Each year, the Forest City Education Foundation holds an Academic Banquet to honor those students who have achieved academic success at Forest City High School. At this ceremony, 94 students will receive honors. These students must fall into certain academic requirements in order to receive the awards.
Liz Thompson, Executive Director of the Foundation explained what the awards were.
Forest City High School Principal Ken Baker outlined what there requirements were to receive an academic letter or a gold bar.
There are a number of students who repeat as academic award winners and for some, it is a goal to try and achieve.
Baker and his staff are proud of these students, but while the students are busily trying to hit of the stated goals, Baker has his hands full too.
The 12th Annual Academic Banquet will take place in the Forest City Middle School Gym on Thursday evening beginning at 6:30 pm. It is by invitation only, but can be viewed by going to kiow.com and clicking the video streaming link at the top of the page. Go to the Forest City Indians link and anyone can begin watching beginning at 6:30 pm.
The event will have KIOW and Coloff Media Owner and President Jim Coloff as the Keynote Speaker. The students who will receive academic awards are: