Baldwin in brief
from military training
Army Pvt. David A. Dunbar has graduated from basic combat military training at Fort Sill, Lawton, Okla.
During the eight weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army
mission and received instruction in drill and ceremonies, rifle
marksmanship, weapons, map reading, tactics, armed and unarmed combat, military courtesy, military justice, physical fitness, first aid, Army history, core values and traditions, and special training in human relations.
Dunbar is the son of John Dunbar, Baldwin City.
The private is a 2002 graduate of Baldwin High School, Baldwin City.
Students will be sharing lunch with 75 guests today in celebration of Grandparents Day at Vinland Elementary School. PTO and parent volunteers host the event and provide homemade desserts.
Public can display
Ives Chapel United Methodist Church will host a display of nativity scenes Sunday, Dec. 8 from 5 to 7 p.m. at Stacy's Dance Studio. Any one who has a nativity scene they would like to display can call Alice Gurley at 594-6588 for details.
Local BPW offers
The Kansas Business and Professional Women's Educational Foundation is offering several scholarships to students. The following are available to those recommended by the Baldwin BPW: 1. Undergraduate Scholarship College sophomore, junior, senior enrolled in a four-year academic program at an accredited college or university; 2. Career Development Scholarship Have a career and want to broaden education; 3. Career Preparatory Scholarship Enrolled in one or two year program that will qualify for immediate employment or transfer to a four-year program; 4. Dena Nigus Memorial Scholarship Junior, senior or graduate student preparing to teach in special education in Kansas; 5. Dr. Sharon Wiber Young Careerist Scholarship Represented local BPW as a Young Careerist; 6. Elsie Borck Health Care Scholarship At least a junior preparing for health professions in Kansas or a person in health profession wishing to update their skills; 7. Carol Nigus Leadership Scholarship Enrolled in Kansas school of higher education who has record of community service with outstanding leadership; 8. Dr. LewAnn Schneider Individual Development Scholarship Participants in the Individual Development course; 9. Mara Crawford Professional Development Scholarship Woman in workforce over five years with family obligations wishing to pursue further education; 10. Debe Birzer Hall of Fame Scholarship At least a senior in high school taking three post-secondary credit hours and has diagnosed learning disability.
An interest-free load is available from the Foundation to individuals at least 18 years of age and a high school graduate who intends to enroll in a Kansas school of higher education.
For more information and an application, please contact Lisa Robertson, 594-2911.
'Life in a Jar'
to be presented
The Irena Sendler Story, "Life in a Jar," will be presented Thurs., Dec. 5, at 7 p.m. at Central Junior High auditorium, 1400 Mass. St., Lawrence. The play was written by a group of students who discovered Sendler's story. They will perform the play and be available to answer questions after the play is presented. The students traveled to Poland where Sendler, now age 92, still lives and were able to meet and visit with her. Sendler worked with the Polish underground rescuing Jewish children during WWII. She personally saved 400 children from certain death. Admission is free. For information, call (785) 842-4011.
set for Sunday
Opera Kadopera, a touring company based in Kansas City, will present "Amahl and the Night Visitors" at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, in Owens Musical Arts Building, McKibbin Hall. Roberto Mancusi, adjunct voice teacher at Baker University, is on the Board of Directors of Opera Kadopera. Mancusi is playing the page in the opera and he is the designer and builder of the set. The production is suitable for all ages and admission is free.
ESU students honored
by Capital Federal
Five Emporia State University business students have been honored for their achievements through a new scholarship program established by Capitol Federal Savings. The program recognizes students in the ESU School of Business who have graduated from a Kansas high school and have a minimum 3.25 grade average. One of the students receiving the scholarship is Natalie Noreau, Baldwin City, a junior majoring in business administration.
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