October 13 Face of the day: Grace Schoening | Face of the day



It wasn’t quite the weather Tuesday yesterday, but it was sort of a Runza day as Abraham Lincoln High School senior Grace Schoening was named Student of the Week by the regional fast food chain. Schoening, 17, was born in Council Bluffs but has lived in Underwood for most of her life. She attended College View Elementary School and Kirn Middle School before arriving at AL Although in her final year as a Lynx, Schoening said it was an exciting time in her life, but it was Also stressful of having to stay on top of classes and extracurricular activities while applying. for colleges and plan for the future. Schoening is very active outside of the classroom, being part of the cross country team and with the show choir, participating in the student council and the National Honor Society and serving as the co-editor of the student newspaper. Echoes. The cross-country ski season is drawing to a close and the show choir has only just begun, so Schoening will be busier than ever for the next few months. Schoening was surprised in her class on Tuesday morning when a representative from the runza fast food chain came to tell her that a school staff member had nominated her for the Student of the Week feature film at Runza. After being recognized, Schoening stepped in front of the camera to do an interview for the upcoming media Runza. Schoening later revealed that she had never eaten a Runza sandwich before, but would rectify that soon. Schoening is not yet sure exactly where she will go to college, but she has said she wants to study marine biology. She said she became fascinated by the ocean and the sea after seeing them in person on various family vacations. She also believes in conservation, and with the potential problems of climate change around the world, Schoening said people are needed more than ever to take action. “I wish I could do something to help,” she said. “It’s a real concern. Schoening is way ahead of her, but she will relish the rest of her time with the Abraham Lincoln family.



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