Lanoue earns scholarship
Kayla J. Lanoue has been awarded an $11,000 four-year Fraternal College Scholarship in a national competition with other students who are members of Modern Woodmen of America. Modern Woodmen is a fraternal benefit society offering financial services.
Lanoue, the daughter of Ken and Cheryl Lanoue of Milroy, plans to use the scholarship to attend South Dakota State University in Brookings, S.D. She was selected based on personal and academic achievement, including the results of the American College Testing Program or the Scholastic Aptitude Test.
Online high school information session is May 21 in Marshall
Insight School of Minnesota, an accredited, tuitionfree online high school that offers highly personalized online education for Minnesota high school students, will have an information session at 4:30 p.m. Friday, May 21, at the Marshall Area YMCA, 200 S. A St. in Marshall.
Attendees can receive a short presentation, view curriculum materials, check out the student-centered courses and activities available and have all questions answered by Insight staff. If unable to attend, there is a Live Online Webinar at 7 p.m. May 20 at www.insightmn.net Check the Web site for details and call 800-711-5944 for any questions.
Shaw grandson wins third place in writing contest
Riley Bolitho won third place in the Colorado Council of the International Reading Association's annual Young Writers' Award contest. He is a seventh grade student at Riverside Middle School in New Castle, Colo., and the son of Norm and Deb Bolitho and grandson of Lee Shaw of Marshall. Bolitho's short story, "Adam's Encounter," was selected from entries submitted in the junior high category. He was honored at the Young Writers' luncheon Feb. 6 in Denver.