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USD 431 holds Honor Banquet
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Those seniors from Hoisington High School who achieved high academic standards and their parents were honored with a banquet last Tuesday at the Hoisington Activity Center. All of the students plan to further their education or skills. - photo by KAREN LA PIERRE

HOISINGTON — Fifteen Hoisington High School seniors were recognized last week for their achievements academically throughout high school. The Honor Banquet is reserved for those students who have maintained a grade point average of 3.5 or greater on a 4.0 scale for seven consecutive semesters.
“We want to recognized those students who have had very successful careers academically,” said Superintendent Bill Lowry. “Thank you to parents and grandparents for without you, these students could not have achieved what they have. It’s an exciting time.”
Four members of the school board were present and handed out plaques to the students. They were Dean Stoskopf, Becky Mooney, Don Fisher and Deb Stephens.
Those who received awards were:
Sydnie Bilbrey who is the daughter of Greg and Heather Bitter and Tim and Clarissa Bilbrey and is planning to become a beautician; Anthony Broeder is the son of Roland and Deanna Broeder and plans to go to college; Chance Demel is the son of Francis and Rebecca Demel and plans to go to college;
Jacob Durrett is the son of Robin and Sharla Durrett and plans to go to college; Christopher Jonas is the son of Steve and Kathy Jonas and plans to further his skills; Cayton Janousek is the student of Sherri Brantley and Bobby Janousek and plans to go to college; Tyler Jordan is the son of James and Pamela Jordan and plans to go to college;
Olivia Lowry is the daughter of Bill and Susan Lowry and plans to go to college; Peter McCool is the son of Brad and Jan McCool and plans to go into the military; Conner Mooney is the son of Kerry and Becky Mooney and plans to go to college;
Matraca Ochs is the daughter of Dan andJoan Schmidt and plans to go to college; Taryn Radenberg is the daughter of Terry Radenberg and Lynette Schrepel and plans to go to college; Kayla Reisner is the daughter of Doug and Karla Reisner and plans to go to college;
Cody Richter is the son of Mike and Lori Richter and plans to go to college; and Mykela Riedl is the daughter of Mike and Karen Riedl and plans to go to college.
The evening ended with thanks from Lowry.