Jan. 30, 2004

Kansas Honors Program



Contact: Carolyn Barnes, KU Alumni Association, (785) 864-4760.

KU to honor high school seniors from 8 southwest counties at Dodge City Feb. 11

LAWRENCE -- Students from 18 Kansas high schools will be honored Wednesday, Feb. 11, by the University of Kansas Alumni Association and the KU Endowment Association.

A total of 77 seniors from high schools in Clark, Comanche, Ford, Gray, Hodgeman, Kiowa, Meade and Ness counties will be named Kansas Honor Scholars at a 6:30 p.m. dinner reception at the Knights of Columbus, 800 W. Frontview, Dodge City.

Honorees are listed below.

Andrea Norris, director of KU's Spencer Museum of Art, will speak. Kansas Alumni Association representative Jennifer Alderdice, director of student programs, is in charge of award presentations.

The program will cost parents and alumni $11 each. Honored students will be guests of the Alumni Association and the Endowment Association.

Melaney Vogel, Dodge City, will serve as the site and Ford County coordinator. Robert and Sally McNickle, Ashland, will serve as the Clark County coordinators. Liz Ballard, Haviland, will serve as the coordinator for Comanche and Kiowa counties. Philip and Patricia Ridenour, Cimarron, will serve as the Gray County coordinators. Mary Joanne Sorem, Jetmore, will serve as the Hodgeman County coordinator. Lynn Chance, Fowler, will serve as the Meade County coordinator and John P. Clarke will serve as the Ness County coordinator.

The KU Endowment Association and the KU Alumni Association began sponsoring the Kansas Honors Program in 1971. The program has honored 89,113 students in the top 10 percent of the Kansas high school senior classes.

First Name Last Name High School
Dustin Winter Ashland High School
Aaron Sawyers Ashland High School
     
Lucas Hertel Bazine High School
     
Natalie Albro Bucklin High School
Kim Stout Bucklin High School
     
Kasandra Gurtner Cimarron High School
Rebecca Pederson Cimarron High School
Katie Stucky Cimarron High School
Ryan Toothaker Cimarron High School
Kelsey Unruh Cimarron High School
Leah VanNahmen Cimarron High School
     
Gilbert Aitken Dodge City High School
Lila Bell Dodge City High School
Andrea Bethke Dodge City High School
Lindsey Bird Dodge City High School
Krista Brock Dodge City High School
Jenna Cather Dodge City High School
Jason Cook Dodge City High School
Zachary Corpus Dodge City High School
Jennifer Debes Dodge City High School
McKenzie Fergerson Dodge City High School
Lindsay Friesen Dodge City High School
Shalie Gaskill Dodge City High School
Tara Goedeken Dodge City High School
Jessica Hampton Dodge City High School
Kyle Headrick Dodge City High School
Judith Jahnke Dodge City High School
Maegan Kinkelaar Dodge City High School
Hunter Korbelik Dodge City High School
Ryan Lehmkuhler Dodge City High School
Hannah Love Dodge City High School
Kyle Malone Dodge City High School
Peter Marples Dodge City High School
Evan McGuire Dodge City High School
Nathan Michel Dodge City High School
Renee Nietling Dodge City High School
Deena Ploutz Dodge City High School
Andy Rees Dodge City High School
Travis Rohlfing Dodge City High School
Emily Schulte Dodge City High School
Janelle Scott Dodge City High School
James Sumaya Dodge City High School
Lance Suttle Dodge City High School
Samuel Taylor Dodge City High School
Jenny Tompkins Dodge City High School
Ashley Trent Dodge City High School
Aaditya Verma Dodge City High School
Jerod Waldman Dodge City High School
John Wessel Dodge City High School
Ashley Wetmore Dodge City High School
     
Elissa Mayo Fowler High School
     
Jennifer Freeman Greensburg High School
Allison Schmidt Greensburg High School
     
Joe Dvorak Hanston High School
     
Mallorie Ballard Haviland High School
Karolina Chadd Haviland High School
     
Brittany Wehkamp Ingalls High School
Kristen Wehkamp Ingalls High School
     
Jeremy Appel Jetmore High School
Ryan Haug Jetmore High School
     
Katrina Frost Meade High School
Allison Kuhns Meade High School
Leslie Massey Meade High School
Elizabeth Spencer Meade High School
     
Shawn Cowley Minneola High School
     
Jessica Dove Ness City High School
Molly Kuhlman Ness City High School
     
Shawn Giess Ransom High School
     
Adam Hamor South Central High School
Kaci Rietzke South Central High School
Kiley Underwood South Central High School
     
Kirk Redger South Gray High School
Amy Robertson South Gray High School
Saranna Nighengale South Gray High School
     
Amber Hines Spearville High School
Celina Konrade Spearville High School
Rachele Vierthaler Spearville High School

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