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'80 grad receives her degree

Ethel Cox of Wichita, a 1980 graduate of Marion High School, received an associate degree as a medical administrative assistant this month from National American University.

Daughter of the late Marie Johnston Land, she has two daughters, Misty Jaklevich of Grain Valley, Missouri, and Kristie Metcalf of Wichita, and five grandchildren.

Others receiving college degrees and honors after the spring semester:


Dean’s List (3.70 to 4.00 GPA)

Goessel — freshman Heath Goertzen, junior Benjamin Wiens, and seniors Joshua Booth, James Goerzen, and Braden Unruh.

Peabody — freshman Nicholas Preheim and seniors Mikayla Hiebert, Zachary Preheim, and Amy Wedel.

Walton — junior Reece Hiebert.

Bachelor’s degrees

Goessel — Joshua Booth, cum laude in business administration; Laird Goertzen, cum laude in psychology; James Goerzen, cum laude in Bible and religion and social work; Braden Unruh, summa cum laude in music education; and Peter Voth, elementary education.

Peabody — Mikayla Hiebert, magna cum laude in business administration, and Amy Wedel, cum laude in biology.


Marion — Freshman Braden Fahey, Spelvin Award as best newcomer male technician in theatrical arts,


Peabody — Seth Topham, dean’s honor roll for grade-point average between 3.70 and 4.00.

Last modified June 16, 2016