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Top Kansas Career and Technical Education Scholars recognized

Posted: Apr 16, 2019
Author: Ann Bush

Thirty-nine Kansas high school seniors have been named 2019 Kansas Career and Technical Education (CTE) Scholars, the Kansas State Department of Education announced Tuesday, April 16, 2019.

The Kansas CTE Scholar program is an opportunity to recognize well-rounded outstanding CTE students who are finishing their senior year of high school. This is the second year for the initiative.

Students have to be a high school senior and meet the following criteria to be selected as a scholar:

  • Have earned or presently enrolled in 3.0 or more CTE credits.
  • Provide documentation of technical skill attainment.
  • Have a CTE Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.5 or better in CTE coursework.
  • Demonstrated leadership.
  • Demonstrated community engagement.
  • Have professional learning experiences.
  • Provide a career vision summary statement.

Scholars will receive a commemorative pin, special certificate and statewide recognition.

This year’s Kansas CTE Scholars are:

  • Emma Smither, Olathe Northwest High School, Olathe USD 233.
  • Matrim Besch, Olathe South High School, Olathe USD 233.
  • Joshua Musick, Olathe East High School, Olathe Advanced Technical Center, Olathe USD 233.
  • Kreg Herman , Olathe Northwest High School, Olathe Advanced Technical Center, Olathe USD 233.
  • Adrian Vilches-Gomez, Olathe North High School, Olathe Advanced Technical Center, Olathe USD 233.
  • Nathan Correa, Olathe South High School, Olathe Advanced Technical Center, Olathe USD 233.
  • Jasmine Spears, Olathe North High School, Olathe USD 233.
  • Zachary Craig, Olathe South High School, Olathe USD 233.
  • Logan George, Olathe South High School, Olathe USD 233.
  • Riley Delancy, Olathe East High School, Olathe USD 233.
  • Camryn Chambers, Wichita Heights High School, Wichita USD 259.
  • Cheyenne Goodman, Wichita Heights High School, Wichita USD 259.
  • Nyah Brandon, Wichita Heights High School, Wichita USD 259.
  • Brett Jones, Derby High School, Derby USD 260.
  • Lily Mitchell, Eishenhower High School, Goddard USD 265.
  • Connor Rockey, Goddard High School, USD 265.
  • Sierra Coldwater, Goddard High School, Goddard USD 265.
  • Sheldiah White, Goddard High School, Goddard USD 265.
  • Nicole Porter, Ottawa High School, Ottawa USD 290.
  • Thy Nguyen, Salina Central High School, Salina USD 305.
  • Becca Paine, Hutchinson High School, Hutchinson USD 308.
  • Hailey Kisner, Hutchinson High School, Hutchinson USD 308.
  • Hailey Wiens, Hutchinson High School, Hutchinson USD 308.
  • Jacob Hanen, Buhler High School, Buhler USD 313.
  • Ryan Klamm, Buhler High School, Buhler USD 313.
  • Cale McCabe, Buhler High School, Buhler USD 313.
  • Lauren Goertzen, Buhler High School, Buhler USD 313.
  • Jessica Floerke, Newton High School, Newton USD 373.
  • Jonathan Fowler, Newton High School, Newton USD 373.
  • Nicholas Koehn, Newton High School, Newton USD 373.
  • Josh McClure, Newton High School, Newton USD 373.
  • Faye Smith, Newton High School, Newton USD 373.
  • Kaitlyn Black, Newton High School, Newton USD 373.
  • Matthew Eldridge, Newton High School, Newton USD 373.
  • Tristan Meyer, Newton High School, Newton USD 373.
  • Reid Graber, Newton High School, Newton USD 373.
  • Hannah Becker, Newton High School, Newton USD 373.
  • Kori Roberson, Newton High School, Newton USD 373.
  • Alexandra Murray, Newton High School, Newton USD 373.
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