SPS Scholastic Excellence Honorees: Kickapoo High School

Springfield Public Schools announced that 54 seniors are being named to the 35th Annual Recognition of Scholastic Excellence.

The Top 10 graduating students (and ties) from each high school with the highest GPAs are recognized each year. This year, Central and Kickapoo will have 12 students because of ties in GPA.

All week Ozarks Independent will be highlighting the students who have earned this honor, with one school’s class being honored each day. Today, the Scholastic Excellence honorees from Kickapoo High School.

Madison Grace Barron

Madison Grace Barron is the daughter of Wayne Barron and April Barron. She plans to earn a degree in cell and molecular biology from Missouri State University and pursue a career as a developmental pediatrician. Madison’s high school activities include Health Occupation Students of America, Youth Alive, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, National Honor Society, Spanish Club, Spanish Honor Society, Kickapoo University, Kickapoo A+ and KARE Team.

Caitlyn Mae Bernhard

Caitlyn Mae Bernhard is the daughter of Dianna Bernhard. She plans to earn a degree in computer science and pursue a career in neurological research. Caitlyn’s high school activities include varsity volleyball, Peer Mediators, Chief Mentor, National Honor Society, One Tribe, Health Occupation Students of America and Mu Alpha Theta.

Benjamin David Blaine

Benjamin David Blaine is the son of Chris Blaine and Andrea Blaine. He plans to earn a degree in either architecture or business. Benjamin’s high school activities include Future Business Leaders of America, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, National Honor Society, Mu Alpha Theta, advanced orchestra, pit orchestra and varsity tennis.

Garrett Marc Frey

Garrett Marc Frey is the son of Dean Frey and Mary Kay Frey. He plans to earn a degree in business marketing from University of Mizzou and pursue a career in sports management and marketing.  Garrett’s high school activities include Future Business Leaders of America – president, student council – president, National Honor Society, Kickapoo U, A+ Student Advisor and baseball.

Jason Michael Frost

Jason Michael Frost is the son of Neil Frost and Karen Frost. He is considering attending the University of Mizzou to earn a degree in business. Jason’s high school activities include Future Business Leaders of America, Key Club, Mu Alpha Theta, Cycling & Outdoors Club, tennis, National Honor Society, National Society of High School Scholars, Kickapoo U and Kickapoo A+.

Delaney Rachel Hutchins

Delaney Rachel Hutchins is the daughter of Dane Hutchins and Colleen Hutchins. She plans to earn a science degree from Missouri State University and pursue a career in business administration with a focus on human resources management. Delaney’s high school activities include chamber orchestra, peer mediation, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Chief Mentors, writing center, National Honor Society, One Tribe and A+ Program.

Tayte Alexandra Kozlowski

Tayte Alexandra Kozlowski is the daughter of Jeff Kozlowski and    Dr. Alana Mantie-Kozlowski. She plans to attend Drury University and seek a degree in Biology and plans to pursue a career as a nurse anesthetist. Tayte’s high school activities include volleyball, track, Spanish Club, KARE Team, Mu Alpha Theta, Academic Team, STUCO and K-Club.


Emily Ngoc Le

Emily Ngoc Le is the daughter of Phuoc Le and Hang Le. She plans to attend Missouri State University and seek a doctor of pharmacy degree. Emily’s high school activities include marching/concert band, Science Olympiad and Asian Culture Club.

Lindsey Maeve Losey

Lindsey Maeve Losey is the daughter of Michael Losey and Katherine Losey. She plans to earn a science degree from Southwest Baptist University and pursue a career as a dentist.  Lindsey’s high school activities include advanced orchestra, Environment Club – president, writing center consultant, Key Club, Spanish Honor Society, Spanish Club and Science Olympiad.

(Student information and photos courtesy Springfield Public Schools.)

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