Cloud County Community College awards

Several area students completed Cloud County Community College Certifications this spring:

Kristen Still, Junction City, completed the General Business 30-hour certificate.

Chase Stimatze, Junction City, completed the Solar Energy Technology 33-hour certificate.

Tucker Cales, Riley, completed the Substation Technician 33-hour certificate.

Clay Cales, Riley, completed the Substation Technician 33-hour certificate.

Logan Marten, Onaga, completed the Substation Technician 33-hour certificate.

Jesse Fairbanks, Onaga, completed the Substation Technician 33-hour certificate.

Cooper Schlochtermeier, Westmoreland, completed the General Business 30-hour certificate.

Several other students were named to the college’s Spring 2019 President’s List. To be named to the list, students must be enrolled in a minimum of 12 hours of college coursework and earned a semester grade point average of 3.9-4.0.

Jessica Berry of Junction City,

Sheri Brunner of Fort Riley,

Joshua Chambers of Milford,

Gabrielle Clayton of Junction City,

Jesse Fairbanks of Onaga,

Destiny Faulk of Junction City,

Serena Herrera of Junction City,

Shekhinah Jones of Junction City,

Mirina Landry of Junction City,

Jaegwan Lee of Junction City,

Brendan Melvin of Onaga,

Patrick Montandon of Junction City,

Carley Nelson of St George,

David Newbury of Junction City,

Taylor Rich of Junction City, and

Joshua Schwanke of Milford.

The following students were named to the honor roll. To be named to the honor roll, students must be enrolled in a minimum of 12 hours of college coursework and earned a semester grade point average of 3.6-3.899.

Savanna Cavanaugh of Junction City,

Nysha Green of Manhattan,

Nicholas Haferman of Junction City,

Shelby Heinz of Junction City,

Harsha Jayasinghe of Manhattan,

Rhoda Kaimathiri of Junction City,

Kathryn Kravitcz of Manhattan,

Carrington Porter of Junction City,

Maggie Revell of Wheaton,

Cooper Schlochtermeier of Westmoreland, and

Lacey Sink of Junction City.

Cloud County Community College is one of 26 public two-year community and technical colleges in Kansas and is coordinated by the Kansas Board of Regents.

CCCC’s service area encompasses a 12-county area primarily in north central Kansas with its two physical campuses in Concordia and Junction City.

Area students graduate from Bethel

Two area students graduated from Bethel College on May 19.

Aubrey Grant, Frankfort, graduated with a bachelor’s degree in nursing.

Broderick Stohs, of Marysville, graduated cum laude with a bachelor’s in business administration.

Bethel College is a four-year, Christian liberal arts college in North Newton.

Local student named to Central College dean’s list

Benjamin Tunley, Manhattan, earned a spot on the spring 2019 dean’s list at Central College in Pella, Iowa.

The honor is awarded to full-time students who achieve a 3.5 grade point average or higher on a 4.0 scale while taking 12 or more graded credit hours for the semester.

Central College is a private, four-year liberal arts college.

Local student graduates from Simmons University

Sean McClure, Manhattan, graduated with a masters in nursing from Simmons University in Boston.

Simmons University is a nationally recognized private, women-focused university.

Manhattan teacher receive $103 Sonic donation

Sonic Drive-In gave Angie Motley of Amanda Arnold Elementary a $103 donation.

The restaurant company partnered with DonorChoose.org in May to help teachers obtain much-needed classroom supplies and learning resources in honor of Teacher Appreciation Month. Across the nation, Sonic donated $1.2 million to teachers across the country.

Motley was awarded the $103 for her project “Easy Composing.”

In total, SONIC donated $1.2 million matching donations made to SONIC Teacher projects in May.

Area girls attend 2019 Girls State

The 2019 session of Girls State wrapped up earlier this month.

The leadership academy, in which high school junior girls learn about government through a weeklong government simulation, was sponsored by the American Legion Auxiliary and was held at the University of Kansas in Lawrence.

Several area girls attended the academy and were elected to positions:

Meredith Comas, Manhattan High School, senator

Anna Poggi-Corradini, Manhattan High School, representative

Elizabeth Chapman, Manhattan High School, representative

Payton Day, Manhattan High School

Elizabeth Kim, Manhattan High School, senator

Morgan Day, Manhattan High School

Alison Payne, Manhattan High School, senator

Alexandra Feather, Manhattan High School

Hannah Guo, Manhattan High School, commissioner of insurance

Savannah Green, Junction City High School

Magdalena Solis, Junction City High School

Danielle Janzen, Junction City High School