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April 7, 2005
Contact: Carolyn Barnes, KU Alumni Association, (785) 864-4760.

KU to honor 18 high school seniors from 4 Kansas counties on April 27

LAWRENCE --Students from five Kansas high schools will be honored Wednesday, April 27, by the University of Kansas Alumni Association and the KU Endowment Association.

A total of 18 seniors from Greeley, Lane, Scott and Wichita county high schools will be named Kansas Honor Scholars at a 6:30 p.m. program at the Majestic Theatre, 420 Main St., Scott City.

Honorees are listed below.

Michael M. Swann, associate dean of the School of Architecture and Urban Design, will speak. Kansas Alumni Association representative Jen 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.

Jerry and Marsha Edwards, Scott City, will serve as the site and Scott and Lane county coordinators; Maurine Firner, Tribune, will serve as the Greeley County coordinator; and Janna DeLissa, Leoti, will serve as the Wichita County coordinator.

The KU Endowment Association and the KU Alumni Association began sponsoring the Kansas Honors Program in 1971. The program has honored 92,630 students in the top 10 percent of the Kansas high school senior classes.

First Name Last Name High School
Chelsea Growden Dighton High School
Kiara Steffens Dighton High School
Kaylaen Dittmer Greeley County High School
Felisha Nolan Greeley County High School
Andrea Schneider Greeley County High School
Mark Johnson Healy High School
Colton York Healy High School
Bethany Beckman Scott Community High School
Emily Bryan Scott Community High School
Andrew Kirk Scott Community High School
William Nolan Scott Community High School
Ragen Strube Scott Community High School
Lesli Taylor Scott Community High School
Renee Yeager Scott Community High School
Jason Baker Wichita County High School
Tyler Hughes Wichita County High School
Braeden Johnson Wichita County High School
Devon Krenzel Wichita County High School


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