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Kiwanis honor Norwalk High's Gran, Link and Rinner

By Norwalk Reflector staff • Sep 8, 2018 at 4:00 PM

The Norwalk Kiwanis has named Norwalk High School seniors Jordan Gran, Callista Link and Lindsay Rinner as the September students of the month.

Gran is the daughter of Blaine Gran and Valerie Christian.

“I play tennis and swim. I am the vice president of the class of 2019. I participate in Teen Leadership Corps, National Honor Society, Key Club and Drug Free Clubs of America. I am a zookeeper for Adventure Safari,” she said.

Gran’s honors and awards include: First-team second doubles (2016), tennis most improved award (2016), first-team first doubles (2017), tennis most wins award (2017) and principal's list throughout high school.

“I am looking to go to (the) University of Florida to get (my) undergrad in zoology and my PhD in veterinary medicine. Then eventually, I will become an aquatic veterinarian to rescue and rehabilitate marine life,” she said.

Link is the daughter of Rodney and Sophia.

“I am president of student council. I member of the Key Club and Drug Free Club of America. I am secretary of National Honor Society. I am also employed at the Norwalk rec center as a head lifeguard and swim instructor,” she said.

Her honors and awards include: Perfect attendance for three years, honor roll for three years, three-year letter winner in varsity swimming and section leader in orchestra.

“I am going (to) graduate (from) high school with an honors diploma and then go to college to get a bachelor’s degree in nursing. Then, I will continue my schooling and study to become a nurse practitioner,” Link said.

Rinner is the daughter of Steve Rinner and Helene Ellis-Rinner.

Her extra-curricular activities include: Head football manager, National Honor Society, Teen Leadership Corps, Key Club, Recycling Club and Rough Riders 4-H Club.

Rinner plans to pursue a bachelor's degree in animal science - pre-veterinary from the University of Wyoming.

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