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SCHOLARSHIPS: Culver-Stockton College

[Note]CANTON, Mo. -- Four local students have been selected for the 33rd annual Pillars for Excellence Scholarship after completion of the second round. Receiving the award was Shelby Clinging of Fowler, Ill., Annalie Hope of Madison, and Kayle Janssen and

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DEAN'S LIST: Illinois College

JACKSONVILLE, Ill. Illinois College recently released its dean's list for the fall 2016 semester. To be eligible students must earn at least a 3.5 grade point average. Local students named to the list include Taylor Klingele of Liberty and Cody Hildebra

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DEAN'S LIST: Millikin University

DECATUR, Ill. -- Millikin University has released its dean's list for the fall 2016 semester. To be eligible students must earn a 3.5 grade-point average on a 4.0 scale. Local students named to the list include Gabrielle Green and Shelby Ulrich of Quincy a

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SCHOLARSHIP: Emporia State University

EMPORIA, Kan. -- Carolina Taylor of Ashburn, Mo., received the Empowering ESU Scholars and William and Aloha Preston Accounting Scholarship for the 2016-17 academic year at Emporia State University. Taylor, a sophomore, also was honored during the First-Y

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AWARD: Payson Seymour High School

MACOMB, Ill. -- The Payson Seymour High School FFA Chapter competed in the record book fair and proficiency award area Feb. 18 at Macomb High School. Five students competed with their record book projects, ranging in topics from equine production, to agric

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ACTIVITY: Northwestern College

ORANGE CITY, Iowa -- Jill Adam, a student at Northwestern College, is studying overseas in Oman this semester. Adam, a daughter of David Adam of Quincy, Ill., is one of 14 students studying overseas. Applicants for semester-long study-abroad programs must

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ACTIVITY: Graceland University

LAMONI, Iowa -- Randallynn Smith of Plymouth, Ill., has been elected as Council of House Chaplains President for the 2017-18 school year at Graceland University. Smith will take office at the start of the fall semester as an integral part of the student le

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INDUCTION: Central Methodist University

FAYETTE, Mo. -- Central Methodist University recently inducted 89 students into The National Society of Leadership and Success. The society is made up of students selected by their college for membership based on academic standing and leadership potential.

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GRADUATES: Central Methodist University

FAYETTE, Mo. -- Central Methodist University held its fall 2016 commencement ceremony Dec. 10. Local students receiving degrees included Jay Jones of Hannibal, bachelor of science in education; Laurie Ebker of Hannibal, master of science in nursing; and Li

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GRADUATE: Bismarck State College

BISMARCK, N.D. -- Bismarck State College recently released its list of graduate for the fall 2016 semester. Thomas Helm of Pittsfield, Ill., received an associate in applied science degree in electrical transmission system technology.