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Scholar of the Week: White Lake senior open to opportunity

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Today's Scholar of the Week loves music, but it's not music that she sees in her future.

This White Lake senior is also an athlete.

Meet Ali Haines, who is on the go.

"This summer I traveled, went to New York, DC, Omaha and Minneapolis, gotta pay the price sometime," explains Ali.

She's also a lifeguard at White Lake and Kimball pools.

Her schedule hasn't slowed down with the start of school - her day starts at 7:30 with her favorite class.

"I really like math, English is ok, I'm not the best but it's fun sometimes," says Ali.

Her school leaders say, "She's definitely a leader everywhere, one of the better ones."

Right now Ali is at the top of her class at White Lake High School.

That's giving her a choice of where she wants to go to school, right now the University of South Dakota or the School of Mines.

"After high school I'm not sure, I guess I'll know when the time comes, just not now," says Ali.

Central Electric Cooperative Association is sending Ali a hundred dollar scholarship for being our Scholar of the Week.

That's a local Touchstone Energy Cooperative.

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