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  • Local |Education | May 24, 2015

    Flint Hills Christian awards students

    Flint Hills Christian School hosted its Secondary Honors Night May 7 at Living Word Church. In addition to scholarship and honor roll announcements, top students in each class were recognized. Senior Chaustin Root and junior Ashlyn Shultz received the Strong Heart Award, given annually to two

  • Local |Education | May 24, 2015

    FHCS student places in journalism competition

    Jessica Crespino, a sophomore at Flint Hills Christian School, placed second in copy editing for 1A/2A schools in the Kansas Scholastic Press Association state contest held May 1 at the University of Kansas in Lawrence. Crespino qualified for the state contest by placing in the

  • Local |Education | May 24, 2015

    Anthony Middle School awarded for service

    Anthony Middle School was recognized for the Centennial Middle School League school service award for community involvement recently. The award is determined by student enrollment, money raised, items donated and hours of service. The school finished the year with a converted total of $10,101.23 or $22.75 per

  • Local |Education | May 24, 2015

    MHS class of 2015 earns scholarships, awards

    Manhattan High School seniors received numerous accolades this year. Nadal Abudayyeh: football athletic scholarship, Independence Community College Camden Adams: High scholastic achievement - 4.0 GPA, MHS; Furman University Grant, Furman University;Paladin Merit Award, Furman University Samantha Adams: High scholastic achievement - 4.0 GPA, MHS; Kansas ACT

  • Local |Kansas State University | May 24, 2015

    Retiring K-State support staff

    The following university support staff employees were recognized at the 2015 University Support Staff Recognition Ceremony on April 22. In last Sunday’s edition of The Mercury, the wrong names were published because an incorrect list was provided. Here is the correct list of retiring K-State support

  • Local |Education | May 24, 2015

    Local student graduates from Oregon State

    CORVALLIS, Ore – Oregon State University will hold its 146th commencement on Saturday, June 13, beginning at 10:30 a.m. in Reser Stadium. Jacqueline M. Hertel,  Manhattan, is expected to receive her Bachelor of Science, Exercise and Sport Science.

  • Local |Business | May 23, 2015

    K-Stater magazine has new editor

    Tim Schrag was named the 10th editor of the K-Stater magazine for the K-State Alumni Association, effective April 22. He will oversee the quarterly magazine’s conception, planning, content research and annual budget. In addition to writing and copy editing editorial content, Schrag also will coordinate

  • Local |Business | May 23, 2015

    Alumni association hires communications coordinator

    Ashley Bergner has joined the K-State Alumni Association staff as communications coordinator. Bergner is responsible for editing the Alumni Association’s monthly electronic newsletter. She also supports the K-Stater magazine editorial team and assists with photography. Bergner, a Sedgwick native, is a 2010 graduate of Friends

  • Local |Business | May 23, 2015

    AIB earns five-star rating, accreditation

    AIB International Certification Services (AIBI-CS) recently received American National Standards Institute accreditation to offer International Featured Standard (IFS) audits and earned British Retail Consortium’s (BRC) esteemed 5-star rating. After a detailed and lengthy accreditation process, AIBI-CS is now approved to offer certification to the

  • Local |Business | May 23, 2015

    Big Poppi Bicycle owner up for national small business award

    Jeff Koenig, owner of Big Poppi Bicycle Co., has been named one of five finalists for a national small business advocate award. National Small Business Advocate announced finalists for the 2015 Lewis Shattuck Small Business Advocate of the Year Award. The award winner will be announced

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