KIKS & KIOL Radio News 4/15/2019

The Humboldt USD 258 school district will host its first “Peace of Mind Festival” from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. tonight at Humboldt High School. The main event will be a presentation by mental health advocate and crisis intervention expert Jeff Yalden. The festival centers around the district’s “Peace Of Mind” program that provides mental health services to students in the district. It’s to encourage a more open conversation about mental health, and to help shatter the lingering stigma.
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Iola native Clara Wicoff, who is a junior at Kansas State University, has received a 2019 Harry S. Truman Scholarship. The Register reports that she was nominated by KSU for the prestigious scholarship that provides up to $30,000 for post-graduate studies concerning public service. Clara is the daughter of Lisa and Joel Wicoff and graduated from Iola High School.

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