Congratulations are in order for Josie Masden, a junior at Glenwood High School. Faculty at the school recently nominated Josie as their choice for the Mt. Adams Chamber of Commerce Outstanding Youth award. Chamber representatives named Josie as the outstanding youth and presented her with a plaque in recognition of the honor. This is the first time students from outside the White Salmon School District have been nominated for the title. Miss Masden was selected out of nominees from five schools. Also, Josie is the first high school junior to receive the designation. In the past seniors have received the award. Josie appreciated her family, Mr. McRae, Miss Alexander, Miss Brazil and Miss Klodzinksi's support and attendance at the dinner.
Josie is the daughter of Bill and Kelly Henderson and Glen and Patti Masden. She is very active at school and is enrolled in on-line running start classes through Walla Walla Community College. Josie's excellent grades through that program qualified her to be named on the dean's list at WWCC for the fall quarter. She serves as ASB president at Glenwood High School and is active in the Northwest Professional Rodeo Association and the Washington State High School Rodeo Association as well. Congratulations, Josie, on your recognition as Outstanding Youth by the Mt. Adams Chamber of Commerce.
The Pioneer Memorial Community Church members held their annual meeting on Jan. 23. Members serving board positions for 2005 will be elders Pastor Sandy Strait and Nate Putnam; deacons/deaconesses Harry Dechand, Duane Gahimer, Earl Kuhnhausen, Donna Montgomery, Leonard Rolph, Howard Sinor and Margaret Throop. Dave Wasgatt will fill a two-year position as treasurer, and Terry Arnold will complete a term as clerk.
The Glenwood community sends its condolences to the family of Philip Dean. Phil died Jan. 10, 2005. He was a life time resident of Glenwood and a great supporter of all the community events and fund raisers. You could always count on seeing Phil at athletic competitions throughout the county and the state as he followed his grandchildren in their sports. He will be missed by all of us.
Congratulations to James Hoodenpyl and Rebecca Simpson on the arrival of baby Madison Paige who arrived on Dec. 29, weighing 7 pounds and 14 ounces. She was 19.5 inches long and was welcomed into the world by lots of excited grandparents, cousins and aunts and uncles.
Starting off the 2005 baby boom in Glenwood are Cody and Brenda Beeks. Hannah Marie arrived on Jan. 7, weighing 7 pounds 10 ounces and was 20 inches long. Grandparents are Stacie Baker, Calvin Beeks Jr., Russ and Janeal Wilcox. Great-grandparents are Jerry and Lois Baker, Calvin and Betty Beeks, Mary Louise Wilcox and Elaine Saunders.
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