DeForest is state scholar

Marion High School senior Jaclyn DeForest of Florence attended the Governor?s Scholars Award Program Sunday, May 2, in Topeka.

?The recognition ceremony honors the top academic 1 percent of Kansas High School seniors,? said Gary Musselman, Kansas State High School Activities Association in Topeka.

The invitation to attend the event came from Kansas Gov. Mark Parkinson, who said scholars are selected from accredited public and private schools in the state.

?These high school seniors have shown dedication in their studies and a commitment to learning,? Parkinson said. ?They have earned this honor and I want to congratulate all of them on this achievement.?

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