Kansas State University
Lydia Clark-Hargreaves of Gardner and a junior in psychology at Kansas State University has been selected to join the nation’s oldest, largest and most selective all-discipline honor society, Phi Kappa Phi. The organization will add nearly 150 new members from KSU.
The new initiates are second semester juniors in the upper 7.5 percent of their class, seniors in the upper 10 percent of their class or outstanding graduate students in the top 10 percent of their class.
Northwest Missouri State University
Regina Felzke and Dallas Gardner, both of Spring Hill, earned spots on the Northwest Missouri State University honor roll.
Felzke was placed on the Academic Honor Roll, an honor given to students who carry at least 12 hours and maintain a 3.50 or higher grade point average.
Gardner earned a coveted listing on the President’s Honor Roll. The honor is given to students who earn a perfect 4.0 grade point average.
Northwest Missouri State University is located in Maryville, Mo.
Commencement ceremonies at Washburn University were held Dec. 14, Lee Arena, at the Petro Allied Health Center. The ceremonies were open to the public.
Among those who were named at the ceremony were Whitney Blake, of Gardner, Bachelor of Health Science, Health Services Administration, Cum Laude; Diane Morris, also of Gardner, Master of Science in Nursing, Nursing; and Casey Meyer, of Spring Hill, Bachelor of Science, Biology.
Emporia State University
Julie Reiter, of Gardner, is one of 14 Emporia State University students to earn more than $22,000 in scholarships for the 2012-2013 school year.
Reiter is taking courses through ESU’s adaptive special education program to eventually instruct students with mild to moderate mental and/or physical disabilities.
The scholarships are funded through donations made to the Adaptive Special Education Program. Recipients are chosen based on academic merit and professionalism.