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The Emporia Gazette

Olpe High School Senior Mallory Kueser was recently named a 2020 Kansas Governor’s Scholars.

This award recognizes and honors the top academic 1 percent of Kansas high school seniors. Scholars are selected from accredited public and private schools in the state.

Students receiving this recognition are invited to an awards program hosted by the governor in Topeka, however, this year’s program was cancelled due to the novel coronavirus pandemic.

This program is coordinated for the Governor by the Confidence in Kansas Public Education Task Force. It is funded by donations from private sector businesses in Kansas.

The Confidence in Kansas Public Education Task Force was formed 37 years ago to strengthen public confidence in education.

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