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Annelyse Garrison, the daughter of Ken and Ann Garrison of Waco and a senior at Evangelical Christian Academy in Colorado Springs, Colorado, has been admitted with advanced standing to the freshman class for fall 2018 at Colorado Christian University in Denver.

She has been awarded a Trustees Scholarship and is invited to participate in the World Changer Conference in January to compete for a full-tuition scholarship.

Elliott D. SoRelle received his Ph.D. in biophysics at Stanford University, where in December he completed a medical study of new approaches to high-resolution in vivo imaging and diagnostics for cancer and disease detection at the cellular level.

A graduate of St. Paul’s Episcopal School, Vanguard College Preparatory School and Rice University, Elliott is the son of Jim and Cindy SoRelle, of Waco.

McGregor High School is one of 447 school districts in the U.S. and Canada being honored by the College Board with placement on the eighth annual AP District Honor Roll.

To be included on the honor roll, McGregor High School had to, since 2015, increase the number of students participating in AP while also increasing or maintaining the percentage of students earning AP Exam scores of 3 or higher. Reaching these goals shows that this district is successfully identifying motivated, academically prepared students who are ready for AP, accord to a release.

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