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Concordia band to perform


Concordia University, Nebraska’s Symphonic Band, under the direction of Andrew Schultz, will perform its annual spring concert at Seward High School on Friday, April 8, at 7 p.m.
Sarah Schmitt of Grant is a member of the symphonic band.
The ensemble was formed in 1906 and is the oldest continuing musical organization at Concordia. The concert program will include sacred, multicultural and contemporary pieces in addition to the traditional concert band repertoire.
This concert is free and the public is invited.


Pick is recipient of scholarship


Scholarships are helping almost 2,300 Emporia State University students who are attending classes this academic year.
ESU is pleased to announce that the 2010-11 allocation of scholarship awards, at $2,025,625, is helping support the educational dreams of students in Kansas, 22 other states and 12 foreign countries.
Among students receiving ESU scholarships is Sarah Pick of Grant who received the Dennis and Susan Neff Scholarship.


Greenwood inducted to PTK


Twenty-seven new members were inducted into North Platte Community College’s Alpha Beta Theta Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa in a ceremony March 27 at the college.
PTK is the international honor society for two-year colleges, symbolizing excellence in higher education and a commitment to students.
Marilyn McGahan, vice president of NPCC, was the keynote speaker and Dr. Pete Johnson, NPCC psychology instructor, gave the closing benediction.
Among the 41 students new to Phi Theta Kappa this year is Matthew Greenwood of Grant.