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Kannel off to Madison to study pharmacy


Kristen Kannel was sitting in a chemistry class at Ellsworth High School one day when her future came upon her.

She saw an excerpt in her chemistry book about pharmacy, and it intrigued her.

"I love math and science and I wanted to help people," she explained. "This seemed like a good option for me."

Kannel will head off to the UW-Madison to study pharmacy in the fall. But first, the EHS senior as class salutatorian will give a speech at graduation Friday evening.

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Jason Schulte
Jason Schulte has been with the Herald since 2006. He covers County government and anything else that happens in Pierce County on a daily basis.
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