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Kory Mauritsen (Tyler Green photo)

Kory Mauritsen (Tyler Green photo)

By TYLER GREEN
Daily Press Staff Writer

Kory Mauritsen wants to make a difference and benefit the world in a positive way. And, to many, the 2011 Artesia High School graduate already has.

Kory, the son of Mark and Mecca Mauritsen, is a humble scholar and athlete with an optimistic outlook on life.

He describes himself as someone who is always laughing and has a strong work ethic, especially when it comes to running and academics.

AHS Cross Country Coach Marcos Morillon agrees. “There’s not much other than good you can say about that kid. He’s going to be a very successful young man in life because he’s an individual who is self motivated. He’s one-of-a-kind; one who comes around once in a lifetime.” … For the rest of the story, subscribe in print and on the web.