Schmid earns BBB award

The Better Business Bureau (BBB) serving Nebraska, South Dakota, The Kansas Plains and Southwest Iowa has announced the 2019 BBB Student of Integrity Award Winners. Halle Ivy Schmid, graduate of Aquinas High School in David City, is among 12 graduating students to receive the award. These students have demonstrated outstanding community service, leadership and personal integrity, and each received a $2,000 scholarship from the BBB Foundation for their post-secondary education expenses at any accredited institution. Schmid will be attending Kansas State University in Manhattan, Kansas.

UNK awards scholarships

KEARNEY – More than 1,050 University of Nebraska at Kearney academic merit scholarships have been granted to the 2019 graduating class from Nebraska high schools, including the following from area communities: David City – Allison Daro, Kearney Health Opportunities Scholarship; Matthew Duke, Distinguished Scholar Award; Miles Eggleston, Loper Achievement Scholarship; Hannah Moravec, Board of Regents Scholarship; Laurel Ockander, Board of Regents Scholarship; Carter Ossian, Board of Regents Scholarship; Ashley Roemmich, Teacher Scholars Academy; Daniel Stara, Board of Regents Scholarship; Macy Svoboda, Distinguished Scholar Award; Kathryn Tresler, Loper Achievement Scholarship; Zachary Zavodny, Board of Regents Scholarship; Rising City – Kloeresa Ruth, Distinguished Scholar Award; Surprise – Alexandria Frasher, Distinguished Scholar Award.

USD recognizes honor students

VERMILLION, South Dakota – The University of South Dakota announced its dean’s list to recognize students for their high academic achievement during the spring 2019 semester. Among those honored is Cora Naiberk of David City. Dean’s list recognition requires full-time enrollment and a minimum 3.5 grade point average.

Blohm participates in Broadway experience at Lied

LINCOLN -- Alyssa Blohm of Shelby, a student at Shelby-Rising City, was among 36 high school students who participated in the Lied Center for Performing Arts' inaugural Triple Threat Broadway Summer Intensive in early June. The event was for those interested in musical theatre and hoping to build their skills with the help of seasoned Broadway professionals. For three days, the students gathered for concentrated workshops in dance, acting and vocal performance led by Broadway industry experts.

Area students graduate from K-State

MANHATTAN, Kansas -- Nearly 3,220 students completed degree requirements from Kansas State University in spring 2019. The following area students are among the graduates: David City - Mariah Aerts, bachelor of science; Amanda Clymer, master of science; Colette Eggleston, bachelor of science in agriculture.

SCC releases Dean’s List

Southeast Community College has released its dean’s list for the quarter recently completed on the Beatrice, Lincoln and Milford campuses.

Among those honored is Nicholas J. Andel of David City. Andel is studying Diesel-Ag Equipment Service Technology. The SCC’s Dean’s List requires completion of at least six quarter credit hours of the term with a minimum grade-point average of 3.5. Classes with a grade of “P” (Pass) do not count toward the six-hour minimum.

Pierce recognized as student-athlete

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Thirty-one Northeast Community College student-athletes earned NJCAA All-Academic recognition as was recently announced by the NJCAA. Among those earning recognition is Abby Pierce of Brainard, third team for softball.


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