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PLHS Class of 2017 will be last with valedictorian, salutatorian


Beginning with next year's freshman class, Pequot Lakes High School will no longer publish class rank on student transcripts.

The school board approved these changes to the high school handbook at its Monday, June 16, meeting, along with others related to honors recognition and grading.

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Chelsey Perkins
Chelsey Perkins grew up in Crosslake and is a graduate of Pequot Lakes High School. She earned her Bachelor's degree in professional journalism from the School of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Minnesota - Twin Cities. Perkins has interned at the Lake Country Echo and the Rochester and Austin Post-Bulletins and also worked for the student-run Minnesota Daily newspaper as a copy editor and columnist during college. She went on to intern at Utne Reader magazine, where she was later hired as the research editor. Before joining the Brainerd Dispatch, Perkins worked as a staff writer for the Pineandlakes Echo Journal.
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