10/7/2004

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

KU to honor 129 high school seniors from Harvey and Reno counties on Oct. 20

LAWRENCE -- Students from 13 Kansas high schools will be honored Wednesday, Oct. 20, by the University of Kansas Alumni Association and the KU Endowment Association.

A total of 129 seniors from Harvey and Reno county high schools will be named Kansas Honor Scholars at a 6:30 p.m. program at the Grand Prairie Hotel and Convention Center, 1400 N. Lorraine, Hutchinson.

Honorees' names are listed below.

Marlesa Roney, vice provost for student success, 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 $15 each. Honored students will be guests of the Alumni Association and the Endowment Association.

R.A. and Terry Edwards, Hutchinson, will be the Reno County and site co-coordinators. Jeff and Marla Eriksen, Hutchinson, are Reno County co-coordinators; and Ted and Sue Ice, Newton, are Harvey County coordinators.

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. /p>

First Name Last Name High School
Lindsay Almstrom Buhler High School
Courtney Brax Buhler High School
Aunya Brown Buhler High School
Michelle Davis Buhler High School
Taylor Evans Buhler High School
Jessica Faulkner Buhler High School
Casey Henderson Buhler High School
Megan Huxhold Buhler High School
Brandon Lewis Buhler High School
Sabrina Mandeville Buhler High School
Joshua McEwen Buhler High School
Jessica Neufeld Buhler High School
Katherine Ott Buhler High School
Caitlin Pankratz Buhler High School
Katie Rages Buhler High School
Kristen Richman Buhler High School
Mason Wedel Buhler High School
Sarah Whisler Buhler High School
Sara Critchfield Burrton High School
Ryann Aaron Central Christian High School
Kaitlyn Sawyer Central Christian High School
Joseph Yates Central Christian High School
Cody Cole Fairfield High School
Justin Geist Fairfield High School
Mary Gleason Halstead High School
Ellen Gould Halstead High School
Omar Hasan Halstead High School
Chip Holub Halstead High School
Samantha Regier Halstead High School
Kadie Ausherman Haven High School
Rachel Bacon Haven High School
Sara Chrystie Haven High School
Kayla Leiker Haven High School
Megan Stewart Haven High School
Brent Stutzman Haven High School
Maggie Wright Haven High School
Jared Boese Hesston High School
Kevin Hamilton Hesston High School
Laura Herron Hesston High School
Michael Holle Hesston High School
Jeremy Kaufman Hesston High School
Lucas Mason Hesston High School
Amanda McCloud Hesston High School
Candis Minor Hesston High School
Kimberly Norris Hesston High School
Ellen Paddock Hesston High School
Desiree’ Penner Hesston High School
Leah Rose Hesston High School
Brett Tieszen Hesston High School
Kara Weaver Hesston High School
Natalie Wheeler Hesston High School
Alexis Beaudet Hutchinson High School
David Bradford Hutchinson High School
Kelly Clark Hutchinson High School
Scott Clayton Hutchinson High School
Stuart Conklin Hutchinson High School
Kaitlin Cullan Hutchinson High School
Patrick Gitchell Hutchinson High School
Tyler Goetz Hutchinson High School
Amber Gordon Hutchinson High School
Ashley Gordon Hutchinson High School
Michael Haden Hutchinson High School
Ginny Heitschmidt Hutchinson High School
Keaton Hilst Hutchinson High School
Michael Holland Hutchinson High School
Gemma Hoskins Hutchinson High School
John Huston Hutchinson High School
Natalie Kolarik Hutchinson High School
Sean Kramer Hutchinson High School
Matthew Lloyd Hutchinson High School
Ann Masterson Hutchinson High School
Justin McClarty Hutchinson High School
Carrie Mendoza Hutchinson High School
Dustin Nelson Hutchinson High School
Haley O’Neal Hutchinson High School
Zach Oswald Hutchinson High School
Austin Pfannenstiel Hutchinson High School
Jesse Roberts Hutchinson High School
Timothy Sayers Hutchinson High School
Jessica Shannon Hutchinson High School
Lacey Stone Hutchinson High School
Brett Wagner Hutchinson High School
Samuel Walenz Hutchinson High School
Amanda Walker Hutchinson High School
Mark Wallsten Hutchinson High School
Rachel Witham Hutchinson High School
Eric Wyer Hutchinson High School
Rafiullah Ahmadullah Newton High School
Jennie Barnard Newton High School
Scott Brack Newton High School
Marisa Claassen Newton High School
Aaron Dyck Newton High School
Rose Epp Newton High School
Lindsey Friesen Newton High School
Rebecca Friesen Newton High School
Catherine Funk Newton High School
Luciano Garofalo Newton High School
Jenna Gatz Newton High School
Abri Houser Newton High School
Blair Koehn Newton High School
Jennifer Koehn Newton High School
Andre Koop Newton High School
Aurora McCloud Newton High School
Kaely Miller Newton High School
Darnell Neff Newton High School
Jerrod Pearce Newton High School
Paul Regier Newton High School
Carolyn Stigge Newton High School
Michael Thissen Newton High School
Hollie Wells Newton High School
Adam Welty Newton High School
Megan Ashens Nickerson High School
Michelle Bell Nickerson High School
Craig Hawthorne Nickerson High School
Lindsay Herrell Nickerson High School
Zachary Rickett Nickerson High School
Brent Rohling Nickerson High School
Tyler Smith Nickerson High School
Andrea Stroberg Nickerson High School
Jessica Wenzel Nickerson High School
Erica Meisenheimer Pretty Prairie High School
Judith Moran Pretty Prairie High School
Lucus Eggleston Sedgwick High School
Constance Lawrence Sedgwick High School
Joshua McGinn Sedgwick High School
Bradley Blackburn Trinity Catholic High School
Kaleigh Braun Trinity Catholic High School
Emily Green Trinity Catholic High School
Kristin Skolaut Trinity Catholic High School

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