11/8/2004

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

KU to honor 31 high school seniors in Burlingame on Nov. 16

LAWRENCE -- Students from seven Kansas high schools will be honored Tuesday, Nov. 16, by the University of Kansas Alumni Association and the KU Endowment Association.

A total of 31 seniors from Osage and Wabaunsee county high schools will be named Kansas Honor Scholars at a 6:30 program at Burlingame High School, 417 N. Dacotah, Burlingame.

Honorees' names are listed below.

Lynn Bretz, director of University Relations, will speak. Kansas Alumni Association representative Jennifer Alderdice, director of student programs, is in charge of award presentations.

The dinner program will cost parents and alumni $10 each. Honored students will be guests of the Alumni Association and the Endowment Association.
Margaret Lister, Burlingame, will be the site coordinator; and Josi Garland, Osage City, will be the Osage and Wabaunsee county coordinator.

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

First Name Last Name High School
Courtney Harris Burlingame High School
Andrea Miller Burlingame High School
William Mohr Burlingame High School
Connor Griffith Lyndon High School
Alicia Schmitz Lyndon High School
Ashley Snyder Lyndon High School
Jennifer Lawhorn Marais des Cygnes Valley High School
Ashley Phelon Marais des Cygnes Valley High School
Joel Starch Marais des Cygnes Valley High School
Amy Durkes Mission Valley High School
Shannon Gosser Mission Valley High School
Kayla Keitel Mission Valley High School
Melissa Mossman Mission Valley High School
Tamsy Banks Osage City High School
Kate Briggs Osage City High School
Erin Donigan Osage City High School
Darcy Lindbloom Osage City High School
Joseph Badger Santa Fe Trail High School
Lindsay Boss Santa Fe Trail High School
Brandy Buchholz Santa Fe Trail High School
Justin Collins Santa Fe Trail High School
Kaci Cross Santa Fe Trail High School
Justin Kramer Santa Fe Trail High School
Angela Marquart Santa Fe Trail High School
Chad O'Bryhim Santa Fe Trail High School
Alexis Pryor Santa Fe Trail High School
Emily Robbins Santa Fe Trail High School
Shawnee Barron Wabaunsee High School
Genna Gehrt Wabaunsee High School
Cachet Hancock Wabaunsee High School
Emily Loughary Wabaunsee High School

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