Manning, Korte named VHS Students of Month Shane Manning and Kirsten Korte were recognized as the February VHS Students of the Month by First National Bank in Vermillion. The seniors will receive a plaque and a $100 scholarship for their efforts.
Manning ranks high academically in his class while being active in extracurricular events. He has been in chorus, cross country, NFL, Natural Helpers and EARTH Club. Other activities include being a sophomore server, a Boys State delegate, and a Sunday School teacher.
He is employed at Jones' Food Center with college plans in his future. His parents are Anne and Dan Manning.
Korte was selected to perform with the Upper Midwest Youth Chorale at Carnegie Hall. Along with her chorus participation, she assists with the tutor program and she is in the National Honor Society. She also volunteers for the Vermillion Summer Arts Festival and for Trinity Lutheran Vacation Bible School.
Her parents are Leon and Solveig Korte. Korte plans to enter either the University of Iowa or the University of Nebraska for a nursing degree.