Archive for Thursday, November 18, 2004

School briefs for Nov. 18

November 18, 2004

Four LHS seniors

offered scholarships

Highland Community College is offering full-ride scholarships to four Lansing High School seniors who acted or helped to produce the play "Lost in Yonkers," which was performed at LHS last week. A representative from the drama department at HCC, Ryan Peterson, offered full tuition and books to Tanner Couvelha, Charity Armstrong, Elena Stepenson and Marcus Bean.

A turkey suit

for a good cause

Kayettes are holding their Turkey Suit Competition at Lansing High School. If the Kayettes raise $300, Principal Steve Dike must wear the turkey suit at school on Wednesday. If $500 is raised, he must sit in a cage at lunch.

The money will go to buy turkeys for needy area families.

Anyone who would like to donate can drop money off in the high school office before Tuesday.

Yearbook orders

for middle school

Lansing Middle School is taking orders for 2004-05 yearbooks until Dec. 13. The final order will be placed with the company at that time.

Order forms are available from Mrs. Ray in room 711 at the Middle School.

A completed form signed by a parent and $17.50 should in an envelope to Mrs. Ray in room 711.

6 from Lansing get

KSU scholarships

Six Lansing students are among the recipients of scholarships for the 2004-05 school year at Kansas State University.

The Lansing students and their scholarships are:

¢ Jennifer Nana Foley, $1,500 Medallion Scholarship.

¢ Christopher Michael Harper, $1,044 engineering scholarships, $206 Stephen C. Redding Scholarships I and II.

¢ Laura Katherine Hicks, $1,200 Business Administration Dean's Scholarship.

¢ Hosea Morgan II, $50 Business Administration Dean's Scholarship, $800 ConAgra Foundation Scholarship, $1,250 Memorial Scholarship Fund.

¢ Susan Marie Suozzo, $700 June D. Hull Sherrid Cancer Center Scholarship and Education Fund, $2,000 Truitt Family Foundation Leadership Scholarship.

¢ Brinton D. Thrasher, $1,200 Mr. and Mrs. Scott M. Higinbotham Memorial Scholarship.

LHS dress auction

Lansing High School Leadership class will play host to a dress auction from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday at the high school gymnasium. Bring old formal dresses to trade or sell. Admission is $5. Proceeds will benefit a local charity.

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