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October 20, 2005
Contact: Heath Peterson, Kansas Alumni Association, (785) 864-4760.

KU provost to speak to top Crawford County high school seniors Nov. 2

LAWRENCE -- Students from six Kansas high schools will be honored Wednesday, Nov. 2, by the University of Kansas Alumni Association and the KU Endowment Association.

A total of 46 seniors from Crawford County high schools will be named Kansas Honor Scholars at a 6:30 p.m. dinner program at Pittsburg State University, Crimson and Gold Room, 1401 S. Broadway, Pittsburg.

Honorees' names are listed below.

David Shulenburger, KU provost, will speak. Kansas Alumni Association representatives Heath Peterson, interim director of the Kansas Honors Program, and Jen Alderdice, director for Student Programs, are 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.

Nancy Hoff Scott, Pittsburg, will serve as the site coordinator, and Rodney and Karen Odgers, Pittsburg, will serve as the county co-coordinators.

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 State Home Zip County
Frontenac HS Makenzie Grisham Frontenac KS 66763 Crawford
Frontenac HS Katie Merando Frontenac KS 66763 Crawford
Frontenac HS Ashley Palumbo Oronogo MO 64855 Jasper
Frontenac HS Paul Herford Pittsburg KS 66762 Crawford
Girard HS Meredith Duling Girard KS 66743 Crawford
Girard HS Jessica Hennessy Girard KS 66743 Crawford
Girard HS Kylie Kirby Girard KS 66743 Crawford
Girard HS Lindsay Lehman Girard KS 66743 Crawford
Girard HS Katlyn Leslie Girard KS 66743 Crawford
Girard HS Jennifer McCracken Girard KS 66743 Crawford
Girard HS Janet Threlfall Girard KS 66743 Crawford
Girard HS Kimber Wenzelburger Girard KS 66743 Crawford
Girard HS Anna Yost Girard KS 66743 Crawford
Girard HS Sean Wallace Mulberry KS 66756 Crawford
Girard HS Katie Blackbourn Walnut KS 66780 Crawford
Northeast HS Rachel Cameron Arma KS 66712 Crawford
Northeast HS Logan Collins Arma KS 66712 Crawford
Northeast HS Megan Partridge Mulberry KS 66756 Crawford
Northeast HS Marcus Toschi Mulberry KS 66756 Crawford
Pittsburg HS Sonya Goetschius Mindenmines MO 64769 Barton
Pittsburg HS Lindsey Brumbaugh Pittsburg KS 66762 Crawford
Pittsburg HS Megan Carlson Pittsburg KS 66762 Crawford
Pittsburg HS Tamara Coltharp Pittsburg KS 66762 Crawford
Pittsburg HS Allie Coulter Pittsburg KS 66762 Crawford
Pittsburg HS Lori Dyer Pittsburg KS 66762 Crawford
Pittsburg HS Mariana Giron Pittsburg KS 66762 Crawford
Pittsburg HS Joshua Johnson Pittsburg KS 66762 Crawford
Pittsburg HS Trent Kavanagh Pittsburg KS 66762 Crawford
Pittsburg HS Michelle Krause Pittsburg KS 66762 Crawford
Pittsburg HS Diana Liu Pittsburg KS 66762 Crawford
Pittsburg HS Amy Manrique Pittsburg KS 66762 Crawford
Pittsburg HS Sally Miller-Downing Pittsburg KS 66762 Crawford
Pittsburg HS Timi Myers Pittsburg KS 66762 Crawford
Pittsburg HS Sandra Nolan Pittsburg KS 66762 Crawford
Pittsburg HS Jennifer Pfeiffer Pittsburg KS 66762 Crawford
Pittsburg HS Megan Plank Pittsburg KS 66762 Crawford
Pittsburg HS Lora Winters Pittsburg KS 66762 Crawford
Southeast HS Edward Snell Cherokee KS 66724 Crawford
Southeast HS Kevin Wells McCune KS 66753 Crawford
Southeast HS Jenae Palmer Pittsburg KS 66762 Crawford
Southeast HS Lynsey Turner Scammon KS 66773 Crawford
Southeast HS Janel Wydick Weir KS 66781 Crawford
St. Mary's-Colgan HS Emily Maus Arma KS 66712 Crawford
St. Mary's-Colgan HS Sarah Klenke Pittsburg KS 66762 Crawford
St. Mary's-Colgan HS Brendan Mitchelson Pittsburg KS 66762 Crawford
St. Mary's-Colgan HS Stephanie Werner Pittsburg KS 66762 Crawford

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