HUTCHINSON, Kan. — The Hutchinson International Baccalaureate program just completed another successful year with 12 students receiving credentials for their efforts. The program has been in place at HHS since the 2004-2005 school year.
According to a news release from USD 308, all three Salthawk Diploma Programme candidates received the diploma, and all nine Career-Related Programme students earned career diplomas.
Diploma earners for 2019 were Lydia Johnson, Mykala Lugafet and Magdalena Wenger.
Career-related earners were Lauren Ollenburger, Brevin Armstrong, Madison Sims, Ann Weesner, Novalie Rodriguez, Abby Pemberton, Destanee Brigman-Reed, Hailey Kisner and Cynthia Dingman.
The 2019 class is the 14th HHS International Baccalaureate group. The 2006 class was the first full class for the International Baccalaureate Programme at HHS.
IB is an internationally recognized advanced high school program. Students who successfully complete the program can receive college credits for their work.
Hutchinson High School is the farthest west IB program in Kansas. Additionally, it is one of only two schools in the state to offer the career-related program.