Jewell alumni planning for
The Jewell Alumni officers are preparing to mail invitations to the graduates of Jewell High School for the annual alumni reunion to be held May 23. Invitations are mailed to graduates if an email address is not on file. A facebook group, Jewell High School Alumni, will also be used to contact members.
A catered meal will be served at 6:30 p.m. in the Community Center. There will be an afternoon reception at the same location from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.
If anyone is aware of individual addresses that need to be changed prior to the initial mailing, please notify Pat Zentz, secretary, at 785-428-3312 or email@example.com.
Alumni officers are Bruce Barrett (1973), president; Kerma Headrick Crouse (1968) vice president; Pat Oplinger Zentz (1959), secretary-treasurer.
High school seniors
honored by KU alumni association
Seniors from Kansas high schools were honored Feb.16 by the University of Kansas Alumni Association and KU Endowment.
A total of 25 seniors from high schools in Cloud, Jewell, Mitchell and Republic counties were recognized for their academic achievements and named Kansas honor scholars at a dinner and program at the Beloit Country Club.
During the ceremony each student received a Webster's New College Dictionary and a commemorative certificate.
Community volunteers collected reservations, coordinated details and served as local contacts for the event. Cathy Dauner, Mankato, was the Jewell and Republic county coordinator.
The Kansas Honors Program is made possible by KU Endowment and proceeds from the Jayhawk license plate program. The Class of 2015 scholars included Julie Gross, Scandia; Joel Broeckelman, Mankato; Tyler Marr, Formoso; Kindra Anderson, Jewell; Kaley Broeckelman, Beloit; Jocelyn Bolte, Randall; Casey Jensen, Courtland; Joni Sheets, Belleville; Waylon Sheetz, Belleville; Peyton Warner, Belleville.
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