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By Mike Fak

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November 15, 2011]  "Get acquainted with LCGHS Genealogical Research Library," presented by Gary Freese, an experienced researcher, will be the topic at the genealogy office on Nov. 21 at 6:30 p.m. Don't miss this program if you want to learn more about researching your family genealogy. The office is at 114 N. Chicago St. in Lincoln.


Zion Lutheran School first-quarter honor roll

High honors:

Fifth grade -- Megan Benner, Katie Lynn, Grace Montgomery, Lane Prather and Madeline Steiner; sixth grade -- Emily Messner and Kathryn Nobbe; seventh grade -- Heather Heidbreder, Brooklyn Hermes, Anna Sielaff and Hailie Williams; eighth grade -- Joe Ahrends, Elizabeth Ford and Lexie Groves


Third grade -- Ysabella Adubato, Moriah Prather and Will Stambaugh; fourth grade --Madelyn Koehler, Will Messner and Isaiah Prather; fifth grade -- Francesca Adubato, Noah Henry, Blake Hermes and Carter Robison; sixth grade -- Ashlan Broom, Emma Cooper, Nathan Ford, Katie Hunsley and Emma Ritterbush; seventh grade -- Danielle Burgrabe, Claire Conrady, Sydney Johnson, Zack Prather and Isabelle Thompson

Honorable mention:

Third grade -- Caroline Ahrends and J.R. Lynn; fourth grade -- Greyson Rademaker and Noah Butler; sixth grade -- Ethan Goodey, Mya Roberts and Lance Podbelsek; seventh grade -- Kalyn Roberts; eighth grade -- Rachel Lockenour, Cylie Rekart, Drew Simmer, Ben Steiner and Anna Walters

The public is invited to the Lincoln Public Library District's retirement open house for Deb DeJarnette. Deb is retiring from the library after 40 years of service to the community. The open house will be on Monday from 9 a.m. to noon in the library Annex. Refreshments will be served.

The parents group of the Montessori Children's House of Lincoln will have a trivia night Saturday at Rusty's Clubhouse, 2810 Woodlawn Road in Lincoln. Teams of eight people will play 10 rounds of 10 questions each. Cost is $100 per team. Doors open at 6 p.m. and the game will begin at 6:30 p.m. Food and drinks will be available for purchase from Rusty's. 

Funds raised will be offered as partial tuition waivers for new students. Any parent interested in learning more about the Montessori Children's House or the tuition waivers that will be offered should contact the school at 217-732-6104 or 217-737-1463. To sign up for the trivia night, call 217-341-9275.

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The September Senior of the Month at LCHS is Ethan Anderson of Lincoln. His parents are James and Amy Anderson.

Ethan's school activities have included Fine Arts Club, Pep Club, band, student government, basketball, cross country, tennis and National Honor Society. Ethan has been active in the community as well, including volunteer work with Mount Pulaski Grade School, Logan County Dynamite Girls, Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital, Honeybear and Junior Topper basketball clinics, and numerous other volunteer efforts.

Ethan is planning on pre-medicine as a college major.

The October Senior of the Month at LCHS is Morgan Conrady of Lincoln. Her parents are Michael and Pamela Conrady.

Morgan's school activities have included band, choir and madrigals, numerous school plays and musicals, Scholastic Bowl, Thespians, French Club and National Honor Society.  Morgan is active in the community as well, including volunteer work with Lincoln Food Pantry, Zonta, Humane Society, Lincoln Park District, Community Action Partnership of Central Illinois, Logan County Fair, American Legion, Zion Lutheran School, Faith Lutheran Church Vacation Bible School, Washington-Monroe School and numerous other volunteer efforts.

Morgan is planning on chemistry as a college major. 

Logan County Bank congratulates Ethan and Morgan. The bank is proud to sponsor Lincoln Community High School's Senior Student of the Month/Year award and scholarship program. Each monthly winner receives a $50 U.S. savings bond from the bank and is eligible for a $1,500 scholarship awarded by bank, to be used at the college of their choice.

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