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Nov. 4, 2005
Contact: Heath Peterson, Kansas Alumni Association, (785) 864-4760.

KU to honor 33 high school seniors from Osage, Wabaunsee counties Nov. 15

LAWRENCE -- Students from seven Kansas high schools will be honored Tuesday, Nov. 15, by the University of Kansas Alumni Association and the KU Endowment Association.

A total of 33 seniors from high schools in Osage and Wabaunsee counties will be named Kansas Honor Scholars at a 6:30 p.m. dinner program at Osage City High School, 515 Ellinwood, Osage City.

Honorees' names are listed below.

Leonard Krishtalka, director of Natural History Museum and Biodiversity Research Center, will speak. Kansas Alumni Association representative Jamie Winkelman, coordinator for Alumni Programs, 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.

Josi Garland of Osage City will be the site and county coordinator.

The KU Endowment Association and the Kansas Alumni Association began sponsoring the Kansas Honors Program in 1971. The program has honored 95,794 students in the top 10 percent of high school senior classes throughout the state of Kansas.

High School First Name Last Name Home City Home Zip
Burlingame HS Jaime Parsons Burlingame 66413
Burlingame HS Ryan Kline Scranton 66537
Lyndon HS Cassie Hansford Lyndon 66451
Lyndon HS Kahle Loveless Lyndon 66451
Lyndon HS Trent Patterson Lyndon 66451
Lyndon HS Chad Vandevelde Lyndon 66451
Marais des Cygnes Valley HS Jenny Combes Lebo 66856
Marais des Cygnes Valley HS Jessica Spencer Melvern 66510
Mission Valley High School Emily Burgen Eskridge 66423
Mission Valley High School Denae Kraus Maple Hill 66507
Mission Valley High School Cole Rutledge Maple Hill 66507
Mission Valley High School Christopher Anderson Topeka 66610
Osage City HS Danielle Carson Osage City 66523
Osage City HS Jonathan King Osage City 66523
Osage City HS Julie Lawless Osage City 66523
Osage City HS Maggie Thompson Osage City 66523
Osage City HS David Wagner Osage City 66523
Osage City HS Laura Keighley Reading 66868
Santa Fe Trail HS Breanna Gibbs Carbondale 66414
Santa Fe Trail HS Christopher May Carbondale 66414
Santa Fe Trail HS Brian Shively Carbondale 66414
Santa Fe Trail HS Sandra Wolfe Carbondale 66414
Santa Fe Trail HS Jamie Coffman Overbrook 66524
Santa Fe Trail HS Joan Hudson Overbrook 66524
Santa Fe Trail HS Callahan McIver Overbrook 66524
Santa Fe Trail HS Tyler Smith Overbrook 66524
Santa Fe Trail HS Lilly Varner Overbrook 66524
Santa Fe Trail HS Samantha Waldman Overbrook 66524
Santa Fe Trail HS Kylie Wiscombe Overbrook 66524
Wabaunsee HS Nicole Anderson Alma 66401
Wabaunsee HS Chase Boucher Alma 66401
Wabaunsee HS Mark Eckelberry Alma 66401
Wabaunsee HS Orion Wingfield Alma 66401

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