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Kathryn Kingsmore, daughter of Robert and Carol Kingsmore of Charlotte, N.C., is a graduate of South Mecklenburg High School. She was co-valedictorian and president of the National Honor Society and National Technical Honor Society. She was vice president of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes and member of the Beta Club, Key Club, Spanish National Honor Society, Mu Alpha Theta math honor society. She was co-captain of the varsity soccer team and named Athlete of the Year by the Charlotte Observer. Kingsmore plans on studying electrical and biomedical engineering.

Gerry Koons, daughter of Robert and Nancy Koons of Wayne, Pa., is a graduate of Radnor High School. She was valedictorian, National Merit Finalist, president of the National Honor Society and captain of the Math Club and Physics Olympics. She is a National German Exam award winner and a lead guitarist and composer for an all-girl rock band. Koons plans on majoring in biomedical engineering with a minor in German.

Jacob LeGrone, son of Durall and Mary LeGrone of Charlotte, N.C., is a graduate of South Mecklenburg High School. He is an Eagle Scout and attended the North Carolina Governor’s School in natural science. An AP Scholar with distinction, he played in the N.C. All-State Band, the N.C. All-State Orchestra, the Charlotte Symphony Youth Orchestra, the Charlotte Youth Wind Ensemble and Bugles Across America. He plans on studying pre-med.

Clara Logue, daughter of Paul Logue and Nancy Solie of Jefferson, Ga., is a graduate of Jefferson High School. A National Merit Finalist and STAR student, she was a member of the Jefferson Academic Bowl, Athens and Emory Youth symphonies and photo club. Logue plans to major in music performance in viola.

Noel Marsh, daughter of Bill and Rossana Marsh of Ellicott City, Md., is a graduate of Wilde Lake High School in Columbia, Md. A National Hispanic Scholar and AP Scholar with Honor, she was a Maryland Distinguished Scholar Semi-finalist and member of the National Honor Society. She has appeared on the principal’s honor roll for three years and was a two-year recipient of the English department award. She was a member of the wind ensemble and captain of her high school dance company. Marsh plans to major in English.

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