McCoy receives scholarship
Approximately 160 individuals planning to attend Central Community College in Hastings have received scholarships for the 2012-2013 academic year.
Included in those receiving scholarships is Tanner McCoy of Elsie.
Wallace student receives recognition as high scholar
Sean May of Wallace was among nearly 1,700 University of Nebraska-Lincoln students recognized April 22 in conjunction with the All-University Honors Convocation.
May, a freshman in the College of Education and Human Sciences, was honored as a High Scholar.
Students are recognized at Honors Convocation for their cumulative academic achievements (as opposed to Dean’s List, which is for one semester). Honorees include:
• Chancellor’s Scholars, students who graduated in December or who will receive their degrees in May or August and have maintained 4.0 grade-point averages on all collegiate work at UNL and elsewhere;
• Superior Scholars, seniors graduating in the 2011-12 academic year who have been recognized at Honors Convocation each year of their enrollment;
• High Scholars, students other than Chancellor’s Scholars and Superior Scholars who are in the top 10 percent of their class.
Ogg recipient of division award
North Platte Community College recognized outstanding students and staff achievements at its fourth annual honors convocation on Thursday at the college.
Ryan Purdy, interim president of Mid-Plains Community College, and Marcus Garstecki, North Platte Community College vice president, were on hand to give opening and closing remarks, as well as present several of the awards.
Bert Ogg of Madrid was a recipient of humanities, human services and social sciences division award.
Commencements include area grads
Diplomas will be conferred on 1,017 students–the largest number of graduates for a spring commencement in the history of the University of Nebraska Medical Center. Ceremonies will take place next week in Kearney, Lincoln, Norfolk, Omaha and Scottsbluff.
Today, (Thursday, May 3) at 7 p.m., a ceremony will be held for UNMC College of Nursing Kearney Division students at the University of Nebraska at Kearney Health & Sports Center. Graduates from Grant are Emily Carlson (with High Distinction) and Julie Kuskie
Graduation will be on Saturday, May 5, at 10 a.m., at the Omaha Civic Auditorium for area students who include Jennifer Sterner of Madrid, from the UNMC College of Nursing with a Master of Science in nursing; Russell Swan (With High Distinction) of Grant from UNMC College of Medicine with a Doctor of Medicine and Nicole Sis Downey of Elsie, from the UNMC College of Pharmacy with a Doctor of Pharmacy.