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Who’s Who students named

December 28, 2006

More than 7,000 nominators selected the students included in the "40th Annual Edition of Who's Who Among American High School Students."

Each year, public, private and parochial high schools, youth groups and service organizations are invited to nominate students who have achieved a "B" grade point average or better, and who have demonstrated leadership in academics, athletics or extracurricular activities. The 40th edition of the publication includes 367,913 honored students from 15,574 schools.

Students from De Soto High School include Kathryn Beaver, Katie Beck, Jessica Blankenship, Emily Bramlett, Destin Carlisle, Christina Davis, Manuel De Jeon, Ashley Fisher, Allison Freund, Kyle Groen, Stephanie Hoover, Heather Kline, Alexandra Prosser, Samuel Rhodes, Erin Showen and Cheyenne Williams.

Aaron Duerkson, De Soto, was also named to the list.

The "Fifth Annual Edition of Who's Who Among American High School Students -- Sports Edition" was developed using similar criteria with the added component of athletic accomplishments. It lists 35,267 honored students from 7,157 schools.

Students from De Soto High School listed in the sports edition were Ashley Fisher and Ross Stone.

For more information about the 2005-2006 Who's Who publications, visit the Web site at www.honoring.com.

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