Emily Martin recently graduated from Oregon State University with a bachelor of science degree in horticulture with a focus in environmental landscape and urban forestry.
Dee Wahl is still reaping the benefits from spring time. Wahl was the winner of a $1,000 shopping giveaway at Sebo’s Do-it-Center in June. The contest was held in conjunction with the store’s Spring 2015 Merchandise Book.
A total of $6,000 in scholarships was recently awarded to five South Whidbey students.
South Whidbey Parks and Recreation hosted the “Beat the Heat Waterworks” event on July 23 at Community Park. South Whidbey Parks and Recreation utilized a warm day to sponsor the cooling event.
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 29, 1965, Tuesday, July 24, 1990, and Saturday June 24, 2000.
Volunteers with the Whidbey Island Camano Land Trust recently held a work party at the Hammons Preserve in Clinton. Volunteers gave the Hammons Preserve a summer makeover, courtesy of a grant from the Whidbey Island Garden Tour. The Hammons Preserve is open to the public and located in Clinton on Possession Road.
Twenty-three middle school girls graduated from Soroptimist International’s Start Dreaming day camp on July 9 at Langley Middle School.
A number of South Whidbey graduates made the Dean’s List at the University of Washington for winter 2015 quarter.
A former Whidbey Island resident will take part in the Miss Earth United States pageant this weekend in Los Angeles. Megan Kelly, whose family lives in Clinton. Kelly is the Pacific Northwest representative and promotes her platform, “Fight Factory Farming: Fight for Sustainable Food,” according to a news release.
Chandler Thompson, who graduated from South Whidbey High School in 2009, was recently promoted to first lieutenant with the 3rd Marine Air Wing in Yuma, Ariz. He is in charge of the Consumable Management Division of the Marine Aviation supply department.
Hannah McConnaughey of Freeland recently won a $1,000 Kohl’s Cares Scholarship, one of two from the Seattle area.
The results are in and foot-race champs for the 100th Maxwelton Independence Day Parade on July 4th are listed as follows, ordered from first to third place finishers.
Zaila Louise Westerfield was born to Latonia and Isaiah of Coupeville on July 8.
Ryan Rovang, a 2003 South Whidbey graduate, received his master of business administration degree from Seattle University during commencement at KeyArena on June 14th.
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 15, 1965, Tuesday, July 17, 1990, and Saturday, June 24, 2000.
After completing a master of science degree in chemistry at Central Washington University, Max Wallace, a 2007 South Whidbey High school graduate, recently won the Dale and Mary Jo Comstock Distinguished Thesis Award for his thesis “Investigation of Host To - Activator E – H Trapping Efficiency of YBO3:LN, YPO4:LN Using VUV Spectroscopy.”
Over a 16-day period this month, South Whidbey High School biology teacher Greg Ballog and 21 science teachers from across Washington will work beside scientists in research laboratories at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and partner sites throughout Seattle.
The Whidbey Island Eagles’ annual plant sale raffle had a unique item this year: a football signed by Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson.
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.