kcstar 2016 scholar athletes

Shawnee Mission North

Samantha Taylor

Ranks 29th in a class 341 with a 4.2 GPA on a 4.0 scale. Four-time varsity letter winner in cross country. Three-time state qualifier. Finished ninth at state in 2015. First team all-metro. Academic all-state. Three-time varsity letter winner in track and field. School record in the 1,600, 3,200 and 3,200 relay. Earned one varsity letter in soccer. Freshman class secretary. Sophomore class secretary. Student body treasurer. Math Club.

College: Southern Utah

Also nominated: Noah Stevenson, Jazmin Williams See all winners