Congratulations to Nicole Kruse, this year's Hy-Vee Scholar Athlete of the Year.
Nicole attended Oskaloosa High School and has a 4.0 GPA.
She's a state champion in volleyball when the Lady Bears claimed the class 2A title in 2010.
Nicole also is a state medalist in the discus throw, where she finished 7th last year.
She plans to attend Barton County Community College on a track and academic scholarship.
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