Leah Keyes, Rob Sobieck, Jesse Reinhard, and Jessie Penningspose for a picture amidst enjoying TEC #249.
By Kevin Ripley
Teens Encounter Christ(TEC) is a weekend experiencein Christian living designed for youth, young adults, and adults.Participants spend time listen-ing, laughing, singing, reect-ing, and discussing things aboutthemselves, others, and God.TEC is based on the PaschalMystery, the death and resurrec-tion of Christ.Four students from PulaskiHigh School were welcomed intothe TEC community during their retreat from January 1-3. LeahKeyes, Jessie Pennings, JesseReinhard, and Rob Sobieck ex- perienced a spiritually upliftingand identifying three days.Craig and Dec. Dennis Ma- jewski and Becca and Tom Van-denbush were on the teams thatmade this retreat happen.“This was an amazing expe-rience. I got to know an assort-ment of new people with whomI stay in touch through Facebook and give each other guidancewhen we see others are having ahard time through life,” said Pen-nings. “I really enjoyed myself
Pulaski studentsexperience TEC
and learned a lot from this ex- perience. I am really pleased Idecided to go on a TEC, and Iwould encourage other teens andeven adults to attend one. Thiscould be a turn in your life if youare having a hard time with your faith. It was for me.”The next opportunity to goon a TEC is March 26-28. Visitanchorofhopetec.org for moreinformation or for registrationforms.
Pulaski high school teacher Joan Brylski poses with one of thestudents she met on her trip to Korea.
By Leah Andreini
In 2005, Joan Brylski, ateacher at Pulaski High School,traveled to Korea for a three-week tour. Along with Brylski,39 other teachers from theUnited States, Australia, and New Zealand also traveled onthe tour.“This experience gave me asense of mixed emotions. I wasnervous, but at the same timeexcited,” said Brylski.According to Brylski, this trip put her in a completely differentsocial situation than she has ever been used to, and she needed tolearn to adapt to her surround-ings. Brylski acknowledged thatshe has always had an interest intraveling and that this trip was aonce in a life experience that shecouldn’t take for granted.“You truly begin to appreci-ate other cultures by traveling,”
Brylski takes trip to Korea
said Brylski.Each day she learned some-thing new about the people of Korea.“It is so interesting to realizewhat other cultures value andtheir customs, such as religion or family,” said Brylski.The trip to Korea for Brylskiwas an educational experienceoverall, and has helped her ap- preciate other cultures and other people across the globe. Brylskiexplained that if she were tochange one thing about the tripit would be that she wishes shewould have stayed in better touch with some of the youngstudents that she met on the trip.“This trip to Korea allowedme to have a broader perspectiveon life, and I realized that stu-dents across the globe all havesimilarities, and that is a hum- bling thought,” said Brylski.
Debbie Kind Urben will be anew member of the PhoenixHall of Fame.
Green Bay Athletics has an-nounced the addition of newmembers to the Phoenix Hall of Fame. One of the 2010 class isformer student-athlete and soft- ball player Debbie Kind Urben.The induction ceremony for the
Debbie KindUrben isinducted intoPhoenix Hallof Fame
By Derek Samuelson
China Wok is a new restau-rant opening in the MountainBay Plaza in Pulaski.China Wok, a takeout eaterywith a small dining area, is afamily owned and operatedChinese restaurant. The ownersare Tim Zhao and Zhu Chin.Zhao said, “I wanted to bringfamilies together in Pulaski.”The business will specializein authentic Chinese cuisine.
China Wok to open
Zhao and Chin chose the restau-rant’s location because they likethe Pulaski area and the avail-ability of parking at MountainBay Plaza. They have been plan-ning the opening of their restau-rant for four months and willemploy at least four people.You can nd China Wok at1170 Mountain Bay Dr., Pulaski,WI 54162. The phone number is(920) 822-8199.
Bin Chen, Peter Zhao, Zhu Chen, and Tim Zhao stand outsidetheir new Chinese Restaurant, China Wok.
17th class of the Phoenix Hallof Fame was held February 5 inthe Phoenix Rooms in the Uni-versity Union on the UW-GreenBay campus.Kind Urben, a four-year letter winner as a pitcher on thePhoenix softball squad (1997-00), is the school’s career leader in wins (33), shutouts (16), andcomplete games (45). In her senior season, she recorded a program-best 16 wins in 25 ap- pearances with a school record0.59 earned run average - a gurethat ranked fourth in the NCAA.Throughout her career, KindUrben was a ve-time Mid-western Collegiate ConferencePitcher of the Week, was twicenamed to the MCC All-Tour-nament Team and also earnedsecond-team All-MCC honors.She led the softball program tonew heights throughout her timeat Green Bay, helping her teamsto runner-up nishes in the con-ference tournament in both 1999and 2000.The Phoenix’s appearancein the conference nal in 1999was the rst in the historyof the school. The followingseason, she aided her team to a27-15 record, the best winning percentage in school history.Kind Urben also tossed the rst perfect game in school history ina 4-0 win over Butler on May 14,1999.In addition to her standoutsoftball career, Kind Urben wasalso a member of the Green Bayvolleyball squad during the 1998season.The Pulaski native was notonly a standout on the softballdiamond, but excelled in theclassroom as well. She gradu-ated magna cum laude (3.913grade-point average) from UW-Green Bay in 2000 with a bach-elor’s degree in human biologywith an emphasis in exercisescience. She went on to earna master’s degree in physicaltherapy from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She is nowa physical therapist at AuroraBaycare Medical Center andlives in Green Bay with her husband Eric, who is also a UW-Green Bay graduate, and her sonGavin.
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