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Lake Land College attracts top graduates from area high schools

For the 2013-2014 academic year, 17 valedictorians and seven salutatorians from area high schools enrolled at Lake Land College. 

“Lake Land College continues to attract the top graduates from area high schools because of the college’s reputation for academic quality, transferability of courses and career opportunities following graduation,” said Tina Stovall, vice president for student services. “The college’s Academic Talented Student Award program also attracts top graduates as it provides an opportunity for two top ranking graduates from each high school to receive a tuition waiver.”

The valedictorians and salutatorians from the 2013 in-district graduating class who are enrolled at Lake Land College this semester are:

 Valedictorian High School

Kayla Black, Brownstown High School

Dallas Banning, Charleston High School

Candace Niemerg, Dieterich High School

Kaitlyn Gurley, Effingham High School

Kourtney Utz, Effingham High School

Kelli Utz, Effingham High School

Aubrie Wheeler, First Baptist Christian Academy (Pana)

Kendra Conine, Kansas High School

Michael Baker, Neoga High School

Shannon McBurney, Oakland High School

Austin Meyer, Oakland High School

Zachary Bone, Okaw Valley High School

Adriene Lane, Okaw Valley High School

Ashley Sinclair, Paris High School

Jenna Hunt, Ramsey High School

Holly Dust, Teutopolis High School

Charley Bailey, Windsor High School


Salutatorian     High School

Emily Hammer, Altamont High School

Taylor Edwards, Cowden-Herrick High School

Amanda Flood, Dieterich High School

Jeffrey Dakota, Harmon Kansas High School

Bailey Dow, Neoga High School

Shelby Burroughs, North Clay High School

Kassandra Strowmatt, Windsor High School


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