NORTH EUGENE HIGH SCHOOL.
North Eugene High School's commencement will be held Saturday. The speakers will be associated student body president Samantha Shorey, North scholar Adam Smith and graduating senior Maria Montoya.
A baccalaureate service was held June 5 in the school auditorium. The speaker was Leon Lincoln, multicultural studies teacher and track and field coach.
The 13 North scholars, nominated and selected by the staff, will be honored at graduation. They are Christopher Allen, Chris Barton, Lily Cranor, Molly Graham, Amyko Ishizaki, Anica Macias, Vaidahi Patel, Vittal Patel, Corey Proctor, Adam Smith, Ashley Thies, Jenny Watson and Rebecca Wells.
Allen, son of Jeff and Marilyn Allen, plans to attend Pacific Lutheran University in Tacoma. He played varsity tennis for four years, at the No. 1 singles spot for the last two years, was on the "High Five" TV quiz show team his junior and senior years. He is a candidate for an honors diploma.
Barton, son of Steve and Terri Barton, plans to attend Pacific Lutheran University. He has played varsity tennis for four years and was a candidate in the Mr. North Pageant.
Cranor, daughter of Matt Cranor and Tina Wells, plans to study biology at the University of Oregon. She is a member of the National Honor Society and Youth in Action, and is a candidate for an Honors Diploma.
Graham, daughter of Rick and Bev Graham, plans to attend the University of Oregon. She is a member of the National Honor Society and is also the associated student body historian. She received the Emerald Empire Kiwanis Youth Recognition Award for her volunteer work in the community and her academic achievements, and is a candidate for an honors diploma.
Ishizaki, daughter of Michael and Mary Ishizaki, plans to attend Boston University and major in chemistry. Her extracurricular activities include dance and theater, co-founding the Philosophy Club, helping with choreography for Bambino Productions and singing in a choir.
Macias, daughter of Carlos and Raquel Macias, plans to study law at the University of Oregon. She is a member of National Honor Society, Key Club and a team leader for Students Today Aren't Ready for Sex. She participated in soccer and was team captain of the varsity tennis team. She is a candidate for an honors diploma.
Vaidahi Patel, daughter of Mukesh and Alpa Patel, plans to study medicine at the University of Oregon. She is the president of Key Club and a member of the National Honor Society. She is also a candidate for an honors diploma.
Vittal Patel, son of Mukesh and Alpa Patel, plans to study computer science and business administration at the Robert D. Clark Honors College at the University of Oregon. He has been involved in Mock Trial Club and Key Club, and is the president of the National Honor Society. He served as associated student body school board representative, and is an honors diploma candidate and a tennis player.
Proctor, son of Steve and Terry Proctor, plans to attend Linfield College. He was a member of the tennis team, served as the treasurer of Key Club and is a member of the National Honor Society. He is a candidate for an honors diploma.
Smith, son of Eularee and Robert Smith, is a violinist and plans to study music education at the University of Oregon. He worked on productions of "Les Miserables," "Jesus Christ Superstar" and "Disney's Beauty and the Beast."
Thies, daughter of Roger and Linda Thies, plans to attend Northern Arizona University. She has been active in the performing arts, playing multiple instruments in the wind ensemble, jazz ensemble, pep band, spring musicals and both vocal jazz groups. She is also band president, the co-captain of the North Eugene petanque team and a candidate for an honors diploma.
Watson, daughter of Joyce and Don Standeford, plans to study bioengineering at Oregon State University. She lettered in volleyball and participated in North Eugene Concert Choir.
Wells, daughter of Aarika Wells and Michael Engelberg, plans to attend Dartmouth College in Hanover, N.H., after spending a year to flesh out her art portfolio, tour France and work at an animal rehabilitation center in Thailand. She jointly organized the Measure 36 school walkout and revived the North Eugene Gay-Straight Alliance. At Dartmouth, she intends to major in creative writing with a minor in studio art.
CLASS OF 2005
The 240 members of the class of 2005 include Benjamin Adair, Asher Adams, Timothy Alban, Christopher Allen, Darrin Allen, Tiffany Alvord, David Ambrusko, Kevin Anderson, Kevin Anderson, Monica Arregui, Richard Artzer, Shaunia Banks, Christopher Barton, Jacquelyn Barton, Ulysses Bauer IV, Taryn Beatty, Kristin Belfatto, Ashley Bergold, Maurisa Bernardo, Chelsea Bierman, David Birdsell, Alishia Blankenbeckley, Sarah Boam, Caroline Bocko, Tami Boehm, Desiree Braziel, Taylor Bridges, Alex Brock, Ashley DeLoge-Brown, Jenna Brubeck, Sarah Bruce, Candice Burke, Jessica Burnett,
Natalie Caldwell, Rena Calhoun, Lewis Carroll, Benton Carter, Alisa Caves, Katherine Chapek, Yi-Chih Chen, Richard Ching, Teresa Churchill, Jesse Clark, Stephanie Clevenger, Tana Cockman, Seth Coffin, Lauren Cogley, Jonathan Cole, Roxanne Cole, Ashleigh Condos, Richard Conn, Brandon Cooper, Richard Cornford, Lily Cranor, Tinisha Cross, Bradly Currier,
Aimee Davila, Matthew Davis, Eric Dayton, Ashley Delp, Karly DeWees, Jeremy Dickson, Kathryn Dickson, Bryan Drake, Michael Dunn, Richard Duran,
Joshua Eide, Annalaura Elisa, Amy Ellison, Jennyfer Elmblade, Daniel Evearts, Jenell Everts, William Farrell, Ashley Ficek, Jonathan Firman, Zev Gabai, Juan Gallardo, Lance Gildea, Danny Glover, Molly Graham, Garrett Green, Aaron Greer, Dakota Griesel, Barbi Grossnicklaus, Britney Hale, Elvin Hatamzada, Michael Hawkins, Rachel Hawkins, Kevin Henry, Adilene Hernandez, Tim Hernandez, Sandra Hickok, Eric Hill, Alexander Hisey, Neil Hite, Alisha Hoover, Lindsey Horejs, Robert Hrouda, Rachele Hunt, Amanda Hutchens, Amyko Ishizaki,
John Jackson, Michael Jarvis II, Krista Jensen, Denee Johnson, Steven Johnson, Mallorie Jorgensen, Trenton Kadrmas, Shannon Kanoff, Meghan Kendle, Charles King, Jens Klein, Jana Kreindel, Jacob Krumdieck, Brandon Kundert,
Robert Lagumina, Jeffrey Lamberg, Cassidy Langendoerfer, Maxwell Lanning, Gabrielle Lent, Joseph Leon, Donovan Light, Ashley Likens, Kristin Lipp, Joseph Lockhart, Aaron Love, Estela Contreras Luis, Aundrue MacDonald, Anica Macias, Justin Martin, Lucio Martinez, Randon Mason, Lindsay Mathews, Merissa McCullugh, Annee McHarry, Nathan Mecseji, Daniel Mellott, Katelynn Mick, Kaylie Miille, Jamie Miller, Aaron Minster, Timothy Moninger, Maria Montoya, Nicole Mortemore, Steven Mott, Beth Mottweiler,
Stephan Nance, Ashley Noice, Holly Normansen, Zakary Nussbaum, Corey Nyls, Rochelle O'Connor, Lacey Ogren, Sara Olivas, Timothy Overlandmiller, Zuzana Pastirova, Vaidahi Patel, Vittal Patel, Sasha Paulsen, Megan Pettit, Jesse Pleskovitch, Amber Pohll, Athena Pope, Corey Proctor, Casey Rahim, Cayla Rankin, Ashley Reiss, Andrew Robb, Adam Robe, Benjamin Roberts, Cassidy Roberts, Hollie Roberts, Tiffany Robertson, Krystle Lawrence-Rodriguez, Stacey Rogers, Tawnee Rolph, Zoe Roman, Christina Rowe, Latrice Rowland,
Frances Sanchez, Chelsie Schramm, Monica Sellers, Jamil Shahim, William Shamoon, Rebecca Sharon, Barbara Shockley, Samantha Shorey, Jennifer Shrum, Rochelle Sieraski, Lonee Sisk, Joseph Slagley Jr., Amanda Slaughter, Adam Smith, Angela Smith, Craig Smith, Douglas Smith, Yaneev Steinberg, Garrett Stewart, Ashley Storey, Trevor Stroh, Malia Strutin, Andrew Swartz,
Lyndsi Tallman, Trisha Taubenkrau, Kara Taylor, Antonio Terril, Sabrina Thede, Ashley Thies, Tara Thomas, Elyse Thompson, Heather Thornton, Tanya Thornton, Jasmine Trosian, Ekaete Udosenata, Erik Ullman, Richard Vaughan, Matthew Vermeer, Kyle Vessey, Danielle Vogan, Krista von Stein,
Lindsay Walker, Jenny Watson, Brandon Wellentin, Rebecca Wells, Kaitlyn Welty, Cortni Westbrook, Brandon Wheeler, Brittney Whetstone, Kyrie Whitsett, Joshua Willie, Brieanna Wilson, Matthew Wilson, Kyle Wood, Nathan Woodruff, Kendra Wright, Kevin Wyatt, Andi Young, Jennifer Young and Justin Zink.
When: 7 p.m. Saturday
Where: Swede Johnson Stadium on the high school campus