School Briefs

Erickson earns

E.W.U. degree

Michael Erickson of

Sequim recently received a Bachelor of Arts degree in health and fitness education from Eastern Washington University.

Sequim Kiwanis awards scholarships

The Sequim-Dungeness Kiwanis Club has awarded scholarships to the following local students for their 2009-2010 academic year.

Carly Swingle received a continuing scholarship of $1,000 to attend Peninsula College.

John Michael Berkes received a scholarship to attend Gonzaga University in Spokane.

Kiwanis scholarship funds are generated primarily through subscriptions for patriotic banners hung at businesses and selling Christmas trees.

Thompson receives

U. of Wyoming degree

Samantha M. Thompson of Sequim recently received a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Wyoming. Thompson was one of seven Washington students to receive University of Wyoming degrees at the conclusion of the spring 2009 semester.

Sequim students

on U.W. dean's list

Six former Sequim High School students were named to the University of Washington's dean's list for spring quarter 2009.

They are Yung-Chun Chen, Samuel Ketcham, Amy Lange, Brian Slattery, Jennifer Tivald and Jerrmaine Treadwell.

To qualify for the U.W. dean's list, students must maintain a grade-point average of at least 3.50 and complete 12 graded credits.

Parenting class

enrollment opens

Parenting Matters Foundation has opened enrollment for a six-week parenting class about "Sustainable Living for Our Children's Future."

The free class is two hours each week (10 a.m.-noon) for six consecutive weeks, beginning in August. The teacher is Dr. Don Wilkin, retired professor of sociology.

Dates are: Aug. 10, Aug. 17, Aug. 24, Aug. 31, Sept. 14 and Sept. 21.

The class is held in the First Teacher room (4W) in Sequim Community School, 220 W. Alder St.

Class size is limited; call to reserve a spot. The only class fee is a required book ($20). Child care is available for $5 per class session.

For more information or to register, call 681-2250 or e-mail to:

Free summer camp set

Clallam County Juvenile and Family Services hosts its annual free "Rock 'n' Roll Camp" from Aug. 23-28 for youths who cannot afford to attend other summer camps.

Camp activities include hiking, swimming, dancing, crafts, game competitions, tie-dying, ropes course challenges and more.

The event is at Camp David Junior at Lake Crescent.

For applications, call the county juvenile services office at 565-2621 or 565-2630.

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