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Liliana Medel
VANCOUVER - Woman of Wonder, Inc., a nonprofit that funds college scholarships, awarded scholarships for the 2021/2022 academic year to eight women of Washington State including Bridgeport resident Liliana Medel attending the University of Washington. This is the second year that Medel has been a...

Mike Maltais/QCH Led by a pair of cool dudes in tinted shades the Bears’ Class of 2021 marches toward seats on a raised grandstand as commencement proceedings get underway.
BREWSTER – Overcast skies and threatening rain neither dampened nor delayed the members of the Bears’ Class of 2021 from concluding their high school careers with outdoor commencement ceremonies in the park last Friday evening, June 11. Co-valedictorians were Halle Aparicio and Miriam Garcia....

Cuauhtemoc Arellano committed to the U.S. Army.
PATEROS – Shortly before graduation day, June 4, more than a score of Pateros seniors officially committed to college and career choices on Gear Up College Signing Day, an event that celebrates student achievement and for students to announce where they are going to college. The following photos...

Kimberley Avalos accepts her diploma from principal Tamra Jackson.
Page A1 Story #1. jump to A02, 6 photos – Photos #1, #2 on front – rest on A2 with jump #1 - Photo: H23 Kimberley Avalos – 3 col on front Cutline: Mike Maltais/QCH Kimberley Avalos accepts her diploma from principal Tamra Jackson. #2 - Photo: H23 Avalos supporters – 2 col on front Cutline: :...
OLYMPIA—The GET program’s 2020-2021 enrollment period comes to a close on May 31. Washington families still have time to start saving for future college costs with the state’s 529 prepaid tuition program.  As a 529 prepaid tuition program, the State of Washington guarantees that a family’s GET...
    WENATCHEE – What inspires you about the Columbia River? Students currently in grades 1-6 are invited to write a poem about the mighty river as part of the reopening celebration for the completely renovated Discovery Center at Rocky Reach Dam. The wait is almost over to see the transformation...
OLYMPIA – Students have two final opportunities to participate in Wild Washington Live! events during the 2020-2021 school year on May 14 and May 21 – the latest in a series of Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) virtual field trip learning opportunities provided via Zoom...

Courtesy Brewster School District Baskets of multi-colored Million Bells are one among 37 selections that purchasers can order on the school’s Facebook site.
BREWSTER – In spite of the COVID-19 pandemic restrictions, the Brewster High School Agriculture Education class found a creative way for patrons to once again participate in the school’s popular spring plant sale. This year the Brewster High School Ag/Ed 2021 Plant Sale is available for online...

Mike Maltais/QCH Bridgeport FFA Advisor Adam Corum, second from left in red mask, confers with his FFA students as the class prepares for this week’s annual spring plant sale.
BRIDGEPORT – In a year that has plagued many residents with job losses, closed businesses, shuttered schools, wildfire destruction, and personal tragedy there is nothing quite like spring flowers as an anchor of renewal ahead. Once again, this year the Bridgeport High School FFA class is bringing...
WENATCHEE/OMAK - Wenatchee Valley College has announced the decision to host both graduation ceremonies and the nurses pinning ceremony virtually for 2021. The difficult decision was made in collaboration with college administrators, student services staff and student government. “We understand...

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