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Achievements: Military training graduates, Eagle Scouts and Whitworth Laureate Society

Several area residents have graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio.

• Air Force Airman Rachel Reisbig is the daughter of Spokane residents John and Sherry Reisbig. She graduated from Mead High School in 2012 and is currently attending Air Traffic Control Training at Keesler Air Force Base in Biloxi, Mississippi.

• Air Force Airman Graham Hoch earned distinction as an honor graduate. Hoch is the son of Brian and Holly Hoch, of Spokane, and a 2013 graduate of Lewis and Clark High School.

• Air Force Airman 1st Class Connor Macklin earned distinction as an honor graduate. In 2013, Macklin graduated from West Valley High School and earned an associate degree from Spokane Community College. He is the son of Spokane resident Scott Macklin.

• Army Pvt. Michael Stanko has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson in Columbia, South Carolina. Stanko is the son of Hyang Stanko, of Henderson, Nevada, and John Stanko, of Spokane.

New Eagle Scouts

Several area residents have earned the rank of Eagle Scout, the highest rank awarded in the Boy Scouts of America.

Christopher Osborn, a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Troop No. 412, built a storage shed for the University High School tennis team to hold equipment and supplies. Osborn will be a senior at University High School. He is the son of Bryan and Julene Osborn, of Spokane Valley.

Lucas Ingham, the son of Mitch and Annette Ingham, belongs to Troop No. 171, Inland Northwest Council, Thunderbird District. For his service project, Ingham built an 8-foot octagon picnic table made of redwood that was donated to The Salvation Army and is now at Sally’s House, a safe haven for crisis intervention.

Ryan Cannon, a member of Boy Scout Troop 171, Inland Northwest Council, made a plaque commemorating veterans for their military service and erected a flagpole for the residents of Saddle Mountain Ranch in Deer Park for his project.

Davis Young is the son of Kent and Terri Young and a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Boy Scout Troop No. 405. He is a recent graduate of Central Valley High School. For his project, Davis constructed a sidewalk on the playground at Sunrise Elementary School.

• Three local Cub Scouts have received the Dr. Louis Alvarez Supernova Award from the Boy Scouts of America. Bobby Dorame and Brennan Koneval are members of Pack 226 and Teddy Winton is a member of Pack 210. The Supernova awards promote learning and achievement in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics). Dorame, Koneval and Winton were the first Cub Scouts to achieve this honor in the Boy Scouts of America, Inland Northwest Council.

Whitworth students honored

The following area residents have been named to Whitworth University’s Laureate Society for the spring 2014 semester. Students must maintain a grade-point average of at least 3.75 on a 4.0 scale for the semester to qualify for the Laureate Society. Students are listed by their hometowns.

Chattaroy: Molly Rozelle.

Colbert: Evan Anders, Sarah Gady, Madison Garner, Danika Martin, Dustin Martin, Kelsey McQuilkin, Tyler McQuilkin, Ryan Mendoza, Gerhard Muelheims, Sadie Peterson, Mark Plummer, Brooke Sackman, Rebecca Southwick, Nikki Ziegler.

Colville : Bethany Grenfell, Elaine Harris, Aubrey Rogers.

Dayton: Devon Strang.

Deer Park: Lee Morgan.

Ford: Kseinya Langlois.

Greenacres: Adam Blyckert, Brittany Connor, Ashley Rennick.

Kettle Falls: Matthew Edwards.

Liberty Lake: Nicole Kallestad, Dakota Kliamovich.

Mead: Olivia Atkins, Chalyn Brunck, Elisha Deitz, McKenzie Harsin, Alexander Hoffmann, Dane Larson, Taylor Oddino, M’Liss Powles, Simon Puzankov.

Medical Lake: Danielle Burris, Rebecca Nelson, Donna Schrock.

Moses Lake: Miranda Cloyd, Holland Gjefle, Levi Huddleston, Rosemary McFarland, Krystina Rashford.

Nine Mile Falls: Rene Boren, Rachael Bradley, James Mitchell.

Pullman: Jeremy Druffel, William Pollock, Nicholas Scourey.

Spangle: Ashley Sievers.

Spokane: Samuel Abbott, Daniel Amado, Mara Baldwin, Jessica Benton, Colton Berry, Kaylen Blue, Matthew Bray, Spencer Button, Elizabeth Choma, Zanovia Clark, Hannah Comi, Matthew Comi, Laurel Cornwell, Chase Dammarell, Kyrstin Desjardins, Michael Dumais, Cindy Duncan, Darlene Durand, Brooke Fowler, Erin Frank, Cameron Gilbert, Emily Gimness, Thomas Glasser, Mary Gonzales, Allison Grefsrud, Austin Hagel, Robert Harris, Alex Haynes, Courtney Hewett, Alecia Hill, Amy Hooper, Deanna Ingram, Alexa Jose, Cassie Kaleohano-Hauanio, Felicia Kelly, Kendra Knutsen, John Koberstein, Kristynn Lind, Olyvia Manning, Rebecca Markley, Hanna Martin, Elizabeth Merriam, Elizabeth Miller, Kara Miller, Terra Ojeda, Rachel Perrier, Milena Pointer, Christa Prentiss, Stephanie Prentiss, Emily Purkey, David Repsold, Emily Roberts, Sarah Rockwood, Matthew Roth, Molly Rupp, Victoriya Ryakhovskaya, Chaune Schafer, Elizabeth Scott, Katherine Sell, Versha Sinha, Avery Smith, Teague Starbuck, Regan Steinert, Joanna Szabo, Konstantin Tachan, Madeleine Tappa, Justin Toney, Brian Tully, Domonkos Vamossy, Julia Vogelsang, Thomas Wakem, Alina Warner, Meghan Watkins, Jessica Webber, Daniel Welstad, Allison Wenzel, Madeleine Wiersma, Christina Williams, Jacqueline Wilson, Cody Wright.

Spokane Valley: Kristin Bertsch, Danica Beschta, Alyssa Hall, Kelsey Jerome, Bryan Peterson.

Valleyford: Melissa Andrews.

Veradale: Nicholas Motsinger.


Coeur d’Alene: Allison Ballard, Tessa Lauer, Cindy Matthews, Kyle Moreen, Steven Munson, Jonathan Owens, Joy Weadick.

Hayden: Hunter Arno, Connor Williams.

Hayden Lake: Bri Anne Miller.

Post Falls: Katherine Waltar.

Rathdrum: Rebekah Brown, Joseph Schwalbach, Juliana Zajicek.

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