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KU to Honor Local Students

KU will honor 20 seniors from Marshall, Washington counties for their academic achievements.  A dinner and program will be held Feb. 16 at 6:30 p.m. at First National Bank, 101 C Street, Washington.

 Jacob Strecker, assistant director of Kansas programs for the KU Alumni Association. Mary Ellen Kondrat, dean of social welfare at the University of Kansas, will speak to the students and their parents and guests.  Honored students will be guests of the Alumni Association and KU Endowment; parents and area alumni are welcome to attend at a cost of $15 each.

 The Kansas Honors Program is made possible by KU Endowment and proceeds from the Jayhawk license plate program.  The Class of 2012 scholars and reservation information are listed on KNDYradio.com and the KNDY facebook page:

Alex Winkler, a Marysville resident and a senior at Marysville High School.

Rachel Christie, a Waterville resident and a senior at Valley Heights High School.

Kaitlyn Wilson, a Waterville resident and a senior at Valley Heights High School.

Jordan Heinen, a Axtell resident and a senior at Axtell High School.

Austin Schmitz, a Axtell resident and a senior at Axtell High School.

Tom Feldhausen, a Frankfort resident and a senior at Frankfort High School.

Jenna Maas, a Frankfort resident and a senior at Frankfort High School.

Chelsie Detimore, a Marysville resident and a senior at Marysville High School.

Hannah Oliver, a Marysville resident and a senior at Marysville High School.

Luci Swim, a Marysville resident and a senior at Marysville High School.

Sabrina Throm, a Marysville resident and a senior at Marysville High School.

Community volunteers collect reservations, coordinate details and serve as local contacts for the event. Dr. Kenneth and Zita Duensing, of Blue Rapids, are the Marshall County coordinators. Dr. Larry and Nancy Stoppel, of Washington, are the Washington County coordinators.

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