Two area high school students have been appointed to the Spokane Public Schools board of directors as student representatives. Students are required to apply for the positions, but do not vote during meetings. The students selected are Lee Smoot of Rogers High School and Jordan Clark of Lewis and Clark High School.
• Cadet Erin King was recently given the Superintendent’s Award for Achievement at the U.S. Military Academy. The award is given to cadets who achieve excellence in all academic, military and physical programs and are in the top 15 percent of cadets in each class.
King, a 2003 graduate of Gonzaga Prep, is the daughter of Ronnald and Elesa King of Spokane. King is studying international law and will be commissioned a second lieutenant in the Army when she graduates from West Point.
• Army National Guard Pvt. Dwayne Dehlbom Jr. recently graduated from basic training at Fort Benning, Ga. Dehlbom, a 2003 graduate of Pullman High School, is the son of Vicki and Dwayne Dehlbom of Pullman.
• Army Pfc. Christopher Allen has graduated from basic training at Fort Jackson, S.C. Allen, the son of Tony Allen of Spokane and Sandy Allen of Nine Mile Falls, is a 2003 graduate of Lakeside High School.
• Two area residents recently were awarded Eileen Collier Technology Scholarships for $1,500 at Washington State University.
Adam Lassiter, a 2003 graduate of Central Valley High School, is studying management information systems. He is the son of Cindy and Albert Lassiter of Liberty Lake.
Jared Munstedt, who is studying management information systems, is a 2002 graduate of Ferris High School. He is the son of Jan and Patrick Munstedt of Spokane.
• Several area residents recently participated in the 2005 World Championships of Performing Arts with Ain’t It Good Productions. Residents are listed by their hometown.
Coeur d’Alene: Erin Anders, Keenan Bianchi, Robby French, Jordan Gookin, Spirit Laursen, Samantha Randazzo, Trevor Sabin, Tabitha Smoot.
Newport: Ethan Miller.
Post Falls: Emily Clary, Sherry Jenson, Alisha Harrold.
Sandpoint: Kristine Oliver.
Spokane: Jermiane Carlton, Auston DeWitt, Dawnelle Miller, Adam Peterson, Sarah Troutt, Shawna Stewart.
• Cameron Sweet of Boy Scout Troop 307 in Medical Lake was recently awarded the Eagle Scout, the highest award in Scouting. For his project Sweet helped build a partition wall in Airway Heights Baptist Church. Sweet is the son of Frank and Susan Sweet.
• Two area residents recently graduated from basic training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio:
Airman Aaron Lamb is the son of Catherine Lamb of Otis Orchards.
Airman Bryan Lohman is the son of Scott and Nola Lohman of Spokane.
• Community Colleges of Spokane recently recognized its faculty and staff members who have shown commitment to diversity and equity.
Exceptional faculty awards recipients are Judy Campbell, Jenni Martin, Echo Rantanen, Keith Reis, Tom O’Day and Elodi Phan.
Outstanding Classified Staff Award recipients are Dawn Chavez, Ronda Reineke, Penny Butters and Scott Jones.
Rhodes also received the Deccio Excellence in Equity Award.
• Lisa Benson of Chattaroy recently graduated from the University of Utah with bachelor’s degrees in ballet and anthropology. Benson, a 2001 graduate of Riverside High School, is the daughter of Henry and Kay Benson of Chattaroy.
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