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Hoisington students recognized for Cardinal Core living
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These Hoisington High School students were honored for living the Cardinal Core, attributes chosen by the students as the one they wanted to live by. Pictured, back row, is Katy Barrett, Brennan Knapp, Jessica Schauf, Justin Umphrey, Robby Willesden, Tana Hickel, Chris Crawford; and front row, Sydney Crawford, Amber Karst, Passion Martinez, Ashley Durr, Emeila Fricks, Krystal Halseth, and Breanna Baker, and not pictured, Kim Harper.

HOISINGTON — Each of the following students at Hoisington High School were recognized for their leadership skills and for following the school’s core values in December. They were:
•Passion Martinez, Justin Umphrey, Krystal Halseth, Emeila Fricks, Jessica Schauf, Sydney Crawford who showed responsibility during motivational speaker Mike Donahue’s presentation and for the breakout sessions. They worked with the Family Career and Community Leaders of America leadership team and made sure that everyone got to where they were to be. They showed grit by getting the day planned, and they showed respect to all those who were involved.
•Amber Karst, Brennan Knapp, Tana Hickel and Kim Harper for practicing core values in their everyday school life.  These students are going beyond the ordinary to care for their school decor and spirit. With great skill and care, they are painting the historical school fight song on the walls beside the gym. The painting was expected to be completed before Christmas. Thanks to the student’s positive attitude, the nostalgic school fight song will grace HHS.
•Chris Crawford who has been a great help in the school office each morning. Chris has been putting in extra time serving as office aide by taking time out of his  lunch to answer the phone and provide the school secretary with needed support. Each day, Chris provides a positive attitude that spreads throughout the office. His  leadership is appeciated.
•Katy Barrett who works very hard as a teacher’s aide.  There are a lot of things for her to do every day, and she quietly and competently completes the tasks.  
•Breanna Baker who was nominated for her hard work and responsibility that she displayed during the craft fair promoting her business entrepreneurship project. Breanna demonstrated professionalism and pleasantly interacted with the public. Breanna continues to plan events that will allow her to display and sell her products.
•Ashley Durr who has been nominated for the Cardinal Core because she has demonstrated a positive attitude in class by sincerely encouraging other students. She is supportive when her classmates are having difficulty with an assignment or even when studying for a test. Ashley is open to other students coming to her for advice. You can tell that her intelligence is not only noticed by her classmates, but also respected.
•Robby Willesden who is a student always willing to help out other students.  Robby is willing to do the little things that make a positive difference around the school.