4 MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 1996 THE SALINA JOURNAL AT SCHOOL FROM PAGE 3 ELL-SALINE HIGH SCHOOL: Chad Peterson, a senior at Ell-Saline High School, has been named a Commended Student in the 1997 National Merit Scholarship Program. About 35,000 Commended Students throughout the nation are being honored for their exceptional academic promise. Although they will not continue in the competition for Merit Scholarship awards to be offered in 1997, Commended Students placed among the top 5 percent of more than a million students placed who entered the 1997 Merit Program by taking the 1995 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test. Chad is the son of John and Jolene Martin, Salina. SALINA CENTRAL: Thanks to a donation from Kansas cattlemen, home economics students at Central High School are cooking with beef in the classroom. The Beef Certificate Program provides a complete beef teaching kit and video, in addition to fresh beef, for home economics departments throughout the state. The kit, entitled Cooking Today's Beef, explains beefs role in a healthful diet. Selection of beef, portion control and low- fat cooking methods are emphasized. Central also receives money from the Pork Council to purchase fresh pork and the Lamb Producers Association to purchase lamb cuts used in food' preparation. SACRED HEART: Shannon Yerke, a sophomore at Sacred Heart High School has been nominated to be in the 30th Annual Edition of Who's Who Among American High School Students. I ^•-l/»« This honor is for the top 5 percent of the nation's high school students. Shannon plays on the high school volleyball team, is the manager for the girls basketball team and is on the high school softball team. She is also a member of the Jr. Civitan Club and the Knight Club. Shannon is the daughter of Debbie and Rick Yerke, 2228 Huntington Road. YERKE We Events of the Day ff|i Salina Journal WICHITA STATE UNIVERSITY: The following area high school graduates have enrolled for classes at Wichita State University for the 1996 fall semester. Kimberly Harris, a 1996 graduate of Salina Central High School, and daughter of Linda and Joe Wickersham, Salina, is a freshman majoring in accounting. Teresa Edinborough, a 1996 graduate of Salina South High School, and daughter of Lynda Edinborough, Salina, is a freshman majoring in premedicine. Dao Nguyen, a 1993 graduate of Vietnam High School, and daughter of Hop and Nhiem Nguyen, Salina, is a freshman majoring in accounting. Robin Schraml, a 1989 graduate of Bennington High School, and daughter of Bonnie Norton and Robert Walston, Salina and wife of Michael Schraml, is a freshman majoring in business. • Carol Kohlus, BSN, RN, Salina, was recently awarded a 1996 Kansas Nurses Foundation (KNF), Sr. Mary Leon Pirotte, Endowed Scholarship. Kohlus is a 1986 Bachelors of Science Degree hi Nursing graduate of Marymount College. She is seeking her masters degree in Nursing in the family nurse practitioner program at Wichita State University. Her future plans include working as a primary caregiver in an office setting. Kohlus has been very active as a staff nurse and is certified in emergency nursing, trauma nursing and advanced pediatric life support. She currently works at the Salina Regional Health Center, where she has been a Emergency Room (ER) staff nurse since 1989. Kohlus is a certified ACLS instructor and was instrumental in the implementation of the GRASP acuity system in the Emergency Department at Salina Regional Health Center. She has been responsible for Quality Improvement (QI) in the ER for the past six years. Prior to coming to Salina, she has worked as a staff nurse at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Kansas City. She has been a member of the Emergency Nurses Association since 1990. The purpose of the Kansas Nurses' Foundation is to receive and manage funds to support nursing education and scientific activities of Kansas nurses through loans, scholarships and research grants. Scholarship recipients must be a Kansas resident, accepted into a nursing program, and have a cumulative grade point average which is equivalent to a 3.0 or greater. KANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY: Pam Williams, daughter of Leonard and Sue Williams, Salina, and Lori Oleen, daughter of Glen and Gwen Oleen, Falun, were selected for membership among 44 new members of Kappa Alpha Theta fraternity at Kansas State University in Manhattan. Kappa Alpha Theta is the first Greek-letter fraternity for women, founded in 1870 at Indiana Asbury College, now De- Pauw University, in Greencastle, Ind. Founded before the word was coined, Theta remains a women's fraternity. Fraternity membership totals more than 140,000 in 119 college chapters and nearly 300 alumnae groups throughout the United States. lit*i. _ ORGANIZATIONS SALINA COMMUNITY THEATRE GUILD: The Salina Community Theatre Guild met Sept. 11 at the Theatre Gallery with Eleanore Sullivan, Judy Grittman and Roberts Stover as hostesses. President Jean Burch welcomed members and theater staff to the first meeting of the year. Helen Heath, who is keeping a history book of theater and guild happenings, had her book on display for all to see. The number of season tickets sold and donations were ahead of this time last year. There is an extra production for the 19961997 year plus Children's Theatre (for children), Youth Theatre (youth preforming) and Guests' productions. Bette Timmel and Maggie Russell were thanked for their help with the Fjrst Night Gala Reception. Kate Griffin told of her one- woman show "Amelia" being published and offered to schools and colleges for production. It will be performed at the Community Theatre Oct. 12. The guild voted to purchase a plaque with the scholarship winners' names engraved on black, edged in brass, to be hung in the foyer of the theater. The winners thus far are Christian Holston 1993, Scott Haden 1994, Nathan Tysen 1995, and Carrie Gilchrist 1996. The next meeting will be Oct. 9 at Grace Stainbrook's home, 137 Aspen Rd. Co-hostesses are Ann Jett and Jean Burch. 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