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  • Cheney ready to handle EWU graduation traffic

    Graduation day at EWU is a time for praise, celebration and an influx of traffic to the city of Cheney. This Saturday will see multitudes of eager students and proud …

  • A learner and a leader

    From an early age Aubree Dinning’s parents noticed a disciplined, even diplomatic quality in their oldest daughter. That unwavering determination has been a running theme throughout the Lake City High …

  • Heading out on a high note

    Packing up the car to go off to college will be a little more of a challenge for Jacob Craner than the typical high school graduate. And a dorm room? …


    Soft-spoken and polite, 18-year-old Chelsea Laud is humble about her accomplishments at Lakeland High School. Laud has attended school in the Lakeland School District since kindergarten and is one of …

  • Bridge grad found right time, place

    Christina Abrahamson’s journey to high school graduation began in 2003, when she started at Lakeside High School in Plummer. After nearly two years of struggling to fit in, she dropped …


    Kaycie Miller knew she liked to write, so she decided why not take a journalism class. Three years later, Timberlake High School’s newspaper, Tiger Tracks, received national recognition and numerous …

  • Amy LeBaron is making her own way

    While many students take on the dual responsibilities of employment and schoolwork, not many support themselves entirely on their own. Even fewer hope to sponsor a third-world child when they …

  • Graduate finds her potential at New Vision

    Kourtney Otamendi is the outstanding senior of the year at New Vision High School, Post Fall’s alternative high school. Hers was an unusual upbringing. It was not the idyllic picket …

  • Strength from adversity

    Denise Day will never forget the period of time around her 16th birthday – even if she tried. That’s when her mom was arrested for having several outstanding warrants and …

  • Students graduate from local schools

    Editor’s note: Because of editing errors, some students or their photos were omitted from the graduation lists published in Thursday’s Voices. Northwest Christian School

  • Getting the business

    Amanda Sackett, 17, is often one of the very first students to arrive at Lewis and Clark High School, and she’s just as frequently one of the last to leave. …

  • Small school, but no limits

    Jordan Lee likes to think big. Foreign correspondent. Diplomat. Political commentator.

  • Scott passes passion along

    Cheryl Scott is understandably proud of her son, Eric Scott. It’s not a reach to think that every mother is bursting with pride as her child accepts their high school …

  • M.E.A.D.

    Class of 2009
    Haylah G. Alkumeidy Joel Z. Archdale Morgan D. Barden

  • Lakeside High School

    Class of 2009
    Expected to graduate are:

  • The Oaks Academy

    Class of 2009
    Andrew B. Belisle Jessica L. Belisle Lindsey N. Card

  • Rogers High School

    Class of 2009
    Expected to graduate are:

  • Spokane Valley High School/SVHS Transition School

    Class of 2009
    Spokane Valley High School
    Justin Ray Altringer

  • Shadle Park High School

    Class of 2009
    Expected to graduate are:

  • Deer Park High School

    Class of 2009

    Expected to graduate are:

  • Mt. Spokane High School

    Class of 2009

    Expected to graduate are:

  • North Central High School

    Class of 2009

    Expected to graduate are:

  • Underhill overcomes

    Emily Underhill is a determined young woman. Overcoming a learning disability, a mysterious health concern and finding time to serve as a missionary to China, the 19-year-old Freeman High School …

  • Haylah Alkumeidy spreads her wings

    Not all teens learn best while sitting at desks during a traditional six-hour school day. Haylah Alkumeidy is one of them. When she transferred to M.E.A.D. (Mead Education Alternative Division) …

  • Starting over at Mt. Spokane

    When Mt. Spokane senior Larry Chow walked into his senior presentation this spring dressed to impress in a suit, he was a different sight than the 13-year-old rebellious youth forced …

  • Plumley rises above setbacks

    Thomas Plumley hasn’t had an easy life. When other high school seniors are just waking to the sound of an alarm or a parent’s voice, Plumley has already spent several …

  • Looking ahead, he sees history

    Brandon Leliefeld, 18, sits in the cafeteria of Deer Park High School on a Tuesday after school. Blue-eyed and already a little sunburned, he’s watching his friends leave in the …

  • Edina Bell lets her smile lead her

    Edina Bell knows loss. But she also knows joy, and she focuses on the latter. Bell is graduating this spring from Rogers High School, a school she is very proud …

  • Ariel Perkins perseveres

    When Ariel Perkins graduates from Havermale High School, she’s not exactly going to have time to stop and smell the roses. Not with a 3-year-old son and 18-month-old daughter waiting …

  • Grad says hardship taught her hard work

    When you ask Kaila Hilde what she wants in life, her answer is simple and direct – it’s her desire to be able to work for the things she wants …



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