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The National Honor Society (NHS) announced that Brenna Diller, a high school senior at Hiawatha High School and member of NHS, has been selected as an NHS Scholarship semifinalist. Diller was chosen from nearly 10,000 applicants and will receive a $3,200 scholarship toward higher education.

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The 2021 Kansas Governor’s Scholar award recognizes the academic top 1% of Kansas’ senior class. Kate Madsen, daughter of Erik and Trish Madsen, is Hiawatha’s Kansas Governor’s Scholar award recipient for 2021.

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Application forms for the Hazel Nelson Scholarship fund are available for the 2021-2022 academic year, reports Citizens State Bank & Trust Company, trustee for the fund. The forms may be obtained from the Trust Department of the bank.

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The late Rance Hixson of Hiawatha held a passionate commitment regarding all the concepts required for membership in Kiwanis International. Fellow members say he was a man of great integrity, honesty, and character. He was well respected in the community and left a strong legacy.

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Emporia State University congratulates more than 800 undergraduates named to the university honor roll and dean’s lists for fall 2020. Students from this area who received honors include:

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Bethany College has released the Academic Dean’s Honor Roll for Fall 2020. Students must be enrolled full-time with a semester grade point average of at least 3.50, to qualify. Area students include:

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The nonrenewable Moore Continuing Success Scholarship is open to all past HHS graduates (of any class other than the current graduating class) who will be a full-time student at an accredited vocational program, college, or university in Fall 2021. Applicants may be enrolling for the first t…

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Pittsburg State University has released the honor rolls for the 2020 fall semester. To qualify for Dean’s Scholastic Honors, a student must complete at least 12 semester hours, receive a grade point average (GPA) of 3.6000 for all credit course work that semester and have no grade lower than…

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TOPEKA, Kan. — Washburn University has announced its President’s List honorees for the fall 2020 semester. To qualify for the President’s List, a student must complete at least 12 hours of graded credits and earn a semester grade point average of 4.0.

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Application forms for the Paul & Daisy Schuneman Scholarship are available for the 2021-2022 academic year, reports Citizens State Bank & Trust Company, trustee for the fund. The forms may be obtained from the trust department of the bank or the guidance counselor’s office at Hiawath…

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Application forms for the Genevieve Strahan Scholarship and the Dale Strahan Scholarship fund are available for the 2021-2022 academic year, reports Citizens State Bank & Trust Company, trustee for the fund. The forms may be obtained from the trust department of the bank or the guidance …

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Application forms for the Edna Mae Schmitt Scholarship are available for the 2021-2022 academic year, reports Citizens State Bank & Trust Company, trustee for the fund. The forms may be obtained from the trust department of the bank or the guidance counselor’s office at Hiawatha High Sch…

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The FHS Scholarship Fund has made available four scholarships for the 2021 year. Four awards are $1,000 awards. Applications have been distributed to local high schools; however, the scholarships are available to individuals who have completed high school or the equivalency of such and wish …

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In celebration of the life and legacy of late civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Western Governors University (WGU) has announced it will award $100,000 in scholarships to those who have dreamed of furthering their education but have faced challenges in their lives that have pre…

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The Office of the Registrar at Northwest Missouri State University announced students named to the Academic or President’s honor rolls at the end of the 2020 fall semester.

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The FHS Scholarship Fund has made available four scholarships for the 2021 year. Four awards are $1,000 awards. Applications have been distributed to local high schools; however, the scholarships are available to individuals who have completed high school or the equivalency of such and wish …

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LEAVENWORTH - University of Saint Mary Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Dr. Michelle Metzinger has announced the Fall 2020 Dean’s List. The following USM students ended the semester with a GPA of 3.5 or better:

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Nearly 500 students are expected to graduate during the Fall 2020 semester at Pittsburg State University. To mitigate spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, walk-through commencement ceremonies with limited attendance were held for these graduates on November 20-21 at the Robert W. Plaster Center …

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LAWRENCE — The names of 918 graduates from the University of Kansas this summer have been announced by the University Registrar.

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HAYS – A total of 706 students completed associate, bachelor’s or graduate degrees at Fort Hays State University in the summer 2020 term.

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LAWRENCE — The names of more than 4,700 graduates from the University of Kansas this spring — representing 87 Kansas counties; 49 other states, territories, and Washington, D.C.; and 53 other countries — have been announced by the University Registrar.

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In May 2020, Pittsburg State University graduated approximately 1,200 students who earned degrees in the College of Arts & Sciences, the College of Education, the College of Technology, and Kelce College of Business.

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Pittsburg State University has released the honor rolls for the 2020 spring semester. To qualify for Dean’s Scholastic Honors, a student must complete at least 12 semester hours, receive a grade point average of 3.6000 for all credit course work that semester and have no grade lower than a B…

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More than 5,300 Baylor University students have been named to the Dean’s Academic Honor List for the spring 2020 semester. Students honored on the Dean’s List are Baylor undergraduates with a minimum semester grade-point average of 3.7 with no grade lower than a “C” while enrolled in a minim…

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The Hazel T. Nelson Scholarship Fund awarded $14,250.00 in grants to 13 graduates of Hiawatha High School attending college and graduate school in the upcoming academic year, according to Citizens State Bank and Trust Company, which administers the fund. Mrs. Nelson, a resident of Hiawatha, …

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TOPEKA, Kan. — Washburn University is pleased to announce its President’s List honorees for the spring 2020 semester. To qualify for the President’s List, a student must complete at least 12 hours of graded credits and earn a semester grade point average of 4.0.

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Washburn University has announced its spring 2020 Dean’s List honorees. To qualify for the Dean’s List, a student must be enrolled in 12 hours of graded credits and earn a semester grade point average of 3.4 to 3.99.

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MANHATTAN — More than 4,800 Kansas State University students have earned semester honors for their academic performance in the spring 2020 semester.

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CRETE, Neb. — Doane University is proud to announce 291 students who have been named to the Dean’s List for the Spring 2020 semester. Students must achieve a minimum 3.7 grade point average on a 4.0 scale and hold 12 graded hours to qualify for this academic distinction.

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The prestigious P.E.O. STAR Scholarship, for the 2020-2021 academic year, was presented in May 2020 to Madison Gilbert, an upcoming graduate of Hiawatha High School.

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The Brown County Veterans Honor Guard is very pleased to announce the awarding of $500 scholarships to the following graduating seniors. From Hiawatha: August Koerperich, Kade Tollefson, Codi Mueller, Emme Leupold, Seth Bauerle, Parker Winters, and Annaliese Jeschke. From Horton High School:…

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Genevieve Strahan established a scholarship trust at Citizens State Bank & Trust Company in 1999. Now in its 22nd year, the Trust has paid out over $40,350.00 to 47 graduates of Hiawatha High School.

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Citizens State Bank & Trust Company, Trustee for the Edna Mae Schmitt Scholarship, announced the 2020 awards recently. The Scholarships are renewable for three additional years without reapplying. Edna Mae Schmitt created the trust to benefit graduates of USD #415 and USD #430 with prefe…

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The Paul & Daisy Schuneman Scholarship Fund awarded $16,000.00 in grants to 16 graduates of Hiawatha High School attending college and trade school in the upcoming academic year, according to Citizens State Bank and Trust Company, which administers the fund. Mr. & Mrs. Schuneman esta…