Five Spokane area residents have been named to the 1996 edition of Outstanding Young Men of America:
David Smith, Richard Bates and Robert Hutchinson, all of Spokane; Nick Campos Jr., Mead; and Lorenzo Herman, Fairchild Air Force Base.
The program honors men between 21 and 40 who have distinguished themselves in service to their communities, professional leadership, academic and business advancement, cultural accomplishments, and civic and political participation.
Brittany Hopkins, valedictorian for the 1996 class at Ferris High School, was named to the Dean’s List of Special Distinction at Boston University’s School for the Arts.
To qualify, students must earn a 3.75 grade-point average with a minimum of 12 credits, no incomplete grades, and no grade lower than a B.
Hopkins is the daughter of Tom and Cathy Hopkins, Spokane.
Lois Vander Linden has been named the 1997 Lilac Poet by Poetry Scribes of Spokane. Vander Linden will write a poem to present at a luncheon during Lilac Festival week.
Michael Wilson’s poem, “One Race, Different Cultures,” has been published in the book, “Through the Hourglass,” an anthology compiled by The National Library of Poetry.
Amy Esposito, a Spokane resident attending school at Marquette University in Milwaukee received her bachelor of arts degree in communication studies.
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