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Woodbury High School Class of 2013 salutatorian Kinsey Philips will take her interest in science to the University of Minnesota in the fall.

Class of 2013: WHS salutatorian setting sails in science

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Kinsey Philips made herself a promise in junior high.

She enrolled in an honors-level physical science class - one that classmates had warned her was rigorous and taught by a no-nonsense teacher. It was no easy "A."


The promise?

"I would beat the odds," the Woodbury High School senior said.

The class became a life changer, where she caught the science bug that continues to live with her today.

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Mike Longaecker
Mike Longaecker is the regional public safety reporter for RiverTown Multimedia. His coverage area spans St. Croix and Pierce counties. Longaecker served from 2011-2015 as editor of the Woodbury Bulletin. A University of Wisconsin-River Falls graduate, Longaecker previously reported for the Red Wing Republican Eagle and for the Forum Communications Minnesota Capitol Bureau. You can follow him on Twitter at @Longaecker
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