During a June 2 ceremony in Miller Memorial Gym, members of Columbia High School's class of 2009 heard their names called in relationship to scholarship offers and other monetary awards valued at $1,076,426.
Following is a listing of this year's scholarships, awards and honors, and their recipients.
Gordon Baker Memorial:
Carah Concienne and Marilu Landin, $500 each.
Frederick Blake Memorial/Camp Columbia, Inc.:
Rachel Connolly and Bonita Groeneveld, $1,000 each.
Anna Boddinghouse Memorial:
Bonita Groeneveld and Whitney Reynier, $500 each.
Clark College NWAACC (Soccer):
Carlos Mendoza, $3,500 (possible over 2 years).
Clark College NWAACC (Basketball):
Lacey Kruse, $3,500 (possible over 2 years).
Columbia Gorge Community College Foundation: Nancy Guzman, $2,520 (or 12 credits possible).
Columbia High School Alumni Association (CASPE):
Anna Anderson, Jonathan Belvin, Maree Jo Kettenring, James Tate Petersen and Whitney Reynier, $500 each.
Columbia River Fellowship for Peace (David Duncombe Peace Scholarship):
Anna Anderson, $250.
Earl Dean Memorial:
Jonathan Belvin, $500.
The Evergreen State College:
William Hindahl, $6,000 (over 4 years); Quinn Allen, $3,000 (over 4 years).
Patti Franklin Memorial:
Maree Jo Kettenring, $500.
Doris Givan Memorial:
Carah Concienne, Margaux Krentz, Tate Petersen, Whitney Reynier, Maree Jo Kettenring, Sarah Brending, Bonita Groeneveld, Jennifer Jensen, Jonathan Belvin and Anna Anderson, $500 each.
Margaret Glader Memorial:
Jonathan Belvin, Jennifer Jensen, Maree Jo Kettenring, Nancy Guzman and Rachel Connolly, $500 each.
Wayne M. Henkle Eighth Grade:
Michelle McMillen and Jonathan Belvin, $350 (plus interest accrued since 2005) each.
Wayne M. Henkle Memorial:
Whitney Reynier, $2,000 ($1,000 first year, $1,000 third year).
Mark Hennelly Memorial:
Anna Anderson, Whitney Reynier and Jennifer Jensen, $1,000 each.
Independent Order of Odd Fellows, Goodwill Lodge #188:
Margaux Krentz, Sarah Brending and Rachel Connolly, $2,000 each.
Chuck Landgren Memorial:
Bonita Groeneveld, $500.
Gail Larsen Sportsmanship Award:
Michelle McMillen, $500.
Lofgren Student Memorial:
Ryan Nystrom, Sarah Brending and Anna Anderson, $500 each.
Debbie McNamara Memorial:
Jonathan Belvin, Rachel Connolly and Ryan Nystrom, $1,200 each.
Mid-Columbia Family Health Center:
Jennifer Jensen, $500.
Mid-Columbia Knights of Columbus:
Nancy Guzman, $500.
Gerald Miller Math/Education Memorial:
Sarah Brending and Jonathan Belvin, $500 each.
Montana State University:
Tate Petersen, $12,000 (over 4 years).
Mt. Adams Orchards, Underwood Fruit & Warehouse, Independent Food Processors:
Bonita Groeneveld, $4,000 (possible over 4 years).
Northwest Oral & Maxillfacial Surgeons:
Anna Anderson, $1,000.
Oregon State University:
Claire Stevenson, $16,000 (possible over 4 years).
Portland State University (WUE):
Claire Stevenson, $26,000 (possible over 4 years).
Rocky Mountain College:
Claire Stevenson, $34,000 (over 4 yeras).
Rotary International of Bingen-White Salmon:
Nancy Guzman and Ryan Nystrom, $500 each.
Darren Salka Memorial:
Rachel Connolly, $500.
Soroptimist International of Mt. Adams:
Whitney Reynier, $1,000; Lisl Stadler, $1,000; Michelle McMillen, $500.
State of Washington Higher Education Coordinating Board: Whitney Reynier, $26,800 (possible over 4 years).
Angeline G. Stevenson Eighth Grade:
Javier Ortiz, $500 (plus interest accrued since 2005), and Sindy Villa and Nancy Guzman, $250 (plus interest) each.
Angeline Stevenson Visual Arts Memorial:
Nancy Guzman, $1,000; William Hindahl and Tate Petersen, $750.
Underwood Alpaca Soccer:
Anna Anderson and Louy Lerebourg, $200 each.
U.S. Air Force Academy Prep School:
Michelle McMillen, $100,000.
U.S. Air Force ROTC:
Michelle McMillen, $86,400.
U.S. Military Academy (West Point):
Seth Bell, $300,000.
U.S. Naval Academy:
Michelle McMillen, $305,000.
U.S. Navy ROTC:
Michelle McMillen, $89,856.
Washington State School Retirees' Assn. (Robert Handy Memorial):
Sarah Brending, $3,600 (possible over 4 years).
Nathan Wellman Memorial Music:
Jesse Hall, $1,000.
White Salmon Lions Club:
Margaux Krentz, Anna Anderson and Jonathan Belvin, $500 each.
White Salmon Steelheaders Memorial:
Whitney Reynier, $500.
Rachel Connolly and Jonathan Belvin, $500 each.
CHS Top 7% of Graduating Class:
Whitney Reynier, 3.994 gpa; Michelle McMillen, 3.976; Anna Anderson, 3.960; Lacey Kruse, 3.877; Bonita Groeneveld, 3.771; Marlen Barajas, 3.680 (certificates).
CHS Outstanding Senior Athletes:
Lacey Kruse and Kevin Kreps (plaques).
Dept. of Air Force Math/Science:
Whitney Reynier and Jesse Hall (certificates).