Archive for Wednesday, January 17, 2001

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January 17, 2001

Area students graduate from Baker University

These area students graduated in December from Baker University In Baldwin: John Allen Duncanson III, bachelor of science in physical education, Christopher Michael McLeod, master of business administration and Debra A. Skaggs, bachelor of business administration, all of Tonganoxie; Heather Dee Osterhaus, Basehor, master of arts in education; Victoria Beth Billard, master of liberal arts, Lisa Anne DuBois, master of business administration, Eric C. Keltz, master of business administration and Betty McCollum, master of liberal arts, all of Lansing. Janice Marie Favero, master of business administration, Lori A. Phillips, associate of arts in business, Julie Kay Timmons, master of science in management and Michael Del Vanek, master of business administration all of Leavenworth.

Leavenworth County farms among honorees

Farm Bureau Century Farm recipients were honored at Kansas Farm Bureau's annual meeting.

The state's largest farm organization has honored 385 family farms across the state that have been in existence for at least 100 years.

Century Farm recipients from Leavenworth County included: Jimmy and Edna Elder, Linwood; Leonard Meyer, Leavenworth; Anthony and Sherry Kramer and Eugene and Eileen Kramer, Easton, and Edward and Theresa Eberth, Basehor.

Lansing student named to NWMSU honor roll

Kelly Carlton, of Lansing has been named to the honor roll at Northwest Missouri State University in Maryville.

Tonganoxie student awarded scholarship

A former Tonganoxie High School student has received a third consecutive $1,000 scholarship from the Heartland Chapter of the Open Door Education Foundation.

Ben Black, a senior studying computer science at Kansas State University, received the scholarship last month. The foundation offers scholarships to encourage and enable more students to enter high-technology professions.

The foundation's Heartland chapter is based in Overland Park.

Washburn nursing student honored at ceremony

Justin Stuke, son of James and Janet Stuke of Tonganoxie, was among the 38 graduates of the Washburn University School of Nursing who were honored recently at a recognition and pinning ceremony.

Stuke is a member of the Eta Kappa Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau Nursing Honor Society. He received the Joss Family Scholarship, Topeka West Rotary Scholarship and was named to the President's and Dean's List. He is married to Nicole (Marmet) Stuke, and they live in Topeka.

Student from McLouth among KU graduates

Tim Ledbetter graduated in December from the University of Kansas with a bachelor of science degree in mechanical engineering. He is employed by Ingersoll Rand in Dallas.

A 1996 graduate of McLouth High School, he is the son of Doug and Barbara Ledbetter.

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