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Hornets News · Elizondo, Harper, Krist honored at Kiwanis Scholar-Athlete Banquet

KHS Seniors Zach Elizondo, Emily Harper and Kassidy Krist were honored at today’s Kiwanis Scholar-Athlete of the Year banquet at Genesys Banquet Center.

Emily was one of only four area recipients of the Kiwanis Educational Foundation Scholarship. She has a 3.99 GPA and played soccer, tennis and ran cross country.  Emily received the prestigious president’s scholarship at Northern Michigan University where she will study pre-medicine.

Zach Elizondo is a three-time Flint Metro League individual champion in wresting and has also been a state qualifier.  He helped lead Kearsley to back-to-back Flint Metro League championship as a junior and senior and the MHSAA state finals as a sophomore.  He will attend Kettering University to major in engineering.

Kassidy Krist is a three-time 1st team all-Flint Metro League honoree.  She helped lead the competitive cheer team to conference and district championships as a senior including qualifying for the MHSAA state finals.  Kassidy received 2nd team all-state honors in competitive cheer.