June 4, 2009 • OkanOgan Valley gazette-tribune

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CONGRATULATIONS!

GRADUATION
Oroville Class of 2009
Saturday, June 6th, 2009 at 2 p.m. Coulton Auditorium

Photo by Gary DeVon

Your family, friends, community and local businesses wish all Oroville and Tonasket Graduates the very best of luck!

Tonasket Class of 2009
Saturday, June 6th, 2009 at 6 p.m. Tonasket High School Gymnasium

Photo by Terry Mills

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Tonasket Class of 2009
Jose Aldana
Al’s IGA

Family Health Center

Bodie Cabiyo
rian

Jolynn Sullivan
Coleman Oil Company leman

Saturday, June 6th at 6:00 p.m. Tonasket High School Gymnasium
Class Color: Black & Blue Class Flower: Blue Lily Class Song: “Here I go again” by Whitesnake Class Motto: “Together we have experienced life, separately we will pursue our dreams, and forever our memories will remain.”
North Valley Long Term Care

Valedicto

Saluta

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Tony Batton

Marion Castaneda
US Bank

Shaleena Cook
Allen’s Auto

Parents: Kay McDonald and Michael Vilardi High School Activities: Two-time FBLA President, Link Crew, Achievers Scholar Body, wrestling, skateboarding and guitar. Plans after Graduation: Attend WWU and major in Environmental Science so I can help preserve the environment in some way. Other: I’ll never forget all the crazy times with my best bros - there’s way too many to list.

Parents: Reena and Blaine Sullivan High School Activities: Soccer, knowledge bowl, tennis, FFA, FBLA, yearbook editor, ASB and link crew Plans after Graduation: Attend a 4-year university Other: “Too many wonderful memories to relive!”

Aaron Doner
Wells Fargo Bank

VIP Insurance Agency
12-Year Senior Parents: Jesus and Judith Aldana Plans after Graduation: I will attend Central Washington University and study Law Enforcement; then I will join the Border Patrol. Other: My favorite teacher is Mr. Goyette. My favorite high school memory was when we went to the Ag Expo during our sophomore year.

Bradley Davis

Amber Allen
Smith & Nelson

12-Year Senior Parents: Charles and Cindy Batton High School Activities: Essential Espresso member and Okanogan County Special Olympics team. Plans after Graduation: To get a job.

Parent: Randy Wilbur Plans after Graduation: I’m gonna get a job and hopefully I’ll attend the Art Institute of Seattle.

Zachary Chambers
Bob Raymer’s Machine Shop

North Valley Long Term Care

Jordan Bebee

Parents: Sherry Allen and Michael Wyckoff High School Activities: During high school I have been very active and involved. All four years I played on the volleyball team (I lettered my freshman year). My freshman and junior years I played softball. Freshman year I was on the basketball team. Junior and senior years I was a basketball cheerleader. Sophomore and junior years I was in FCCLA. I also played the flute and was in FFA freshman year. Plans after Graduation: After graduation I plan on going to Spokane Community College for the Fire Science Program to become a firefighter. In May I have a volleyball camp to attend. I also am trying out for the volleyball team at SCC. Other: My favorite teacher for all four years was Mr. Swanson and my favorite memory was working on the floats and Powder Puff football. I also enjoyed working with Debbie in the office.

Parents: Regina and Craig Cook High School Activities: ASB Representative, Track and Field. Plans after Graduation: I plan to go to complete a four-year degree and attend law school eventually. My plan is to pursue a career in law and become an attorney. Other: My favorite teacher in high school has been Brenda Grove. Though not attending any of her classes as a senior, she has always been there for help during and after school. Her life is an example of success. She has been a great help educationally and personally. My favorite food is yogurt and grape nuts. My favorite high school memory was playing powder puff with all the senior girls. Being physical and emotional all at once made the situation more intense and our overall victory was a fun accomplishment. Or, sitting on the benches every morning just hanging out with everyone. Getting time to just be ourselves and have all at once. “It’s time to kiss our class goodbye.”

12-Year Senior Parents: Leann Evans High School Activities: Football 2005 Plans after Graduation: Possibly law enforcement Other: Favorite high school memory is racing Kevin Cruz up school hill.

12-Year Senior Parents: Gerry Doner and Susan McCue Plans after Graduation: Western Washington University Other: “I’m skating out of this town.”

North Valley Family Medicine

Sarah Dumas

Colman Oil Company

Ethan Davis

Parents: Chris and Sharlene Pfau High School Activities: Basketball Plans after Graduation: Joining the military

Dr. Nau / Family Denistry

Mirella Bejar

12 Year Senior Parents: Dannette Chambers High School Activities: Baseball, FBLA, FFA Plans after Graduation: Get a job firefighting and go to community college for 2 years. Have lots of fun camping with Jolynn and all my friends. Other: Began dating Jolynn, best memory of my life, she means everything to me.

Upper Valley Realty

Kevin Cruz

Matthew Chartier
Levine Plumbing
12-Year Senior Parents: Pablo Cruz and Maria Cruz High School Activities: Wrestling, FFA, T-Club, Football, Soccer and ASB. Plans after Graduation: I am attending Central Washington University to pursue a degree in Sociology, Law and Justice. Other: My favorite memory is winning state in Wrestling at 160 for 2009.

Parents: Dave and Pam Dumas. High School Activities: I was active in School Pub, Drama, and School events. Plans after Graduation: I am continuing to get my AA degree after graduation. 12-Year Senior Other: My favorite teacher was Mrs. Parents: Kelvin and Vicki Davis Colbert. High School Activities: FFA, Trapshooting A special thanks - “Thank you mom and and Shop dad for holding me up when I would have Plans after Graduation: Wyotech for diesel fallen, I couldn’t have made it through mechanics and business management. without you.”

Other: My favorite high school memory is skipping school and going to the casino with Deven. We lost.

Ryland Duncan
North Valley Hospital

Jeramy Dellinger
Superior Auto

Dustin Andersen
Tonasket Eagles

12 Year Senior Parents: Bertha Alvarez & Inocencio Bejar High School Activities: Joined Union Club, worked on annual Plans after Graduation: Plan AA from WVC. Get a part time local job. Other: Favorite teacher Mrs. Gliddon

Rebecca Daharsh
Hidden Treasures
12-Year Senior Parents: Ann Chartier and Robert Nilles High School Activities: Varsity Baseball and Advisory Rep. Plans after Graduation: Bachelors at Gonzaga University.

Parents: Richard and Teresa Andersen High School Activities: Football 9th grade Plans after Graduation: Go to Wyotech to become a mechanic. Other: Mr. Deebach, Mr. Goyette and Mr. Rader are my favorite teachers.

Teriquah Cholmondeley
Family Health Center

Parents: Ron and Misty Dellinger High School Activities: Football, basketball and baseball. T-Club member. Plans after Graduation: Go to college and major in Business Administration. Other: My favorite high school memory is chilling with all the bros. Parents: Michael and Jessica Daharsh Plans after Graduation: Stay here for the summer then move off to attend college and have a rich, fun filled life! Other: My favorite high school memory is my friends! They are amazing!

Kody Ayers
Roy’s Pharmacy

Superior Auto Parts

Anna Bergh

12-Year Senior Parents: Lael Duncan High School Activities: Processing oxygen, drama, fancy odors, putting on airs, eating Lincoln, time travel, using pencils, hearing you like mud kips, harassing scilons, watching Den-O. Plans after Graduation: Never giving you up, never letting you down, never telling a lie and hurting you. Other: Favorite human: Regina Spektor. Favorite knee: right knee.

ReMax Lake and Country

Shane DeVon

Family Health Center

Cody Epps

12-Year Senior Parents: Jason and Tammy Ayers High School Activities: Football, baseball, High School Rodeo and FFA. Plans after Graduation: Attend Walla Walla Community College. Other: My favorite high school memory was going to state FFA and Football.

12-Year Senior Parents: Robert and Robin Bergh High School Activities: I played soccer, basketball and softball all four years. I participated in clubs: T-Club, Link Crew and FCCLA. Plans after Graduation: I’m going to attend Spokane Falls Community College in the fall of 2009 and after two years there I’m going to transfer to Eastern Washington University where I will major in Elementary Education. Other: My favorite high school memory is just hanging out with my friends over the 12 years and getting the Achievers.

Parents: Leilani and Gordon Cholmondeley High School Activities: Basketball, Track, T-Club and Link Crew. Plans after Graduation: Attend Eastern and major in Nursing. Other: My favorite high school memory is just hanging out with all my friends!

Tonasket Natural Foods

Melissa Dale

Parents: Susannah Perry and Tim Dale High School Activities: Drama four years and Choir two and a half years. Plans after Graduation: Saving some mullah and volunteering in Uganda. Other: I don’t remember anything.

12 Year Senior Parents: Rocky & Cindy DeVon, Shawna McCallum HS Activities: Played Tonasket Boys Soccer, FCCLA, Soccer Referee, Soccer Coach Plans after Graduation: Possibly move to Spokane, work, and take some classes Other: Favorite Year was 10th grade, with friends Aaron, Mikey, Doug, and Bodie. Favorite Food, Steak of course!

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Tonasket Class of 2009
Kelsey Gallas
Smith & Nelson

“A milestone passed, new things begun, dreams as shining as the sun, a goal achieved, a victory won! That’s Graduation.”
~Unknown

Amanda Harrett
76 Quick Mart

Bryce Johnson
Wilbur-Ellis

Tonasket Veterinary Service

Justin Mann

Kemper Mirick
Colman Oil Company

Joshua Newton
Wells Fargo Bank

Parents: Mother, Connie Gallas of Oroville; Guardian, Susan Cooksey of Loomis High School Activities: 11th grade - tennis; 12th grade - cheerleading Plans after Graduation: I plan on going to SCC and get my basic requirements done then figure out what I want to become. Other: My favorite high school is at girls district for basketball. I was stretching for cheer and accidentally hit somebody in the face…sorry.

Parents: Darren and Jessica Lakey Plans after Graduation: Attend Wenatchee Valley in Omak in the fall. Other: My favorite high school memory was in 10th grade acting in the play for drama.

12-Year Senior Parents: Darren and Wendy Johnson High School Activities: Varsity football and basketball Plans after Graduation: Going to Wyotech in Laramie Other: My favorite high school memories are going to state in football and basketball.

Jordan Jones
Levine Plumbing

12-Year Senior Parents: Brenda and Cody Ames and Richard and Rawline Mann High School Activities: FFA, football and baseball Plans after Graduation: Going to attend Montana State University in Bozeman, Mont.

Melissa Martinez
Levine Plumbing

Dr. Nau / Family Denistry

Gabriela Garcia

Shannon’s Cafe & Deli

Brock Hires

12-Year Senior Parents: Grant and Judy Mirick High School Activities: I have participated in football, baseball, ASB, Future Farmers of America, Link Crew and Lettermans Club. Plans after Graduation: I am going to Alaska to work during the summer. After summer I will be attending Washington State University with a plan to major in business. Other: My favorite high school memory was when Jeramy and I went coyote hunting up on Pine Creek and we found some sheriffs. One of them was stuck in a snow bank. We helped him try to dig it out. That didn’t work so I pulled him out with my pickup.

Austin Olma
Roy’s Pharmacy

Superior Auto Parts
12-Year Senior Parents: Derek and Noreen Olma High School Activities: Basketball, FFA and T-Club Plans after Graduation: Attend Montana State University majoring in Agriculture Business, and then coming home to ranch.

Tyler Monroe

12 Year Senior Parents: Anastacio Gvia and Petra Alvarez High School Activities: Volleyball, Union Club President Plans after Graduation: I plan on attending Wenatchee Valley College and then transfer to Central Washington University to study Business Accounting. Other: My favorite and best memory in High School is when me and my best friends participated in volleyball our freshmen year.

Parents: Robert and Pamela Jones High School Activities: Basketball Plans after Graduation: Going to California for the summer. Play basketball in college. 12-Year Senior Other: Favorite Book is Ball Don’t Lie; Parents: Jim and Denice Hires Favorite teacher is Grove; Favorite food is High School Activities: Performing pizza; and my favorite HS memory is 10th music at various fairs, rodeos, assisted grade basketball. livings, churches and other musical events. Katy Keeton Plans after Graduation: Attend Superior Auto Wenatchee Valley College in Omak and become an elementary school teacher, specializing in music.

12-Year Senior Parents: Rumaldo and Myrthala Martinez High School Activities: Played volleyball freshman and sophomore years, played tennis all four years and was junior class president. Plans after Graduation: Go to college and get a degree in something Other: My favorite high school memory was when Adam broke his nose during tennis my sophomore year! With his own racket!

VIP Insurance Agency
12-Year Senior Parents: James and Robbie Monroe High School Activities: Trapshooting & FFA Plans after Graduation: Go to Wyotech in Laramie, Wyo. To major in Automotive Diesel Mechanic Other: My favorite high school memory will be graduating

Christina Ortiz

Michael Hulse
Tonasket Pizza Co.

Joshua McDaniel
Rooster’s

North Valley Hospital

Anna Munsey

Jessica Gaytan
The Split End
12-Year Senior Parents: Baudelio and Esther Ortiz High School Activities: T-Club, crosscountry, track and field, FCCLA and ASB leadership Plans after Graduation: I will be attending Eastern Washington University fall of 2009 as an Achievers Scholar. I plan to go into the education field and become either an elementary or high school teacher Other: My favorite food is Doritos chips with tapatio sauce

Parents: Blanca Gomez-Gaytan High School Activities: Girls Soccer Plans after Graduation: Move to Spokane to attend a community college. Other: My favorite high school memory is after a college trip Amanda Harrett and I, while watching for a ride, saw a rat. We tried catching it but it ran into the bushes.

12-Year Senior Parents: John and Stephanie Hulse High School Activities: Football, basketball, tennis, soccer, T-Club and FFA Plans after Graduation: Work to earn money for college all summer and come September I will be heading off to Spokane Community College to pursue my Culinary degree. Other: My favorite high school memory is partyboying with Jeramy Dellinger at the school dances.

12-Year Senior Parents: Corey and Tiffany Keeton High School Activities: Basketball, soccer, FFA member and T-Club member Plans after Graduation: I plan on going 12-Year Senior to Walla Walla Community College and Parents: Bob and Vanessa McDaniel I plan on going into nursing. High School Activities: Football, baseball, FFA and T-Club Megan Kelly Plans after Graduation: Have an outII Sisters Video - Stampede Awards standing summer and then attend WSU.

Parents: Jerry and Linda Munsey High School Activities: ASB, Prom, Homecoming Plans after Graduation: Attend Western Washington University pursuing a degree in mathematics.

Jarred Naclerio
Lee Frank Mercantile

Megan McKinney
Colman Oil Company

Dr. Nau / Family Denistry

John Parish

Tiffany Gonzalez
North Valley Hospital

Rachel Hutchins
Serenity Day Spa

12-Year Senior Parents: Rich and Kristi Hutchins High School Activities: Basketball, soccer, softball and T-Club Plans after Graduation: Attending Spokane Falls Community College in the fall.

12-Year Senior Parents: Mike and Pam Kelly High School Activities: FFA. FFA Secretary 2007-2008, FFA Reporter 2008-2009 and FFA Trapshooting Plans after Graduation: Attend WVC in Omak to obtain a nursing degree while continuing to work as a certified nurse aid at North Valley Extended Care in Tonasket. Other: Active competitor in rodeo (cow riding, barrel racing, pole bending). My favorite teacher was Gordon Kent from Outreach.

Jessica Kitterman
Reflections Photography

Parents: Rosa McCoy & Jessie Naclerio High School Activities: Football 3 years, Wrestling 1 year, track 3 years and baseball 1 year Parents: Erin and Rich McKinney Plans after Graduation: Going to SPU High School Activities: Volleyball 9- Other: My favorite book is Troy 12, Basketball 9-10, cheerleading 12, softball 9-12, FFA Trapshoot 10-12, FFA Kimberly Nelson-Harless Activities 9-12. Tim’s Country Saw Shop Plans after Graduation: Start school in Spokane Community College and then transfer after two years to WSU and get a veterinary degree.

Jeovanny Polito Mosso
Allen’s Auto Parts

Douglas McMillan
Midway Building Supply

Bob Raymer’s Machine Shop

Cody Gronlund

Trey Jensen
Wild Rose

Parents: Garry Will High School Activities: Guitar Plans after Graduation: Anything I want. Other: “Wow” Rocks!

Parents: Kerry Jensen, Jill and Marty Nicholson High School Activities: Attending WWU in the fall and hopefully become a Physical Therapist in the long run.

12-Year Senior Parents: Joe and Debbie Kitterman High School Activities: Basketball, volleyball and T-Club member Plans after Graduation: Attend Eastern Washington University and major in Elementary Education and get a minor in Physical Education. Other: Thank you THS staff and community for all the support.

Parents: Baltazar and Guadalupe Polito High School Activities: Soccer Plans after Graduation: Go to Wyo12-Year Senior tech one year for mechanic Parents: Steve and Teri Nelson, Grand- Other: My favorite food is tamales mother Odell Nelson High School Activities: FFA, Trapshooting, varsity softball and link crew Plans after Graduation: Attend Walla Walla Community College to study Agricultural Education, after two years transfer to University of Idaho to finish my degree to become and Ag teacher. Other: My favorite teachers are Mr. Deebach, Mr. Rader and Mr. Swanson. My favorite high school memory was getting the Achievers Scholarship.

12-Year Senior Parents: Jeff and Marva McMillan High School Activities: Football 9-11 and FFA 9-12 Plans after Graduation: College at WSU Engineering

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Tonasket Class of 2009
Amanda Perkins
Tonasket Interiors

Crispin Ramirez
Smith & Nelson

Deborah Rillera
North Valley Hospital

North Valley Hospital

Tiffany Snider

Gabrial Tucker
The Junction

Natasha Vargas
Tonasket Eagles

Parents: John Perkins and Lynda Swan High School Activities: Volleyball, drama, cheerleading, choir, tennis, softball and 6th grade camp counselor Plans after Graduation: I am going to attend Western Washington University to pursue my bachelors degree.

Garrett Potter
Al’s IGA

Parents: Crispin Ramirez and Edelmira Garcia Ramirez High School Activities: Soccer and Achievers Scholar Plans after Graduation: Working then moving on to a four-year university Other: My favorite high school memory is playing soccer

Parents: Gary and Tami Rillera High School Activities: Band, choir, soccer, track and field Plans after Graduation: I plan to move to Seattle where I will go to college and play soccer on the college team

Deven Sprague
Grant’s Market

David Sanchez
North Valley Hospital

Armando Ramos
Grant’s Market

Parents: Delores and Daniel Jacobs High School Activities: Cheerleading, volleyball and basketball Plans after Graduation: Go to Devry College or PLU to become a teacher, massage therapist or own my own business Other: My favorite teacher who helped me through my senior year is Anita Aussmenson

12-Year Senior Parents: Barbara Vargas and William Roster High School Activities: Tennis & band Plans after Graduation: Attend Yakima Valley Community College Other: My favorite memory was testing gravity with rubber bands in my physics class taught by Mr. Swanson

Cameron Utt
Roy’s Pharmacy

Brandon Wahl
Upper Valley Realty

Parents: Steve Potter and Ginger Wills High School Activities: FFA, shop, contest, FFA state and FCCLA Plans after Graduation: Attend CWU for four years Other: My favorite teachers are Matt Deebach, Shawn Rader, Jack Goyette and Dave Mitchell

Gold Digger Apples, Inc.

Dana Pryor

12-Year Senior Parents: Roberto and Maria Ramos High School Activities: Wrestling, football and Achievers Scholar Plans after Graduation: Go to college for four years and graduate and then work in law enforcement - mostly with the sheriff’s office or DEA. Other: My favorite teachers are Jim Swanson, Jack Goyette and Michelle Silverthorn

12-Year Senior Parents: Doug and Michelle Sprague High School Activities: Shop, football and FFA Plans after Graduation: Going to Parents: Jose E. and Maria A. Sanchez school at Wyotech Other: My favorite high school memory High School Activities: Soccer Plans after Graduation: Go to college is skipping school and going to the casino with Ethan to study carpentry
Other: My favorite high school memory was making the boys soccer team.

Paul St Martin
Tonasket Eagles

Megan Schaadt
Hughes Floral

12 Year Senior Parents: CJ and David Utt High School Activities: Being a professional slacker Plans after Graduation: Retire from being a slacker and get a job. Other: “It may be the early bird who gets the worm, but it’s the second mouse who gets the cheese.”

Parents: Loren and Janet Wahl and Mei Jackson High School Activities: Football, basketball, baseball, ASB Vice President of Programs, FFA and link crew

Bob Raymer’s Machine Shop

Kevin Weber

Damien Rangel
North Valley Hospital

Kellilynn Vanatta
Allen’s Auto Parts

12-Year Senior Parents: Richard and Jackie Pryor High School Activities: Varsity basketball, varsity softball annual staff Plans after Graduation: Attend and play basketball at Wenatchee Valley College Other: My favorite thing I will never forget is the relationships I formed with the girls on my basketball team.

Veronica Puente
RDL Auto

Parents: Able and Maria Rangel High School Activities: Football, soccer and FFA Plans after Graduation: I want to major in accounting. I plan to go to Eastern or Walla Walla

12-Year Senior Parents: Carol A. and Monty K. Betcher 12-Year Senior Plans after Graduation: Join the Parents: Dennis Schaadt & Barbara Hjorten Border Patrol Plans after Graduation: Live life as Other: My favorite teacher is Mr. Rader it happens Other: My favorite subject is English; Lacey Thompson Favorite teacher is Kay; Favorite flower North Valley Hospital is the sunflower; and my favorite high school memory is graduating

12-Year Senior Parents: Vicky and Carroll

Allison Welton Shirleymae Vanatta
Hair Designz Family Health Center

Cierra Silverthorn
Allen’s Auto Parts

Robin Redtail
Allen’s Auto Parts

Parents: Juan and Maria O. Puente High School Activities: Cross country, ASB, Link Crew, track, T-Club and FFA Plans after Graduation: I plan to enjoy the summer and eat lots of ice cream. I’m also attending Washington State University this fall of 2009 where I plan to study Social Sciences and Philosophy Other: My favorite high school memory was when at cross country regionals the announcer announced that our girls team had made it to state and the look in Bob’s face when he jumped in the lake.

Parents: Earl Powell & Charlyn Kinter-Powell High School Activities: Scorekeeper for boys’ basketball, football cheerleader, and drama class was my fav. Surfing, longboarding and skateboarding yea! Plans after Graduation: I’ll be going on to college starting this summer at Spokane Falls taking classes to be a botanist! And for Elementary Speech teacher. Other: My senior Prom when Bodie Cabiyo and I won Prom King & Queen, it was sweet man! It was a great way to end my last prom at THS!

12-Year Senior Parents: Tina Silverthorn; Casey and Michelle Silverthorn High School Activities: Volleyball, basketball and softball Plans after Graduation: Play basketball at Walla Walla Community College

12-Year Senior Parents: Barbara and Kevin Thompson High School Activities: Running Start student so I am involved in college activities Plans after Graduation: To finish my paralegal degree from Skagit Valley College. Then go on to Western to get my bachelors degree in law. Then move on to University of Washington to achieve my JD or LLD in law. Other: My favorite high school memories would have to be hanging with my friends

Tonasket 12 Year Seniors

12-Year Senior Parents: Mandy Vanatta and Jeff Stedfelt High School Activities: Varsity cheerleading 3 years in a row, football cheerleading 1 year, basketball cheerleading 2 years Plans after Graduation: After high school I plan to go to Wenatchee Valley College in hopes of becoming a preschool teacher Other: My favorite high school memory was my junior year and first year cheerleading and while I was cheering on the boys I accidentally hit Jordan Bebee in the face with my pom pom

Parents: Richard and Marija Welton High School Activities: Cello, knowledge bowl and exploravision Plans after Graduation: Olin College of Engineering or United World Colleges

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Oroville Class of 2009
Saturday, June 6 at 2:00 p.m. Coulton Auditorium
Justin Larson-Miller
Sterling Savings Bank Oroville Pharmacy

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Bryce Woodruff
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Saluta

Class Color: Black and Silver Class Flower: Lily Class Motto: “What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.” - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Trinidad Alfaro
Oroville Family Medical Clinic

Tomarra Eisen

Carlos Herrera
Trino’s Restaurant

Lacylynn Johnson
Yo Yo’s Restaurant

Welcome Home Interior Design

12-Year Senior Parents: Dawn and Jeff Miller High School Activities: Football 9-12, baseball 9-12, wrestling 11-12, knowledge bowl 9-12 (Regional Champions 9-12 and State Runner-up 9-10), FBLA (Chapter Treasurer 10, State Vice President 11 and Chapter President 12), Band 9-12 and Yearbook 10. Plans after Graduation: Attend Gonzaga University to major in mechanical engineering. Also participating in the Hogan Entrepreneurial Leadership Program. Other: “Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, but today is a gift. That is why it is called the present.” -Anonymous

12-Year Senior Parents: Kent and Nancy Woodruff High School Activities: Soccer, tennis, cross-country, wrestling (State Champion) and knowledge bowl Plans after Graduation: Attend the University of Hawaii at Hilo starting next fall. I will also work during the summer as a firefighter for the forest service Other: My favorite food is steak

Jessica Madrigal
North Valley Hospital

Parents: Sherry and Gary Forgey High School Activities: Skills U.S.A. Parents: Diego and Gail Herrera Plans after Graduation: Be a stay at High School Activities: Wrestling High School Activities: Soccer, basketball, track, golf, tennis, FBLA and football home mom!! 12 year Senior member, FBLA treasurer, FLBA royParents: Evelia and Abel Valverde alty, class secretary and May Festival Shiloh Huite High School Activities: Volleyball, Nikole Funston tennis and photography club Inland Professional Title Co. Princess 2008. Plans after Graduation: Attending Plans after Graduation: Attend WSU in Oroville Dental Center Gene Juarez Academy majoring in Pullman. Possibly major in International cosmetology Business Other: My favorite high school memory is going GFL right before soccer, tennis Howard Appel and basketball games! Through the Wooden Gate

Marcus Kinman
Gold Digger Apples, Inc.

12-Year Senior Parents: Amy and Kenny Appel Plans after Graduation: Attend WSU

Joseph Bauman
North Valley Hospital

12-Year Senior Parents: Doug and Janet Funston High School Activities: Volleyball 9-12, basketball 9th, photography club 10-12, prom committee 11th, 6th grade camp counselor 11-12, FFA 9th and pep band 9th Plans after Graduation: I plan on attending Eastern Washington University in the fall of 2009. At some point I will transfer to WSU to further my education on animal nutrition Other: “It’s not length of life, but depth of life.”

Parents: Jeff and Kay Huite High School Activities: Cross-country ‘07/08 and Skills USA ‘07/08 and ‘08/09 Plans after Graduation: DeVry University to study Computer Forensics

North Valley Family Medicine

Kailyn Kee

12-Year Senior Parents: Kevin and Laura Kinman High School Activities: Basketball (4 years) State Basketball 2009, tennis (2 years), “O” club (3 years), Leadership, senior class sergeant of arms Plans after Graduation: Attending Bellevue College for the Fire Service Program Other: My favorite high school memories consist of going to the state tournament in basketball my senior year and being chosen 1st team all league. Best role models ever: Mrs. Erin McKinney and Mrs. Kerrie Allie!

12-Year Senior Parents: Rosa and Jose Bobadilla High School Activities: Cheerleader, basketball and softball Plans after Graduation: Work and go to college

Charles F. Spieth Ins. Agency

Alex Maldonado

Karissa Lidstrand
Betta’s Services
12-Year Senior Parents: Sharon Sheldon High School Activities: Soccer Plans after Graduation: Spokane Falls Community College Other: “If I was any better I would be dangerous.” 12-Year Senior Parents: Patricia and Douglas Kee High School Activities: Volleyball, softball, photography club and pingpong club Plans after Graduation: CWU to major 12-Year Senior Parents: Betta and David Lidstrand in sociology High School Activities: Volleyball (4 Other: I love my Mom! years), softball (3 years), FBLA (4 years) and Senior class VP Plans after Graduation: Attending Western Washington University

Oroville Dental Center

Nathan Gard

Oroville Family Medical Clinic

Kylee Humphries

Brisa Maldonado
Java Junkie

Parents: Alvin and Rose Bauman High School Activities: Baseball Plans after Graduation: Attend Central Washington University Other: “Silence is a scary sound”

Kayla DeMartino
Vinne’s Carpet Cleaning

Parents: Rick and Kristin Gard High School Activities: Band Plans after Graduation: Work a summer job then go to Portland Bible College Other: “Better to be thought a fool than to open your mouth and prove it.”

Parents: Jami and Matt Ohlde Plans after Graduation: Everett Community College Other: My favorite teacher is Mr. Colvin!

Juan Abel Lozano
North Valley Hospital

Windermere Real Estate

Emily Graham

Isaac Iverson
Nulton’s Irrigation

Matthew Kelly
North Valley Long Term Care

Parents: Cristina and Jose Maldonado High School Activities: Volleyball 9-12, Track and Field 9-12, ASB 9-10 (Social Chairperson 9th, Vice President 10th), Knowledge Bowl 9-12 and Basketball Manager 10-12 Plans after Graduation: Attend Gonzaga University and major in accounting and sports management

Parents: Vinchenzo and Jane DeMartino High School Activities: Photography Club Plans after Graduation: Attend Spokane Falls Community College then travel the world by hot air balloon 12-Year Senior Parents: Dick and Becki Graham High School Activities: Varsity basketball 9-12, varsity soccer 10-12, varsity softball 9-11, T.A.T.U. 10-12, O-club 10-12 and honor roll 9-12 Plans after Graduation: Attend Laramie County Community College in Wyoming then transfer to a 4-year and get my Agri-Business degree Other: “If the shoe fits wear it!” Parents: Carl and Karra Iverson High School Activities: Cross-country, basketball, soccer, tennis, FBLA and knowledge bowl Plans after Graduation: I am going on a mission for the LDS Church and then attending college after that - not sure where Other: I went to Mexico this winter with Randy, Andrew and David 12-Year Senior Parents: Rick and Heather Kelly High School Activities: Wrestling 4-years, soccer 2-years, football 2-years, golf 1-year and Senior Survivor Plans after Graduation: After graduation I plan on attending Spokane Community College. I would like to get my degree in fire science and become a firefighter.

Lindsey Marringer
12-Year Senior Parents: Manuel and Rita Lozano High School Activities: Soccer Plans after Graduation: Work for one year then attend college Other: “Life is like riding a bicycle, you don’t fall off unless you plan to stop peddling”

North Valley Hospital

Parents: Richard Marringer and Victoria Orcutt

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Oroville Class of 2009
Oroville Dental Center

Cody Mills

Oroville Dental Center

Larissa Nielsen

Blaine Pellegrini
North Valley Hospital

Oroville Building Supply

Ashley Porter

Beattles Auto & Truck Sales

Christina Sadler

Oroville Dental Center

Troy Trepanier

Parents: Darin and Melissa Mills High School Activities: Basketball, golf, Skills USA and O-club Plans after Graduation: Attend Avista Lineman School Other: My favorite high school memory is going to state in basketball

Parents: Carole Raspaolo and Victor Nielsen High School Activities: Tennis (junior year), Photography (junior and senior year) and cross-country (senior year) Plans after Graduation: Work a summer job before leaving for Spokane Community College in the fall to become a dental assistant Other: “Live well. Laugh often and Love much.”

12-Year Senior Parents: Mark Robert Pellegrini and Kimberley Dawn Ellis Plans after Graduation: Work for a year and then community college or trade school Other: Favorite Movie is 300; favorite book is Hatchet; favorite teacher is Ed Naillon, favorite food is pizza; and my favorite high school memory is graduating the day of my 18th birthday

Robert Morrison
76 Quik Mart

North Valley Hospital

Austin Nigg

Oroville Family Medical Clinic

David Peters

12-Year Senior Parents: Gordie and Andrea Cockle High School Activities: ASB (2 years) Treasurer and President, Class President (2 years), Cheerleading (4 years) Captain (5 seasons of 8), Annual Staff (3 years) Editor (2 years), “O” Club (4 years) Secretary (1 year), May Festival Queen, Homecoming Princess (2 years), Homecoming Queen, Leadership (2 years), WASC (2 years) and LASC (3 years) Plans after Graduation: Attending Washington State University to major in architecture and minor in interior design and business management Other: My absolute favorite food in the world is cheese, second would be crab. Mmmmmm!

12-Year Senior Parents: Michael Jess Sadler and Sherry Lynn Wiemers High School Activities: Basketball 9-12, tennis 10-12, soccer 10th, softball 9th, student council 9-12, senior class president, attended Evergreen Girls State and “O” Club vice president. Plans after Graduation: Attend WSU Other: “Smile if you’re not wearing any underwear”

Parents: Roger and Cindy Trepanier High School Activities: Baseball Plans after Graduation: Attend Central Washington University

Paul’s Machine Shop

Randy Wise

Windermere Real Estate

Matthew Sharpe

Double “A” Logging, Inc.
12-Year Senior Parents: John and Amy Wise High School Activities: Football 4-years, basketball 4-years and soccer 3-years Plans after Graduation: Attend Central Washington University Other: My favorite high school memory is when I took David, Andrew and Isaac to Mexico on vacation

Tim Porter

Parents: Rory and Shine Morrison High School Activities: Pep band 9-11 and soccer junior year Plans after Graduation: Enlisted in U.S. Navy as a Seabee Construction Mechanic. Get married Other: My favorite class was Spanish 1 & 2 with Mrs. Gutierrez. I Love Eric!

12-Year Senior Parents: Shawn and Dalene Nigg, Steve and Racheal Davey High School Activities: Football 2 years, basketball 3 years and wrestling 1 year Plans after Graduation: Work until the fall of 2010 and then go to Spokane Falls Community College

Alanna Nelson
Frontier Foods

Oroville Family Medical Clinic

Eric Orr

12-Year Senior Parents: Stephen (Thomas) Kessler and Laara Peters High School Activities: 3-years soccer, 4-years basketball, 3-years cross country, 2-years track, 1-year football, knowledge bowl, scrabble club, “O” club and freshman class president Plans after Graduation: Attend CWU Other: My favorite teacher is Mrs. Rosenkrance

Parents: David and Kathy Sharpe High School Activities: Baseball Plans after Graduation: Join the Navy

Chris Wolley
Sheila’s Shoppe

Bud Swenson
12-Year Senior Parents: Jay and Tracy Lynch High School Activities: Wrestling, golf and playing guitar during class in the hallways Plans after Graduation: Move to Spokane to pursue a culinary arts career Other: “Swing Life Away” (Big Red, Arizona Green Tea and Stevie Ray Vaughan)

Princes Center

Gold Digger Apples, Inc.

Adam Peterson

ReMax Lake and Country
12-Year Senior Parents: Gordon and Sheila Wolley Parents: Joe and Karin Swenson High School Activities: Basketball (4 High School Activities: Baseball Plans after Graduation: Start doing years), golf (1 year) and tennis (1 year) construction and work into operating Plans after Graduation: Attending Eastern Washington University heavy equipment Other: “Life’s a garden, dig it” Parents: Marcie and Alan Nelson High School Activities: Cheerleading and tennis Plans after Graduation: Spokane Falls Community College and become the official everlasting gobstopper tester for Willy Wonka Other: Quote: “Smile if you’re not wearing underwear”; Food” French fries, California Roles and Chai tea; Books: The Kite Runner, The Bell Jar and Horton Hears a Who; Bands: Alexisonfire, City & Colour, Bob Dylan, Red Hot Chili Peppers and Bring me the Horizon Parents: Rick and Kristin Gard High School Activities: I’m in the leadership class and get involved in almost anything. It’s my senior years; do as much as I can. Played with the pep band at districts and state for basketball, played football my junior years as a running back Plans after Graduation: Going to Portland Bible College for two years them to a police academy, then moving off to a big city in a different state. Other: I love to drum and have fun. My favorite high school memory would have to be our senior air band. I LOVE ROBERT M.

Luke Rowton

Nathaniel Swenson
Sandra’s Blossom & Briar
12-Year Senior Parents: Chad and Michelle Smith; Rex Peterson High School Activities: Basketball (4 years), soccer (1 year), football (1 year) and golf (2 years) Plans after Graduation: Going to college at Central Washington University, Major is undecided. Other: My favorite high school memory is going to state in basketball this year.

Andrew Worthen
Expressions Espresso

12-Year Senior Parents: Verle and Deanna Rowton High School Activities: Football 4-years, basketball 4-years, baseball 1-year, “O” club and Skills U.S.A. Plans after Graduation: Avista Lineman Training Other: My favorite high school memory was going to state in basketball Parents: Brian and Shannon Swenson High School Activities: 2-years of football and 1 year of soccer Plans after Graduation: Go into the Air Force for 6-years and get a business degree during those 6 years Other: My favorite coaches are Tam and Mrs. Kinman Parents: Jessica Russell and William Nicholson High School Activities: I’ve participated in spring sports such as soccer and tennis Plans after Graduation: I plan to find a job for the summer and save up for when I attend Hawaii Pacific University in the fall at Honolulu, Oahu.

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