Two area seniors were selected to attend the 23rd annual Governor’s Scholars Award Program May 7 in Topeka.
The recognition ceremony honors the top academic 1 percent of Kansas high school seniors.
Scholars are selected from accredited public and private schools in the state.
Invited to the ceremony were Jackie Klenda of Centre High School and Rachel Davidson of Marion High School.
“These high school seniors have show dedication in their studies and a commitment to learning,” said Gov. Kathleen Sebelius.
“They’ve earned this honor, and I want to congratulate all of them on this achievement.
This program is coordinated for the governor by the Confidence in Kansas Public Education task Force and funded by donations from the Kansas Bankers Association and other private businesses in Kansas.