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LAWRENCE — More than 6,500 undergraduate students at the University of Kansas earned honor roll distinction for the spring 2021 semester.

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The monthly meeting of the Friends of Hospice Volunteers was June 30, at the Fisher Center in Hiawatha. In attendance was Alisa Britt, Charlene Branch, President Rosemary Schooler, Historian Dixie Westervelt, Donna Rake, Secretary Betty Robison and Volunteer Coordinator Debbie Selland.

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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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Nearly 3,130 students completed degree requirements from Kansas State University in spring 2021. The graduates are from 101 Kansas counties, 44 states and 44 countries.

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Quincy University released its Dean’s List for the Spring 2021 semester. Honorees must earn a semester grade point average of at least 3.5 (on a 4.0 scale) to be included in the biannual Dean’s List. In total, 371 students received the honor during the Spring 2021 semester.

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More than 10,500 Iowa State University students have been recognized for outstanding academic achievement by being named to the spring semester 2021 Dean’s List. Students named to the Dean’s List must have earned a grade point average of at least 3.50 on a 4.00 scale while carrying a minimum…

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The Hiawatha High School Class of 1984 Scholarship Fund awarded a total of $9,000 in nonrenewable $1,000 scholarships to nine graduates of the HHS Class of 2021. Scholarship recipients were announced in May at the Senior Awards Night. Due to the quality of the applications and the generous a…

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Samantha Beck of Horton (66439) has been named to Southern New Hampshire University’s Winter 2021 Dean’s List. The winter term runs from January to May.

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Genevieve Strahan established a scholarship trust at Citizens State Bank & Trust Company in 1999. Now in its 23rd year, the Trust has paid out over $42,350.00 to 49 graduates of Hiawatha High School.

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Citizens State Bank & Trust Company, Trustee for the Edna Mae Schmitt Scholarship, announced the 2021 awards recently. The Scholarships are renewable for three additional years without reapplying.

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The Paul & Daisy Schuneman Scholarship Fund awarded $16,800.00 in grants to 28 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…

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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…