Congratulations are in order for the following people and organizations who appeared in The Newton Kansan last week:


Congratulations are in order for the following people and organizations who appeared in The Newton Kansan last week:

Braden Unruh, Josh Booth, Alex Hiebert and Goessel High School vocal music teacher Renae Schmidt Peters, who performed, at Kansas Christian Home of Newton for the “Taste of Italy” event.

Maggie Morgan, of Newton, who is collecting doantions for torndado victims at 621 W. Ninth St. and will take all donations to the Salvation Army of Wichita.

The USDA commodites program at First Christian Church, which helps between 160 and 190 families a month with food.

The Berean Acadmey Boys Track Team, which won the annual Nightingale Relays at Halstead.

Landon and Randy Jordan, who announced their buisness, Jordan Sports, will expand their retail space from 1,200 square feet to 4,500 square feet at the Chisholm Trail Center-Outlet & Retail Shops .

Jordan Loyd of Newton, who won a second-place award for research presented recently at the Great Plains Student Psychology Conference at Northwest Missouri University, Maryville.

Students from Hesston College who helped clear up debris from the Warren and Kristey Hochstetler property in rural Hesston after  tornado whipped through their yard, damaging buildings but leaving the house pretty much unscathed.

John Gaeddert and his daughter Susan Bartel, both of North Newton, whose art is featured in a father-daughter exhibition at the Leaf Tea Lounge in Newton.

The city of Sedgwick and Newton Medical Center, which announced a public-private partnership to bring a medical clinic to Sedgwick.

Hesston College students who partnered with Ethiopia Reads to package and ship books to create libraries at schools.

Katie Malotte of Bethel College, who was named the Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference women’s tennis player of the week

The Harvey County Health Department, in cooperation with the City of Newton Parks Department, which recenlty announced the addition of a new physical activity opportunity for Harvey County, a 9-hole disc golf course in Centennial Park.

Deven Gonzalez of Newton, who was awared a scholarship from The Newton Treble Clef Club

Sarah Harrington of Newton, who was awared a scholarship from The Newton Treble Clef Club

Olivia Henning of Newton, who was awared a scholarship from The Newton Treble Clef Club
 
Brett Knepper, Diana Unruh, Erik Brown, Ellie Bradley and Seth Bontrager, all students at Santa Fe 5/6 Center, who participated in the  Kansas Choral Director's Association (KCDA) Treble Honor Choir at Century II in Wichita, for the Kansas Music Educator's Association Convention.

Newton High School boys’ tennis, which won back to back titles — the Campus Invitational and the Winfield Invitational.

The Newton High School girls’ swimming team, which won the 16-team Wichita Northwest Invitational.

The city of North Newton, which inaugarated Eight “pause points” along North Newton trails.