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The Hiawatha High School Class of 1984 Scholarship Fund awarded a total of $6,000 in nonrenewable $1,000 scholarships to six graduates of the HHS Class of 2019. Scholarship recipients announced in May at the Senior Awards Night. University scholarships were awarded to Elizabeth Kettler, Reag…

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More than 300 incoming Washburn University students received a freshman academic scholarship. These renewable scholarships are awarded to graduating high school seniors with a GPA of 3.0 or higher and an ACT composite score of 21 or higher. Scholarship award amounts range from $500 to $5,000…

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Southeast Community College in Nebraska has released the names of students who graduated with degrees, diplomas or certificates following the 2019 Winter and Spring quarters on the Beatrice, Lincoln and Milford campuses.

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Rebecca Bembrick is pleased to announce that Scholarship America has awarded a scholarship to local Subway Sandwich Artist, Eva Peters of Hiawatha, under its SUBWAY Fresh Start Scholarship Program. More than 200 employees of Subway Restaurants in the US, Canada and Australia were granted sch…

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The Eugene and Virginia Ruth Family Trust awarded more $12,000 in scholarships to 2019 Hiawatha seniors and renewed scholarships for former Hiawatha High School scholarship recipients.

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WACO, Texas — More than 4,100 Baylor University students have been named to the Dean’s Academic Honor List for the spring 2019 semester. Students honored on the Dean’s List are Baylor undergraduates with a minimum grade-point average of 3.7 while enrolled in a minimum of 12 semester hours.

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Washburn University congratulates more than 850 students who were named to the spring 2019 Dean’s List. 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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The Hazel T. Nelson Scholarship Fund awarded $13,500 in grants to 12 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, pas…

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Washburn University congratulates more than 850 students who were named to the spring 2019 Dean’s List. 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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Mariah Huneke of Sabetha, was among 258 Concordia University, Nebraska students to receive honors for the spring 2019 semester.

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The Paul and Daisy Schuneman Scholarship Fund awarded $15,000 in grants to 10 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. and Mrs. Schuneman established…

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Kinsey Boller, senior at Horton High School, has received the Dale M. Dennis Excellence in Education Award, sponsored by United School Administrators of Kansas.

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Genevieve Strahan established a scholarship trust at Citizens State Bank & Trust Company in 1999. Now in its 21st year, the Trust has paid out over $36,350 to 44 graduates of Hiawatha High School.

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Citizens State Bank & Trust Company, Trustee for the H.O. Middlebrook Scholarship Trust, has announced the 2019 award recipients.

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Dustin Richardson, of Morrill, has received certification in information systems technology from the Washburn University Institute of Technology. He was one of 566 students who participated in the graduation event on May 9 in Lee Arena at Washburn University.

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Application forms for the Hazel Nelson Scholarship fund are available for the 2019-2020 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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Although “Rev. Cheryl” Mishler is new to the pastorate at First Presbyterian, she is not new to Hiawatha but is perhaps better known as “Nurse Cheryl.”

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Southeast Community College in Nebraska has released its Dean’s List for the quarter recently completed on the Beatrice, Lincoln and Milford campuses.

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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. Hixson was …

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The Moore Scholarship application is now available from the Hiawatha High School website and Counselor’s office. Roy and Aleata Moore established a scholarship fund in 1997 to help area students with post-secondary education expenses. In 2017, the USD 415 Education Foundation assumed steward…

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The Hiawatha High School Class of 1984 Scholarship Fund will award four or more $1,000 scholarships in May 2019 to graduating seniors from Hiawatha High School. Students that plan to attend community college or an accredited vocational program are highly encouraged to apply.

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Application forms for the Genevieve Strahan Scholarship and Dale Strahan Scholarship fund are available for the 2019-20 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 counse…

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Application forms for the Paul and Daisy Schuneman Scholarship are available for the 2019-2020 academic year, reports Citizens State Bank & Trust Company, trustee for the fund.

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Applications forms for the Edna Mae Schmitt Scholarship are available for the 2019-2020 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 guidance counselor’s office at Hiawatha High School…

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Kansas Insurance Commissioner Vicki Schmidt, Acting Bank Commissioner Tim Kemp, and Shannon Santschi of the Office of the Kansas Securities Commissioner announced the opening of the 2019 Kansas Financial Scholars Essay Scholarship Contest today. The contest will run from Jan. 17 through April 1.

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Washburn University has announced its President’s List honorees for the fall 2018 semester. To qualify for the President’s List, a student must be enrolled in at least 12 hours of graded credits and earn a semester grade point average of 4.0.

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Doane University has 265 students who have been named to the Dean’s List for the Fall 2018 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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More than 4,400 Baylor University students were named to the Dean’s Academic Honor Roll for the 2018 fall semester. Students honored on the Dean’s List are Baylor undergraduates with a minimum grade-point average of 3.7, while enrolled in a minimum of 12 semester hours.

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Washburn University has announced its fall 2018 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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The federal government sponsors numerous financial aid programs that can help students and their parents pay college expenses. This brief summary from KHEAA describes the more common federal grant and loan programs. Grants generally do not have to be repaid, but loans do.

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Peru State College today released the names of students who earned a place on the Dean's List for the fall 2018 semester. 267 students from Nebraska, 25 other states, Puerto Rico and 7 foreign countries qualified for the honor.

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McPherson College, a four-year private liberal arts college located in central Kansas, recognizes its highest academic achievers in its fall 2018 Honor Roll and Honorable Mention.

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Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue recently announced the new OneUSDA Internship Program. This is an exciting program released by the Secretary that can truly benefit our Kansas youth, but also strengthen Kansas FSA.

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HAYS, Kan. — Larisa White, a junior from Sabetha majoring in organizational leadership and social work at Fort Hays State University, has been named one of six students to take part in the 2018-2019 Voss Advanced Leadership Undergraduate Experience at Fort Hays State University.