Learning briefs 3/22/05

Tuesday, March 22, 2005

Pullen gets President's Plus Scholarship

Jarrod Pullen of Benton, Mo., has been awarded a President's Plus Scholarship to attend Southeast Missouri State University for the 2005-2006 academic year. A senior at Scott City High School, he is the son of Darrell and Charmaigne Pullen of Benton.

SEMO awards University Scholarship to Edmonds

Cody Edmonds of Jackson has been awarded a University Scholarship to attend Southeast Missouri State University for the 2005-2006 academic year. Edmonds is a senior at Jackson High School. He is the son of Jeff Edmonds of Lacey, Wash., and Sheila Edmonds of Jackson.

Essner receives Regents' Scholarship to SEMO

Renee Essner of Scott City has been awarded a Regents' Scholarship to attend Southeast Missouri State University for the 2005-2006 academic year. A senior at Notre Dame Regional High School, she is the daughter of Jerome and Beverly Essner of Scott City.

Students receive Missouri Leadership scholarships

Nathaniel Todt of Cape Girardeau, Kelsey Seyer of Jackson and Matthew Miller of Scott City have been awarded Missouri Leadership awards to attend Southeast Missouri State University for the 2005-2006 academic year. In addition, Miller will receive a Boy's State Leadership Award to help with college fees. Todt is a senior at Notre Dame Regional High School. He is the son of Elizabeth Todt of Cape Girardeau and Michael Todt of Wyoming, Ohio. Seyer is a senior at Jackson High School. She is the daughter of Michael and Cindy Seyer of Jackson. Miller is a senior at Scott City High School. He is the son of Gail and Gary Miller of Scott City.

Winners of recent Chemistry Bowl named

Local winners from the Southeast Missouri Chemistry Bowl held recently at Southeast Missouri State University were:

Small school winner -- Third place, St. Vincent High School

Large school winner -- Third place, Jackson High School

Small school individual winners -- Ninth place, Danny Rellegert and Andrew Blair from St. Vincent High School; 12th place, John Kiblinger from Notre Dame Regional High School; 15th place, Philip Graf from St. Vincent High School.

Large school individual winners -- Third place, Lucas McIntosh from Jackson High School, 13th place, Garrett Huck from Jackson High School.

Students earn general education scholarships

Tanita Steen and Suzzanne Biggerstaff, both of Cape Girardeau, have been awarded General Education Degree scholarships to attend Southeast Missouri State University for the 2005-2006 academic year.

Schlosser accepted to internship program

Truman State University senior Christine Schlosser has been accepted to the Truman In Washington internship program for the summer of 2005. Schlosser, a communication arts/political science major from Cape Girardeau, is one of four Truman students selected for the program.

Scholarship available from Kids' Chance Inc.

Local students whose parents have been injured in a work-related accident are eligible for a scholarship from Kids' Chance Inc. of Missouri. The deadline for the scholarship is April 30. Scholarships are contingent on grades, financial needs and other factors. For information, call (800) 484-5733.

Student receives Boy's State scholarship

Matt Taylor of Cape Girardeau has been awarded a Boy's State Leadership Award to attend Southeast Missouri State University for the 2005-2006 academic year. A senior at Central High School, he is the son of Allen and Laurie Taylor of Cape Girardeau.

UM-St. Louis names White to fall dean's list

Chelsea M. White, daughter of Ken and Susan Frayser of Cape Girardeau, was named to the fall 2004 semester dean's list at the University of Missouri-St. Louis. with a perfect 4.0 GPA. She is a 2004 graduate of Central High School.

Quincy University names Limbaugh to dean's list

James P. Limbaugh II, a senior management major, was named to the fall 2004 dean's list at Quincy University. Limbaugh is the son of James and Emily Limbaugh of Cape Girardeau and is a 2001 graduate of Central High School.

Notre Dame grad named to Maryville dean's list

Lee Essner was named to the fall 2004 semester dean's list at Maryville University in St. Louis. He is a graphic design major enrolled in the school of liberal arts and professional programs and the honors program. Essner is a 2004 graduate of Notre Dame Regional High School and is the son of Robert P. and Karla Essner of Kelso, Mo.

Area students place in History Day competition

Local winners in the recent History Day competition were:

Individual Elementary Exhibit -- Second place, Eva Schafer from St. Mary Cathedral School.

Junior papers -- First place, Kalessa Simmons, Scott City Middle School; second place, Wade Keesee, Scott City Middle School.

Junior performance group -- Second place, St. Ambrose School; third place, Cape Christian School.

Junior media individual -- Third place, Sean Doyle, St. Ambrose School.

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