabaunsee in a Mid-East League road win. Game information and individual scoring were not available. Riley County hosts Marysville in non-league action on Tuesday..
At Randolph, Wetmore pulled away from Blue Valley in a league matchup, winning comfortably against the Rams. Blue Valley got 21 points Haydn Budenbender, with Chase Carey adding 10 in the loss. Wetmore got 25 points from Jeremy Hoelscher. Blue Valley travels to .
At Alma, Riley County held off Wabaunsee for a 15-point Mid-East League road win. Game information and individual scoring were not available. Riley County hosts Marysville on Tuesday..
At Randolph, Blue Valley played close against Wetmore for two quarters, trailing at halftime by just two points, but couldn’t keep up the pace in the second half, getting outscored by 15 to close out the game. The Rams were .
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