Students attend science experience at UNMC
OMAHA -- Twenty-six eighth-grade students from 16 schools across Nebraska attended the 27th annual State Science Experience June 6-8 at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. Among the attendees were the following students from Columbus: Rebecca Anderson, Cooper Duranski, Elizabeth Hoskovec, Eric Martinez and Allen Sindelar.
While on campus students were exposed to the health professions, medical research and patient care. They were also treated to a biomechanics workshop and CAPOW! science show on the University of Nebraska at Omaha campus.
Students qualify to attend by submitting science projects in one of seven science meets held across the state.
UNK Teaches Scholars Academy
KEARNEY -- The learning academies, offered at UNK, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and University of Nebraska at Omaha, provide full-tuition scholarships and academic support for incoming freshmen majoring in education. The following students from area communities were selected for UNK’s Teachers Scholars Academy: Columbus – Britney Kouma, Emma Benck, Halla Paschold, Isaac McPhillips and Kaitlynn Meyer.
The academy is fashioned as a learning community, with students taking certain classes together, sharing common experiences and working alongside each other. A final research project or capstone experience will also be collaborative, with students working in teams to present at a conference, seminar or workshop. Other enrichment activities include guest lectures, volunteer work and mentorships.
Mackie graduates from Concordia
SEWARD -- Concordia University announced its May 2019 undergraduates who graduated with distinction or high distinction honors based on their academic achievements. Among the distinguished graduates was Allison Mackie of Columbus. Mackie graduated with a bachelor of music, with high distinction.
Wesleyan students earn honors
LINCOLN -- Nebraska Wesleyan University has announced its Academic Honors List for the spring semester of the 2018-19 academic year. A student must have a minimum grade point average of 3.75 for 12 or more hours of coursework to qualify for the list. The following area students are among those earning honors: Albion - Megan Frerichs; Columbus - Alycin Braun, Toree Hempstead, Said Mendez, Rachel Miksch, Joshua Reiff; Osceola - Macy Gustafson; Petersburg - Terri Seier; Shelby - Carter Smith, Shelby Tourney; Stromsburg - Brooklyn Mickey.
Twogood earns honors
ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Samuel Twogood, a sophomore at Bethel University in St. Paul, has been named to the dean's list for academic excellence for the spring 2019 semester. He is the son of Ryan and Rachel Twogood from Stromsburg.
The dean's list honors students who achieve an outstanding scholastic record during a semester with a grade point average of 3.6 or greater.
O’Brien receives Farm Bureau scholarship
LINCOLN -- The Nebraska Farm Bureau Foundation awarded 10 scholarships to students enrolled in the Agricultural Education Teaching Program at the University of Nebraska – Lincoln, including William O'Brien of Newman Grove. Scholarship recipients were honored at the Nebraska Career Education (NCE) Conference in Kearney, June 5.
Each recipient will receive a $1,500 scholarship during his or her student teaching semester at the university. Applicants shared why they wanted to be an agricultural education teacher, professional goals for the future, and what the scholarship would mean to them.
Area students earn honors at MWSU
ST. JOSEPH, Mo. -- Missouri Western State University has announced the names of nearly 400 students who have been named to the president's honor roll for the spring semester of 2019, including the following students from area communities: Columbus - Evan Chohon and Allison Goos.
Qualified students carried 12 hours or more of graded credit, and earned a 4.0 grade point average.
NECC announces president’s, dean’s lists
NORFOLK -- Northeast Community College in Norfolk has released the president’s honor and deans’ honor lists for the spring 2019 semester. The following area students on the president’s honors list. These students earned a 4.0 grade point for at least 12 hours: Albion - Cheyenne Mangus; Columbus - Kaitlyn Enderlin, Calvin Musil, Amber Schaad, Jacob Sprunk, Spencer Van Buskirk, Grant Ziemba; Creston - Karmen Hake; Humphrey - Riley Huettner; Lindsay - Dylan Anderson; Monroe - Emily Preister; Newman Grove - Kala Rast, Rebecca Stone; Petersburg - Shanae Baker.
The following part-time students on the president’s list earned a 4.0 grade point average while completing six semester hours: Albion - Cabre Johnson, Staci Sandman; Columbus - Karissa Sims; Lindsay - Dinah Bialas; Petersburg - Dana Pelster;
The deans’ honor list for full-time students for the spring 2019 semester attained a grade point average of 3.75 for the semester while being enrolled for at least 12 credit hours: Albion - Terri Molt, Macy Olson; Columbus - Tyler Bock, Jacob Czarnick, Caleb Franzen, Logan Hardy, Raegan Hardy, Benjamin Lange, Madeline Neville, Kody Salak, Kayla Vancura; Humphrey - Kennedy Howard, Quinn Olmer, Logan Wemhoff; Newman Grove - Rebekah Rast; Osceola - Ginni Johansen; Platte Center - Jordan Janssen, Elijah Mohlman; St. Edward - Andrew Rasmussen; Shelby - Cecilia King; Silver Creek - Sara Czarnick; Stromsburg - Kalin Gabriel, Preston Plock;
The following part-time students on the dean’s list earned a 3.75 grade point average while completing six semester hours: Columbus - Joshua Spenner; Lindsay - Kristin Weeder.