North Kansas City School District
Educator honored: Sheri Cain, orchestra director at Northgate Middle School, will receive a state award later this month.
Cain has been named Elementary/Middle School Teacher of the Year by the Missouri chapter of the American String Teachers Association.
The award is based on exemplary work and at least five years of teaching experience in Missouri.
Oak Park High School
Singers excel: Alexandria Byers, a junior, won the award for Outstanding Female Vocalist at the Sedalia Show Choir Competition.
She sings with the school’s Oak Street Singers. The choir placed first overall in Best Vocals at the contest.
Kansas State University
Scholarships awarded: Several Kansas City, North, students earned academic scholarships for the 2017-2018 academic year on the campus in Manhattan.
Recipients include Jenna Baker, Ethan Beumer, Kamryn Cain, Christopher Carpenter, Alexander Chase, Kyleigh Conkling, Emily Davich, Thomas Davis, Jocelin Egeland, Claire Fisher, Lindsey Gercken, Brooke Hall, Alexis Heise, Raegan Hildebrand and Shea Hoover.
Taya Josenberger, Madelyn Judah, Nicklaus King, Danielle Koger, Danielle Lindquist, Jeffrey Matthews, Daniel Miller, Brooke Montgomery, Chloe Nelson, Kourtney Paige, Larissa Oshima, John Pittala, Alison Potter, Michelle Ragan, Matthew Rodrigues, Ryan Rogowski, Kaitlyn Roos, James Ryan, Rachel Serrano, Gabrielle Simms, Kristofer Snodgrass, Ian Sullivan, Nicholas Taphorn, Kyle Timmerman, Alison Trent, Isaac Yates and Morgan Zupan.
Compiled by Su Bacon, Special to the Star
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