From left: Mark Schnackenberg, Becca Rae Lensing, Ron Steele and Rick Coleman. (Submitted photo)
From left: Mark Schnackenberg, Becca Rae Lensing, Ron Steele and Rick Coleman. (Submitted photo)

Top graduating seniors Becca Rae Lensing, from South Winneshiek High School and Michael Peter, from Decorah High School, were recently honored as members of the 2013 Best of the Class by KWWL Television and Wartburg College.

Best of the Class students were videotaped on the Wartburg campus for a series of public service announcements. They also had the opportunity to photographed with KWWL news anchors Ron Steele and Tara Thomas, Chief Meteorologist Mark Schnackenberg and Sports Director Rick Coleman.

In its 29 years of recognizing academic excellence, KWWL's Best of the Class has honored nearly 4,000 top graduating seniors. Best of the Class is a joint public service/community relations effort that encourages academic excellence among high school students by honoring students who serve as role models in their communities.