Various Ranger runners rewarded

FERDINAND — The Forest Park cross country team announced season award winners at its recent banquet. Ben Becher and Claire Mehling won the Top Academic Award. Ben Kluesner and Josie Berg took the Top Underclassmen Award. Becher and Magda Alvis won the Practice King/Queen honor. Most Valuable Runner went to Dustin Luebbehusen, Mehling and Berg. Luebbehusen and Mehling captured the Mental Attitude Award. Luebbehusen, Becher and Austin Welp are Academic All-PAC Scholar winners, while Mehling is an IATCCC All-State Academic Award winner and Becher and Katelyn Englert are IATCCC honorable-mention selections. Rangers to nab first-year varsity letters are Kluesner, Alvis and Caden Eckert.

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