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Cook recognized by Governor

Monday, May 16, 2011

Emily Cook, a student at Cherokee Washington High School was one of 449 high school seniors recognized by Iowa Governor Terry Branstad for outstanding academic achievement at the ninth annual Governor's Scholar Recognition Ceremony May 1 at Hy-Vee Hall in Des Moines. The statewide program is sponsored by the Iowa Governor's office, the Iowa High School Athletic Association and its title sponsor, the Iowa Farm Bureau Federation.

Each high school was invited to select a senior student (or students, depending on the size of the school) possessing the highest academic ranking based on grade point average for their first seven semesters. Students received a photo plaque of their meeting with Governor Branstad.

Ninety-nine percent of those recognized also participate in school acivities, with eight percent participating in at least one interscholastic sport.

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