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The United States Achievement Academy has named Plainview High School student Shannon Gill, daughter of Scott and Elena Schneider, an All-American Scholar.
The All-American Scholar must earn a 3.3 or higher GPA and must be selected by a school instructor, counselor or other qualified sponsor. Gill will appear in the All-American Scholar Yearbook and is eligible to win other awards from the USAA.
The State Knowledge Bowl Competition was April 22 and 23 in Brainerd, Minn. The top 48 teams of the state competed, with the Kingsland High School team winning the Heritage Spirit Award for qualities and conduct becoming to a champion competitor.
Success at the competition required the ability to work as a team as well as knowledge of a variety of areas of study.