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Archive for Sunday, September 14, 2008

Lawrence National Merit semifinalists

Free State High School seniors and National Merit semifinalists are, back row from left, Lydia Belcher, Chris Carter, Tim Clark, Rodi Torres-Gavosto and Tess Murray. Front row from left are Molly Albrecht, Katie Burk and Ruth Byers.

Free State High School seniors and National Merit semifinalists are, back row from left, Lydia Belcher, Chris Carter, Tim Clark, Rodi Torres-Gavosto and Tess Murray. Front row from left are Molly Albrecht, Katie Burk and Ruth Byers.

September 14, 2008

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Here are the profiles of the National Merit Scholarship semifinalists from Lawrence. Attempts to reach home-school student Rebekah Curry were unsuccessful.

Jeff Miller
Bishop Seabury Academy
Activities: Student government, golf, Bicycle Club
College goals: Become fluent in Spanish and study abroad in Latin America.

Liam Smith
Bishop Seabury Academy
Activities: Drama, forensics, yearbook, newspaper, weight lifting
College goals: I want to learn about the things I'm passionate about and prepare myself for a rewarding career. I'm also in it for the social experience. I want to make great lifelong friends. I expect college to be some of the best years of my life.

Molly Albrecht
Free State High School
Activities: Lawrence Aquahawk Swimming, Free State swim team, marching/concert band, Link Crew, piano
College goals: Undecided

Lydia Belcher
Free State High School
Activities: Marching band, symphonic band, jazz band, National Honor Society, French club
College goals: Elementary education at Wheaton College

Katie Burk
Free State High School
Activities: Chamber choir, chamber singers, cross country, track and field, German club
College goals: Music education, secondary education or business at St. Olaf College or Kansas University

Ruth Byers
Free State High School
Activities: Scholars' Bowl, math team, environmental club, Science Olympiad
College goals: Cognitive science and/or computer science

Chris Carter
Free State High School
Activities: Marching band, symphonic band, chamber choir, Link Crew, Happy Chappy Tea Time Roustabout, wiffle ball club
College goals: Music education at Kansas University

Tim Clark
Free State High School
Activities: Marching band, symphonic band, math club, Scholars' Bowl, Science Olympiad
College goals: Math, physics or engineering

Tess Murray
Free State High School
Activities: Chamber choir, drum major of marching band, symphonic band, National Honor Society, math team, Science Olympiad, Scholars' Bowl, Link Crew, Happy Chappy Tea Time Roustabout
College goals: Undecided

Rodi Torres-Gavosto
Free State High School
Activities: Spanish club, Model United Nations, soccer, marching and symphonic band, Link Crew, piano.
College goals: Chemistry and physics

JoAnn Doll
Lawrence High School
Activities: Marching and symphonic band, Youth Volunteer Council, National Honor Society, Key Club
College goals: Major in flute performance and classical studies. I would also like to study abroad.

Comments

KansasPerson 6 years, 3 months ago

Could you please also post the photos of the Lawrence High and Bishop Seabury students? Thank you!!!

dani36921 6 years, 3 months ago

What about Lawrence High? They always get the short end of the stick in this newspaper.

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