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What team? Wildcats!: Tri-athlete becomes Wildcat basketball player

Basketball star Eliza Maupin will play women’s basketball at Kansas State University next year, and plans to major in architecture.
Maupin has excelled in basketball throughout her time in high school, totaling more than 1,000 points and 700 rebounds. Maupin also was awarded All-State, All-Metro, All-Conference, District Player of the Year and STL Post-Dispatch Player of the Week.

State softball champ begins pre-med track

After receiving several accolades on the field, senior Ivy Clark plans to set down her softball glove in exchange for some medical gloves.
Clark’s passion for medicine flourished at the high school, working in the athletic training classes while being involved in several varsity sports including softball and the women’s swim team.

Commencement speaker reflects on high school

Senior Charlie Parmelee was selected by his classmates to be the commencement speaker at the Class of 2022 Graduation Ceremony.
“I remember when they sent the email out that we had to nominate people I was in THRIVE, and Sarah Jane Hornberger was like, ‘You should do it. You’d be perfect for it,’” Parmelee recalled.