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September 29, 2005
Contact: Heath Peterson, Kansas Alumni Association, (785) 864-4760.

KU chancellor to speak to high school seniors from eight SW Kansas counties

LAWRENCE -- Students from 17 Kansas high schools will be honored Wednesday, Oct. 12, by the University of Kansas Alumni Association and the KU Endowment Association.

A total of 81 seniors from Clark, Ford, Hodgeman, Ness, Gray, Meade, Kiowa and Comanche county high schools will be named Kansas Honor Scholars at a 6:30 p.m. dinner program at the Knights of Columbus, 800 W. Frontview St., Dodge City.

Honorees' names are listed below.

Chancellor Robert Hemenway will speak, and Kansas Alumni Association representative Jamie Winkelman, coordinator of Alumni Programs, will be 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.

Melaney Vogel, Dodge City, will serve as the site coordinator and Ford County coordinator. Other county coordinators will be: Robert and Sally McNickle, Ashland, Clark County; Liz Ballard, Haviland, Comanche and Kiowa County; Philip and Patricia Ridenour, Cimmaron, Gray County; Mary Joanne Sorem, Jetmore, Hodgeman County; Lynn Chance, Fowler, Meade County; and John Clarke, Ness City, Ness 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
Ashland High School Amanda Adkins Ashland 67831 Clark
Ashland High School Lindsey Elmore Ashland 67831 Clark
Bucklin High School Kelsey Erb Bucklin 67834 Ford
Bucklin High School Brittany Imel Kingsdown 67853 Ford
Cimarron High School Trenton Fairbank Cimarron 67835 Gray
Cimarron High School Kelli Kopper Cimarron 67835 Gray
Cimarron High School Lindsay Lloyd Cimarron 67835 Gray
Cimarron High School Erik Unruh Cimarron 67835 Gray
Cimarron High School Sara Voran Cimarron 67835 Gray
Dodge City High School Hector Acosta, Jr. Dodge City 67801 Ford
Dodge City High School Mirza Ahmad Dodge City 67801 Ford
Dodge City High School Miguel Aldrete Dodge City 67801 Ford
Dodge City High School Weston Arbogast Dodge City 67801 Ford
Dodge City High School Austin Bangerter Dodge City 67801 Ford
Dodge City High School Megan Bolmer Dodge City 67801 Ford
Dodge City High School Megan Canfield Dodge City 67801 Ford
Dodge City High School Sydney Carrithers Dodge City 67801 Ford
Dodge City High School Sadie Doll Dodge City 67801 Ford
Dodge City High School Norma Dunning Dodge City 67801 Ford
Dodge City High School Justin Findlay Dodge City 67801 Ford
Dodge City High School Rona Frey Dodge City 67801 Ford
Dodge City High School Matthew Geier Dodge City 67801 Ford
Dodge City High School Nicholas Ginther Dodge City 67801 Ford
Dodge City High School Mai Ha Dodge City 67801 Ford
Dodge City High School Ashley Hensley Dodge City 67801 Ford
Dodge City High School Scott Kerns Dodge City 67801 Ford
Dodge City High School Tyler Kincaid Dodge City 67801 Ford
Dodge City High School Veronica Landeros Dodge City 67801 Ford
Dodge City High School Perla Lopez Dodge City 67801 Ford
Dodge City High School Katherine Marples Dodge City 67801 Ford
Dodge City High School Martha Martinez Dodge City 67801 Ford
Dodge City High School Abby Melia Dodge City 67801 Ford
Dodge City High School Aaron Neidhart Dodge City 67801 Ford
Dodge City High School Jeffrey Neneman Dodge City 67801 Ford
Dodge City High School Zachary Raugewitz Dodge City 67801 Ford
Dodge City High School Christine Roehrman Dodge City 67801 Ford
Dodge City High School Alicia Smith Dodge City 67801 Ford
Dodge City High School Allison Stanley Dodge City 67801 Ford
Dodge City High School Andy Stein Dodge City 67801 Ford
Dodge City High School Gilbert Still Dodge City 67801 Ford
Dodge City High School Thomas Taylor Dodge City 67801 Ford
Dodge City High School Ian Tompkins Dodge City 67801 Ford
Dodge City High School John Trabert Dodge City 67801 Ford
Dodge City High School Thomas Wessel Dodge City 67801 Ford
Dodge City High School Trent White Dodge City 67801 Ford
Dodge City High School Chelsea Wilkerson Dodge City 67801 Ford
Dodge City High School Calvin Williamson Dodge City 67801 Ford
Dodge City High School Sarah Williamson Dodge City 67801 Ford
Greensburg High School Kelly McKinney Greensburg 67054 Kiowa
Greensburg High School Bhumieka Patel Greensburg 67054 Kiowa
Greensburg High School Whitney Stotts Greensburg 67054 Kiowa
Hanston High School Ashley Holmes Hanston 67849 Hodgeman
Haviland High School Andrea Bertram Haviland 67059 Kiowa
Haviland High School Audra Binford Haviland 67059 Kiowa
Ingalls High School Keith VenJohn Ingalls 67853 Gray
Jetmore High School Lacey Goebel Jetmore 67854 Hodgeman
Jetmore High School Elaine Slater Jetmore 67854 Hodgeman
Jetmore High School Jacob Tarman Jetmore 67854 Hodgeman
Meade High School Heather Harshberger Meade 67864 Meade
Meade High School Stevie McGee Meade 67864 Meade
Meade High School Janae Rempel Meade 67864 Meade
Minneola High School Jessica Curry Minneola 67865 Clark
Minneola High School Erika Eaton Dodge City 67801 Clark
Ness City HS Alex Kuhlman Ness City 67560 Ness
Ness City HS Brodie Pfannenstiel Ness City 67560 Ness
South Central City High School Chance Gates Coldwater 67029 Comanche
South Central City High School Leslie Girk Protection 67127 Comanche
South Central City High School Jordan Jarnagin Protection 67127 Comanche
South Central City High School Benjamin Murphy Protection 67127 Comanche
South Central City High School Bryce Reimer Protection 67127 Comanche
South Gray High School Daniel Berg Montezuma 67867 Gray
South Gray High School Deidre Holsten Ensign 67841 Gray
South Gray High School Garrett Love Montezuma 67867 Gray
South Gray High School Oscar Maldonado Montezuma 67867 Gray
South Gray High School Tyler Dumler Montezuma 67867 Gray
Spearville HS Natalie Stella Dodge City 67801 Ford
Spearville HS Stephanie Temaat Spearville 67876 Ford
Spearville HS Ellen Werner Spearville 67876 Ford
Western Plains High School Kara Berry Ransom 67572 Ness
Western Plains High School Kyleigh Flax Ransom 67572 Ness
Western Plains High School Bailey Glasscock Utica 67584 Ness

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