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

 

Dorteo, Antonio, Daniel, Socorro, Ramon, Juan, Carmen and Reynaldo Gonzalez, who as brothers each served in the military during WWII or Korea.

 

Newton USD 373, which honored veterans with a breakfast.

 

Harvey County, which is considering a health screening program for employees.

 

Reed Gleason of Moundridge, who was profiled by The Kansan's Giving Back series for his volunteer efforts in Moundridge.

 

Emily Chamberlain, whose ceramic work will be part of the exhibit “Everyday Moments” at the Carriage Factory Gallery.

 

Sylvan Wallace, Harry Nachtigal, Ron Nachtigal, Wendell Newell, Errol G. Becker, Jake Linn and Zach Linn, who were each honored for their service on Veteran's Day.

 

Dr. Russell Arben Fox of Friends University, who was announced as speaker for a meeting of the Informed Women of Harvey County.

 

St. Mary Altar Society, which hosted a Festive Fall Fair.

 

New Life Assembly of God, which announced a fall bake and rummage sale.

 

Bethel College, which will host the biennial Worship and the Arts Symposium.

 

The American Legion Riders, Harvey County Salvation Army and the Newton American Legion post, for hosting the annual Toy Run.

 

Area golfers who competed in league play.

 

Kaily Jo Ince, Alaina Dunlavy, Mia Loganbill, Rylie Schilling and Talby Duerksen of Hesston High School volleyball, who were each named to the Central Kansas League All-League Volleyball teams.

 

Madysn Beckett, Daphne Williams and Josie Engel of Halstead High School volleyball, who were each named to the Central Kansas League All-League Volleyball teams.

 

Hesston High School football, which reached the Kansas High School Activities Association Class 3A State Football quarterfinals.

 

Taylor Antonowich of Newton High School volleyball, who signed a letter of intent to play volleyball at Washburn University.

 

Jada Berry of Newton High School, who signed a letter of intent to play basketball at the University of Texas Texas-Permian Basin.

 

James Harris of Newton High School track, who signed a letter of intent to run track at Missouri Western State University.

 

Savannah Simmons of Newton High School track, who signed a letter of intent to run track at Missouri Western State University.

 

Bethel College mens' basketball, which claimed the team's first win of the season.

 

Area bowlers who competed in league play.

 

Chisholm Trail Outlet and Retail Shops, Newton Discount Liquor, Golden Plans Credit Union, Miller Insurance, Midway Motors, Wendys, The Hair Cutting Company, Newton Tire and Auto Center, River Mill Woods, Tippen Dental Group, Lentz Eye Care, The Hideaway Salon and the Harvey County Health Department, which are each giving away a turkey as part of a campaign by The Newton Kansan.

 

Kavie Torrens of Bethel College soccer, who was named to the Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference All Conference teams.

 

Newton Public Library, which hosted “Kansas Read to Preschoolers.”

 

Newton High School, which announced a concert by a German band.

 

Bob Myers of Newton, who spoke about “Newton's Foulest Crime” at Bethel College's Life Enrichment series.

 

The Bethel College programming team, which finished strong in a regional programming competition.

 

Cameron Clark; Aubrey Wilgers; Grace Neal; Shannon Busenitz; Chloe Driskill; Clara Eldridge; Laniese Penner; Jesse Unruh; A J Templin; Titus Funk; Danny Friesen; Keaton Leinbach; Peter Grisanti; Jon Hoover; Jordan Weaver; Cassidy Entz;Clayton Rust; Tristan Webb; Seth Stucky Sam Snook; David Entz; Darin Stephens; Toby Penner; and Mackenzie Unruh of Berean Academy, who each participated in the Heart of America League honor band.

 

Kiley Varney of Bethel College, who was named the recipient of the Kansas Independent College Fund Recognition Scholarship.

 

Taylor Antoniwich of Newton High School Volleyball, who was named the Ark Valley-Chisholm Trail League Division I Volleyball Most Valuable Player.

 

Kyndal Bacon, DesiRay Kernal, Caroline Barger and Asha Regier of Newton High School volleyball, who were each named to the AV-CTL All League Volleyball team.

 

Jamie Dibbens of Newton High School Volleyball, who was named the AV-CTL Div. I coach of the year.

 

Abby Schmidt of Bethel College women's basketball, who was named the KCAC offensive player of the week.

 

Jade Brown of Bethel College women's basketball, who was named the KCAC defensive player of the week.

 

The junior Railer sixth grade football team, which finished 8-1 on the season and won a league championship.

 

Katie Neira and Kelsie Anderson of Bethel College volleyball, who were each named to the KCAC all league teams.

 

Chris Torres and Josh Clay of Bethel College soccer, who were each named to the KCAC all league teams.

 

Julie Martinez of Bethel College Cross Country, who qualified for the national championships.