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October 6, 2005
Contact: Heath Peterson, Kansas Alumni Association, (785) 864-4760.

KU to honor 55 high school seniors from three SW Kansas counties at Garden City


LAWRENCE -- Students from five Kansas high schools will be honored Wednesday, Oct. 19, by the University of Kansas Alumni Association and the KU Endowment Association.

A total of 55 seniors from high schools in Kearny, Finney and Hamilton counties will be named Kansas Honor Scholars at a 6:30 p.m. dinner program at the Southwind Country Club, 77 Grandview Drive, Garden City.

Honorees' names are listed below.

Paul Carttar, executive vice chancellor for external affairs, will speak. Kansas Alumni Association representatives Kevin Corbett, president of the Kansas Alumni Association, and Heath Peterson, interim 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, Garden City, will serve as the site coordinator. County coordinators will be Dana Nanninga, Garden City, Finney and Kearny counties; and Rob Gale Jr., Syracuse, Hamilton County.

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 County
Deerfield HS Daniel Guebara Deerfield 67838 Kearny
Deerfield HS Aaron Miller Deerfield 67838 Kearny
Deerfield HS Torre Mohler Garden City 67846 Kearny
Garden City HS Kelsie Adam Garden City 67846 Finney
Garden City HS Quentin Adams Garden City 67846 Finney
Garden City HS Lindsey Alexander Garden City 67846 Finney
Garden City HS Jonathan Almaguer Garden City 67846 Finney
Garden City HS Erin Bartel Garden City 67846 Finney
Garden City HS Dustin Boyle Garden City 67846 Finney
Garden City HS Jill Daniels Garden City 67846 Finney
Garden City HS Jordan Dinkel Garden City 67846 Finney
Garden City HS Katherine Elliott Garden City 67846 Finney
Garden City HS Heber Garcia Garden City 67846 Finney
Garden City HS Jimmy Garcia Garden City 67846 Finney
Garden City HS Kaisha Gurtner Garden City 67846 Finney
Garden City HS Hallie Harness Garden City 67846 Finney
Garden City HS Leah Haug Garden City 67846 Finney
Garden City HS Sonny Hong Garden City 67846 Finney
Garden City HS Haleigh Kells Garden City 67846 Finney
Garden City HS Alexander King Garden City 67846 Finney
Garden City HS Leah Kopper Garden City 67846 Finney
Garden City HS Nghia Mai Garden City 67846 Finney
Garden City HS Jessica Messenger Garden City 67846 Finney
Garden City HS Caitlin Moser Garden City 67846 Finney
Garden City HS Kristina Murry Garden City 67846 Finney
Garden City HS Nancy Ortiz Garden City 67846 Finney
Garden City HS Ryan Partin Garden City 67846 Finney
Garden City HS Ankit Patel Garden City 67846 Finney
Garden City HS Kelsey Pearson Garden City 67846 Finney
Garden City HS Lara Pracht Garden City 67846 Finney
Garden City HS Melinda Reed Garden City 67846 Finney
Garden City HS Tyler Richard Garden City 67846 Finney
Garden City HS Audrey Robinson Garden City 67846 Finney
Garden City HS Rafe Schaefer Garden City 67846 Finney
Garden City HS Kimberly Schwarting Garden City 67846 Finney
Garden City HS Elissa Shortridge Garden City 67846 Finney
Garden City HS Melissa St Clair Garden City 67846 Finney
Garden City HS Melinda Williams Garden City 67846 Finney
Garden City HS Kait Wurst Garden City 67846 Finney
Holcomb HS Dustin Base Holcomb 67851 Finney
Holcomb HS Sarah Brock Holcomb 67851 Finney
Holcomb HS Tyler Fenton Holcomb 67851 Finney
Holcomb HS Kayla Hurley Garden City 67846 Finney
Holcomb HS Terra Keim Holcomb 67851 Finney
Holcomb HS Trista Schmitt Holcomb 67851 Finney
Holcomb HS Rance Schreibvogel Holcomb 67851 Finney
Lakin HS Andrew Blackburn Lakin 67860 Kearny
Lakin HS Alicia Shankle Lakin 67860 Kearny
Lakin HS Amanda Shankle Lakin 67860 Kearny
Lakin HS Justine Sullivan Lakin 67860 Kearny
Lakin HS Keri Deaver Lakin 67860 Kearny
Syracuse HS Jacob Garcia Syracuse 67878 Hamilton
Syracuse HS Cheyenne George Syracuse 67878 Hamilton
Syracuse HS Emily Young Syracuse 67878 Hamilton
Syracuse HS Tommy Zuzelski Syracuse 67878 Hamilton

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