Kara Hovseth
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    Kara Hovseth

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Scottsbluff, Neb.

    High School:
    Gering

    HIGH SCHOOL: Gering High School...placed 12th at the Nebraska state cross country championships...member of the team that finished second at the state championship meet...four-year participant at the state meet...four-year all-conference selection...named the team's Outstanding Senior...member of the Nebraska Class B state champion track and field team in 2007...competed in 13 events during four-year career at the state championship meet...six-time medal winner, including a second-place finish in the 800-meter run...four-year all-conference selection...received the U.S. Marine Corps Distinguished Athlete award...member of the Star Herald Dynamic Dozen, recognizing the top 12 athletes in the paper's area for the year...academic all-state honoree in cross country, track and basketball...state winner of the National Interscholastic Athletic Administrator's Award...member of the National Honor Society...placed third at the Chadron State College Scholastic Contest in Anatomy and Physiology...Western Conference Scholar-Athlete...received a Certificate of Special Congressional Regonition...member of MENSA since 2001...class valedictorian.

    PERSONAL: Full name is Kara Nichol Hovseth...daughter of Daniel and Lori Hovseth...has one older sister, Amanda, and two younger brothers, Giles and Gavin...majoring in biology...future plans include attending medical school and working in a field that "has to do with science and helps people"...hobbies include spending time with family and friends, studying the Bible and volunteering...member of Cadet Squadron 30.

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