Archive for Thursday, July 5, 2007

College notes

July 5, 2007

Aaron Duerksen and Emily Rose Seaman, both of De Soto, were among the 1,700 Kansas State University students earning honors for academic performance in the spring semester.

To earn the recognition, students have to be in the top 10 percent of their class in their respective college and be enrolled in at least 12 credit hours.

Cameron Marie Childers, De Soto, was among 139 graduates to receive the cum laude distinction at Kansas State University's May commencement ceremonies.

To receive the honor students must have a grade-point average of from 3.75 to 3.849.

Kansas University's School of Allied Health presented scholarships and awards to students with exceptional accomplishments during the 2006-2007 academic year.

Brian Knapp, De Soto, received the June Hull Sherrid Scholarship, based on his scholastic achievement in Clinical Laboratory Science.


  • Jacob Longaker, De Soto, has been named a 2007 David L. Boren Undergraduate Scholar by the National Security Education Program. Longaker is a junior at Kansas University. He will study on a student-initiated program through the Council on International Educational Exchange to Sao Paulo, Brazil, at the Pontifica Universidade Catolica de Sao Paulo.

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