EHS announces graduation plans
EHS Principal Bruce Lolling and Senior Class Vice President Nate Walker created a video to share the Class of 2020 graduation plans.
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USD 490 elementary schools named PLTW Distinguished Schools
All three USD 490 elementary schools have been recognized as 2019-2020 Project Lead The Way (PLTW) Distinguished Schools for providing broad access to transformative learning opportunities for students through PLTW Launch.
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EHS seniors named KS Governor's Scholars
EHS seniors Karley Faudere and Mahlon Hart were named 2020 KS Governor's Scholars.
This is the thirty-seventh year of the Kansas Governor’s Scholars program. The program recognizes outstanding high school seniors who finished in the top one percent of their graduating class.
EHS seniors recognized as KS State Scholars
Seven El Dorado High School seniors were designated 2020 Kansas State Scholars by the Kansas Board of Regents.
Evan Barkus, Karley Faudere, Mahlon Hart, Ryan Hus, Jake Johnson, Mallory Parsons, and Nate Walker received the designation for completing the Kansas State Scholars curriculum, maintaining an average GPA of 3.91 or higher, and earning an ACT score of 31 or higher.
Fourteen other EHS seniors completed the scholar’s curriculum, but did not meet the other qualifications to be named State Scholars.
EHS seniors receive Myrrl Houck Memorial Scholarship
Fourteen seniors were awarded the Myrrl Houck Memorial Scholarship for demonstrating academic excellence.
The recipients were: Evan Barkus, Sarah Cavallaro, Karley Faudere, Ryan Hus, Raygon Gomez, Jake Johnson, Garrett Meyer, Mallory Parsons, Nalea Payton, Louie Tipton, Brittie Towner, Nate Walker, Kai Wernli, and Kimberly Yates.
Students received awards amounting to $500 each, producing a total of $184,090 in scholarships which have been granted to 619 students since the Houck scholarship program began in 1960.
To be eligible for the scholarship, students must be Summa Cum Laude graduates and earn at least a 3.8 GPA in academically-challenging classes including four units of Honors English, Geometry, Advanced Algebra II, Trigonometry/Math Analysis, Science (3 credits that included Chemistry and Physics), and two years of the same foreign language.