Higher Education

Area students honored at first annual HCC Outstanding Student Awards

Students from Highland Community College’s Highland campus were honored on Thursday, April 11, with a ceremony celebrating academic achievements. Students were nominated by faculty members in an area of study,…

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Sarah Plum is finalist for award

Sarah Plum of Sabetha was recently named a finalist for the Saint Patricia award at Kansas State University. The honor of Saint Patrick and Saint Patricia is awarded annually to…

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Post Secondary Honors: Washburn University

Leah Metzger of Sabetha is one of 72 Washburn University students recently initiated into the freshman honor society Alpha Lambda Delta. Students who receive a 3.5 GPA or higher in…

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Post Secondary Honors: Peru State College

More than 400 students have been awarded a Success Award to attend Peru State College. Students that qualify are guaranteed immediately upon admission a renewable tuition award worth thousands of…

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Post Secondary Honors: Washburn University

Washburn University recently recognized Leah Metzger of Sabetha as a First Year Experience (FYE) Scholar committed to academic excellence. FYE Scholars are students who have earned at least a 3.0…

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Highland Community College Honors

The Alpha Zeta Gamma chapter of Phi Theta Kappa welcomed 27 new members — including Caroline Baybutt of Sabetha — during a special induction ceremony at Highland Community College on…

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Nemaha County Farm Bureau scholarships available

Submitted Nemaha County Farm Bureau will be awarding four $500 scholarships for the 2019 fall semester. This marks the 27th consecutive year of awarding scholarships to college-bound students. Two of…

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Baker University: Stormont Vail Foundation supports nursing education

The Stormont Vail Foundation is pleased to fund nursing scholarships totaling $62,300 for 82 students at the Baker University School of Nursing, Stormont Vail Campus, for the Spring 2019 semester….

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Area students sign letters of intent to attend Washburn University Institute of Technology

Four students who reside in Nemaha County have signed technical letters of intent to attend Washburn University Institute of Technology (Washburn Tech). Their formal declarations were made at the sixth…

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Hunter Hill to play in ‘One Man, Two Guvnors’

University Theatre will open the Tony Award-winning play, “One Man, Two Guvnors,” later this month at the University of Kansas. Audiences can expect skiffle music, British accents, nonstop physical comedy…

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Samantha Edwards to perform in ‘Big Fish’

Submitted by Sam Smith The Highland Community College Fine Arts Department opens the spring semester with the premiere of the new musical, Big Fish. The musical is opening on Thursday,…

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Angel Hadachek entertains audiences in ‘Where We Are’

Submitted by Logan Tuttle Concordia University, Neb., will present an evening of comedy and laughs in the student production, “Where We Are” at 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 22, and Saturday,…

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Step Foundation scholarships available

Submitted by Tory Jost The Nemaha County STEP Foundation is excited to announce the new August (Gus) Bergman, M.D., Scholarship. August Bergman, M.D., has been a supporter of the local…

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Post Secondary Honors: University of Kansas

More than 6,100 undergraduate students at the University of Kansas earned honor roll distinction for the fall 2018 semester. The students — from KU’s Lawrence and Edwards campuses and the…

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Post Secondary Honors: University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Lindsay Meyer of Sabetha has been named to the Deans’ List/Explore Center List of Distinguished Students at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln for the fall semester of the 2018-19 academic year….

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