Associate degree nursing and practical nursing students received their nursing pins in a special ceremony recently at Northeast Community College in Norfolk.
In addition to the Pinning Ceremony, two associate degree nursing and two practical nursing student were presented the Essence of Nursing Award for their consistent academic effort, caring actions, positive motivation toward classroom learning and clinical experience, and professional behaviors.
Associate Degree Nursing Students Lauren Selting, Elgin, and Catlin Sohl, Lee’s Summit, MO, and Practical Nursing Students Allison Davis, Wayne, and Kerry Mutschelknaus, Norfolk, were honored with the award.
Upon completion of the first two semesters of nursing studies at Northeast, students are eligible to take the National Council of Licensure Examination (NCLEX-PN) to become licensed practical nurses. Students who hold a 3.0 grade point average in their nursing courses are eligible to complete the last two semesters of the Northeast program and take the National Council of Licensure Exam (NCLEX-RN) to practice as licensed registered nurses.
Students who graduate with an associate degree in nursing are eligible to continue their studies for a Bachelor of Science degree in nursing. The general education courses for a bachelor of science in nursing can be taken at Northeast Community College.
Among the students who were pinned with the Associate Degree Nursing pin were Lauren Selting and Traci Beckman. Stacey Schiltmeyer of Elgin received the Practical Nursing pin.
On June 2nd at 10a.m., a meeting conducted by Elgin Public Schools will take place at the Superintendent’s office. The purpose of the meeting will be to provide an opportunity for parents and representatives of nonpublic schools to participate in the development of a plan for providing special education services to children with disabilities who attend nonpublic schools and home schools which are within the ELGIN district for the 2014-2015 school year. Parents of a home-schooled child or a child attending a nonpublic school who has been or may be identified with a disability and attend a nonpublic school within the boundaries of ELGIN PUBLIC, are urged to attend. If you have further questions pertaining to this meeting, please contact Superintendent Dan Polk at 402-843-2455.
PUBLISH: May 28, 2014
Notice is hereby given that the Antelope County Board of Supervisors will convene as a County Board of Equalization on June 10, 2014 beginning at 10:30 AM in the Supervisor’s room of the Antelope County Courthouse annex, Neligh, Nebraska, for the purpose of approving/denying tax list corrections and permissive exemptions for St. Theresa’s Church, Clearwater, Nebraska and Orchard Amish Church Cemetery, Orchard, Nebraska as well as various other items which may become necessary to act upon. Meeting will be opened to the public. An agenda, kept continuously current, is available for public inspection at the Antelope County Clerk’s office and may be modified at such meeting to include items of an emergency nature pursuant to Section 84-1411 of the Nebraska Revised Statutes.
PUBLISH: May 28, 2014
OMAHA — Six Wolfpack athletes competed with the best at the Nebraska Track & Field Championships held Friday and Saturday at Burke Stadium.
Madi Voborny, Blake Schrage, Taylor Schumacher, Jill Schindler, Jenna Parks and Ryan Pelster competed over the two-day event in front of an estimated crowd of 20,000 track fans.
Competition got underway Friday afternoon for senior hurdlers Voborny and Schrage.
Competing in the second heat of the Girls 100 meter hurdles, Voborny finished seventh with a time of 17.68 seconds. Winning the heat was Tara Murphy of Nebraska Christian with a time of 16.23 seconds. In the finals, Ashleigh Carr of Oakland-Craig won the event with a time of 15.73 seconds.
Schrage competed next in the boys 110 meter high hurdles. Competing in heat #1, Schrage finished sixth with a time of 16.52 seconds. Winning the heat was Antonio Flores of Malcolm with a time of 14.63 seconds. In the finals, Flores won with a time of 14.76 seconds.
A junior, Taylor Schumacher competed in the 400 meter dash Friday afternoon. Running in heat #1, Schumacher finished in a time of 1:02.75. Winning the heat was Jessi Smith of Bayard in a time of 58.38 seconds. In the finals Saturday, Smith captured gold by winning the event in a time of 58.43 seconds.
The last Wolfpack runner competing Friday was Schindler. A sophomore, Schindler competed in the second heat of the 200 meter dash, finishing seventh in a time of 27.50 seconds. Winning the heat was Lil Sheehy of Hastings St. Cecilia in a time of 26.21 seconds. In the finals, freshman Mackenzie Brandl of Stanton won in 25.92 seconds.
Schumacher competed in the first running event Saturday, the 800 meter run. She posted a time of 2:32.69 which put her in 19th place among 24 runners. Winning the event was Jessi Smith of Bayard, a sophomore, in a time of 2:15.27.
The Wolfpack’s two long-distance runners, Parks and Pelster competed Saturday afternoon. In the girls 1600 meter run, Parks, a sophomore, placed 22nd with a time of 6:07.50. Winning the event was Madison Quist of Doniphan-Trumbull in a time of 5:18.68.
Pelster wrapped up competition for Wolfpack runners, competing in the boys 1600 meter run. He posted a time of 4:50.71. Winning the event was Hans Epp of Nebraska Christian in 4:28.75.
The 71st annual St Boniface High School Alumni Banquet will be held Saturday, June 21.
The event will be held at the Knights of Columbus Hall.
The evening will begin with Mass at St. Boniface Catholic Church at 5:30 p.m. Social hour will start at 6:30 p.m. with dinner to follow at 7 p.m.
The cost will be $16 per reservation (checks made to St. Boniface Alumni). Prepaid reservations are due by June 12. They can be sent to Joyce Knievel, 805 E 5th St., Neligh, NE 68756. This year’s honor classes are 1944,1949,1954,1959 and 1964.