The Southeast Community College Action Committee of Beatrice Chamber of Commerce presented two program Student of the year awards at their September meeting. The names were released over the weekend. One of the students winning the award was Denise Hertz of Washington. She was named the Practical Nursing Program Student of the Year. She is the daughter of Jerry and Diann Elliott of Washington. Hertz is a 2002 graduate of Hanover High School, is married and has 2 daughters, ages 8 and 5.
About Kevin Rippe
Kevin Rippe was born in Marysville and moved to Smith Center at the age of 1, then graduated from Smith Center High School in 1995. He graduated from Cloud County Community College in 1997, and joined the staff of KKAN/KQMA radio in Phillipsburg a year later. Since June of 2011 Kevin has been with us here at Your Country KNDY. You can hear Kevin on daily news reports, as well as calling area high school football and basketball. Kevin lives in Marysville with his wife Melissa, and 4 children Brennen, Jacob, Bailee, and Joshua.