Exchange Club Recognizes 30 Outstanding High School Sophomores

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By Kallie Sulanke—

MUNCIE, Ind.—The Exchange Club of Muncie honored 30 Muncie tenth-graders from Muncie Central High School and Burris Laboratory School during the Club’s annual Sophomore Honors Day luncheon on Thursday, May 5.

As one way to support youth in our community, Exchange Club has hosted this event for more than 85 years. The purpose is to recognize students early in their high school careers and encourage and inspire them to continue to work toward continued high achievement as they complete high school.

Student honorees enjoyed lunch with club members. Holly Stachler, educational consultant and owner of Upgrade ED, Education Support Services, shared the importance of “Getting to Yes” to grow in your personal and professional life.

Students recognized are in the top of their class and attend Burris Laboratory School or Muncie Central High School.  This year’s honorees include:

Burris Laboratory School

Allison Bucur

Anna Gu

Zoey Ogle

Lucie Parkison

Sophia Price

Guinevere Robertson

Lucy Rutter

Francesca Tavianini

Samuel Thygerson

Amy Wang

Muncie Central

Tobias Byrn

Jayla Ann Casey

Waverley Daugherty

Rene’e Deboy

Firas Elkhattabi

Samantha Fowler

Ezra Fuller

Daeli Green

Finnean Gruver

Taj Isom

Jilliam Kimmel

Wesley Klinger

Tucker Lowe

Mason Nichols

Gabriel Reynolds

Josie Sadler

Joshua Sexton

Ja’Niya Smith

Renee Voss

The Exchange Club of Muncie was founded in 1921. It is one of more than 630 local clubs throughout the United States and Puerto Rico that provide individuals with opportunities to use their time and talents to benefit their local communities and country. The Exchange Club of Muncie works together to make our community a better place to live through service in Americanism, Community Service, Youth Programs, and the Prevention of Child Abuse.