Who's Who among American high schools announced

Friday, November 30, 2001

A total of 28 students from this area are included in the 35th Annual Edition of Who's Who Among American High School Students, 2000-2001.

Who's Who, published by Educational Communications, Inc., Lake Forest, Ill., is the largest recognition program and publication in the nation honoring high achieving high school students. High school principals nominate students 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 35th Annual Edition of Who's Who Among American High School Students, 2000-2001, published in 18 regional volumes, features over 750,000 students or just 5T of the nation's 15,000,000 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 on a complimentary basis 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 www.honoring.com.

The local students selected include:


Erica Brister, Whitney Cook, Lindsay Holiman, Kayce Jernigan, , Jeremy Knapp, Alesha Roach, Celena Steiger, Jessica L. Constant, Brandon Fortenberry, Brenna B. Horne, Elizabeth Miller, Scotty Roach, Jacob B. Vickers.

Marked Tree

Clara Adams, Taryn A. Dunlap, Meredith M. Hicks, Criss A. Miles, Justin Sharpe, Amy M. Tacker, Kristina Williamson, Josef Wade Drace, Morgan Hamilton, Misty Pope, Kristy Shaw, Michael Whitlow.


Ashley Brean, Jennifer Hall, Rebecca Busby.

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