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Mt. Pulaski High School Senior-of-the-Month mes,l,0 SMALLTOWN PAPERS INC 217 W COTA C-12/31/12 SHELTON WA 98584-2263 Thursday - May 10, 2012 "It's old news, but there's nothing else wrong with it. " Mark Twain American Legion*Auxiliary Unit 447 of Mt. Pulaski Selects Sylvia Klumpp and Lindsey Davis for Illini Girls State The 72 nd annual session is June 17 - 23 at Eastern Illinois University, Charleston Kelsey Griesheim Kelsey is the daughter of Glen and Karen Griesheim of Mt. Pulaski. During high school, Kelsey has been a consistent honor roU student. She is a four-year member of FFA, serving as Chapter Reporter this year. Kelsey has been elected junior class treasurer, and sophomore class secretary. She participated in Science Olympiad and Scholastic Bowl for one year, volleyball for two years, and Spirit Squad for four years. In the community, Kelsey has been a Sunday School teacher at Zion Lutheran Church in Mt. Pulaski, and has shared her musical talents by playing the guitar for her church. She has also been a volunteer at Macon County Conservation District at Rock Springs in Decatur. Kelsey plans to attend the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign to major in Crop Science and minor in Spanish. The Senior-of-the-Month program is sponsored by Johnson's Food Center and Mt. Pulaski Pharmacy. Honored students are eligible to compete for the Senior-oflthe- Year award. Pages Sylvia is the daughter of Matthew and Lynda Klumpp. She is a National Honor Society member as well as a participant in WYSE (World Wide Youth in Science and Engineering). Sylvia participates in Drama Club and Spanish Club. She has been employed at John- son's Food Center for one-year ,and is a babysitter. Future plans for Sylvia include college for Physical Therapy or Forensic Science. 2 Culvert Replacement & Pavement 13 Reconstruction from Mt. Pulaski City Limits to Route 54 14 Lindsey is the daughter of Major Eric, Illinois National Guard, and Bonnie Davis. She is a member of Scholas- tic Bowl, Science Olympiad, FCCLA (Family, Careers, and Community Leaders of America) Yearbook, and Drama Club. Lindsey participates in High School Choir; Soccer; and Church Choir, Nursery, Praise Team, and Prayer Team. She is employed at Mt. Pulaski Pharmacy, is a babysitter, and a seasonal worker at Pumpkin Patch. Future plans for Lindsey include future study in Clini- cal Lab Science for Blood Banks and schooling in the Mission Field. Logan County Highway Depart- ment will replace a culvert on County Highway #1 from Mt. Pulaski City Limits to Route 54 as weather permits. Since the culvert work was to start April 30 - and it rained - the road was open to traffic. Rain was predicted for the entire week. But - as you read this - the culvert work might be done -unless it rained. During the May construction, the roadway Illini Gifts State The Illini Girls State, spon- sored by the American Legion Auxiliary, Department of Illinois, is a program that pro- vides the youth of our country an opportunity to become better-informed citizens and prepares them to participate in the leadership roles ",ithin the democratic process of government when they take their meaningful place in our society. The week at Illini Gifts State is dedicated to teaching local and state governmen- tal practices, proper voting procedures, political party structures, campaigning, and proper flag etiquette. The goal of the program is to challenge talented young minds with the best possible speakers, sessions and much hands on training. will be closed to traffic for several days. County Highway 1 will be widened and resurfaced. The entire project is expected to take two months to complete. The construction bid amount of $499,400.07 was awarded to Illinois Valley Paving of Springfiel .d.OThis cost will be paid from Logan County's Motor Fuel Tax fund.