11/1/2004

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

KU to honor 68 high school seniors in Junction City; chancellor to speak

LAWRENCE -- Students from eight Kansas high schools will be honored Tuesday, Nov. 9, by the University of Kansas Alumni Association and the KU Endowment Association.

A total of 68 seniors from Geary and Dickinson county high schools and White City High School in Morris County will be named Kansas Honor Scholars at a 7:30 p.m. program at the Junction City Municipal Building.

Honorees' names are listed below.

KU Chancellor Robert Hemenway will speak. Kansas Alumni Association representative Jennifer Sanner, senior vice president of communications and editor of Kansas Alumni Magazine, is in charge of award presentations.

The dinner program will cost parents and alumni $12.50 each. Honored students will be guests of the Alumni Association and the Endowment Association.

Mark Edwards and Alicia Montgomery, Junction City, will be site coordinators. Julie Hamel, Chapman, will be the counties' coordinator for alumni; and Sue and Todd Frieze, Chapman, will be the counties' coordinators for parents and students.

The KU Endowment Association and the KU Alumni Association began sponsoring the Kansas Honors Program in 1971. The program has honored 89,875 students in the top 10 percent of the Kansas high school senior classes.

First Name Last Name High School
Travis Bacon Abilene High School
Laura Barbur Abilene High School
Jennifer Brussow Abilene High School
Benjamin Cook Abilene High School
Stephen Elliott Abilene High School
Heidi Glanzer Abilene High School
Jaclyn Hertz Abilene High School
Jessica Linn Abilene High School
Brie Morton Abilene High School
Bethany Peterson Abilene High School
Joshua Peterson Abilene High School
Ryan Albrecht Chapman High School
Stephanie Beemer Chapman High School
Lynn Berland Chapman High School
Heath Elliott Chapman High School
Brady Hedstrom Chapman High School
April Hoffman Chapman High School
Jacie Noel Chapman High School
Abby Poland Chapman High School
Shradha Rajbhandari Chapman High School
Luke Snider Chapman High School
Benjamin Wilson Chapman High School
Brett Blackwell Herington High School
Lance Brunner Herington High School
Nora Gehrke Herington High School
Aaron Svitak Herington High School
Amanda Bethe Hope High School
Kara Gruber Hope High School
Amanda Viar Hope High School
Alpa Banker Junction City High School
Erin Barnes Junction City High School
Jessica Beckem Junction City High School
Maharshi Bhakta Junction City High School
Chelsie Black Junction City High School
Ashley Bohn Junction City High School
Leota Boisclair Junction City High School
Robert Boyce, Jr. Junction City High School
Christopher Bruce Junction City High School
Mark Chesterman Junction City High School
Shannon Cobb Junction City High School
Christopher DeLaney Junction City High School
Sakai Dozier Junction City High School
Jesecah Everson Junction City High School
Calvin Jones Junction City High School
Megan Kausler Junction City High School
David Lachut Junction City High School
Amanda Lopez Junction City High School
Rima Murphy Junction City High School
Maria Noa Junction City High School
Denae Paulson Junction City High School
Joel Poole Junction City High School
Denise Quigley Junction City High School
Charles Rombold Junction City High School
Craig Royse Junction City High School
Kacy Smith Junction City High School
Kimberly Smith Junction City High School
Beth Sprau Junction City High School
Daniel Stevens Junction City High School
Kellen Whaley Junction City High School
Melanie Whitlock Junction City High School
Alison Wiehl Junction City High School
Jennifer Gfeller St. Xavier High School
Katie Adamson Solomon High School
Erin Minneman Solomon High School
Courtney Whitaker Solomon High School
Kelly Comp White City High School
Kilynn Kasten White City High School

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