WAYNE — The Wayne State College outstanding alumni awards banquet took place last week as part of homecoming activities.

The college honored an alumnus from each of the four schools at Wayne State.

Recipients were:

— Dr. Ron Holt, board-certified psychiatrist, author, international speaker and student health physician at San Francisco State University (School of Natural and Social Sciences);

— Lisa Allen Fricke, longtime teacher in Nebraska Public Schools and District 2 representative for the Nebraska State Board of Education in Omaha. (School of Education and Counseling);

— Corinne Morris, dean of Agriculture, Math and Science at Northeast Community College in Norfolk, and owner of Corinne’s Costumes and Custom Sewing (School of Arts and Humanities);

— JR Rother, director of information systems at Bosselman Enterprises in Grand Island. (School of Business and Technology).

In other news

WAYNE — The Wayne State College outstanding alumni awards banquet took place last week as part of homecoming activities.

WAYNE — The Majestic Theatre in downtown Wayne will be the venue for “Broadwayne On Main,” a performance of music and theatrical entertainment to raise awareness and funding for the Dr. Gwen Jensen Memorial Scholarship.

For International Education Week Wayne State College’s Dean of Arts and Humanities, Dr. Yasuko Taoka, gave a presentation in the Gardner Hall auditorium about her experiences of moving from Japan to the states and growing up away from her native country.

WAYNE — Wayne State College assistant professor Jeanne Tiehen’s play “Anniversary” was selected and recently performed in the Otherworld Theater in Chicago as a part of their Paragon Theatre Festival among 40 other plays.

Senior Allison Lambert was awarded first place in a student paper competition and received a grant for the Nebraska Undergraduate Sociological Symposium program at Doane University.