Archive for Thursday, February 26, 2004

Baldwin in brief

February 26, 2004

MidAmerica Nazarene
announces scholars

Tabitha Jones, Baldwin City, was listed on the MidAmerica Nazarene University Honors List for the 2003 fall semester. To qualify for the Honors List, a student must carry 12 or more credit hours and average between 3.2 and 3.49 grade point average.

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BU theater
presents play

Baker University theater students will present "Love's Labour's Lost" beginning at 7:30 p.m. today in Rice Auditorium on Baker University's campus.

The production is a modern adaptation of William Shakespeare's original work and features elements of love and war.

The show runs today through Saturday and Mar. 4-6. Show times are 7:30 p.m. Admission is free. Large groups can call 594-8438 to make reservations.

Home Show to be
at new location

The Home Show presented by the Lawrence Home Builders Association will be located at Sport 2 Sport athletic facility, 5200 Clinton Parkway. The new location will have more than 60 exhibits, including some from several Baldwin businesses, featuring the latest in technology and trends in home-related products and services. Educational seminars will also be available. There will be drawings and give-aways and concessions are open for visitors. The cost is $5 for adults, $4 for seniors and children are free.

World Day of Prayer
scheduled at church

World Day of Prayer will be at noon Friday at the First United Methodist Church, Baldwin. This year's annual ecumenical celebration is written by the women of Panama and presented by the First United Methodist Women. The theme "In Faith, Women Shape the Future," calls all women to informed prayer and prayerful action. The service will include the sacrament of Holy Communion.

Book TALK to
discuss mystery

Book TALK will discuss "Strong Poison" by Dorothy Sayers, Thursday, March 11 at 7 p.m. at the Baldwin City Library. Joyce Sullentrop, Wichita, will be discussion leader. She received her master's degree in history, rhetoric and composition from Wichita State University. The books and an audio tape of the book are available at the library. This series is sponsored by The Friends of the Baldwin Library and the Kansas Humanities Council.

BPW offers two
scholarships

The Baldwin City Business and Professional Women's organization has two scholarships to award by May, 2004. The Lillian Andrews Career Advancement Scholarship is for a woman who needs either additional non-degree training to improve her skills, or credits to complete a degree program in order to re-enter the job market, to advance in her field or to change careers. The applicant must be a woman of age 21 or older, U.S. citizen and live within a 12-mile radius of Baldwin City. Payment will be made only after the applicant shows she is enrolled in a course. A transcript of the applicant's most recent school records must accompany the completed form.

The Violet Ford Scholarship-At-Large is for a woman or man between the ages of 18-20, enrolled in a school for the betterment of her/his skills. Payment will be made only after the applicant shows she is enrolled in a course.

Interested individuals should contact Lisa Robertson, PO Box 504, Baldwin City, KS 66006, 594-2911. Applications are due by May 6, 2004.

Hestia Study Club
reports meeting

The Hestia Study club met at the home of Anita Neuenswander with Connie Neuenswander as co-hostess. Roll call was answered by "Food I Can't Live Without." Minutes, correspondence and treasurer's report were presented. Committee reports, old and new business were discussed. The group had 45 dozen cookies to give to the Veterans. Demonstrations were given by Marlene Courtney, Vera Brecheisen and Mary Chubb.

AAUW focuses
on women in history

"Women in History" presentations by Baldwin Branch of AAUW members will highlight their March meeting, set for 4:30 p.m. Thursday, March 4, at the home of Roma Earles. Janet McManus is in charge of refreshments.

The presentations will be given again in March at the three Baldwin grade schools. For each short program, an AAUW member assumes the role of an important woman in history. The purpose is to acquaint school children with the lives of historically important women.

Student receives
teaching assignment

Erin Easley, Baldwin, who is majoring in education at Washburn University, has recently been assigned as a student teacher at Santa Fe Trail High School for the spring 2004 semester.

Workshop topics
cover finances

Consumer Credit Counseling Services, a United Way Agency, will present "Discover More Dollars" from 7 to 8:30 p.m. on March 8 at the United Way Building, 2518 Ridge Court in Lawrence. Topics will be goal setting, developing a budget, cutting costs, evaluating spending habits and savings. The workshop is free of charge. For reservations, call (785) 749-4224 or (800) 383-0217.

Baker students are
awarded scholarships

The Kappa Sigma Endowment Fund has awarded the $2,500 Nathaniel G. Symonds Scholarship-Leadership Award to Evan W. Durnal, an initiate of the Beta-Tau Chapter at Baker University, where he is a junior majoring in Molecular Bioscience with a minor in Psychology. In the chapter, he served as Grand Master of Ceremonies, House Manager, Pledge Educator and other standing committees. On campus, he was elected to Student Government and is serving as Vice-President. He was Vice President of his sophomore class and has been a member of the Student Judicial Court his entire time at Baker. He is a member of the Phi Eta Sigma honor society, maintaining a 3.110 GPA. Durnal graduated from Baldwin High School in 2001. He is the son of Betty Bullock and Chet Durnal.

The Kappa Sigma Endowment Fund has awarded the $2,500 H. Gardiner Symonds Scholarship-Leadership Award to Victor C. Doane, an initiate of the Beta-Tau Chapter at Baker University, where he is a senior majoring in Mass Communications. In the chapter, he served as Grand Master (president), Kitchen Manager and as Chairman of the Alumni Relations Committee. On campus, he served on the Student Activities-Special Events and Sports Committee. He was a member of the varsity golf team and served on the campus newspaper and radio staff. He is a member of Phi Eta Sigma, Cardinal Key and Pi Gamma Mu honor societies and maintains a 3.932 GPA. Doane graduated from Downs High School in 2000. He is the son of Gary and Glennys Doane.

The Kappa Sigma Endowment Fund has awarded the $2,500 Hamilton W. Baker Scholarship-Leadership Award to Christopher J. Shepard, an initiate of the Beta Tau Chapter at Baker University, where he is a senior majoring in Philosophy with a minor in Accounting. In the chapter, he is in his second term as Grand Treasurer. He has served as chairman for the Fundraising and Brotherhood Committee. On campus, he was elected Student Government Senator, Vice President and Treasurer. He was involved with the debate team, school newspaper and school radio. An active intramural athlete, he is a member of Blue Key, Phi Eta Sigma, Delta Mu Delta and Phi Sigma Tau honor societies, and maintains a 3.7 GPA. Shepard graduated from Topeka West High School in 2000. He is the son of Rodger and Cynthia Shepard.

The Kappa Sigma Endowment Fund has awarded the $2,500 J. Reimer Espy Scholarship-Leadership Award to John D. Kraemer, an initiate of the Beta-Tau Chapter at Baker University, where he is a senior majoring in Political Science with a minor in Psychology. In the chapter, he served as Grand Procurator (vice-president) and chaired the Risk Management and Scholarship committees. On campus, he was a Senator to Student Government, Vice-President and President. He is a member of the debate team and current editor of the school newspaper. He is a member of the Phi Eta Sigma, Alpha Mu Gamma and the Cardinal Key honor societies and maintains a 4.00 GPA. Kraemer graduated from Salina High School in 2000. He is the son of David and Karen Kraemer.

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