Alayne Graybill recognized by Governor for Academic Excellence
Alayne Graybill, a senior at Cheroke Washington High School, was recognized by Gov. Kim Reynolds and Lt. Gov. Adam Gregg for outstanding academic achievement at the 16th annual Governrís Scholar Recognition Ceremony at Hy-Vee Hall in Des Moines on April 29th.
The statewide program, sponsored by the Iowa Governorís Office and the Iowa High School Athletic Association (IHSAA) and its title sponsor, the Iowa Farm Bureau Federation, honored 430 high school seniors from across Iowa, selected by their schools based on grade point average for their first seven semesters.
Ninety-nine per cent of those recognized also participate in extra-curricular school activities, with more than 85 per cent participating in at least one interscholastic sport. More than 60 per cent of the honorees plan to continue their education in Iowa.