Etcetera - 06/22/10

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The Walla Walla High School Class of 1945 will hold its 65th reunion in early August, said classmate Mel Haas. A no-host gettogether at Mill Creek Brew Pub will be 6 p.m. Aug. 6; a 5 p.m. social hour will be followed by dinner at 7 p.m. Aug. 7 at the Walla Walla Country Club; and a no-host breakfast at 9 a.m. Aug. 8 will be at Crossroads at the Veterans Memorial Golf Course.

As of June 15, 70 people have committed to attend. For more details, contact Mel at 509-525-8879 or e-mail haashaus@charter.net

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Walla Wallan Alexander Q. "Alex" Garner graduated during 121st commencement exercises May 29 at Woodberry Forest School in Madison County, Va.

The Woodberry school is an independent boarding school for 400 boys in grades 9-12 from 33 states, the District of Columbia, and 13 other countries. Founded in 1889, it emphasizes an education based on intellectual thoroughness, moral integrity and good sportsmanship.

Alex's family moved to Walla Walla from Gainesville, Fla., three years ago, he said. He attended his freshman year of high school in Florida, then entered Woodberry as a sophomore.

The son of Bruce A. and Jennifer Garner of Walla Walla, Alex will be a premedical student at Whitworth University in Spokane.

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Two local students made Montana State University's 2010 spring semester dean's honor roll. Rachel Huesby of Touchet and Allen Litzenberger of Walla Walla completed 12 credit hours to qualify for the list, which includes students earning grade point averages of 3.5 or higher for the semester at MSU in Bozeman.

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Kaelen Emily Park of Walla Walla earned a bachelor of arts in international business from Linfield College in McMinnville, Ore. The college held spring commencement on May 29 for 525 students in the Oak Grove on campus.

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Nine Walla Walla students graduated from the University of Washington in June.

They include Elizabeth Adelia Beatty, bachelor of arts international studies:general; Michael Arthur Beatty, bachelor of science in civil engineering; Allison Ann Camp, bachelor of arts in psychology and bachelor of science neurobiology; Natasha Ann Christy, bachelor of arts in linguistics; Lindsay Lea Cole, bachelor of arts in business administration marketing; Ajay Michael Heitzmann, bachelor of science in civil engineering; Devin Sidney Kaylor, bachelor of science mathematics -- comprehensive; Megan K. Lillis, bachelor of science in nursing; Kristin Marie Lynch, bachelor of science in biology: molec, cell, amp; development.

Etcetera appears in daily and Sunday editions. Annie Charnley Eveland can be reached at annieeveland@wwub.com or afternoons at 526-8313.

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