LOCAL HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS, Cassie Beckett and Shelby Lingscheit, left, and Cassie Beckett, right, recently returned from a week-long residential dance program at Cottey College in Nevada, Missouri. Cottey College’s Summer Programs include week-long workshops focused on Exploring Careers in Science, Instrumental Music, Vocal Music, Dance and Leadership Discovery. Evening activities, field trips, and a program showcase rounded out the week. This year the students in attendance represented 19 states. Cassie is the daughter of Todd and DeAnn Beckett of Miller. She will be a junior at Miller High School. Shelby is the daughter of John and Sharen Lingscheit of Ree Heights and will be a senior at Miller High School.