• Dr. Rosalind Scudder, for being Wichita State University’s commencement speaker.

• Brock Lytton, for making the honor roll at Oklahoma Christian University.

• Joan Brubacher, for receiving the Irene Hart Award from the Central Plains Area Agency on Aging.

• Kim Manring, for joining Fuqua Ruth Typer Insurance as branch manager and licensed insurance agent.

• Gordon “Grey” Beaushaw, Stacy Richert, Crystal Kurtz and Suzy Robb, for joining the staff at Jason High Agency.

• Jan Sommer, for her work with the Harvey County Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault Task Force.

• Sandra Shelton Fruit, for being named the new executive director of the Greater Newton Community Foundation.

• Ron Wilkerson, for serving two tours in Iraq.

• The Rev. Eric Anderson, for beginning work as the rector of St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church.

• Jim Benbrook, for fixing up bicycles and giving them to kids who need them.

• Brody Flavin, for being runner-up for Telecommunicator of the Year for his work as a 911 dispatcher.

• Moses Krehbiel, for receiving an appointment to the U.S. Air Force Academy.

• Air Force Tech. Sgt. Tammy Kirksey, for arriving for duty at Canonsburg, Pa.

• Army National Guard Pfc. Robbie Knapp, for graduating from basic combat training.

• Trevor McDonald, for taking part in the 2008 Kansas Youth Leadership Forum for Students with Disabilities.

• Tara Mitchem, for making the president’s list at West Texas A&M University.

• Jacquie Oswald, for being installed as the state president of the Ladies Auxiliary of the Veterans of Foreign Wars.

• Silver Screen Cowboy Museum, for celebrating its grand opening.

• Danielle Lawrence and William McCullough, for completing the Global Awareness Program at The University of Kansas.

• Book ReViews, for donating $2,000 each to Peace Connections and Community Playschool Inc.

• Alexa Jarrell, for donating her hair to Locks of Love.

• Matthew Allen, Margaret Parker and Christopher Yutzy, for graduating from Eastern Mennonite University.

• Anthony “Tony” Brown, for working with with a school in Uganda that is named after him.