CARROLLTON, Mo. — The 27th Annual KMZU Academic Dream Team Banquet was held Wednesday night, recognizing graduating high school seniors for their outstanding achievements in academics, activities, athletics and within the community.

At the end of the night, five lucky winners were selected in a drawing to receive $200 scholarships each. Those students joined KMZU’s Brian Lock after the ceremony to talk about their high school careers.

Click below to hear KMZU’s Brian Lock talk with Garrett Gifford, from Richmond High School; Talia Hutchings, from Lexington High School; Rebecca Ingen, from Odessa High School; Brenna Schmidli, from Crest Ridge High School; and Nate Smith, from Lafayette County C-1 High School.


Below, you can find a list of all the students honored at Wednesday night’s ceremony.

Bosworth High SchoolSarah Johnson
Brookfield High SchoolJordan E. Hasty
Carrollton High SchoolKailey Riley
Chillicothe High SchoolClaire Shipp
Concordia High SchoolCameron Cooper
Crest Ridge High SchoolBrenna Schmidli
Knob Noster High SchoolJessica Sader
Lafayette Co High SchoolNathaniel Smith
Leeton High SchoolIan Ginther
Lexington High SchoolTalia Hutchings
Marceline High SchoolWhitney Sheffield
Meadville High SchoolKarlin Fairchild
Northwest High SchoolMegan Walk
Odessa High SchoolRebecca Engen
Penney-Hamilton High SchoolCrayton Crawford
Richmond High SchoolGarrett Gifford
Salisbury High SchoolLaura White
Santa Fe High SchoolCaitlyn Aversman
Slater High SchoolAndrea Abon
Sweet Springs High SchoolKatelyn Evans
Tina-Avalon High SchoolTerryn Dodson
Trenton High SchoolEmily Kasinger
Holden High SchoolBrock Stanfield
S.W Livingston High SchoolMarley Anderson
Braymer High SchoolShelby LeeAnn Davies
Brunswick High SchoolKayla Elliott
Bucklin High SchoolKellen Robertson
Gallatin High SchoolHayley Michael
Hale High SchoolCasper Paris
Keytesville High SchoolMiley Schupback
Kingsville High SchoolSophia Leslie
Linn Co High SchoolApril Wood
Norborne High SchoolMadison Brown
Northwestern High SchoolJoseph Nicholas Stephens
Oak Grove High SchoolCamden Smith
Orrick High SchoolTrey Banning
Pleasant Hill High SchoolJoseph Dryer
Wellington-Napoleon High SchoolCaitlin Niendick

All of us at KMZU would like to express our warmest congratulations to all the scholarship winners and honorees at this year’s Academic Dream Team Banquet, as well as to all graduating seniors in the class of 2018. We wish them luck in all their future endeavors!