For demonstration as a student in good standing, Washington State University awarded Walla Wallan Carmen Pacheco a $2,000 Scott Family Scholarship Endowment in Communication and $1,500 through the Katie Knapp Whitworth Class of 1940 Scholarship.
After a season of auditions, the Walla Walla Choral Society selected Jeremy Mims and Rob Dennis as its new co-artistic directors for the 2014-2015 season.
“I have a curiosity about the past. Besides their names, what we are interested in is finding out more about our ancestors and relatives. It’s about fleshing out your genealogy and finding out the stories of your own people,” said Rick Benn, an organizer for the Walla Walla FamilySearch Center’s second free annual family history seminar A Knitting Together of Generations.
In addition to learning methods or argumentation and critical thinking, participants in the Ethics Bowl also learned on a personal and team level.
Lilyan Duckett recently competed for two days at the Hermiston Conference Center and garnered the Oregon Preteen ANTSO title.
“As a government employee, Ben felt compelled to ante up the fee, rather than risk being caught making moonshine.”
The students are seeking informational brochures, pamphlets, pictures, nonperishable products unique to the area, leaves from native plants, small rocks or shells or other small items.
Kathleen Gilmore will offer a free Autism 101 seminar from 6-7:30 p.m. April 23 at Jacobi’s Café, 416 N. Second Ave. The event is sponsored by the Eastern Washington Autism Spectrum Disorder Association for autism awareness month in April.
Walla Walla High School’s Agriculture program will host its annual Farm Days 2014 when first-graders in the district visit the Wa-Hi farm Thursday.
Parenting Teens Together, a confidential support group for parents of teens,will meet at 7:30 p.m. Thursday in the YMCA board room, 340 S. Park St.
Ned Shafer, former YMCA director, will be honored at 2:30 p.m. April 27 in the main gym at the Y, 340 S. Park St.
Tour of Walla Walla Kids’ Races and Bike Rodeo will wheel into downtown on Saturday. Registration is from 9:45-10:55 a.m. and the Bike Rodeo will be from 10 a.m.-12 noon.
It’s all about the trees, in which Walla Walla is awash. Recognition for the plethora comes from Arbor Day Foundation, which named Walla Walla a Tree City USA.
Team RELAY’s annual Shamrock Bingo on March 15 at Waitsburg Elementary raised $1,457 for the American Cancer Society, said a very pleased Pam Conover.
An ardent amateur choral singer who sang in the alto section of Episcopal church choirs in Washington, Philadelphia and Los Angeles from 1988-2012, Ann Stookey was a steadfast cheerleader for all styles of choral music.
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