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September 23, 2005
Contact: Heath Peterson, Kansas Alumni Association, (785) 864-4760.

KU to honor 63 high school seniors from four northwest counties at Hays on Oct. 6

LAWRENCE -- Students from 10 Kansas high schools will be honored Thursday, Oct. 6, by the University of Kansas Alumni Association and the KU Endowment Association.

A total of 63 seniors from Ellis, Rooks, Russell and Trego county high schools will be named Kansas Honor Scholars at a 6:30 p.m. dinner program at Hays High School, 2300 E. 13th St., Hays.

Honorees' names are listed below.

Barbara Ballard, associate director for outreach at the Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics, will speak. Kansas Alumni Association representative Chris Lazzarino, associate editor of Kansas Alumni magazine, is in charge of award presentations.

The dinner program will cost parents and alumni $9.50. Honored students will be guests of the Alumni Association and the Endowment Association.

Sheila Brening, Hays, will serve as the site coordinator. Lisa Karlin, Hays, will serve as the Ellis County coordinator. Tom and Cassie Nuckols, Hays, will serve as the Rooks County coordinators. Nancy Lane, Russell, will serve as the Russell County coordinator. Jim and Kathy Cleland, WaKeeney, will serve as the Trego County 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 Zip County
Ellis High School Jennifer Augustine Hays 67601 Ellis
Ellis High School Alyson Bollig Ellis 67637 Ellis
Ellis High School Jessica Hadley Ellis 67637 Ellis
Ellis High School Jennifer Jacques Ellis 67637 Ellis
Hays High School Karen Bailey Hays 67601 Ellis
Hays High School Brittany Baldwin Hays 67601 Ellis
Hays High School Kendra Barnes Hays 67601 Ellis
Hays High School Alexander Binder Hays 67601 Ellis
Hays High School Nathan Burgess Hays 67601 Ellis
Hays High School Allison Chretien Hays 67601 Ellis
Hays High School Kaitlyn Coen Hays 67601 Ellis
Hays High School DeAnna Coughlin Hays 67601 Ellis
Hays High School Heather Dietz Hays 67601 Ellis
Hays High School Nathan Dreher Hays 67601 Ellis
Hays High School Chelsea Hawk Hays 67601 Ellis
Hays High School Daylon Hertel Hays 67601 Ellis
Hays High School Brieana Holzmeister Hays 67601 Ellis
Hays High School Alyssa Kinderknecht Hays 67601 Ellis
Hays High School Riana Legleiter Hays 67601 Ellis
Hays High School Chelsea Montgomery Hays 67601 Ellis
Hays High School Kelsey Moran Hays 67601 Ellis
Hays High School Nicholas Packauskas Hays 67601 Ellis
Hays High School Belinda Paige Bison 67520 Ellis
Hays High School Crystal Payton Munjor 67601 Ellis
Hays High School George Philip VI Hays 67601 Ellis
Hays High School Jennifer Purvis Hays 67601 Ellis
Hays High School Bethany Robinson Hays 67601 Ellis
Hays High School Mollie Webster Hays 67601 Ellis
Lucas-Luray High School Jessica Ulrich Luray 67649 Russell
Palco High School Elizabeth Berland Damar 67632 Rooks
Palco High School Rodney Landis Damar 67632 Rooks
Plainville High School Tyler Brungardt Plainsville 67663 Rooks
Plainville High School Jesse Husmann Plainsville 67663 Rooks
Plainville High School Scott Peavey Plainsville 67663 Rooks
Russell High School Kayla Banks Russell 67665 Hays
Russell High School Joseph Branick Russell 67665 Hays
Russell High School Lindsy Harders Russell 67665 Hays
Russell High School Alison Ogle Russell 67665 Hays
Russell High School Ashley Rohleder Gorham 67640 Hays
Russell High School Amanda Schaffer Russell 67665 Hays
Russell High School Laura Thacker Russell 67665 Hays
Russell High School Travis Vonfeldt Russell 67665 Hays
Stockton High School Mathieu Beougher Stockton 67669 Rooks
Stockton High School Savannah Lowry Stockton 67669 Rooks
Stockton High School Jamie Prockish Stockton 67669 Rooks
Thomas More Prep- Marian High School Paula Fisher Hays 67601 Ellis
Thomas More Prep- Marian High School Marjorie Flesher Hays 67601 Ellis
Thomas More Prep- Marian High School Ashly Frenzl Hays 67601 Ellis
Thomas More Prep- Marian High School Amy Losey Hays 67601 Ellis
Thomas More Prep- Marian High School Shannon Swayne Hays 67601 Ellis
Thomas More Prep- Marian High School Alison Volker Hays 67601 Ellis
Thomas More Prep- Marian High School Briana Weber Hays 67601 Ellis
Trego Community High School Andy Aschenbrenner Ogallah 67656 Trego
Trego Community High School Casey Crossland WaKeeney 67672 Trego
Trego Community High School Nathan Locke WaKeeney 67672 Trego
Trego Community High School Leanna Newcomer Ogallah 67656 Trego
Trego Community High School Amy Nimz WaKeeney 67672 Trego
Trego Community High School Joe Olson WaKeeney 67672 Trego
Trego Community High School Nicole Satran Ogallah 67656 Trego
Trego Community High School Elizabeth Schreiner WaKeeney 67672 Trego
Trego Community High School Amanda Tomanek WaKeeney 67672 Trego
Victoria High School Danielle Dinkel Victoria 67671 Ellis
Victoria High School Mandy Kinzie Victoria 67671 Ellis

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