Learning briefs 1/10/06

Tuesday, January 10, 2006

AAA offers contest for Missouri students

Missouri high school students can earn a chance for a $25,000 college scholarship in the fourth annual AAA Travel High School Challenge. The contest begins with a 40-question online quiz available through Jan. 17 at www.aaa. com/TravelChallenge. The top five scorers in Missouri will take a written exam in early March. The top Missouri scorer wins an expense-paid trip for two to compete in the national finals, May 13 through 16 at Universal Orlando. Interested students can sign up for the contest anytime prior to Jan. 17.

HONORS LISTS

Bragg earns spot on president's list at FHU

Kari Bragg of Cape Girardeau has been named to the president's list at Freed-Hardeman University in Henderson, Tenn., for the fall semester by maintaining a 4.0 grade point average. She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. David Bragg.

Advance student named to TRCC dean's list

Jeremy Nall of Advance, Mo., was named to the dean's list for the fall semester at Three Rivers Community College in Poplar Bluff, Mo. Nall, the son of Tom and Debbie Nall of Advance, will attend Southeast Missouri State University this spring semester.

Butler named to dean's list at Centenary College

Angel Butler of Scott City has earned dean's list honors for the fall semester at Centenary College in Shreveport, La.

Mizzou announces fall semester dean's list

The University of Missouri-Columbia has released its fall semester dean's list. Area residents on the list by hometown:

Grassy: Danielle Marie Stewart.

Leopold: Rachel Crader

Burfordville: Amanda Birk

Cape Girardeau: Andrew Arnzen, Kyle Bandermann, Ryan Bandermann, Lauren Beussink, Jennifer Bjelich, Laura Browne, Allison Jo Campbell, Catherine Devaney, Margaret Devaney, Amanda Dirnberger, Jessica Ducharme, Meritt Gerlach, John Gile, Medina Glenn, Sarah Gosche, Stephanie Griffith, Jacob Herzog, Garrett Holzum, Ryan Johnston, Rebecca Keller, Jonathan Koch, Andrew Krueger, Tyler Metzger, Tuan Nguyen, Elizabeth Nussbaum, Douglas Overbey, Cristy Phelps, Whitney Pingel, Adam Prasanphanich, Bojan Radojcic, William Ramsey, Robert Randolph, Dustin Roberts, Diane Sanderson, Lauren Schaefer, Clayton Schermann, Laura Slaten, Dustin Tatum, Justin Wells, Daniel Willingham, Scott Wittenborn, Matthew Wulfers.

Delta: Matthew Henderson.

Gordonville: Austin Bock, Kristen Boos, Brian Seabaugh.

Jackson: Lauren Berndt, Cory Beussink, Laura Bricknell, Chatonyah Carter, Mitchell Casteel, Nicole Fadler, Zachary Garrison, Nicholas Garvey, Gregory Gholson, Jesse Gregory, Sarah Hickle, Joshua Hill, Carol Koenig, Amber Leirer, Nathan Leoni, Brandon Lorenz, Jonathan Lorenz, James McCormack, Christopher McCrate, Joseph McCrate, Nicole McMillan, Kelli Niswonger, Travis Niswonger, Scott Pfeiffer, Curtis Profilet, Aaron Puchbauer, Laura Puchbauer, Clayton Randol, Jonathan Reno, Hannah Rice, William Schwent, Lee Strickert, Fallan Thiele, Megan Thiele, Josh Tomlin, Dana Wright.

Millersville: Ashley Bartels.

Oak Ridge: Laura Glueck, Jennifer Hrabik, Alicia Kellogg, Katherine Miller, Charlie Phillips, John Steffens.

Perryville: Andrew Bachmann, Lauren Bailey, Jill Breyfogle, Joel Carron, Jeffrey Cowan, Melanie Evans, Nicole Flentge, Kathleen Frasher, Dustin Geile, Kaitlyn Gibbar, Peter Graf, Christopher Herzog, Stacey Landholt, Lindsey Laws, Christopher Lohmann, Melissa Riney, Keven Sargent, Stephanie Schindler, Julia Schremp, Amanda Tullock, Beth Weinkein.

Benton: Ashley Rockett.

Chaffee: Ryan Goetz, Danielle Klipfel and Callie Meyr.

Scott City: Hannah Davis, John Leible, Amanda Raines, Kristen Watkins.

GRADUATIONS, HONORS

Green finishes master's degree at Mizzou

Kelley Ann Green, formerly of Cape Girardeau, recently completed requirements for a master of education in curriculum and instruction from the University of Missouri-Columbia through the school's teaching fellowship program. Green is a third-grade teacher in Columbia, Mo. She is the daughter of Ken and Ann Green of Cape Girardeau.

Jackson student receives honors from Southeast

Kendra Hinkebein Anderson of Jackson recently graduated with honors from Southeast Missouri State University with a bachelor of science degree in nursing. While at Southeast, she was named to the dean's list and the national dean's list. She received the Nurse Scholar Award at graduation. She is the daughter of Tom and Sharon Hinkebein, and the wife of Mark Anderson, all of Jackson.

Felter earns masters degree at UNL

Douglas Felter of Benton, Mo., graduated with a master of science degree from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln at a commencement ceremony on Dec. 17.

Extra Credit

LeGrand is Alma Schrader teacher of the month

Kindergarten teacher Bonnie LeGrand received the Teacher of the Month Award for December from the Alma Schrader PTA.

-- From staff reports

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