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Feb. 2, 2005
Contact: Carolyn Barnes, KU Alumni Association, (785) 864-4760.

KU to honor 51 high school seniors in Garden City on Feb. 16

LAWRENCE -- Students from five Kansas high schools will be honored Wednesday, Feb. 16, by the University of Kansas Alumni Association and the KU Endowment Association.

A total of 51 seniors, seniors from Finney, Hamilton and Kearny county high schools, will be named Kansas Honor Scholars at a 6:30 p.m. program at the Southwind Country Club, South Star Route, Garden City.

Honorees are listed below.

Richard A. Johnson, KU associate vice provost for student success and dean of students, will speak. Kansas Alumni Association representatives Michael W. Davis, senior vice president of alumni programs, and Carolyn Barnes, director of the Kansas Honors Program, are 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.

Rebecca Crotty and Dana Nanninga, both of Garden City, will serve as the Finney/Kearny county coordinators and Rob Gale Jr., Syracuse, will serve as the Hamilton 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
Monica Danler Deerfield High School
Katie Maddux Deerfield High School
Benjamin Parsons Deerfield High School
Lucas Algrim Garden City High School
Alexander Bascue Garden City High School
Matthew Bayer Garden City High School
Erin Blackburn Garden City High School
Whitney Blau Garden City High School
Sarah Bradstreet Garden City High School
Wemberly Cerna Garden City High School
Jennifer Conway Garden City High School
Seth Cramer Garden City High School
Addison Dauber Garden City High School
Claire Dunford Garden City High School
Karena Ensz Garden City High School
John Ford Garden City High School
Allison Frazier Garden City High School
Tiffany Hands Garden City High School
Skyler Heinz Garden City High School
Maria Hoheusle Garden City High School
Maricela Ibarra Garden City High School
Bradley Irvin Garden City High School
Amanda Josserand Garden City High School
Jennifer Kyler Garden City High School
Jaron Lucero Garden City High School
Anna McVey Garden City High School
Mary Nekuda Garden City High School
Justin Nelson Garden City High School
Ashlea Orrell Garden City High School
Kersten Schmitz Garden City High School
Kayla Schwarting Garden City High School
Caleb Smith Garden City High School
Bradley Stucky Garden City High School
Anh Tran Garden City High School
Matthew Warnken Garden City High School
Carly Wilson Garden City High School
Spencer Martin Holcomb High School
Tami Oberheim Holcomb High School
Chelsy Proehl Holcomb High School
Chrisshell Ricard Holcomb High School
Karissa Rojas Holcomb High School
Taryn Beymer Lakin High School
Jordan Daugherty Lakin High School
Allison Dykstra Lakin High School
Jake Edgington Lakin High School
Darcy Jennings Lakin High School
Catelyn Manly Lakin High School
Jared Eddy Syracuse High School
Linsey Hayes Syracuse High School
Bryce Simon Syracuse High School
Margaret Welch Syracuse High School

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