Archive for Wednesday, January 16, 2002

Baldwin in brief

January 16, 2002

CCC announces
fall honor rolls

Coffeyville Community College has announced its fall semester honor rolls. To be placed on the President's Honor Roll a student must be enrolled in at least 14 hours of graded academic work with a grade point average of 3.75 or above with no grade below a B.

Benjamin Cosman, Baldwin City, has achieved the President's Honor Roll with a grade point average of 4.0.

Local studenst earn
honor roll recognition

The Pittsburg State University Office of the Registrar has released the names of those individuals earning honor roll distinction during the 2001 fall semester. To qualify for the All-A Honor Roll, a student must have been a full-time student and received an A in all courses. To qualify for the Dean's Honor Roll, a student must have been a full-time student, received no grade lower than a B and earned a grade point average of at least 3.6 on a 4.0 scale.

Megan M. Noonan, daughter of Tom and Marilyn Noonan, Baldwin City, was on the All-A Honor Roll.

Jenna L. Schulte, daughter of Ed and Ronda Schulte, Baldwin City, was on the Dean's Honor Roll.

Harrison named
Citizen of the Week

Tempest Harrison has been named Citizen of the Week at Baldwin Elementary School. Harrison, 6, is in Jean Reimer's first grade class. Her parents are Steve and Heather Murray and her siblings are Gary, Charles and Shelby.

Her friends include Jaclyn, Jordan, Cameron and Kaylee. Her hobbies are playing on the monkey bars, swinging and playing with friends.

Local family in
need of assistance

Those wishing to assist may send donations to the Marjorie Cornelius Benefit account at Baldwin State Bank, 721 High St., Baldwin City, KS 66006.

Friends to sponsor
TALK program

Friends of the Baldwin City Library is offering a three-part book discussion series beginning in February on the theme "Westering." Members of the community are invited to attend the free programs at the library, 800 Seventh St.

The series is sponsored by the Kansas Humanities Council, a nonprofit cultural organization, as part of its Talk About Literature in Kansas (TALK) program. The Council's Resource Center is furnishing the books and discussion leaders for the series.

The first meeting is scheduled for Thursday, Feb. 7 at 7 p.m. Jim Hoy of Emporia State University will lead the discussion of Robert Day's "The Last Cattle Drive."

Jim Hoy is professor of English at Emporia State University and Director of the Center for Great Plains Studies. He received his Ph.D. in medieval English literature from the University of Missouri-Columbia. He is best known as an authority on the folk life of ranching, a topic on which he has lectured in Germany, England, New Zealand and Australia. Dr. Hoy's publications include nine books and more than 100 articles, and he is the co-author of "Plains Folk," a syndicated newspaper column. He is a founding member of the Kansas Humanities Speakers Bureau and has presented scores of lectures for Kansas audiences since the early 80s.

The other titles which TALK group participants will read and discuss are "A Scattered People: An American Family Moves West" by Gerald McFarland on March 7 and "A Lady's Life in the Rocky Mountain," Isabella L. Bird's classic description of a Victorian woman's horseback journey through the Rocky Mountains on April 4.

For more information about the series and to check out books, contact the library at 594-3411.

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