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Leavenworth mayor Jermaine Wilson speaks at Hutchinson Correctional Facility graduation
Jermaine Wilson overcame crime, addiction and maximum-security incarceration at Lansing Correctional Facility to become mayor of Leavenworth, his hometown. On Thursday, April 18, Wilson spoke to 75 inmates graduating from Greenbush and KDOC educational programs at Hutchinson Correctional Facility with a message of hope and encouragement.
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Fort Scott Middle School team takes top honors at Rube Goldberg competition
Team "Mr. Froggy" from Fort Scott Middle School took top honors at last Friday's Rube Goldberg competition at Greenbush. Seven teams from three area middle schools competed to see who could make the most convoluted contraption to accomplish the simple task of feeding a pet.
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Dave DeMoss, Founding Executive Director of Greenbush
Dave DeMoss, who shepherded Greenbush as executive director from 1976 to 2009, was presented with the Meritorious Achievement Award by the Pittsburg State University Alumni Association on April 5. Upon receiving the award, DeMoss spoke about the unique partnership between PSU and Greenbush that led to the installation of a research-grade telescope on the Greenbush campus.
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