Seven Wyandotte County students on honor rolls at MidAmerica Nazarene University

Seven Wyandotte County students have been named to the honor rolls for the spring 2019 semester at MidAmerica Nazarene University, Olathe, Kansas.

Students on the Dean’s List had a GPA of 3.5 to 3.99 for the semester, while students on the Honor Roll had a GPA of 3.2 to 3.49 for the semester. The students were taking at least 12 semester hours.

On the honor rolls from Wyandotte County:

From Bonner Springs, Kansas:

Isabella Cavanaugh, Dean’s List
Gracie Myers, Dean’s List

From Kansas City, Kansas:

Emilee Brotherton, Honor Roll
Jesse Calderon, Honor Roll
Araceli Hernandez Guerrero, Dean’s List
Lily Ledesma, Honor Roll
Rebecca Viens, Dean’s List

Saturday events

Book and Bric-a-Brac sale continues for Shepherd’s Center
The 25th annual Book and Bric-a-Brac sale will continue from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, May 11, at the First Baptist Church of Turner, 701 S. 55th, Kansas City, Kansas. For more information, visit https://www.facebook.com/shepherdscenterkck/.

Historic character portrayal on Saturday at Grinter Place museum
A trader will be portrayed from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, May 11, at the Grinter Place Museum, South 78th and K-32 in Kansas City, Kansas. Donald Wade Davis will portray a trader in the time that Moses and Annie Grinter operated their trading post, from 1855 to 1860, at Grinter Place. Davis will present information about traders of that era and their goods. For more information, visit Facebook under Grinter Place or call 913-299-0373.

Turner library and rec center plan pet adoption fair
A pet adoption fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday at the outdoor practice field, outside the Turner Library and rec center at 831 S. 55th St., Kansas City, Kansas. Those attending may speak with experts and guests about pets, learn about pet insurance, healhy diet tips and chipping. Some rescue dogs or cats will be available for adoption. The event is for all ages. Persons who attend are asked to leave their pets at home.

Family story time planned
Family story time is planned from 11 a.m. to noon Saturday, May 11, at the Main Kansas City, Kansas, Public Library, youth services craft room, 625 Minnesota Ave. The program is geared to children ages 2 to 6. There will be reading, dancing and singing. For other library programs, visit www.kckpl.org.

Spanish singing lessons planned
“Clases de Canto,” or Spanish singing lessons, are planned from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday, May 11, in Conference Room B, South Branch Library, 3104 Strong Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. The Spanish language singing class is taught by Sandra Zamora. For other library programs, visit www.kckpl.org.

Benefit taco fundraiser planned
A taco fundraiser on behalf of Robert Grado Jr.’s kidney transplant will be held from noon to 4 p.m. on Sunday, May 11, at Holy Name School, 1007 Southwest Blvd., Kansas City, Kansas. Tickets will be $6 for three tacos and rice.

NASCAR Digital Ally 400 Cup Series 400 race to be tonight at Kansas Speedway
The NASCAR Digital Ally Cup Series 400 race will be at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, May 11, at the Kansas Speedway, I-70 and I-435 in Kansas City, Kansas. A pre-race concert by Sister Hazel is at 4:40 p.m. For ticket information, visit
http://www.kansasspeedway.com/.

Wyandotte County Museum
For information about the Wyandotte County Museum, 631 N. 126th St., Bonner Springs, call 913-573-5002 or visit https://www.wycokck.org/wycomuseum.aspx or https://www.facebook.com/wycomuseum/.

Strawberry Hill Museum
For information about The Strawberry Hill Museum, 720 N. 4th St., Kansas City, Kansas, call 913-371-3264 or visit www.strawberryhillmuseum.org.

GOld Quindaro Museum
The Old Quindaro Museum is at 3432 N. 29th St., Kansas City, Kansas. For more information about the museum, call 816-820-3615 or visit https://www.facebook.com/ccoqmuseum/.

Several Wyandotte County students to graduate from Emporia State this weekend

Several students from Wyandotte County are on the graduation candidate list at Emporia State University, which will hold commencement ceremonies May 10 and 11 in Emporia, Kansas.

Three commencement ceremonies are planned in White Auditorium: Graduate degrees at 6 p.m. Friday, May 10; bachelor’s degree from the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, May 11; and bachelor’s degrees from the School of Business and The Teachers College at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 11.

Students who are finishing their degrees in May and August are eligible to walk during spring exercises. There are nearly 600 undergraduates and more than 500 graduate students who are candidates for degrees.

For more information about commencement, including a link to live streaming, go to https://www.emporia.edu/commencement/.

Students from Wyandotte County on the graduation list include:

• Rebecca G. Bishop of Bonner Springs, Kansas, Master of Arts in English.


• Amber Nicole Cox of Bonner Springs, Kansas, Bachelor of Science in Business in marketing with a minor in information systems.


• Jessie Ann Farnsworth of Bonner Springs, Kansas, Bachelor of Science in Nursing.


• Kimberly Denea Pollock of Bonner Springs, Kansas, Master of Science in Special Education with a concentration in high incidence special education.


• Katelyn Amanda Smith of Bonner Springs, Kansas, Bachelor of Science in Education in elementary education.


• Carley Jo Bradshaw of Kansas City, Kansas, Education Specialist in school psychology.


• Michaela Cavlovic of Kansas City, Kansas, cum laude, Bachelor of Science in Education in elementary education.


• Nicholette Renee Daniels of Kansas City, Kansas, Bachelor of Science in Education in elementary education.


• Alexa Raye Elbrader of Kansas City, Kansas, Master of Science in clinical psychology.


• Kendra Shea Enriquez of Kansas City, Kansas, Bachelor of Science in Education in elementary education.


• Kayla Renee’ Gilmore of Kansas City, Kansas, Bachelor of Arts in political science with a minor in public administration.


• Imelda Arelis Gonzalez of Kansas City, Kansas, Bachelor of Science in health and human performance.


• Joshua Michael Hall of Kansas City, Kansas, Bachelor of Science in health and human performance.


• Abigail Denise Howe of Kansas City, Kansas, Master of Science in educational administration.


• Aidan Grey Johnson of Kansas City, Kansas, Bachelor of Science in psychology with a minor in leadership.


• Lisa Pinnell of Kansas City, Kansas, Master of Science in Curriculum and Instruction with a concentration in curriculum lead concentration – pre K-12.


• Katelyn Reiff of Kansas City, Kansas, Bachelor of Science in Education in elementary education.


• Chris Richards of Kansas City, Kansas, Master of Science in Special Education with a concentration in adaptive special education.


• Tyrone T. Weaver of Kansas City, Kansas, Bachelor of Science in recreation.


• Leesa Lyn White of Kansas City, Kansas, Master of Science in Special Education with a concentration in high incidence special education.


• Hannah Jane Williams of Kansas City, Kansas, Master of Library Science with a concentration in youth services.


• Cindy Willis of Kansas City, Kansas, Master of Science in early childhood unified.


• Monica Susan Young of Kansas City, Kansas, Master of Science instructional specialist with a concentration in elementary content.


• Jessica Amber Hase Zimmerschied of Kansas City, Kansas, Master of Science in school counseling with a concentration in parallel pathways.