Student news

Avila announces spring dean’s list
Several students from Wyandotte County were on the spring dean’s list at Avila University, Kansas City, Mo.

Those on the dean’s list had a grade point average of at least 3.5.
From Bonner Springs: Michelle Appel, Megan Bergstrom and Melanie Bergstrom.
From Edwardsville: Anita Kobe.
From Kansas City, Kan.: Malissa Aguilar, Brittani Ball, Anne Breitenstein, Stephanie Cruz, Angela Davenport, Erika Diaz, Maria Giboo, Amber Gormanson, Richard Her, Lisa Johnson, Amy Kivett, Miranda Lynch, Lacey Marron Burgard, Laura Moreno, Kelana Moyer, Angela Nigro, Atenas Ramos, Cordeasha Reed and Shawna Super.

Ottawa University announces dean’s list
Several Wyandotte County students received honors at Ottawa University, Ottawa, Kan.

Dean’s list honorees were full-time degree-seeking students who have earned a minimum of 24 credit hours over the preceding two semesters at Ottawa University and earned a cumulative grade point average of 3.5 or better on a 4.0 scale. Dean’s Honor Roll honorees were full-time degree-seeking students who have earned a minimum of 12 semester hours during the preceding semester and earned a semester grade point average of at least 3.5 on a 4.0 scale. Medal of Excellence recipients were full-time students who have earned a 4.0 GPA at least two semesters during the same academic year.

From Edwardsville: Hope A. Morgan, Dean’s Honor Roll.
From Kansas City, Kan.: Sarah L. Carr, Dean’s Honor Roll; Nicholas A. Deichler, Dean’s Honor Roll; James R. Dick, Dean’s List; Ryan T. Ellis, Dean’s List; Shelby L. Hanna, Dean’s List and Medal of Excellence; Michael A. Harris, Dean’s Honor Roll; Jacob M. Kolenda, Dean’s Honor Roll; and Samantha M. Leatherbury, Dean’s List.

Student named to dean’s list at William Jewell
Bryan Rezin, a junior in accounting from Kansas City, Kan., was named to the dean’s list at William Jewell College for the 2014 spring semester.

Students on the dean’s list earned at least a 3.5 grade point average while carrying 14 or more semester hours.

Wyandotte County students receive semester honors at K-State

Several students at Kansas State University, Manhattan, received semester honors for their academic work this spring.

Students were eligible for semester honors if they had grade point averages of 3.75 or above with at least 12 graded hours.

Wyandotte County students receiving semester honors:

From Bonner Springs: Jared Burns, Xavier Capalla, Jordan DeTar Newbert, Madison Epp, Toni Stock, Katy Vavricek, Kayla Zimmerly and Jared Baker.

From Edwardsville: Nikole Todd.

From Kansas City, Kan.: Lindsay Albracht, Nadia Bahadori, Audrey Banach, Chelsea Buckner-Lyons, Taran Carlisle, Paige Coleman, Joseph Davis, Melissa Graves, Khiana Harris, Ismael Hernandez, Holly Johnson, Mollie Kennedy, Stephen Kucera, Cesar Luna, Ashley Lysaught, Ja’Lynn Montgomery, Jacob Morris, Helene Nguyen, Jennifer Padelli, Kathryn Sparks, Danielle Sutter, Andrew Turner, Jordan Wegele and Safiya Woodard.

Listening tour scheduled Tuesday on education

Sen. Anthony Hensley’s listening tour on education will stop in Bonner Springs on Tuesday, June 17.

The meeting will begin at 1:30 p.m. at Bonner Springs High School, 100 McDanield, Bonner Springs.

Teachers, parents, school employees and others interested in education are invited to attend the meeting.

Sen. Hensley, Senate Democratic Leader, has served in the Kansas Legislature for nearly 40 years. When the Legislature is not in session, he is a teacher. He represents parts of Douglas, Osage and Shawnee counties.