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Jan. 28, 2005
Contact: Carolyn Barnes, KU Alumni Association, (785) 864-4760.

KU to honor 21 high school seniors in Larned on Feb. 10

LAWRENCE -- Students from seven Kansas high schools will be honored Thursday, Feb. 10, by the University of Kansas Alumni Association and the KU Endowment Association.


A total of 21 seniors from Edwards, Pawnee and Stafford county high schools will be named Kansas Honor Scholars at a 6:30 p.m. program at the Knights of Columbus Club, Scenic Drive, Larned.

Honorees' names are listed below.

KU Chancellor Robert Hemenway will speak. Kansas Alumni Association representatives Kevin Corbett, president/CEO, 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.

John Adams, Larned, will serve as the site coordinator, Al Frame, Kinsley, will serve as the Edwards County coordinator, Mike Best, Larned, will serve as the Pawnee County coordinator and Gayle Cornwell, St. John, will serve as the Stafford 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
Marcus Adams Kinsley High School
Ashley Burkhart Kinsley High School
Mary Beth Strong Kinsley High School
Sarah Best Larned High School
Kylie Hanson Larned High School
Amber Hauder Larned High School
Emily Hutfles Larned High School
Cassie Keast Larned High School
Mandie Nech Larned High School
Jessica Hinman Lewis High School
Katy Raybern Macksville High School
Ann Weese Macksville High School
Jenna Wood Macksville High School
Hayley Milch Pawnee Heights High School
Mandi Thompson Pawnee Heights High School
Danielle Batten St. John High School
Melanie Miller St. John High School
Katie Rosenberg St. John High School
Jessica Spare St. John High School
Alyse Jackson Stafford High School
Thomas White Stafford High School

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