Kansas State University
Academic achievers: Northland students have earned honors for the spring semester.
To be named to the honor roll, students must hold a grade-point average of at least 3.75 on 12 or more credit hours.
Kansas City, North, students earning semester honors are Erica Carr, Grant Ferland, Christopher Goodale, Hannah Hoskinson, Eric Rogowski, Maggy Roth and Courtney Tarylor.
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Honor-roll students from Liberty are Caleb Mitchell, Austin Peterson, Kathryn Smith and Jarrod Zaborac; from Parkville, Emily Jackson, Tyler Nelson, Alexandra Olson, Tyler Santoro and Jaclyn Scheidhauer; from Platte City, Matthew Baumann and Elizabeth Witsken; and from Smithville, Amanda Moorman, Austin Schlager, Jason Warring and Abigail Waters.
Oak Park High School
Aspiring artist: Ciera Maguire, a sophomore, has been named a finalist in the Crayola Creativity Connects Us Art Exhibition.
She is one of 40 students nationwide whose work will become part of a permanent exhibition at the U.S. Department of Education in Washington.
Her watercolor painting was titled "Please Return to Neverland." She also received a Crayola product prize package.
Park Hill School District
Talented seventh-graders: The Duke University Talent Identification Program recognized students for academic excellence.
Students from Congress Middle School were Nathan Barker, Madison Bechtel, Megan Blair, Abbey Brooks, Abigail Culp, Grace Franke, Bridget Gerstner, Cooper Hayes, Hirad Hirad, Emily Hospodor, Katelyn Modlin, Murad Rahimov, Margaret Redinger, Brinna Roberts, Katelyn Robey, Margeaux Robinson and Allison Stubbs.
Lakeview Middle School students were Grace Atchison, Maryann Ball, Annie Buckles, Grace Dieleman, Grace Hall, Madelyn Hill, Kacy Lewallen, Cole Mazeitis, Thomas Murphy, Meghan Pate, Ian Schofer, Sarah Shapiro, Kameryn West and Hannah Womack.
Students are chosen for the program based on their scores on college-entrance exams.
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