LOCAL SCHOOLS

Bosch named assistant

principal at Osage

Trail Middle School

Melanie Bosch has been named assistant principal at Osage Trail Middle School, Fort Osage Superintendent Jason Snodgrass announced.

Bosch will begin her duties in July.

“I am thrilled to return to the Fort Osage School District and am looking forward to serving the students, teachers, and community. Osage Trail is an incredible school filled with an amazing team and it is an honor to be returning,” Bosch said in a press release.

Bosch is currently assistant principal at Bingham Middle School in the Independence School District. Prior to being in Independence, Bosch served as activities director, administrative intern and a teacher for the Fort Osage School District.

 

Fort Osage CTC

hosting a career

fair on April 13

The Career & Technology Center at Fort Osage is hosting its annual career fair on April 13.

The event is open to organizations with full-time, part-time, intern and volunteer opportunities for high school graduates. The career fair is also a great option for companies wanting to meet with college-bound students and establish that important first connection.

Companies do not have to have immediate openings to participate. Registration is free and lunch is provided. More than 300 graduating high school seniors will be in attendance from five area high schools.

Register at http://bit.ly/CTCCareerFair2018 by April 6.

 

COLLEGES

Pair of local students

earn academic honors

at Culver-Stockton

Timothy Berg, an elementary education major from Blue Springs, was named to Culver-Stockton's President's List for academic achievement during the fall 2017 semester.

To be named to the President's List, students have earned a 4.0 GPA and were enrolled in a minimum of 12 hours.

Derek Mason, a sports communication major from Blue Springs, was named to the Culver-Stockton College Dean's List for the fall 2017 semester.

To be named to the Dean's List, students have earned between a 3.5 and 3.99 GPA and were enrolled in a minimum of 12 hours, with no grade lower than a C.

 

LS North graduate

named to dean’s list

at Washington University

Taylor Morrison, a Lee’s Summit North High School graduate, has been named to the dean’s list for the College of Arts & Sciences for the fall 2017 semester at Washington University in St. Louis.

Students must complete at least 14 graded units while earning a minimum grade point average of 3.60 to be included on the dean’s list.

 

Three local students

earn academic honors

at Stephens College

Three students from Eastern Jackson have earned academic honors for the fall 2017 semester at Stephens College in Columbia, Mo.

Rachel Mallinson of Sugar Creek and Amber Steinwachs of Blue Springs were named to the high honors dean’s list. Students who attain high honors must finish at least 12 credit hours and achieve a grade point average of 3.8 to 4.0.

Mallinson is a junior digital filmmaking major. She is the daughter of Kathy Mallinson.

Steinwachs is a junior education major. She is the daughter of Tamatha Steinwachs.

Davielle Swinson-Spears of Independence was named to the honors dean’s list. Students who attain honors must finish at least 12 credit hours and achieve a grade point average of 3.6 to 3.79.

Swinson-Spears is a junior psychology major. She is the daughter of Zena Swinson.

 

Area students earn

academic honors at

Truman State University

Several students from Eastern Jackson County have earned academic honors from Truman State University for the fall 2017 semester.

To qualify for the President’s List, an undergraduate student must attain a semester 4.0 grade point average and must complete at least 12 credit hours.

To qualify for the Fall Provost and Vice President’s List, an undergraduate student must attain a semester grade point average of at least 3.5 and must complete at least 12 credit hours.

Local students who made the lists include (listed by hometown in alphabetical order by last name):

President’s List

Blue Springs

• Alyssa Aubuchon

• Harrison Bruch

• Emily Davis

• Kailey Micek

• Mallori Morgan

• Shelby Rothmier

• Katelyn Rusert

• Leah Stone

• Blake Summers

Grain Valley

• Wasley Scafe

• McKenzie Snyder

Independence

• Stephanie Best

• John Crow

• Rita Hanch

• Sydney Moxley

• Kaellyn Rojas

Lee’s Summit

• Kyle Angle

• Jared Beck

• Leah Bell

• Jesse Dinkins

• Alex Frogge

• Georgia Gettys

• Cooper Giles

• Yu-Shiuan Hau

• Freda Idun

• Alexandra Lawson

• Kayley Lawson

• Addison Leabo

• James Lynn

• Emily Masters

• Rebecca Neihouse

• Lucas Payne

• Greta Roettgen

• Gregory Sheets

• Holly Smith

• Linh Tran

• Sarah Welsh

• Elizabeth Wilson

Oak Grove

• Kyndal Bredehoeft

Raytown

• Samantha Carroll

Fall Provost and Vice President’s List

Blue Springs

• Ashton Austin

• Rebekka Brown

• Brianna Caravella

• Meredith Harrach

• Morgan McMahan

• William Piedimonte

• Kaveri Sharma

• Julia Swank

• Sabrina Wiser

Grain Valley

• David Gunn

Independence

• Margaret Beem

• Savannah Cox

• Tyler Francis

• Carolyn Jennings

• Shelby LaFollette

• Karlynn Naylor

• Camille Runion

• Nicholas Wagner

• Vanhessa Xayaphet

Lee’s Summit

• Courtney Bingham

• Sydney Butler

• Brianna Cermak

• Laura Cleaver

• Brianna Combs

• Emily Kershner

• Christian Kuhlman

• Lucy Morgan

• Victoria Morrow

• Hanna Nabulsi

• Claire Neighbors

• Bradford Peace

• Grace Pepple

• Holly Peters

• Logan Peterson

• Nicholas Pritchett

• Paul Province

• Emma Rice

• Lauren Roberts

• Sam Roettgen

• Ashley Roth

• Garrett Ryan

• Lynn Williams

• William Wood

Oak Grove

• Alexa Hernandez

• Kyla McBride

• Samantha Trimmer

Raytown

• Elizabeth Teeman

• Cody True

 

Local students named

to honor rolls at KU

Several local students were among the more than 5,700 undergraduate students at the University of Kansas who earned honor roll distinction for the fall 2017 semester.

The students, from KU's Lawrence and Edwards campuses and the schools of Health Professions and Nursing in Kansas City, Kansas, represent 94 of 105 Kansas counties, 43 other states and territories, and 42 other countries.

The honor roll comprises undergraduates who meet requirements in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and in the schools of Architecture, Design & Planning; Business; Education; Engineering; Health Professions; Journalism; Music; Nursing; Pharmacy; and Social Welfare. Honor roll criteria vary among the university’s academic units. Some schools honor the top 10 percent of students enrolled, some establish a minimum grade-point average, and others raise the minimum GPA for each year students are in school. Students must complete a minimum number of credit hours to be considered for the honor roll.

Local honorees include:

• Hayley Rene Barnett, Blue Springs, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

• Joshua Dollar, Blue Springs, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

• Briauna Cathleen Jurgensmeyer, Blue Springs, School of Education

• Steven C. Lee, Blue Springs, School of Engineering

• Ryan T. Liston, Blue Springs, School of Journalism

• Jordan E. Malhiot, Blue Springs, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

• Riya Hiren Naik, Blue Springs, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

• Alyssa B. Overfield, Blue Springs, School of Education

• Harper Palmer, Blue Springs, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

• Alexander John Rawson, Blue Springs, School of Engineering

• Max Daniel Stoltz, Blue Springs, School of Engineering

• Kiley E. Weir, Blue Springs, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

• Mara K. Mueller, Grain Valley, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

• Dillon Nelson, Grain Valley, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

• Baylee M. Sims, Grain Valley, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

• Madison M. Sykes, Grain Valley, School of Business

• Katherine Ann Canzonere, Independence, School of Health Professions

• Caylee Dawne Combs, Independence, School of Nursing

• Zachary Alexander Kelsay, Independence, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

• Brian J. Locascio, Independence, School of Music

• Jacob K. Masuch, Independence, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

• Kelli E. Reinkemeyer, Independence, School of Nursing

• James Brenden Tandy, Independence, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

• Lee Taylor, Independence, School of Engineering

• Alexandra D. Vaoifi, Independence, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

• Mia Isabella Watkins, Independence, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

• Bethany Nicole Clausen, Lee's Summit, School of Nursing

• Allyssa Joy DeJarnette, Lee's Summit, School of Education

• Daniel C. Graham, Lee's Summit, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

• Kyle Robert Rampetsreiter, Lee's Summit, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

• Andrew G. Rawitch, Lee's Summit, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

• Meara L. Booth, Lee's Summit, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

• Jacob Ellis Burton, Lee's Summit, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

• Cassie Leigh Cipolla, Lee's Summit, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

• Jose Marco Garchitorena, Lee's Summit, School of Health Professions

• Claire N. Garrison, Lee's Summit, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

• Justin T. Hargraves, Lee's Summit, School of Journalism

• Paige L. Holmes, Lee's Summit, School of Business

• Teddy G. Kahwaji, Lee's Summit, School of Engineering

• Clara M. Knipp, Lee's Summit, School of the Arts

• Allison S. Logsdon, Lee's Summit, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

• Michaela N. Lopez, Lee's Summit, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

• Addisyn J. Merrick, Lee's Summit, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

• Molly Theresa Nickles, Lee's Summit, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

• Ethan R. Ravencamp, Lee's Summit, School of Business and College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

• Rachel Roberts, Lee's Summit, School of Architecture & Design

• Kaleb James Rupe, Lee's Summit, School of Business

• Olivia Claire Shaffer, Lee's Summit, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

• Logan T. Wasko, Lee's Summit, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

• Kira L. Wedel, Lee's Summit, School of Architecture & Design

• Ryan Wayne Katz, Raytown, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

 

– Compiled by Karl Zinke