The Salina Journal from Salina, Kansas on April 23, 2001 · Page 25
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The Salina Journal from Salina, Kansas · Page 25

Salina, Kansas
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Monday, April 23, 2001
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B MONDAY. APRIL 23, 2001 THE SALINA JOURNAL AT SCHOOL FROM PAGE 5 Ell-Saline High School: Corey Schneider and Jennifer Schneider. Great Bend High School: Scott Beahm. Hoisington High School: Janna Lang and Christi Steiner. Marion High School: Amanda Ewert, Shawna Hett, Meredith Moore, Erin Slattery, Ellen Wiedeman and Michael Yates. Marysville High School: Carson Clark, Traci Hagedorn, Stacy Holle, Brandon Pillard and Nick Rhodes. McPherson High School: Lacey Berglund, Emily Black, Cristi Cantrell, Victoria Chang, Ingrid Gustafson, Feisha McManus and Emilee Schmitz. Osborne High School: Brent Schultze. Quivira Heights High School: Jessica Rinehart and Cinnamon West. Wheatland High School: Casey Stroup and Tanner Tuttle. SALINA SOUTH: Members of the Salina South High School forensics team earned state qualifying honors April 10 at Southeast of Saline High School. Brock Wilbur placed second in humerous interpretation and first in prose reading. State qualifiers at Concordia were Robert Beneteau, second in prose; Amanda Nelson, first in poetry; Trevor Duell, second in humerous interpretation; Erin Debold, second in oratory speaking; Paula Burke, Ewy Boarding Kennels 'Warm Hearts for Cold Noses' Don't Leave Ut Home Alone We want to visit ourJHends at 1 •Cat Faculties •Indoor-Outdoor I •Individual Feeding] second in domestic extemporaneous; Erin Debold and Nik Stavropoulos, second in duet acting; and Amanda Nelson and Trevor Crowder, first in duet acting. State festivcd qualifiers at Concordia were Alisha Reynolds, third in prose, and Erin Yosai, third in poetry. Others placing were Pam Rock, sixth in prose; Robert Beneteau, fourth in humorous interpretation; Eric Meyer, fifth in orignial oratory; Juan Garcia, fifth in domestic extemporaneous; Lucretia Helms, fourth in domestic extemporaneous; Alisha Reynolds and Erin Yosai, fourth in duet acting; Clayton Schrader and Elizabeth Cowin, sixth in duet acting » # # FORT HAYS: Jessica Smith, Salina; Jeanne Ahlquist, Tescott; and Amber Olson, Clifton, are among students at Fort Hays State University's College of Education who participated in a Storytelling Festival April 5. The festival took place in Memorial Union. AT WORK ' FIREFIGHTING: Former Salinan Patrick Nelson, a Sedgwick County firefighter, is among nominees for the Bronze Wreath of Merit for his prompt actions in connection with bomb-disposal mishap Oct. 20, 2000, in Wichita. Nelson and others stablized two members of the Wichita Police Department Bomb Unit who were severely injured during disposal of explosives. One of the men later died of his injuries. HOWARD UNIVERSITY: Native Salinan A. Toy Caldwell-Colbert, associate vice president for academic affairs, at the University of Illinois, will serve as Howard University's provost and chief academic officer, effective July 1. As associate vice president for academic affairs, Caldwell-Colbert is responsible for the University of lUinois's Office of Academic Policy Analysis. She also is in charge of curriculum development and program review; merger and developmental planning for the university's Springfield campus and performs other duties. A board-certified clinical psychologist, Caldwell-Colbert earned a bachelor's degree magna cum laude in psychology from Spelman College and a master's and doctorate degrees in psychology and clinical psychology, respectively, from the University of Georgia. Caldwell-Colbert is the daughter of educators. Her mother, Bessie Ellis Caldwell, taught at Marymount College and served as chair of its physical education department for 17 years. In addition, she also owned and operated the Caldwell School of Dance for more than 30 years. Caldwell-Colbert's father, Robert Caldwell, is a Kansas Teachers Hall of Fame inductee who taught for 40 years, first at the Dunbar School in Salina until it closed for desegregation, and subsequently in the local public schools. After serving in the classroom, Caldwell was elected to three one-year terms in 1970 to serve as the first African-American mayor of Salina, and later went on to represent his district in the Kansas State Legislature. She began her professional career in 1977 as assistant professor of psychology at the University of Manitoba. She taught and counseled at Emporia State University, served as special assistant to the chancellor and an American Council of Education Fellow at the University of Kansas and served as a professional associate with the Menninger Foundation, through which she would instruct courses, lead seminars and lead research endeavors on human behavior and motivation. In 1988, Caldwell-Colbert joined the staff at Indiana State University. She was named to her current position, associate vice president for academic affairs at the University of Illinois, in 1994. Caldwell-Colbert has written more than 20 articles in professional journals and is the recipient of numerous professional and civic awards. COMCARE: The Elm Street Laboratory of Comcare has met all criteria for Laboratory Accreditation by COLA, a national healthcare accreditation organization. Accreditation is given only to laboratories that apply rigid standards of quality to day-to-day operations, demonstrate continued accuracy in the performance of proficiency testing and pass a rigorous on-site laboratory survey. Comcare Elm Street Lab has earned COLA accreditation as a result of a long-term commitment to provide quality service to its patients. COLA is a nonprofit, physician-directed organization promoting quality and excellence in medicine and patient care through programs of voluntary education, achievement and accreditation. KDOT: William Strifler, Salina, equipment operator III with the Kansas Department of Transportation, has been honored for 10 years of service with the department. MEDICAL: Dr. Kenneth Wedel, a family physician from Minneapolis, recently attended a conference March 10-20 on general adult medicine in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. Dr. Wedel joined family CONTINUED ON PAGE 7 ^^^Pettle's Flowers Flowers For DID YOU KNOW... 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