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Genoa scholarship semi-finalists named

Published: Tuesday, April 30, 2013 5:30 a.m. CDT

Representatives of the Genoa Days King & Queen Scholarship Contest committee recently announced the contest semifinalists.

This year’s King candidates are Quinn Anderson, Lane Bankson, Logan Bankson, Zane LaCasse, Mason Lucca, Adam Price, Benjamin Rabe, Cal Thompson, Daniel Thorsen and Gabriel Williams-Torres. 

This year’s Queen candidates are Melissa Baus, Taylor Dehmlow, Danielle Engel, Samantha Fisher, Meredith Fitzsimmons, Vanessa Garza, Victoria Hensley, Julia Mendoza, Aubrey Schuls-Trongeau, Shannon Schumacher and Daphne Vassmer.

The semifinalists will now complete a detailed questionaire. The committee will review the questionaires and narrow the contestants to five King and five Queen candidates. The final private judging will take place June 12 at Heartland Bank during Genoa Days.

The King and Queen will each be awarded $1,000 toward their future education. The runners up will each receive $100 toward their future education.

For more information, call the chamber at 815-784-2212 or visit

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