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March 1, 2005
Contact: Carolyn Barnes, KU Alumni Association, (785) 864-4760.

KU to honor 34 high school seniors from Marshall, Washington counties March 8

LAWRENCE -- Students from nine Kansas high schools will be honored Tuesday, March 8, by the University of Kansas Alumni Association and the KU Endowment Association.

A total of 34 seniors from Marshall and Washington county high schools will be named Kansas Honor Scholars at a 6:30 p.m. program at the Annunciation Cigna Center, 402 N. Maple in Frankfort.

Honorees are listed below.

Stephen R. McAllister, dean of the KU School of Law, will speak. Kansas Alumni Association representative Kevin Corbett, president, is in charge of award presentations.

The dinner program will cost parents and alumni $9 each. Honored students will be guests of the Alumni Association and the Endowment Association.

Dr. Kenneth and Zita Duensing, Blue Rapids, will serve as the site and Marshall County coordinators, and Dr. Larry and Nancy Stoppel, Washington, will serve as the Washington County coordinators.

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
Carla Meyer Axtell High School
Krista Vieselmeyer Axtell High School
Corey Affolter Clifton-Clyde High School
Justin Charbonneau Clifton-Clyde High School
Nicole Francis Clifton-Clyde High School
Amanda Knox Clifton-Clyde High School
Chelsa Lambert Clifton-Clyde High School
Amanda LeClair Clifton-Clyde High School
Kelsey Ekstrum Frankfort High School
Julie Farrell Frankfort High School
Travis Picolet Frankfort High School
Justin Stowell Frankfort High School
Ashley Doebele Hanover High School
Kurtis Duis Hanover High School
Erin Loges Hanover High School
Rachael Heck Linn High School
Jessica Voelker Linn High School
Christopher Allen Marysville High School
Melissa Fett Marysville High School
Scott Kramer Marysville High School
Maryann Palmer Marysville High School
Emily Pralle Marysville High School
Thomas Prebyl Marysville High School
Allyson Slupianek Marysville High School
Bryan Wassenberg Marysville High School
Emily Wassenberg Marysville High School
Lindsay Gallion North Central Junior/Senior High School
Kristin Grover North Central Junior/Senior High School
Nina Andersen Valley Heights Junior/Senior High School
Adrian Stryker Valley Heights Junior/Senior High School
Alicia Winslow Valley Heights Junior/Senior High School
Chelsea L'Ecuyer Washington High School
Kelly Navinsky Washington High School
Megan Wilson Washington High School

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