Valedictorians or top graduating seniors were once again honored by KWWL television and Wartburg College on Saturday April 27. The students took part in KWWL's 29th annual "Best of the Class" celebration.
Madison Corwin from Gladbrook-Reinbeck High School was honored as a member of the 2013 Best of the Class.
Best of the Class students were videotaped on the Wartburg campus for a series of public service announcements, which will air beginning May 6 on KWWL. They also had the opportunity to be photographed with KWWL news anchors Ron Steele and Tara Thomas, Chief meteorologist Mark Schnackenberg, and Sports Director Rick Coleman. KWWL Vice-President and General Manager Jim McKernan, noted, "KWWL is proud to be associated with an event that shines a light on these outstanding students, their families and schools."
In its 29 years of recognizing academic excellence, KWWL's Best of the Class has honored nearly 4,000 top graduating seniors. Best of the Class is a joint public service/community relations effort that encourages academic excellence among high school students by honoring students who serve as role models in their communities.