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July 02, 2012
Falls City group slates fundraiser
FALLS CITY -- The Falls City Parent Group will host a baked potato feed and silent auction fundraiser Friday evening at the Falls City Community Center.
The event runs from 6 to 8 p.m. at the center, 320 N. Main St., and is open to the public. It will include a full baked potato bar, silent auction, raffle prizes, a bake sale, Falls City Mountaineer gear and karaoke.
Cost is $5 for adults and $3 for children 12 and under. Proceeds benefit and help fund student activities.
For more information: 503-871-6527.
Polk students make OSU honor roll
CORVALLIS -- A number of Polk County residents qualified for inclusion on the 2012 spring term scholastic honor roll at Oregon State University.
Students must maintain a grade-point average of 3.5 or better and carry at least 12 graded hours of course work to qualify.
Local students recognized include:
From Dallas -- Straight-A Average: Megan E. Lytle, sr., mathematics; Jessica C. Sheldon, sr., Spanish. 3.5 or Better: Elaine M. Chaffee, soph., public health; Natalie N. Eriksen, sr., nutrition; Samantha E. Fenwrick, jr., environmental science; Mary E. Isham, soph., pre-chemical engineering; Robin C. Jenkins, sr., zoology; Glen D. Nicol, soph., computer science; Eric J. Pfau, sr., public health; and Kaitlin R. Radigan, sr., human development and family science.
From Independence -- 3.5 or Better: Jose R. Becerra, sr., history; Stacy E. Eash, sr., animal sciences; Rebecca L. Huber, sr., human development and family science; Samantha J. Pfaff, sr., human development and family science; Jessica A. Schwarz, soph., human development and family science; Norma E. Villanueva, sr., human development and family science; Julia-Michelle E. Villarta, sr., English; and Aleah R. Wright, jr., public health.
From Monmouth -- Straight-A Average: Cameron J. Glasscock, sr., bioengineering; Stacy A. Marinelli, jr., music. 3.5 or Better: Emily F. Ash, sr., liberal studies; Kathryn V. Darby, soph., animal sciences; Evan E. Foulke, jr., exercise and sport science; Lillian K. Kansaku, jr., applied visual arts; Tim C. Maguire, soph., pre-mechanical engineering; Zachary D. McClure, soph., general science; Emily G. Rogers, soph., animal sciences; and Rachel Sales, jr., public health.
From Rickreall -- 3.5 or Better: Meghan E. Keck, sr., chemical engineering; and Audrey R. Regan, fr., English.
Central grad receives scholarship
MONMOUTH -- Jordan Huffman of Monmouth is one of four students awarded a $1,500 First Community Founders Scholarship by First Community Credit Union. A selection committee judged applicants based on academics, leadership, accomplishments and citizenship. Huffman, a 2010 graduate of Central High School, is a student at Western Oregon University majoring in medical sonography.
Independence resident earns grant
INDEPENDENCE -- Margarita Carrillo of Independence was awarded a $750 scholarship from SEIU Local 503. SEIU Local 503 awarded 48 scholarships and awards totaling $25,000 this year through a member scholarship program. The scholarship program is funded through member dues and donations. Carrillo is an environmental science major at the University of Oregon in Eugene.
Colby College honors local student
WATERVILLE, Maine -- Malia L. Kawamura, a member of the Class of 2014 at Colby College, was named to the dean's list for outstanding academic achievement during the spring semester. Students whose grade-point averages were 3.68 or higher were named to the dean's list. Kawamura is a graduate of West Salem High School.