Shelby sets high bar to reach her goals

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



May 12, 2021 - 9:47 AM

Sidney Shelby Photo by Richard Luken / Iola Register

Sidney Shelby has a term for the effort necessary to get good grades in high school: thinking at a high level.

“I’ve always been pushed to get good grades, or take hard classes,” she explained. “Taking hard classes requires good skills to learn, to multitask, to set a strict schedule for yourself.

“You need to think at a high level,” she concluded. “I want to think at high levels like that.”

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