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23 area students included
in Who's Who in High Schools

Seeley Swan Pathfinder
December 3, 1998

A total of 23 students from this area are included in the 32nd Annual Edition of Who's Who Among American High School Students, 1997-98.

Who's Who, published by Educational Communications, Inc., Lake Forest, Illinois, is the largest recognition program and publication in the nation honoring high achieving high school students. Students are nominated by high school principals and guidance counselors, national youth groups, churches and educational organizations based upon students' academic achievement and involvement in extracurricular activities. Traditionally, 99% of Who's Who students have a grade point average of 'B' or better and 97% are college bound.

The 32nd Annual Edition of Who's Who Among American High School Students, 1997-98, published in 18 regional volumes, features over 700,000 students or just 5% of the nation's 14,000,000 high school students. They represent approximately 20,000 of the 24,000 public, private and parochial high schools in the country.

Who's Who students also compete for $200,000 in scholarship awards and participate in the publication's Annual Survey of High Achievers, an annual opinion poll of teen attitudes. The book is distributed to up to 15,000 high schools, colleges, universities and public libraries throughout the country. To learn more about Who's Who Among American High School Students, visit

Local students selected include Katie Matthew and Sarah Wilkins of Condon, Darin Castor of Greenough, Chris Lapka of Ovando, and Tim Adams, Josh Groves, Carrie Johnson, Stephanie Johnson, Brandy Lewis, Samantha Lewis, Noah Madinger, B.J. Parker, Jamie Richards, Laura Wutzke, Chris Auchenbach, Antonio Hendricks, Kaleb Johnson, Jenna Kyle, Robyn Lewis, Wendy Lewis, Heidi Owens, Kristy Pohlman and Arwyn Welander of Seeley Lake.

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