Lisa Brumley, a former South Whidbey resident, and Scott King were married May 7, 2016 in Freeland.
The following are segments of stories taken from the front pages of the Whidbey Island Record 50 and 25 years ago on Thursday, July 21, 1966 and Tuesday, July 23, 1991.
Charles Edward Mozer was born on July 9, 2016 to parents Christopher and Angela Mozer of Langley.
Two students from Langley were named to Eastern Washington University’s Dean’s List for spring semester 2016.
South Whidbey students received scholarships and awards at a June 3 Skagit Valley College, Whidbey Island Campus honors reception.
Langley resident Sydney Ackerman, a 2014 graduate of South Whidbey, was named to Gonzaga University’s President’s List for spring semester 2016. Students must earn a grade-point average between 3.7-4.0 to be listed.
Several South Whidbey businesses supported Freeland’s annual July 3 Celebrate America with donations. The event is funded with community contributions and sponsorships.
Emily Dunn-Wilder graduated from The Evergreen State College in June with a bachelors of arts and focus on food marketing. At Evergreen, Dunn-Wilder served as the student trustee on the Evergreen Board of Trustees, a position appointed by Washington Gov. Jay Inslee to The Evergreen State College Board of Trustees.
The Langley Masonic Lodge recently awarded scholarships to juniors at South Whidbey High School as part of an annual tradition over the past 30 years.
The Langley United Methodist Church youth group awarded $1,000 to Ryan’s House, a safe haven for at-risk and homeless teens.
Sue Ellen White, a longtime Langley resident and journalist, was recently honored at the Northwest Excellence in Journalism Awards gala in Seattle. Competing in the non-daily division and against journalists from across five states, White took first place in the Environment, Nature & Science Reporting category for her series, “Paddle around Whidbey.” The series, which ran in The Record in 2014 and 2015, was a first-person account of her and her husband’s circumnavigation of Whidbey Island by kayak.
Four South Whidbey graduating seniors were recognized by the Rotary Club of South Whidbey in June. Macey Bishop, Chandler Hagglund, Dansy Thomas and Iona Rohan were awarded a total of $9,000 in scholarship monies. Bishop was awarded a scholarship based on her community service and will attend the University of Portland in the fall. Hagglund and Rohan were given scholarships for maintaining 4.0 grade-point-averages throughout high school. Hagglund will attend Washington State University, while Rohan will enroll at the University of Washington.
The following are segments of stories taken from the front pages of the Whidbey Island Record 50, 25 and 15 years ago on Thursday, July 7, 1966, Tuesday, July 9, 1991 and Saturday, June 30, 2001.
The South Whidbey Schools Foundation awarded two teachers for their efforts during the 2015-16 school year. Speech language pathologist Becky Breeze, a member of the special education departments at both the elementary and middle schools, and South Whidbey High School math teacher Andy Davis were the recipients of the extra-mile and mentorship awards, respectively. The extra-mile award acknowledges and honors current teachers for “having gone the furthest in the service of the South Whidbey education community,” according to a press release. Breeze received the award from School Board Director Linda Racicot at a faculty luncheon June 17.
The Kiwanis of South Whidbey shelled out nearly $5,000 to Whidbey Island nonprofits. Groups representing help for recent mothers, performing arts and hospital care benefited from the Kiwanis this year. The fellowship group is dedicated to aiding children and each year raises funds from its fireworks stand in Clinton for scholarships and annual donations. “It was really good,” said Bob Welch, the club’s president.