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WF students reap rewards of good grades

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Some West Fargo High School students recently discovered perks for getting their grades higher: ice cream and limo rides.

Six STRETCH Award recipients were honored Friday, Feb. 19, with a limo ride to Space Aliens restaurant followed by ice cream at Cold Stone Creamery. Each eatery donated food to the students and Fargo Xtreme Limousine donated the transportation.

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The STRETCH Award recognizes the top two students in each grade with the greatest increase in grade point average from first quarter to second, said Kelley Scheid, co-advisor for the Renaissance Club.

The STRETCH Award is a bi-annual program. Last week's recipients were the first for the award, and were: Salwa Mohamed (soph.), Haley Johnson (soph.), Tanner Moerke (jr.), Jasmine Schafer (jr.), Kenneth Miller (sr.), and Lucas Byzewski (sr.).

The Renaissance Club is a program designed to celebrate and reward student achievement and character through the partnerships built among administrators, faculty, staff, parents and local businesses, Scheid said.

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