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GK alum visit 8th-grade leadership class

Two Genoa-Kingston High School grads recently returned to share their college experiences with Carol Hencken's eighth-grade leadership class. Chance Franckowiak (left) is a junior at Northern Illinois University majoring in engineering. He told the students about his commitment to start college as a sophomore by buckling down and taking extra classes offered over the summer. He explained how scholarships and student loans work. Tom Lucca (right) is a junior at Michigan Tech and plays on its basketball team. His dedication to keeping up his grades and traveling with competitive teams set him up to be seen by college coaches and offered a chance to play college ball. Both shared how college goals can be met with hard work and the desire to make it happen.
Two Genoa-Kingston High School grads recently returned to share their college experiences with Carol Hencken's eighth-grade leadership class. Chance Franckowiak (left) is a junior at Northern Illinois University majoring in engineering. He told the students about his commitment to start college as a sophomore by buckling down and taking extra classes offered over the summer. He explained how scholarships and student loans work. Tom Lucca (right) is a junior at Michigan Tech and plays on its basketball team. His dedication to keeping up his grades and traveling with competitive teams set him up to be seen by college coaches and offered a chance to play college ball. Both shared how college goals can be met with hard work and the desire to make it happen.

Two Genoa-Kingston High School grads recently returned to share their college experiences with Carol Hencken's eighth-grade leadership class. Chance Franckowiak (left) is a junior at Northern Illinois University majoring in engineering. He told the students about his commitment to start college as a sophomore by buckling down and taking extra classes offered over the summer. He explained how scholarships and student loans work. Tom Lucca (right) is a junior at Michigan Tech and plays on its basketball team. His dedication to keeping up his grades and traveling with competitive teams set him up to be seen by college coaches and offered a chance to play college ball. Both shared how college goals can be met with hard work and the desire to make it happen.

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