The daughter of Tom and Lori Cross of Hartsburg, Kelly has been
involved in FFA for four years and was chapter vice president in
2007-08. She participated four years in Future Educators Association
and was co-MVP of the 2007-08 Scholastic Bowl. She is an Illinois
State Scholar and co-valedictorian of her class.
She also enjoys
sports, including four years of track and three years on the cross
Rounding out her activities, she was also the president of St.
Peter Lutheran Church LYO in 2007-08.
Kelly has been taking college classes during her senior year at
Hartem and has maintained a 4.0 semester grade-point average at both
the college and high school level. She plans to attend Missouri S&T,
majoring in architectural and civil engineering.
She is the granddaughter of Ron and Edwina Dawson of Auburn and
Bill and Fran Cross of Emden. Kelly has three younger siblings: Emma
in the 11th grade, Will in ninth grade and Noah in seventh grade.
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