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Ellenson named Exchange Club Student of the Month

Courtney Ellenson, a senior at West Fargo High School, has been named West Fargo Exchange Club Student of the Month for December. She has maintained a 4.0 grade point average and is the daughter of Tim and Donna Ellenson of West Fargo.

As a student at West Fargo High, Courtney has been involved in a variety of areas. She played varsity hockey for four years (lettering since freshman year); was a student council member for three years, presently serving as treasurer; has been a member of National Honor Society, the Big Brother/Big Sister program, and completed a Youth Leadership Program.

She is also a member of the Renaissance Club, Principal Advisory Club and Prom Committee, has volunteered for Hospice, providing companionship several times a week, was a part of the 2010 Youth Summit Planning Committee, lettered in academics starting in ninth grade, and has an ACT composite score of 34. Her Advance Placement/Honors Classes include: Sophomore Honors English, AP Junior English, AP Biology, AP Calculus, and AP Government.

Courtney's future plans include attending either Boston or Denver University to attain an undergraduate degree in biomedical or mechanical engineering and then go on to achieve a masters degree.