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Meet Illini West Senior Charger

By: Becky Smith, The Quill

Haylee Kienast

Meet your neighbor and Illini West Senior, Haylee Christyne Kienast.

Haylee was born May 31, 2000 in Iowa City, Iowa to Ryan and Christy Kienast of La Harpe.

She is the granddaughter of David and Donna Mershon of La Harpe, Ronald and Margie Kienast of Burlington, Iowa and the late Harold and Helen Mondorf.

She is the great granddaughter of Sam and the late Jim Inman, Florence and the late Donald Stewart, and Jean and the late Terry Mershon.

Haylee has one brother, Hunter Kienast, who is a Sophomore at Illini West.

Haylee has worked at Hy-Vee in Burlington, IA for over a year and a half.

Her hobbies include hanging out with friends, shopping, playing basketball with Hunter, and playing with her dog Kobi.

Haylee recently finished her CNA class at Carl Sandburg College in Carthage and will graduate from Illini West High School on May 20.

Her future plans are to attend Southeastern Community College in the fall, then transfer to a four year school to work towards a degree in physical therapy.