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¢ Tiffany Turner, Lansing, has been named to the Dean's List at Sioux Falls University for the 2007 spring semester.
Turner is the daughter of Brad Turner. She is a junior majoring in radiological technology.
To qualify for the Dean's List, Turner had to have a grade-point average of 3.5 or greater on a 4.0 scale.
¢ Ronald J. Runyan has graduated from the Army Reserve Officers' Training Corps Leader Development and Assessment Course, also known as "Operation Warrior Forge," at Fort Lewis, Tacoma, Wash.
The ROTC cadet has been commissioned as a second lieutenant in the Army.
Runyan is the son of James C. and Yong S. Runyan of Leavenworth.
He graduated in 2004 from Leavenworth High School, and received a bachelor's degree in 2007 from Ohio State University.
¢ Kyle T. Miller has entered Basic Cadet Training at the U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, Colo., in preparation to enter the first academic year at the academy. Cadets must successfully complete the six-week, two-phased orientation program prior to entering their freshman year. The training prepares men and women to meet the rigorous mental and physical challenges experienced by new cadets.
Miller is the son of Steven and Jacqueline Miller of Lansing and is a 2007 graduate of Lansing High School.
¢ Army Pvt. Russell L. Kerns III has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Sill, Lawton, Okla. He is the son of Connie Cummings of Ralph Drive, Lansing, Kan.
¢ Air Force Airman Allen P. Johnson has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.
Johnson, a 2007 graduate of Lansing High School, is the son of Allen Johnson of Lansing.
¢ Blake W. Howard has graduated from the Army Reserve Officers' Training Corps Leader Development and Assessment Course, also known as "Operation Warrior Forge," at Fort Lewis, Tacoma, Wash., and has been commissioned as a second lieutenant in the Army.
He is the son of Bill A. and stepson of Tracy Howard of Leavenworth and is a 2002 graduate of Leavenworth High School.