Our Touchstone Energy Scholar of the Week is Kristin Inman from Riggs High School in Pierre.
Kristin is a senior and currently has a perfect 4.0 grade point average.
And she is earning that GPA through hard work and some hard classes.
Riggs High School senior Kristin Inman has a lot going on right now. Senior years are busy enough on their own...but add a challenging class load on top of that and it can really be an accomplishment just to get through the day. "I start my morning with Honors English...then I go to AP Calc...Symphonic Band...I have College Bio 4th period..." And that's not all....after 4th period she has been working through both Economics and AP Government. And with a 4.0 grade point average, she is good in each and every one of those classes.
Listen to what Riggs math teacher Amy Boutchee told us about Kristin. "A lot of times I'll see students who excel in math but sometimes have deficiencies in other areas. That's not the case with Kristin. She's taking as many advanced classes as possible. She is loaded up."
And while Kristin is having a busy senior year right now...she is not planning on slowing down much one her high school career is over...listen to what she has planned for the future. "My plans are to go to Creighton University in Omaha hopefully....and I would major in Biology...with like pre-medicine...and then I would hopefully get into med school..and become a pediatrician."
For being named our Touchstone Energy Scholar of the Week, Kristin will receive a $100 scholarship from Oahe Electric Cooperative which is a local Touchstone Energy cooperative.
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