England Earns Dean's Award with Distinction at Colgate University
Savannah England, a member of the Colgate University Class of 2020, has earned the fall 2018 Dean's Award with Distinction. England is a graduate of Blue Springs High School. Her current major is molecular biology.
Schulze earns Mount Vernon Leadership fellowship
Emily Schulze, student at Drury University from Blue Springs, has been named a member of the 2019 class of Mount Vernon Leadership Fellows. This is a six-week summer institute in which fellows study the leadership qualities of George Washington.
Jackson County students graduate from Central Methodist University
Approximately 300 Central Methodist University students graduated in December. They include::
• Joseph Beem from Independence, bachelor of arts in political science through CMU's main campus in Fayette, Mo.
• Madison Misko from Blue Springs, bachelor of science in nursing through CMU's online program.
• Austin Mallott from Blue Springs, bachelor of science in interdisciplinary studies through CMU's online program.
Jackson County students named to dean’s list at Emporia State University
More than 800 Emporia State University students were named to the university honor roll and dean's lists for the fall of 2018, including:
• Selena Bedolla of Blue Springs, university honor roll and The Teachers College dean's list.
• Sydney Righi of Blue Springs, university honor roll and School of Business dean's list.
• Allie Barrett of Independence, university honor roll and The Teachers College dean's list.
• Danica Bender of Independence, university honor roll.
• Steven Williams of Independence, university honor roll and School of Business dean's list.
• Rebecca Parsons of Lee’s Summit, university honor roll.
Jackson County students named to fall Drury University dean’s list.
Local students on the dean’s list last fall at Drury University in Springfield, Mo.:
• Cassandra Brown, Blue Springs.
• Emily Schulze, Blue Springs.
• Maclen Johnson, Independence.
• Olivia Smith, Independence.
• Kayle Welch, Independence.