“Fabulous Noack Sisters” Area a Tough Act to Follow

Rice University “Fabulous Noack Sisters” Area a Tough Act to Follow

‘Fabulous Noack Sisters’ are a Tough Act to Follow

By Lisa Nutting
Rice News Staff

When asked if they know they’re sometimes called “The Fabulous Noack Girls” at Rice, graduating seniors Krista and Kathy Noack both grinned over the phrase they had not heard before.

The two sisters, who are 19 months apart in age, would later admit they were dubbed “The Noack Dynasty” at St. Petersburg High School in St. Petersburg, Fla., where together Krista as a senior served as president and Kathy as a junior served as vice-president of Junior Civitan, one of the school’s service clubs. Kathy later took over as president of the club her senior year.

Mark Scheid, assistant dean of Student Affairs for Academic and Career Advising, in a note described the Noacks as “very much alike in excellence, pretty different in some ways. … Both really neat.”

A quick glance at the Noack sisters’ r

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