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4 Kenai graduates make grade as valedictorians

Posted: Monday, June 04, 2001

Charles "Ross" Baldwin

Ross is the son of Rick and Bobbie Baldwin. He has been selected as a National Merit Scholar and a semifinalist in the National Presidential Scholar Program. Ross played football, hockey and soccer for the Kardinals all four years. He also participated in band and choir. He is active in church and various community activities, including the newly-constructed Kenai Multipurpose Facility. He plans to attend Abilene Christian University in Abilene, Texas, this fall to study physics and computer science.

Kjersta Larson


Kjersta Larson

Kjersta, daughter of Mark and Elaine Larson, participated in athletics, band and choir. She was the student body president and chosen as the Outstanding Masonic Student for KCHS. She was recently honored as the first chair clarinetist for the borough. She was a teen leader for Postponing Sexual Involvement and secretary of the National Honor Society. Kjersta will attend Pacific Lutheran University in Tacoma, Wash., next year where she plans to study biology on academic and music scholarships.

Ingrid Paskewitz


Ingrid Paskewitz

Ingrid is the daughter of Neil and Reeva Paskewitz. Her high school athletics included volleyball, basketball, track and field. She was in the National Honor Society and on the executive board of student council. Other projects included AP biology, Future Problem Solving and the Creek Club. She mentors a young girls' science club, volunteers for her church, teaches an elementary Spanish club and is a teen leader for Postponing Sexual Involvement. She plans to attend Southeastern College in North Carolina.

KT Peters


KT Peters

KT spent her high school years active in cheerleading and other extra-curricular activities including clubs, student council, National Honor Society, Kenai Peninsula Youth Court, volunteer service and sitting on the city of Kenai's Harbor Commission. She will attend the honors program at the University of Nebraska studying business administration and computer science. She is the daughter of Bob and Pat Peters.

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