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Salute to Seniors

• Omak • Tonasket • Okanogan • Oroville • Brewster • Republic • Pateros • Curlew • Bridgeport • Lake Roosevelt • Mansfield • Liberty Bell A supplement to The Omak-Okanogan County Chronicle • May 28, 2014

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Brewster High School seniors are, front, from left, Jenny Hicks, Lupita Lopez, Diana Garcia, Alondra Garcia, Alexis Hernandez, Mayra Cruz, Karina Garfias, Elisa Pio, Kimberly Camacho and Alondra Albrego; second, Hunter Bach, Monica Landdeck, Kristina Ramirez, Maricela Banda, Flor Rosales, Ana Bohorquez, Kimberly Ramirez, Brette Boesel, Chandler Smith and Margie Brammer; third, Gaby Torres, Jocelyn Reyes, Erich Clark, Adrian Urias, Danny Carillo, Roberto Perez, Luis Garcia and Brian Rendon; fourth row, Eswin Tinoco, Juan Daniel Perez, Cameron Jacobson, Easton Driessen, Luis Rosales, Hunter Riggan, Juan Martinez, Emanueal Campos, Leslie Hernandez and Kole Webster; back, Kevin Villalobos, Marco Cervantes, Logan Miller, Brandon Medina, Oscar Roa, Alberto Talavera, Yolonda Olvera, Raquel Rodriguez, Jessica Acuna, Azusena Guzman, Jessica Vargas, Sally Romo and Alejandro Mendez.

Brewster graduates 2014 seniors June 6 The Chronicle BREWSTER – “Together we stand, we won’t take a fall because we are the winners, and winners take all.” With that triumphant motto, the Brewster High School Class of 2014 will don red and white caps and gowns for its graduation ceremony. Commencement will be at 8 p.m. June 6 in the football field outside the school, 503 S. Seventh St. The seniors took a page out of the popular 1980s film “The Breakfast Club,” selecting Simple Minds’ “Don’t You Forget About Me” as the class song for the recessional. Social studies teacher Pat Shelton will speak to the class. Chandler Smith, 17, is the class valedictorian. She is the daughter of Dale and Renee Smith. The salutatorian is Sally Romo, 18. She is the daughter of Ricardo and Maria Romo.

Seniors are Jessica Acuna, Alondra Albrego, Veronica Arrez, Hunter Bach, Maricela Banda, Brette Boesel, Ana Bohorquez, Margie Brammer, Kimberly Camacho, Emanueal Campos, Danny Carillo, Marco Cervantes, Erich Clark, Mayra Cruz, Smith Easton Driessen, Alondra Garcia, Diana Garcia, Luis Garcia, Karina Garfias, Azusena Guzman, Alexis Hernandez, Leslie Hernandez, Jenny Hicks, Cameron Jacobson, Monica Landdeck, Lupita Lopez, Mariana Marin, Juan Martinez, Brandon Medina, Alejandro Mendez, Logan Miller, Yolonda Olvera, Juan Daniel Perez, Roberto Perez, Elisa Pio, Kimberly Ramirez, Kristina Ramirez, Brian Rendon, Jocelyn Reyes, Hunter

Riggan, Oscar Roa, Raquel Rodriguez, Sally Romo, Flor Rosales, Luis Rosales, Jonathan Sanchez, Chandler Smith, Josh Squires, Alberto Talavera, Eswin Tinoco, Gaby Torres, Adrian Urias, Jessica Vargas, Kevin Villalobos and Kole Webster. Romo Scholarships and other awards will be presented earlier in the day during an assembly, at 1:30 p.m. in the high school gymnasium. In what has become an annual tradition, the Hall of Fame winners will also be announced during commencement. School staff and community members nominate former graduates who have had a positive impact in their communities. Superintendent Eric Driessen said two people were nominated this year.

A baccalaureate ceremony will take place at 6 p.m. at June 4 at Calvary Baptist Church, 115 N. Sixth St.

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Bridgeport High School seniors are, from the bottom of the first column, bottom to top, Juan Picazo, Christian Lopez, Daniel Guzman, Steven Garcia and Kipton Craig; second, from bottom to top, Cristian Garcia, Nain Sanchez, Lunit Gomez, Esteban Trejo, Francisco Bastidas and Juan Garcia; in the first zero, clockwise from bottom left, Cristian Estrada, Olivia Amado, Mayra Rivera, Luis Perez, Cristian Trujillo, Victor Sanchez, Monica Lopez, Samuel Ozuna, Ana Trejo, Maya Martinez, Laura Lopez, Leticia Espino, Mayra Torres, Samantha Perales, Sandra Ramos, Alejandro Salinas and Araceli Lombera; and in the second zero, clockwise from bottom left, Ivan Sanchez, Eduardo Zarate, Karina Perea, Aisha Herrejon, Courtney Austin, Margarita Chapa, Diocelina Torres, Gloria Alameda, Bernice Gomez, Sandra Leon, Adrian Ambriz, Katelyn Brown, Maria Landin, Paula Soto, Luis Martinez, Juana Perez, Ayana Herrejon, Leticia Lopez and Samantha Velasco.

Bridgeport centennial class graduates The Chronicle BRIDGEPORT – While other classes may select current pop songs to represent them, Bridgeport’s seniors will walk in their caps and gowns to a more traditional tune in honor of the school’s 100th graduating class. The seniors named their class song “Pomp and Circumstance,” to be performed by the Bridgeport High School band during commencement. The ceremony is scheduled for 1 p.m. June 1 in the high school gym, 1220 Kryger Ave. The gymnasium will be decked out in the

Valedictorian Ana Trejo Amezcua, left, and salutatorian Samantha Velasco Martinez.

class and school colors, black and orange. Class speakers will be valedictorian Ana Trejo Amezcua, salutatorian Samantha Velasco Martinez, Gloria Alameda Ruiz and Paula Soto. Amezcua, 18, is the daughter of Martin and Amalia Trejo. Martinez, 17, is the daughter of Abraham and Isabel Velasco. The Class of 2014 selected a poem by an unknown author as its sentimental motto: “Side by side, one step at a time Each step we have taken, we have taken with pride. Slowly and quietly as the music plays, Together we have enjoyed our final days. Today we graduate and together we walk, But tomorrow yet, we will part.” Scholarships will be awarded on Senior Night, slated for 6:30 tonight, May 28, in the high school gym. A baccalaureate ceremony will take place at 6:30 p.m. May 29 at St. Anne’s Catholic Church, 1910 Tacoma Ave. The Bridgeport High School seniors are Gloria Alameda, Olivia Amado, Adrian Ambriz, Courtney Austin, Francisco Bastidas, Katelyn Brown, Margarita Chapa,

Kipton Craig, Leticia Espino, Cristian Estrada, Cristian Garcia, Juan Garcia, Steven Garcia, Bernice Gomez, Lunit Gomez, Daniel Guzman, Aisha Herrejon, Ayana Herrejon, Maria Landin, Sandra Leon, Araceli Lombera, Christian Lopez, Laura Lopez, Leticia Lopez, Monica Lopez, Luis Martinez, Maya Martinez, Samuel Ozuna,

Samantha Perales, Karina Perea, Juana Perez, Luis Perez, Juan Picazo, Sandra Ramos, Mayra Rivera, Alejandro Salinas, Ivan Sanchez, Nain Sanchez, Victor Sanchez, Paula Soto, Diocelina Torres, Mayra Torres, Ana Trejo, Esteban Trejo, Cristian Trujillo, Samantha Velasco and Eduardo Zarate.

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Curlew Curlew plans commencement for June 7 The Chronicle CURLEW – Commencement ceremonies will be at 5 p.m. June 7 in the Curlew School main gymnasium, 47 Curlew School Road. Class colors are royal and black, and the motto is “If we wait until we’re ready, we’ll be waiting for the rest of our lives,” by Lemony Snicket. The valedictorian is Talia Korrine Donihue, daughter of Robert Donihue. Salutatorian is Jesse Coleman Smith Chamberlin, whose parents are Bill and Sara Chamberlin. Seniors are Raia Belcher, Kianna Carpenter, Cole Chamberlin, Dyanna Diltz, Talia Donihue, Devan Fackenthall, Kolten Fanning, Alyssa Goree, Matie Hofstad, Will Knutz, Kevin Metcalf, Natalie Miller, Jessica Reynolds, Nathan Rhodehouse, Opal Scott, Olivia Volluz, Kaylee Wahlstrom and Trenton Wellman.

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Curlew High School seniors are, front, from left, Kianna Carpenter, Opal Scott, Matie Hofstad, Natalie Miller, Olivia Volluz, Jessica Reynolds, Kaylee Wahlstrom, Alyssa Goree, Raia Belcher and Dyanna Diltz; back, Talia Donihue, Cole Chamberlin, Devan Fackenthall, Will Knutz, Nathan Rhodehouse, Kolten Fanning, Trenton Wellman and Kevin Metcalf.

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Lake Roosevelt Raider seniors will graduate on June 7 The Chronicle COULEE DAM – Lake Roosevelt High School commencement will be at 1 p.m. June 7 in the school gym, 500 Civic Way. The class motto is “The moment may be temporary, but the memory is forever,” by Bud Meyer. The valedictorian is Chyenne KellyMarconi and the salutatorian is Daniel L. Campobasso. Seniors are Daniel Tristan Abrahamson, Tyler James Joseph Agosto, Nicole Dorthea Baker, Kassadi Joy Boutain, Alyssa Kaylynne Bray, Madisyn Jean-Michelle Byam, Daniel L. Campobasso, Holly Jo Dawn Carriere, Rachel Marie Carter, Clare Kelly-Marconi Cecilia Castrodale, Jolene Angiebelle Catoto, Brandon Louie Desautel, Harlie Lynn Nikole Dice, Eric Michael Dobson, Kayla Rose Doney, Casey Ray Ensminger, Keye Rae Dawn Fasthorse, Akaycia Marie Foster, Natasha Lee French, Mikel Dineh Friedlander, Shadisa Suzanne Fry, Campobasso Kennedy Louis George, Brianna Ly GogglesWhalawitsa, Alexia Carol Rachel Hanway, Jenay Yvette Heilman, Kodie Russell Horn, Chyenne Sierra Kelly-Marconi, Charles Peter LaPlante III, Jazmyne Starr Marchand, Jordan Juila-Gerry Ana Martin, Mary Ann Matteson, Brandon Keith Powell, Jennifer Marie Reichlin, Thadius Mike Richardson, Michael Ray Rounds, Eli Joseph Senator, Dariane Josephine Seyler, Teddy Melvin Sharr Jr., Brandin Nathaniel Smith, Shane Ceclia Thomas, Sylvia Jeanne Tonasket and Kaitlyn Margarette Traxler.

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Lake Roosevelt High School seniors are, front, from left, Brandon Powell, Mikel Friedlander, Kodie Horn, Madisyn Byam, Tyler Agosto, Harlie Dicel, Akaycia Foster; second, Mary Ann Matheson, Alyssa Bray, Shadisa Fry, Brandin Smith, Chyenne KellyMarconi, Brianna Goggles-Whalawitsa, Kayla Doney; third, Sylvia Tonasket, Casey Ensminger, Kaitlyn Traxler, Natasha French, Keya Fasthorse, Jennifer Reichlin, Holly Jo Carriere; fourth, Daniel Abrahamson, Jordan Martin, Jazmyne Marchand, Jenay Heilman, Rachel Carter, Daniel Campobasso, Brandon Desautel, Teddy Sharr; back, Thadius Richardson, Micheal Rounds, Eric Dobson and Nichole Baker.

May you have the vision to follow your dreams, the wisdom to find your purpose, and the courage to make a difference. And as you move forward through life, remember to do so with integrity and compassion, bringing joy not only to yourselves, but to those around you. Ferry County Public Hospital District would like to congratulate all of the graduating seniors at both the “Republic and Curlew high schools.” This is your time to achieve! Thank you.

Congratulations, Republic and Curlew!

Best wishes for much success.

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The 2014 seniors of Liberty Bell High School and Methow Valley Independent Learning Center are, front, from left, Liam Daily, Hannah Hafsos, Katherine Tannehill, Patricia Watson, Tulie Budiselich, Amalia Webber, Estrella Corrigan and Kelsey Jensen; second, Kira Cramer, Logan Szafas, Lilly Schlotzhauer, Kathleen Chavey-Reynaud, Dawn Smith, Samantha Seguin, Erik Ellis and Lee “Andy” Kukuk; third, Milo Holston, Dan Sonnichsen, Korrie Perryman, Kindra Harris, Taylor Curtiss, Austin Watson and Olivia Ekblad; fourth, Morgan Palm, Riley Dickinson, Jake Harrop, Vanessa Smith, Grace Bitzes-Thomas, Olivia Bowers and Julie McMillan; fifth, Cesar Dominguez, Jaymis Hanson, Weslee Pilkinton, Colby Smith, Colt Jack, Sierra Tetreault, Lily Darwood and Chase Kurtz; back, Brent Crawford, Morgan Ott, Jake Pennock, Carlos Perez, Fletcher Rickabaugh and David Dinsmore III.

Lions’ commencement slated for June 6 The Chronicle WINTHROP – Graduation for Liberty Bell High School and Methow Valley Independent Learning Center will be at 7 p.m. June 6 in the gym, 18 Twin Lakes Road. The class flower is the carnation, and the motto is, “It’s better to beg forgiveness than to ask permission,” by Grace Hopper. English and drama teacher Jane Orme will give the address.

Valedictorian is Liam Daily, 18, the son of John Daily and Shaun Seibel. Salutatorian is Patricia Watson, 18, daughter of Jesse Watson and Karen McCauley. Liberty Bell seniors are Dana Anderson, Grace Bitzes Thomas, Olivia Bowers, Tulie Budiselich, Kathleen Chavey-Reynaud, Estrella Corrigan, Brent Crawford, Taylor Curtiss, Liam Daily, Riley Dickinson, David Dinsmore III, Cesar Dominguez Rojas,

Olivia Ekblad, Erik Ellis, Hannah Hafsos, Jaymis Hanson, Kindra Harris, Jake Harrop, Shane Higbee, Milo Holston, Colt Jack, Kelsey Jensen, Eli Klemmeck, Jonathan Kurtz, Lee Kukuk, Morgan Palm, Jacob Pennock, Carlos Perez, Korrie Perryman, Weslee Pilkinton, Fletcher Rickabaugh, Lilly Schlotzhauer, Samantha Seguin, Dawn Smith, Vanessa Smith, Daniel Sonnichsen, Morgan Stolp-Ott, Logan Szafas, Katherine Tannehill, Morgan Tate, Sierra Tetreault,

Austin Watson, Patricia Watson and Amalia Webber. Independent center seniors are Elizabeth Aguirre, Kira Cramer, Lily Darwood, Julie McMillan, Nathaniel Mowen, Colby Smith, Haley Willoughby and Megan Woodward. Baccalaureate will be at 7 p.m. June 4 at the Methow Valley United Methodist Church, 193 Old Twisp Highway, Twisp. Awards will be presented to the seniors at 7 p.m. June 5 in the high school gym.

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Mansfield Graduation returns after one-year hiatus The Chronicle MANSFIELD – Mansfield High School is planning its first graduation ceremony in two years. The small, rural school had no senior class last year, the first time that’s happened in the school’s history. This year, there are five: Monica Marks, Staci McDonald, Macen McLean, Kevin Peterman and Wade Udell. The class chose to keep the school colors as its own: Red, white and gold. Heading into the future, their motto comes from Ashleigh Brilliant: “Nothing we do changes the past, everything we do changes the future.” Seniors will take the stage for commencement at 4 p.m. June 7 in the high school gymnasium, 491 Road 14 N.E. As the 2014 salutatorian, McLean, 18, will be the class speaker. He is the son of Mike McLean and Misty McLean. Because the school bases its selection of valedictorian and salutatorian on pre-set grade-point averages, there is no valedictorian this year, senior class adviser Ric Bayless said.

Members of the 2014 Mansfield High School senior class, from left, Kevin Peterman, Wade Udell, Monica Marks, Macen McLean and Staci McDonald. Ric Bayless

During commencement, Bayless will continue the annual tradition of reading the “senior prophecy,” a humorous and touching

fictional glimpse into the future of each student. The ceremony also includes a slideshow,

and scholarships will be awarded. There is no baccalaureate service this year.

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Okanogan Okanogan seniors are, front, from left, Eric Webster, Jacob Lawson, Nathan Carter, Mayra Huizar, Justin VanderWeide, Fabian Rodriguez, Arturo Ramos, Joshua Stanley, Jorge Marquez, Ian Patrick, Nate Downey, Bruce Weigel; second, Hannah Murphy-Bryan, Ashley Harris, Emily Anderson, Alondra Ramos, Luisa Cardenas, Harlie Patrick, Miranda Cleveland, Jose Alvarez, Lacey Howell, Leanne Clark, Katie Hedington, Stefany Perez, Hannah Coggins, Brooklyn Bauer; third, Joshua Carroll, Cody Sumner, Brock Howard, Anastasia Baum, Gabriel Greene, Bryan Freel, Richard Carey, Enrique Vargas, Makenzie Norwill, Corbin Ranck, Lily Ade, Justin Rivas, Elizabeth Rabenold and Sarah Gray. Dee Camp/The Chronicle

Okanogan sends off seniors on June 7 The Chronicle OKANOGAN — Graduation ceremonies will be at 5 p.m. June 7 in Dawson Gym at Okanogan High School, 244 S. Fifth Ave. Seniors chose “poppin’ purple” as their class color and the forget-me-not as their class flower. The motto is “If we cannot find the road to success, we will make one,” and the song is “You Can’t Make Old Friends,” by Kenny Rogers and Dolly Parton. A slide show featuring baby/young child photos of the graduates will be shown before the ceremony. The class will enter the gym to “Pomp and Circumstance” by the high school band. Commencement marshals are juniors Kasey Tollefson and Dawson McCoy. Class president Ian Patrick will lead the flag salute and Principal Bob Shacklett will give the welcome. Speakers include Superintendent Richard

Congratulations classes of 2014

Johnson, valedictorian Jacob Riley Lawson and salutatorian Lacey Marie Howell. Scholarships and awards will be announced by counselor Jennifer Day, and teacher Aaron Nickelson and Bryan Freel will perform “Where Do We Go from Here?” Lawson is the son of Lawson Wayne and Rachel Lawson of Okanogan. He plans to study computer science at Eastern Arizona College in Thatcher, Ariz. Howell is the daughter of Elizabeth and Jack Ervin of Okanogan. She plans to attend Wenatchee Valley College at Omak and then transfer to Columbia Basin College in Moses Lake to study ultrasound technology. Diplomas will be presented by school

board members and announced by Nickelson. The band will perform the recessional. The senior banquet will be at 6 p.m. June 2 at the Okanogan County Fairgrounds Agriplex, 175 Rodeo Trail Road. Baccalaureate will be at 7 p.m. June 5 at the New Life Howell Centre, 508 S. Fourth Ave. Class members include Lily Ray Ade, Jose L. Alvarez, Emily Diane Anderson, Jasmin Ayers, Mayra Nicole Huizar Banuelos, Brooklyn Grace Bauer, Anastasia Marie Baum, Maria Luisa Cardenas, Richard Wayne Carey, Joshua Carroll, Nathan Ryan Carter, Jarvis Isaac Charles, Rozlyn Blythe Christopherson, Leanne Marie Clark, Miranda Jaymes Cleveland, Hannah

Coggins, Nathanial Dale Downey, William English, Bryan Myles Freel, Sarah Saxon Gray, Gabriel Emanuel Greene, Ashley Brook Harris, Katie Jordan Hedington, Brock James Lee Howard, Lacey Marie Howell, Winter Rose Joseph, Jacob Riley Lawson, Jorge Marquez, Samantha Diane Michaud, Hannah A. Murphy-Bryan, Clayton Wayne Murrah, Makenzie Norwill, Harlie Rae Patrick, Ian Cairns Patrick, Jason Enrique Perez, Stefany Josefin Perez, Elizabeth Anne Rabenold, Alondra Ramos, Arturo Ramos, Corbin James Ranck, Alyssa Taylor Richards, Justin Enrique Rivas, Alondra Rivera, Edgardo Fabian Rodriguez, Joshua Erwin Stanley, Casey Leann Steveson, Cody J. Sumner, Justin M. Vanderweide, Enrique J. Vargas, Erick Webster and Bruce Rolph Weigel. Class member Matthew Wayne Sandefur, who died May 6, will be remembered.

Congratulations Okanogan and Omak Class of 2014!

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Omak High School seniors are, front, from left, German Ramirez, Yurian Gaytan, Tim Rubio, Jacob King, Cody Bidlen, Josie Bucsko, Leslie Rebolledo, Kristen Lawver, Briauna Trumbo, Madison Hansen, Shyanne O’Bryan, Mackenzie Greene, Shelbee Dildine and Lyric Stidman; second, Ethan Pfitzer, Jeremy Calentine, Shawnee Covington, Rayce Miller, Madison Reed, Lindsey Hughes, Shania Edmonds, Rachel Blakemore, Emily Martin, Lance Hilderbrand, Hakikat Bains, McKenzie Ervin and Chelsee Johnson; third, Leighton Boyd, Drew Saxon, Austin Shoppa, Cody Harvill, Caleb Riggle, Tatyana Martinez, Carlos Avila, Victoria Bolton, Sarahi Sepulveda-Diaz, Gabrielle Fling, Camille Bolton and Baelie Meese; fourth, Damien Frank, Adrien Carson, Joaquin Garcia Gomez, Riley Baker-Pfitzer, Jason Avila-Bonilla, Justin Alan Spence, Josiah Lamb, Samuel Goble, Matthew Pearce and Morgan O’Dell; fifth, Airion Andrews, Braydon Cate, Mariah Gerard, Kennedy Duck, Zack Sparks, Brandon Zaragoza, Jacob Cutrell, Hunter Thomas and Mercedes Gariano; six, Bryson Morris.

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Omak, Highlands seniors wrap up year The Chronicle OMAK – Seniors at Omak and Highlands high schools wrap up the year with graduation at 1 p.m. June 7 in the school gym, 20 S. Cedar St. Highlands is the alternative school. The two will have a combined commencement ceremony. Class colors are red and black. The motto is “Together we stand, we won’t take a fall because we are winners, and winners take all.” Seniors chose the white rose as their class flower. Valedictorian is Rachel Blakemore, daughter of Blakemore Rich and Lena Blakemore. She plans to attend the University of Washington. Blakemore will speak during graduation. Samantha Menendez, daughter of Michael and Sandra Menendez, is the salutatorian. She plans to attend Loyola University in New Orleans, La. Two Omak High School seniors – McKenzie Ervin Menendez and Alice Early - also will receive associate degrees from Wenatchee Valley College at Omak. Washington state Honors Award recipients are Hakikat Bains, Rachel Blakemore, McKenzie Ervin, Lance Hilderbrand, Chelsee Johnson, Josiah Lamb, Samantha Menendez, Morgan O’Dell and Caleb Riggle. Class president Madylin Sandoval will lead the pledge of allegiance. Greetings will be given by Sandoval, German Ramirez and Shania Edmonds. The high school band will perform “Pomp and Circumstance” and a recessional, and senior Shelbee Dildine will sing “Pioneer,” by the band Perry. A slide show will be shown. A post-graduation “safe and sober” party is planned at Valley Lanes, 740 Riverside Drive. Leading up to commencement are

baccalaureate, set for 2:30 p.m. June 1 at the Cornerstone Christian Fellowship Church, 328 Riverside Drive; an academic awards and student recognition assembly at 1 p.m. June 5 in the school gym, and the senior banquet, planned for 6 p.m. June 4 at the Okanogan County Fairgrounds Agriplex, 175 Rodeo Trail Road, Okanogan. The baccalaureate theme is “friendship,” and the ceremony will feature an ice cream sundae bar, photo booth, music, student speakers and an inspirational message by Vern Weaver. The banquet, for which admission will be charged, will feature Cameron Painter as guest speaker and a performance by the advanced choir, under the direction of Don Pearce. Photo collages of the seniors will be on display. School officials said the list of graduates is not final until students meet all requirements. Seniors at Omak and Highlands high schools are: Airion Andrews, Jason Avila, Carlos Avilal-Duran, Cole Austin, Hakikat Bains, Riley Baker-Pfeifer, Cody Bidlen, Rachel Blakemore, Victoria Bolton, Camille Bolton, Leighton Boyd, Josie Bucsko, Jeremy Calentine, Braydon Cate, Hayley Columbia, Erica Cortinas, Shawnee Covington, Cacob Cutrell, Lane Dawson, Shelbee Dildine, Chayla Dodgen, Kennedy Duck, Alice Early, Gabrielle Fling, Damien

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Morgan O’Dell, Yajaira Orozco Jassi, Lance Paul, Matthew Pearce, Alondra Perez, Ethan Pfitzer, German Ramirez, Leslie RebolledoZamora, Madison Reed, Caleb Riggle, Timothy Rubio, Marcos Ruiz, Madylin Sandoval, Sarahi Sepulveda-Diaz, Austin Shoppa, Cody Smith, Kyle Smith, Zachary Sparks, Justin Spence, Danielle Stenberg, Krishna Tatshama, Hunter Thomas, Johnny Timentwa, Briauna Trumbo, Gabriel Vanderpool-Byrnes, Shannon Westby, Philip Williams and Brandon Zaragoza.

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Oroville Oroville celebrates ‘Best Day of My Life’ Commencement ceremony planned for June 7 in the high school gymnasium The Chronicle OROVILLE – The Oroville High School seniors will graduate at 1 p.m. June 7 in the school gym, 1008 Ironwood St. Class colors are navy and silver and the flower is the daisy. Class members chose “Best Day of My Life,” by American Authors, as their class song. The motto is “Each of us has different talents, different dreams, and different destinations, but Speiker we all have the same power to make a new tomorrow.” The valedictorian is Sierra Speiker, daughter of Jon and Susan Speiker. She plans to attend the University of Idaho to study physical therapy. Salutatorian Nathan McAllister, son of Jeff and Mary McAllister, plans to attend Portland Bible College for pastoral studies. McAllister Seniors are Jacob Hudson Brown, Abraham Guerrero Capote, Gabriela Capote Castrejon, Stephany Janette Cisneros, Bridget Nicole Clark, Ma. Xena Laine Cruspero, Micheal Todd Dudley, Kaylee Rose Foster, Kaitlyn Marie Grunst, Robert Allen Hankins, Joshua Bryson Janczyk, Brittany Catherine Jewett, Luke Anthony Kindred, Nadia Maldonado, Ashley Elizabeth Marcolin, Brittni Ann Mathis, Nathan Andrew

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Members of the Oroville High School senior class include, front, from left, Stephany Cisneros, Rosa Rivera, Ma Xena Laine Cruspero, Gabriela Capote, Cruz Ortega, Emily Viveros, Nadia Maldonado; second, Kaylee Foster, Aramis Serrano, Diego Santana, Sierra Speiker, Roger Carranza, Ashley Marcolin, Meagan Moralez, Shelby Scott, Boone McKinney, Brittany Jewett, Brittni Mathis, Angela Nelson; third, Michael Ortiz, Nathan McAllister, Josh Janczyk, Tanner Smith, Jake Brown, Eddie Ocampo, Taylor Robinson, Kaitlyn Grunst, Menze Pickering, Bridget Clark, Chase Nigg, Ruben Renfro, Stephon Robinson; back, Connelly Quick, Abraham Capote, Michael Dudley, Jake Scott and Robert Hankins. McAllister, Daniel Edward McKinney, Lukas Timothy Mieirs, Paola Mojica Garcia, Meagan Nicole Moralez, Angela Irene Nelson, Heduardo Ocampo, Cruz Valeria Ortega Morales,

Michael Ortiz-Camacho, Menze Calais Pickering, Connelly Stevenson Quick, Ruben Burr Renfro, Rosalia Rivera Benitez, Stephon Troy Robinson, Taylor Dean Robinson,

Diego Santana, Jacob Daniel Scott, Shelby Louise Scott, Aramis Arturo Serrano, Tanner Ryan Smith, Sierra Susan Speiker and Emily Viveros.

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Pateros Screen writer will address Pateros seniors The Chronicle PATEROS – The Pateros High School Class of 2014 will hear a speech during graduation June 7 by someone who has written a series of blockbuster Hollywood movies. “Transformers” screenplay writer Ehren Kruger will share the stage with the seniors at the 11 a.m. ceremony in the gymnasium, 344 W. Beach St. “He’s a relative of one Armstrong of our seniors who volunteered to come and talk to the class,” Principal Mike Hull said. “When you have an opportunity like that, you want to jump on that situation… We’re looking forward to hearing from this gentleman and how he inspires these youngsters to go off into the real, live world and be Dowers successful.” At least one other speaker will include the valedictorian or salutatorian. As of The Chronicle’s deadline May 21, who would be named valedictorian and salutatorian was too close to call. Three students are in the running for top Evans honors: Lance Evans, Alyssa Armstrong and Jessi Dowers. Evans, 18, is the son of Marty and Kim Evans. Armstrong, 18, is the daughter of Mark and Lisa Armstrong. Dowers, 18, is the daughter of Gene

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The 2014 Pateros High School senior class is, front, from left, Ray Smith, Rhiannon Easter, Devin Finch, Yesenia Tellez, Dakota Salcido, Jaime Mendez, Danny Mota and Jorge Caballero; second, Isaac Looper, Jessi Dowers, Alyssa Armstrong, Chloe Gill, Jonathan Gelstin, Bryce Craven, Lance Evans, TyRae Tisdale, Emiliano Baird and DeAnna Castro; third, Ryan Durnell, Chelsea Rios and Graciela Osorio. Dowers and Carlene Anders. Seniors are Alyssa Armstrong, Emiliano Baird, Jorge Caballero, DeAnna Castro, Bryce Craven, Jessi Dowers, Ryan Durnell, Rhiannon Easter, Lance Evans, Devin Finch, Jonathan Gelstin, Chloe Gill, Luis Gutierrez, Isaac Looper, Jaime Mendez, Danny Mota,

Graciela Osorio, Chelsea Rios, Dakota Salcido, Ray Smith, Yesenia Tellez and TyRae Tisdale. The seniors selected purple and black as their colors and an anonymous quote to describe them: “We met as strangers, grew as classmates, and leave as friends.”

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Republic High School

Republic High School seniors are, from left, John Hamilton Jr., Ian Kennedy, Justilynn Van Wyk, Solveig Valheim, Madison Padilla, Kacey Evans, Claire McIntyre, Matthew Wade, Desirea Baumbach, Anneka Bracken, Kacie Lane, Jessica Fox, Jacob Klingensmith, Kaitlin Braley, Remington Wieseler, Sandra Santana, Kodie McQuay, Trevor Price, Kristen Ricard, Wolfgang von Sauer and Cameron Leonard.

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REPUBLIC – The Republic High School graduation ceremony is set for 1 p.m. June 7. Commencement will be in the school gym, 30306 E. state Highway 20.

Congratulations, Seniors!

This year’s valedictorian is Matthew Wade. Trevor Price is the salutatorian. Seniors are Desirea Baumbach, Anneka Bracken, Kaitlin Braley, Kacey Evans, Jessica Fox, John Hamilton Jr., Jacob Klingensmith, Claire

McIntyre, Ian Kennedy, Kacie Lane, Cameron Leonard, Kodie McQuay, Madison Padilla, Trevor Price, Kristen Ricard, Sandra Santana, Solveig Valheim, Justilynn Van Wyk, Wolfgang von Sauer, Matthew Wade and Remington Wieseler.

Keep Smiling Class of 2014! Dr. Gary Bramer, D.D.S. Creating Healthy Smiles

Congratulations on a fine achievement! From all of us at

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Best wishes to Republic and Curlew graduates. We wish you a prosperous future!

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Tonasket Tiger seniors plan to ‘seize the day’ The Chronicle TONASKET – Graduation will be at 2 p.m. June 7 in the Tonasket High School gym, 30 state Highway 20. Leading up to the seniors’ final ceremony will be baccalaureate at 7 p.m. June 4 at the Free Methodist Church, 1 Stanton Loop Road, and the senior breakfast at 7 a.m. June 5 in the Youth Center off state Highway 20 near the school. For graduation, School Board members Ty Olson and Lloyd Caton will hand out diplomas. The class motto is “Carpe diem,” or “Seize the day.” The colors are royal blue and black and the flower is a yellow lily. Sara Holan and Cassie Spear will perform the national anthem, and Abby Gschiel and Walker Marks will lead the tassel flip. Recessional music will be “On Top of the World,” by Imagine Dragons. Co-valedictorians are Savannah Clinedinst, Norma Ramos and Jamie Wilson. The salutatorian is Cassandra Spear. Seniors are Vanessa Belen Aguayo, Phillip

Collin Aitcheson, Chanceton William Anderson, Camron Cory Baller, Caio Wolff Ramos Baumstein, Janysis Rosalin Bello, Martine Hesselberg Bjerke, Isaac Anthony Bliss, Jonathan Robert Brooks, Larry Lloyd Burton, Daniela Castrejon Capote, Yazmin Cervantes Orozco, Eric Silva Chavez, Jair Silva Chavez, Kaleb Taqiyy Cholmondeley, Kathryn Kaye Cleman, Savannah Marie Clinedinst, Madaline Elisha Coffelt-Richardson, Zachariah John Collins, Rachael Rose Marie Cooper, Jacob Thomas Cory, Selena Martinez Cosino, Jenna Marie Davisson, Kylie Nicole Dellinger, Christopher Lee Elliott, Carrisa Marie Frazier, Kenneth Andrew Freese, Clayton Daniel Fry, Jeffery Aaron Fry, Dyllan Linn Gage, Kaitlyn LuAnn Gildroy-MacGregor, Jonalynn Marie Glover, Matthew Allen Goff, Tanner Matthew Good, Makalapua Kaipo Goodness, Michael Raul Goudeau, Sarah Emily Green, Abigail Hannah Gschiel, Cody Edward Hale, Diante Corvallis

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Tonasket High School

Co-valedictorians Jamie Wilson and Norma Ramos, far left, and Savannah Clinedinst, far right, are all smiles with salutatorian Cassandra Spear.

A world of opportunity awaits! Horseback riding, hunting, fishing, family reunions, corporate retreats, weddings. Log lodge with 16 bedrooms open year round

Congratulations 2014 Senior Classes from all of us at

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Congratulations, Curlew and Republic graduates!

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Tonasket High School seniors prepare for the end of their public school years. Graduation is June 7 at the school.

Haney Williamson, Daniel Castro Hernandez, Sara Jo Holan, Lindsay Ann Huber, Casimira Herendez Infante, Leslie Iniguez, Elizabeth Carmen Jackson, Timothy Brian Jackson, Nicholas Anthony Jelinek, Amanda Jo Johnson, Roberto Vidal Juarez, Parker Vincent Kenyon, Victoria Morgan King, Kody Shane Knowlton, Brisa Raquel Leep, Jasmine Nicole Martindale, Christa Rose McCormick, Amber Jenese Monroe, Sarah Nicole Moore, Jose Daniel Morales, Lainey Marie Olivera, Lupita Maria Guadalupe Ornelas, Norma Ornelas Lozano, Michael Cesar Orozco, Tucker Dylan-Kure Pardue, Leslie Abigail Peraltal-Moreno, Flavio Cesar Portillo, Elias Carrero Ramos, Norma Asucena Ramos, Michaela Cherie Rampley, John Richard Rawley, Lindsay Marie Rhodes, Rose Romig, Marcelino Ruiz-Martell, Levi Jonathan Schell, Thomas James Silverthorn, Cassandra Bree Spear, Chance Lee Stucker, Derek Kevin Sund, John Casey Symonds, Trevor Daniel Terris, Amber Rose Terry, Baylie Jo Tyus, Dyllan James Walton, Mahter Shallal Warren, Kjeld Skykomish Williams, Jamie Lynn Wilson and Ashley Lorraine Wright.

Congratulations, Seniors!

Oroville Golf Club 3468-A Oroville-Loomis Rd. Oroville • 509-476-2390

You have made your community proud!

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Academic honors Daniel Campobasso, from left, Chyenne KellyMarconi and Brandin Smith, all seniors at Lake Roosevelt High School, have been awarded Gates Millennium scholarships for college study.


Lake Roosevelt High School

Hamilton foundation names winners The Chronicle OKANOGAN — Hamilton Youth Foundation of Washington Tractor has named winners of its 2014 scholarships. Recipients are Apolinar Blanco and Jesus Rodriguez of Chelan, Drew Carleton of Manson, Miranda Cleveland of Okanogan, and Jamie Wilson and Amber Monroe of Tonasket.

Each will receive a $1,000 scholarship, the foundation said. The foundation was created in 1992 by Hamilton Farm Equipment as a way of giving back to the agricultural community it serves. Hamilton merged with Washington Tractor in 2012. Funding for the foundation comes primarily from a fixed percentage of Washington Tractor’s sales.


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