LHS grad finishes college with honors
Kristina Merrick, a 2000 graduate of Lansing High School, will graduate Friday from the Honors College of Southwest Missouri State University summa cum laude with degrees in international business, geography tourism and French.
She is the daughter of Herbert and Carolyn Merrick of Lansing and the granddaughter of Sylvia Merrick, of Forsyth, Mo., and James Cox, of Aurora, Mo.
She was a member and officer of Alpha Sigma Alpha social society for four years and Delta Sigma Pi business fraternity for two years. She is a University Ambassador and a member of Phi Kappa Phi honor society.
After graduation, Merrick will be a legislative assistant in the office of Congressman Roy Blunt of Missouri's, the U.S. House majority whip.