Bartel named semifinalist
Sam Bartel, Hesston High School Senior, has been named as a National Merit Semifinalist.
The National Merit Scholarship Corporation recently announced 16,000 semifinalists in the 63rd annual National Merit Scholarship Program. About 1.6 million students from more than 22,000 high schools entered the 2018 National Merit Scholarship Program by taking the 2016 preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test. The national pool of semifinalists represents less than one percent of U.S. high school seniors.
Sailors named to Dean's List
Olivia Sailors, the daughter of Mari and Joe Sailors of Newton was recently named to the dean's list of Macalester College for academic achievement during the spring semester of the 2016-2017 school year.
A graduate of Campus High School, Sailors was a first-year at Macalester last spring.
The Dean's List at Macalester College is published at the end of each semester. To be eligible for the Dean's List a student must have been registered as a full-time, degree-seeking student and may not have been on a study away program. Furthermore, a student must have achieved a semester grade point average of at least 3.75, 12 or more credits on a regular grading option, no grades below C- and no withdrawal or incomplete grades for the semester. Grades for activity, practicum, and technique courses in dance, music and physical education are not factored into eligibility for the Dean's List.