Issuu on Google+

In Honor of the Graduating Seniors

LIND

RITZVILLE WASHTUCNA

FEATURING: HIGH SCHOOL HIGH SCHOOL HIGH SCHOOL

Thursday, May 27, 2010

An advertising supplement of the Ritzville Adams County Journal


Page 2 – Ritzville Adams County Journal, May 27, 2010

Lind High School Graduates

Lind High School Commencement June 5, 2010, at 2 p.m. Processional ........................................... “Pomp and Circumstance” Welcome .................................................................. Etelvina Huitron

Flag Salute ................................................................Kayleen Ackron

Presentation of Trophy ..........................................Mrs. Connie Field

Salutatorian Address ............................................... James Stevenson

Presentation of Trophy ..........................................Mrs. Connie Field

Valedictorian Address ............................................Shane Strohmaier Special Awards ................................................... Mr. John McGregor Mr. Brian Ellis

Video Presentation .................................................. James Stevenson Certification of Diploma .................................... Mr. John McGregor

Presentation of Class of 2010 ......................................Richard Kulm

Presentation of Diplomas.....................................Mrs. Beverly Kulm

Closing ..................................................................Emelia Bouwman

The Keys to the Future are in Your Hands 2010 Grads

������������� ������������ 211 N. I Street • Lind 677-3325

Congrats, Seniors Chatterbox Salon Lind • 677-8167

Congrats and Best Wishes to all the 2010 Graduates! Essential Massage Rena Wahl 215 E. Seventh • Lind 660-0043

As a graduate, all of your dreams are within your reach. Keep striving and you will surely succeed. Congratulations and best wishes!

Jim’s Empire Market 113 W. Second • Lind • 677-3581


Lind High School Graduates

Ritzville Adams County Journal, May 27, 2010 – Page 3

V A L E D I C T O R I A N

S A L U T A T O R I A N

Shane Curtis Strohmaier Shane is the son of Susan and Kent Strohmaier. His activities include FFA, FFA officer, track, Kennel Club, pep band, marching band, concert band, honor roll, honor society and honor society officer, District 9 FFA treasurer, junior class vice president, senior class Associated Student Body representative, class of 2010 valedictorian. He plans to attend Washington State University and major in Agricultural Technology and Production Management.

A Moment to Remember

James Robert Stevenson James’ parents are Jan Marie Deife and Dale Stewart Stevenson. His activities included ASB treasurer, 2008-09; ASB vice president, 2009-10; Kennel Club president, 2009-10; class secretary 2009-10; yearbook, three-year National Honor Society member, four years FFA; two years marching and pep band, four years honor roll, two years concert band; four years basketball, one year tennis; 2009-10 salutatorian. James plans to attend Gonzaga University majoring in pre-law, then attend law school to become an international/corporate lawyer.

Congratulations! Class of 2010

As you take one last trip through the hallowed halls of your alma mater, stop for a moment and reflect with pride on all that you’ve accomplished here. We would like to wish every graduate the best of luck.

Lind School District John McGregor, Superintendent Board Members: Bev Kulm Annie Trunkle-Smart Jennifer Anderson Dwayne Fowles Blake Bennett

East Adams Rural Hospital & Medical Clinics Ritzville • Lind • Washtucna 903 S. Adams • Ritzville • 659-1200


Page 4 – Ritzville Adams County Journal, May 27, 2010

Kayleen Marie Ackron Kayleen is the daughter of Annie Grace Turner. Her high school activities were cheerleading, softball, ASB, senior class vice president, FFA, Future Business Leaders of America and prom committee. She plans to attend Big Bend Community College for her general studies, then Eastern Washington University for their dental hygiene program.

Lind High School Graduates

Eric Russell Barrett Eric is the son of Bobbie Jo Werner and Matthew James Werner. He served as vice president of his freshman class. Eric has enrolled in the U.S. Army for 3-1/2 years as a U.S. Army airborne cannon crew member, 13B series and with possible re-enlistment when his term is up.

Brianna Rushelle Blaske Brianna is the daughter of Marianne V. Dew and Larry L. Blaske. Her activities were band, where she is a 4-year letterman; choir, including two years in honor choir. She has sung the national anthem at high school games. She was also junior class treasurer and entrepreneur president during her senior year. Brianna plans to move to Spokane to attend Spokane Community College for cosmetology where she will also receive her associates degree.

Your Time Is Here!

��������������� �������������

Congratulations! Class of 2010 Graduation Day is Finally Here!

Journeyman Plumber

(509) 677-3479 or (509) 660-0385

Lind, WA

Lic.# BOLINPS952DW

800-759-0910 • Douglas J. Borth


Lind High School Graduates

Ritzville Adams County Journal, May 27, 2010 – Page 5

Emelia Beth Bouwman

Sarah Kaye Ferderer

Samantha Michelle Fowles

Emelia’s parents are Jacqueline Rae and Brently S. Bouwman. She has participated in four years of volleyball, basketball, softball, concert band, marching band, FFA and Kennel Club. She has been team captain and has held several offices in these activities. She has been junior class secretary and is a member of the National Honor Society and has achieved High Honor Roll several times. Emelia plans to attend Eastern Washington University and major in Elementary Education with a minor in Special Education.

Sarah is the daughter of Marci Raye Calton and Ron James Ferderer. She attended Lind High School for 2-1/2 years and 1-1/2 years at Lewis and Clark. Her activities include volleyball for three years, one year as manager; four years drama, one year cheerleading. At Lewis and Clark: WDFY (Washington Drug Free Youth), DICI and Lewis and Clark through Eastern Washington University, three years track & field, one year boys’ track manager, sign language club and advanced psychology. Her plans include studying for sign language interpreting and studying hearing loss and the deafness culture.

Samantha’s parents are Heather Ann and Dwayne Charles Fowles. Her activities included volleyball, basketball, softball, cheerleading, Kennel Club, National Honor Society, honor roll, pep band, marching band, honor band, concert band, Sophomore class representative, Associated Student Body President, FFA, and FFA officer. Samantha plans to attend Brigham Young University in Rexburg, Idaho, with a major in Psychology. She plans to use her degree in order to work with veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder.

‘Class of 2010’ You Did It! Union Elevator & Warehouse Co. Lind • (509) 677-3441


Page 6 – Ritzville Adams County Journal, May 27, 2010

Lind High School Graduates

Grady Dane Gfeller Grady is the son of Lisa and Garry Gfeller. His activities include Lind National Honor Society president, FFA treasurer, junior class president, Kennel Club, Knowledge Bowl captain, high school band and a four-year honor band participant. He has been involved in National FFA Agronomy and participated in football, track and field. Grady will attend Spokane Community College in Fall 2010 and plans to major in radiologic technology.

Etelvina Verenice Huitron

Richard Lynn Kulm

Etelvina is the granddaughter of Maria Rivera. She participated in basketball and softball in her freshman and sophomore years, and in her junior year softball and Kennel Club; in her senior year wrestling and Kennel Club. She was treasurer of her senior class. Etelvina plans to attend Big Bend Community College for two years, then transfer to Central Washington University to become a court interpreter.

Richard is the son of Debbie Kay and Randall Edward Kulm. He is currently president of the senior class and his FFA chapter. Other FFA activities include agronomy, ag mechanics, soils, meats and farm business management contests. He showed hogs and cattle at five different fairs each year. Richard’s future plans are to attend WSU and enroll in the agricultural technology and production management program. After graduation he plans to work for a fertilizer company as a field technician and after five years return to the family farm.

Class of 2010

Best Western Bronco Inn 105 W. Galbreath Way Ritzville • 659-5000


Lind High School Graduates

Dylan Lee Nichols Dylan’s parents are Allison Anne and Markham Clayton Nichols. His activities included four years of golf, honor roll and drag racing. He was also sophomore class treasurer. Dylan plans to attend Spokane Community College and study the automotive tech program and auto body, then plans to open his own “Speed Shop.”

���������������� ��������������

Ritzville Adams County Journal, May 27, 2010 – Page 7

Samantha Rose Patterson Samantha’s parents are Vickie Loranne Boland, Clint Rice and David Allen Patterson. Her activities were freshman softball, sophomore varsity softball, junior softball and class representative, senior varsity cheerleading including two seasons as football cheer captain and varsity softball captain. Samantha plans to further her modeling career and attend Columbia Basin College in Pasco, earn her AA degree then transfer to the Art Institute of Seattle for a bachelors in fashion design. She also plans to attend two years of college for a degree in linguistics.

Ready for the Future!

The McGregor Co. 113 Florenz St. Lind 677-3337

Danekas Funeral Home and Crematory Alan Thompson 207 East Main Avenue • Ritzville • 659-0303

803 W. First Ave. • Ritzville • 659-0510

Your Future is Looking Up! 1302 W. First Avenue Ritzville • 659-1532


Page 8 – Ritzville Adams County Journal, May 27, 2010

Rizville High School Graduates

Ritzville High School Commencement May 30, 2010, at 2 p.m. Processional (please stand) ........................................Ritzville High School Band "Pomp and Circumstance" ............................................Directed by Jennifer York Senior Class led by Heather Whitmore and Adam Fitch National Anthem ..........................................................Ritzville High School Band Opening ................................................................................ Benjamin Lee Malby Address ............................................................... Colby Lynn Olson, Salutatorian Address ....................................................... Natalie Renee Andrus, Valedictorian "My Wish" ........................................................ Steve Robson and Jeffery Steele "You Pulled Me Through" ............................................................... Diane Warren High School Choir directed by Jennifer York Awards and Scholarships ................................................................... (See Insert) Presentation of Class of 2010 ..................................... Deborah O'Brien, Principal Certification of Class of 2010 .................Dr. William B. Thurston, Superintendent Awarding of Diplomas.............................. Shannon L. Flynn , Board Chairperson Closing .............................................................................................Devon Killian Recessional (please stand) .........................................Ritzville High School Band "Celebration"......................................................... arranged by Roger Holmes

“Whether you think you can or whether you think you can’t, you’re right.” –Henry Ford

Good Luck in the Future

To the Class of 2010: Congratulations and best wishes on your graduation!

The Hair Center, Inc. 216 West Main Avenue, Suite 1 Ritzville • 659-0821

2088 N. CFI Lane • Ritzville • 659-1412


Ritzville High School Graduates

Ritzville Adams County Journal, May 27, 2010 – Page 9

V A L E D I C T O R I A N

S A L U T A T O R I A N

Natalie Renee Andrus

Colby Lynn Olson

Ashleah Nicole Allen

Natalie is the daughter of Tammy and Thayne Andrus. Her activities included volleyball for four years, tennis for two years, class president, ASB secretary, National Honor Society, National Society of High School Scholars, basketball stat manager and honor choir. She plans to attend Central Washington University and major in foreign languages and interior design.

Colby is the son of Lori Lynn and Kelly Lynn Olson. He participated in two years of FFA, four years of football; basketball, baseball, National Honor Society, high honor roll, pep club, Red R. Colby will attend Lewis-Clark College; he plans to become a history teacher.

Ashleah is the daughter of Nicole Allen and Mikel Dillon. Her activities included manager of girls’ basketball and FCCLA. She plans to attend Portland Community College to study nursing

Happy Graduation! Whatever your plans for the future, you’re one step closer to realizing them with that diploma in your hands.

Class of 2010 Ready to climb the ladder of success! Snider Trucking Service, Inc.

Class of 2010

Dr. W. D. Kragt Chiropractic

1278 N. Freese Road Ritzville • 659-1640

116 E. Main Avenue Ritzville • 659-0703

Congratulations! Ritzville School District Bill Thurston, Superintendent Board Members: Shannon Flynn Warren Kragt Scott Carruth Marci Miller Layne Iltz

Class of 2010, you’ve worked hard and grown into wonderful young adults. We’re so proud of your achievements and can’t wait to see the success you’ll have in the future. Congratulations, to all of you — the future is yours.

Wheatland Waste Systems, Inc. Darrel & Rick Koss Ritzville • 509-994-9163


Page 10 – Ritzville Adams County Journal, May 27, 2010

Ritzville High School Graduates

Austin Benzel

Kelsey Grace Arlt Kelsey’s parents are Colleen Ruzicka and Kevin Arlt. Her activities included volleyball, basketball, track, Red R, pep club and publications. She plans to attend Eastern Washington University and major in Elementary Education.

Anastasia Z. Boyer

Austin is the son of Randy Benzel and Sandy Hansberry. His activities included track, JDDI and filmed football. He plans to attend DeVry University to study digital forensics.

Anastasia is the daughter of Mary G. and Barry L. Boyer. Her high school activity was publications. She plans to join the CIA, FBI or a branch of military service.

Best Wishes to the Class of 2010! Keep up the good work!

Big Bend Electric Cooperative 1373 N. Highway 261 Ritzville • 659-1700

Best Wishes For the Class of 2010 Ritch Schumann Excavating, Inc. 512 E. Broadway Ritzville • 659-0295

NAPA Ritzville Parts House

Ritzville Glass

1205 W. First Ritzville • 659-1400

1112 S. Fairway Avenue 659-4084

Class of 2010

114 West Main Avenue Ritzville • 659-1188

THE NEW

R itz Theatre

Larry and Dora Kramer 107 E. Main • Ritzville • 659-1950

Off to see the world! Congrats to 2010 Grads!

Look Ahead to the Future Sunny Spot Floral & Gifts

Good Luck in the Future

506 S. Jackson 659-1600 • Ritzville

It’s Time for Graduation! Look to the Future, Class of 2010

Bob’s TV & Appliance 208 N. Division • Ritzville 659-1240


Ritzville High School Graduates

Ritzville Adams County Journal, May 27, 2010 – Page 11

Katerina Zapara Boyer

Heather Marie Carruth

Andrea Leigh Cox

Katerina is the daughter of Mary G. and Barry L. Boyer. She was a member of FFA. Her plans are to attend college in Ohio where she will learn to train and care for horses and in the future to own a ranch for breeding and training horses.

Heather’s parents are Kristy Renee and Scott Alen Carruth. Her high school activities were FFA, SADD, drama and ASB. She plans to attend Big Bend Community College; after earning her AA degree will transfer to BYU Idaho or go on a mission. She plans to work in theatre and do voiceovers for Anime before becoming a high school drama teacher.

Andrea is the daughter of Lisa and Bill Cox. Her activities include volleyball, track, cheerleading, basketball, FFA, Future Business Leaders of America, Knowledge Bowl, math team, junior class officer, ASB officer, pep club, Red R. She plans to attend Life Pacific Bible School in California for her youth ministry degree, then transfer to a university for her nursing degree.

The Future is Looking Up

You’ve made it! You’re out in the real world now! Ritzville Chemicals

Ritzville Branch 1374 N. Highway 261 • Ritzville 659-1951

Piece by piece, you’ve made a great future!

������������� ��������������� ������������ Proprietor: Ami Danekas 213 West Main • Ritzville

659-4450

Congratulations to all the members of our graduating class on a job well-done!

AAG Insurance

“Your Protection; Our Priority” www.aag-services.com 403 W. MAIN AVENUE • RITZVILLE • 659-0772

Congratulations to the Class of 2010 Leffel, Otis & Warwick, P.S. 219 West Main Avenue • Ritzville 659-0125

The Future Is Yours! Landcraft Repair Research & Development 503 E. Main • Ritzville • 659-0201


Page 12 – Ritzville Adams County Journal, May 27, 2010

Ritzville High School Graduates

Marshall Roger Fryberger

Colby Lloyd Greenwalt

Renae Michele Harder

Marshall is the son of Rita R. and Tyler LeVant Fryberger. His activities included track, FFA, football, basketball, track: 10th state pole vault as a freshman, 12th state pole vault as a sophomore and junior; chapter historian for FFA, district reporter, chapter president. He plans to attend the University of Mary in Bismarck, ND, to study computer information systems and software development.

Colby is the son of Barb and Jeff Greenwalt. His activities included golf, basketball and FFA. He plans to attend Walla Walla Community College to study crop and soil sciences.

Renae’s parents are Maureen Harder and J.C. Harder. Her activities included volleyball, basketball, track, two-year ASB officer, two-year class officer Knowledge Bowl, FFA, Future Business Leaders of America, two-year Future Business Leaders of America officer, pep club, Red R, publications. Renae plans to attend either the University of Washington or Syracuse University, studying either psychology or business as well as jewelry design.

CONGRATULATIONS and BEST WISHES to the hardworking young men and women of our 2010 graduates

Iverson Law Office, PLLC 207 N. Washington • Ritzville • 659-0609

Cow Creek Mercantile Spike’s Deli & Pizza

1611 Smitty’s Blvd. • Ritzville • 659-4130 Hours: 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. 7 days a week

Graduation Time for the Class of 2010! Congrats from Linda, Kim, Diane and Hollie 108 N. Adams • Ritzville • 659-0425 or 659-1000

Hollie’s Headlines 216 W. Main Avenue • Ritzville • 659-1562


Ritzville High School Graduates

Ritzville Adams County Journal, May 27, 2010 – Page 13

Devon Killian

Ben Lee Malby

Rachael Emma McCrady

Devon is the daughter of Lisa Anette and Gordon Lee Killian. Her activities included volleyball, basketball, honor choir, publications class (video work), Junior Miss sound system, Red R, pep club. Devon will attend BYU Idaho in Roseburg to major in video editing. Later in life she would like to have a family and live in a nice home.

Ben is the son of Dori Torgerson and Rick Malby. His activities included basketball, S.A.D.D., publications, pep band. Ben plans to join the U.S. Coast Guard then Cordon Bleu in Nevada. On the side he will work as a musician.

Rachael is the daughter of Annine Harder and Klay McCrady. Her activities include Future Business Leaders of America, National Honor Society, pep club, pep band, softball, basketball, Knowledge Bowl. She plans to attend Western Washington University, majoring in pre-med.

Victoria Rose Russell

Jacob Steven Schofstoll

Victoria is the daughter of Michele Russell and Ken Russell. Her activities were volleyball, cheerleading, track, golf, FCCLA, FFA, student council, JDDI, Stayin’ Alive Youth, Junior Miss, basketball manager. Victoria will work for one year to save money for her college education. She plans to attend ITT Tech for a bachelors degree in criminal justice.

Jacob’s parents are Kim Deloris and Steven Edward Schofstoll. His activities included football, senior year; basketball and baseball, four years; FFA agronomy, soil judging, potato judging and rituals, FFA treasurer senior year, National Honor Society, sophomore through senior year, junior class vice president, senior class president. Jacob plans to attend WSU and major in mechanical engineering.

Katlyn Marie Smith Katlyn is the daughter of Deborah Smith and Karl Smith. She participated in softball. Her plans are to work to earn money for Big Bend Community College, then to a four-year college; later to Cornish College of the Arts.


Page 14 – Ritzville Adams County Journal, May 27, 2010

Briana Rose White Briana is the daughter of Stephanie and Brandn White. Her activities included cheerleading, softball, Future Business Leaders of America, FFA, FFA secretary, Red R, pep club, pep band, Knowledge Bowl, leadership, baseball stats, Junior Miss, ASB vice president, class president, honor society. Briana will attend Washington State University for her masters degree in elementary education.

Ritzville High School Graduates

Jacob Eric Wolf Jacob is the son of Cindy Wolf and Jon Wolf. Jacob plans to attend Big Bend Community College for his AA degree; then will attend culinary school to become a chef.

Graduation Is Here! Congrats!

201 E. First Avenue • Ritzville • 659-0130

Katherine Anne Wolf Katherine is the daughter of Cindy Wolf and Jon Wolf. She participated in SADD, drama club and was editor of The Harvester. She plans to attend Big Bend Community College for an AA in journalism and then transfer to a university.


Washtucna High School Graduates

Ritzville Adams County Journal, May 27, 2010 – Page 15

V A L E D I C T O R I A N

Garrett Alan Blauert

Alice Harder Alice is the daughter of Trish and Jim Harder. Her activities included volleyball, ASB officer, concert band, jazz band, pep band, honor band, National Honor Society, ballet, piano, band president, basketball announcer and is a member of Washtucna Community Church. Alice plans to attend the University of Idaho majoring in business administration or accounting and will participate in the music department.

Garrett is the son of Colleen G. and Garth Alan Blauert. His activities included varsity football for four years and varsity basketball for three years. He was ASB president, FFA president and senior class president. Garrett plans to attend Columbia Basin College prior to transferring to WSU or University of Idaho. He plans to earn his degree in agriculture and find employment in agriculture.

Jordan Leigh Kiesz

Sergio Alejandro Mansilla

Ashley Jean McKenzie

Jordan’s parents are Catherine Cathleen Goude and Paul Eugene Goude. His activities included basketball, football, tennis, FFA, trap shooting and working outdoors. He enjoys hunting and fishing with friends and family. Jordan plans to become an aquatic biologist or a history teacher. He will attend Big Bend Community College for two years and will then transfer to Eastern Washington University.

Sergio’s parents are Milka de Mansilla and Ramiro Mansilla. His host parents are Mary and Richard Jessop. His activities included football, basketball, baseball and FFA. His plans are to graduate from high school in Bolivia, study political science at Catholic University of Bolivia and to win for the third time the state Karate Kyokushin championship in Oruro, Bolivia. He plans to return to America in four years to visit his host family and friends.

Ashley is the daughter of Donna Jean McKenzie and Don Patrick McKenzie. Her activities included FFA, ASB, basketball, tennis, cheerleading, FFA officer, class officer (4 years). She plans to attend Walla Walla Community College for a degree in social work; then she will attend a four-year college.


Page 16 – Ritzville Adams County Journal, May 27, 2010

Washtucna High School Graduates

Washtucna High School Commencement June 5, 2010, at 2 p.m.

Commencement Program Introduction ...................... Garrett Blauert, Class President Presentation of class awards ..........................Glenn Martin Introduction of Class Speaker .....................Ashley McKenzie Class Speaker ......................................... Michael Dorman Presentation to Parents ............................. Breanna Munns Class Images and Special Music ..................... Sergio Mansilla

May the fond memories and valuable lessons of your school days stay with you as you embark on an exciting future full of possibilities.

Washtucna School District

Introduction of Valedictorian ......................Ashley McKenzie Valedictorian Address ................................... Alice Harder Presentation of the Class of 2010 .....................Glenn Martin Introduction of Superintendent ....................... Jordon Kiesz Presentation of Diplomas............Superintendent Robert Allen School Board Member Melinda McKeen

Robert Allen, Superintendent Board Members: Melinda McKeen Sharon Dainty Steve Crouse Wayne Johnstone Blake Neace

Closing ..................................................Garrett Blauert

We Salute the Leaders of Tomorrow

We Salute the Leaders of Tomorrow

Java Bloom

545 N. Main St. • Washtucna • 646-3377

Stoess Manufacturing Inc. 225 W. North Street • Washtucna 646-3292

Awaits the Class of 2010!

610 West First Avenue • Ritzville • 659-1398

216 W. Railroad Avenue Ritzville Washington advertising@ritzvillejournal.com

659-1020


2010 Graduation