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OWENSBORO, Ky. – Lauren Goffinet, a 2009 graduate of Tell City High School and the daughter of Chris and Darla Goffinet of Tell City, graduated summa cum laude from Kentucky Wesleyan College May 9.
She earned a bachelor’s degree in secondary education with an emphasis in social studies. While at Kentucky Wesleyan, she was a starting member, team captain and leading scorer for the women’s basketball team, was named to the GLVC Academic All Conference team four years, the dean’s list for eight semesters and the president’s list for seven semesters, and was the Academic Athlete of the Year and Female Athlete of the Year for two years.
She was a member of the Student-Athlete Activities Committee, mentored at-risk teens at the Mary Kendall Home, and was a member of the Alpha Phi Honor Sorority and was listed in Who’s Who Among American Colleges.
She graduated No. 1 in her class in education and was among the top five in the entire 2013 graduating class.
Goffinet is the granddaughter of Larry and Floretta Beatty and Bill and Dolores Goffinet, all of Tell City.