Carpenter had to prove it to herself

Iola High School senior Lorie Carpenter is one of the valedictorian candidates for Saturday's graduation.



May 12, 2021 - 9:42 AM

Lorie Carpenter Photo by Trevor Hoag / Iola Register

“I don’t even know what free time is.”

Still, Lorie Carpenter was driven to obtain a 4.0 GPA by parental encouragement, as well as a need for scholarship money.

“I think I did it for myself, to prove something to myself,” she said.

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