Elizabeth Ingram was the salutatorian for the Fort Osage High School class of 2009 graduation.

Scholastic honors: Salutatorian; named to the honor roll throughout high school; member of the National Honor Society; Bright Flight Scholar and named to Who’s Who Among American High School Students.

High school and community activities: Participated in high school theater productions and choir; involved in debate and forensics and a member of the Noland Road Baptist Church’s Youth Group.

1 To what do you attribute your academic success?
My parents for making me stay on top of my studies.

2 Who was your biggest influence on your studies?
Good teachers – Mrs. Bult, Mr. Stepp, Mrs. Connors-Willard and Mrs. Welch. Amazing.

3 What was your favorite activity in high school? Why?
Participating in musicals because it combines my two favorite things – singing and acting.

4 What college do you plan to attend and why?
The University of Evansville in Evasnville, Ind., to major in theater education. They have one of the top theater programs in the nation.

5 What do you see yourself doing 10 years from now?
Teaching theater, possibly at a local school, inspiring kids to be passionate about theater and also being involved in some sort of community theater.

– Kelly Evenson