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The La Crosse Area Chamber of Commerce Foundation and local businesses honored more than 80 top seniors from area high schools.

The 58th annual Honor Student Banquet honored the top 5 percent of graduating seniors from 11 area high schools.

Joe Kruse of Mayo Clinic Health System-Franciscan Healthcare gave the keynote address and graduating senior Aditya Ailiani of Onalaska High School gave the student address.

Here are the top students honored:

Aquinas: Elizabeth Copps, Peter Riley, Jeremiah DeGroot and Natalie Harron.

Bangor: Sarah Hannan, Haylee Leonard and Elizabeth Nicolai.

Central: Morgan Breidel, Alexandria Bruley, Brenden Elwer, Kyle Fossum, Jennifer Hamann, Maria Martell, Jett Mickelson, Ashlyn Neader, Marley Richmond, Chad Richter, Jack Richter, Cameron Sahagian-Crandall and Abigail Stafslien-Dumale.

Coulee Christian: Ellie Steiger.

Holmen: Madalynn Welch, Morgan Groshek, Alexander Dechant, Nicholas Haas, Kaiya Grass, Brooklyn Paulson, Alexis Gotham, Nicole Wolfe, Adelaide Zibrowski, Elizabeth Porath, Samantha Ertz, Madison Garbers, Elisabeth Lichtie, Brittney Jennings and Brett Mahlum.

La Crescent-Hokah: Aidan Alioto, Lindsey Nelson, Madison Pesch, Megan Adamski and Matthew Steiger.

Logan: Madison Bunnell, Maria Carr, Annika Dome, Alison Foust, Audrey Gerzema, Clara Hofland, Andrew Klinge, Caitlyn McQuiston-Keil, Anna Mikat, Aiden Ross, Benjamin Smith, Bradshaw Vandenberg-Daves, Brittany Wieland and Kao Xiong.

Luther: Michaela Harbach, Xi Chen and Emme Rogers.

Melrose-Mindoro: Lucie Benzing, Collin Pfaff and Sydney Tracey.

Onalaska: Christine Cheung, Ellie Olsen, Emma Harlan, Erin Ericson, Jai Iyer, Kaelan Engholdt, Katherine Chafoulias, Kaylin Luck, Kirah Olson, Rebecca Enos, Aditya Ailiani and Sarah Wood.

West Salem: Ryan Berger, Aleshia Furlano, Tayler Jones, Alexis Brueggen, Hunter Wakefield, Andre Johnson and Sierra Schwier.

Gundersen Health System and the La Crosse Tribune were keynote sponsors of the event.

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