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SENTINEL TRIBUNE Wednesday, June 2, 2010 Page 8 There are 54 seniors graduating from Westbrook Walnut Grove High School. Twenty seniors are enrolled in a four-year college, thirty are enrolled in a two-year college, and four are going into the workforce full time. There are currently four seniors also doing military service. Many seniors can take advantage of the Academic Competitiveness Grant (ACG) when attending a two or four year college. No separate application is needed when you fill out the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid). The Minnesota Achieve Scholarship is also available for students. The requirements and application can be found at If you have any questions or concerns, please give me a call anytime. Have a safe and enjoyable summer WWG/RRC Girls Track Team wins twenty medals at Sub Sections By Joan Zieske Coach The WWG/RRC girls track team won twenty medals Thursday, May 27, at the sub section meet which was held in Worthington. It was a great day for the Chargers as all four relay teams ran their best time of the season. The team also had seven personal bests. Halley Olsand made it into the finals with a personal best in the long jump. Although they didn't place, the follow- ing girls performed a per- sonal best. Brianna Mattison in the triple jump, Elizabeth Woelber and Jackie Trapp, in the 100 meter dash and in the 800 meter run Madison Takle and Samantha Prechel. Melanie Kedl placed in the 200 meter dash and ran her best time of the season. Advancing to sections will be Maddie Frank in the 300 hurdles and the 4 X 200 realy team of Melanie Kedl, Jordaan Joel, Alexa Byers and Maddie Frank. There is a possibility that Chloe Arfsten might make it in as a wild card in the pole vault. Another possibility as a wild card could be the 4 X 400 relay team ofCassie Erickson, Chanel Madson, Alexa Byers and Jordaan Joel. Maddie Frank lead the team in points with 11.5, Chanel Madson 6.75, Jordaan Joel 6.5, Melanie Kedl 5.5, Chloe Arfsten 4.5, Alexa Byers 3.5, Maddy Johnson 2.75, Cassie Erickson 1.75, Halley Osland 1, Anne Woelber 1 and Madison Takle .75 Team Totals: MLBO 147, Windom Area 135, Worthington 132.5, Jackson County Central 82.5, SW United 77.5, Cedar Mountain/ Comfrey/Springfiled 56, WWG-RRC 46.5, ML Christian 15. Individual Placings for WWG-RRC: Shot: Anne Woelber, 8th, 27'4.5" Discus:Chanel Madson, 5th, 84'5" Pole Vault: Chloe Arfsten, 4th, tie, 7'6" High Jump: Melanie Kedl, 7th, 4'4" 4 x 800 Relay: Cassie Erickson, Chanel Madson, Maddy Johnson, Madison Takle, 6th, 11:17.89 100 Hurdles: Maddie Frank, 5th, 18.01 4 x 200 Relay: Melanie Kedl, Jordaan Joel, Alexa Byers, Maddie Frank, 3rd, 1:53.48 4 x 100 Relay: Chanel Madson, Hailey Osland, Alexa Byers, Melanie Kedl, 5th, 56.3 400 Dash: Jordaan Joel, 5th, 68.23 300 Hurdles: Maddie Frank, 3rd, 50.62 200 Dash: Melanie Kedl, 8th, 28.41 3200 Run: Maddy Johnson, 7th, 15.04.38 4 x 400 Relay: Cassie Erickson, Chanel Madson, Alexa Byers, Jordaan Joel, 4th, 4:35.87 Head Start program accepting application The Western Community Action Head Start program is now accepting applications from families with children who are between 3 and 5 years old. Head Start has current openings in both cen- ter and home-based settings fi depending on the community. Head Start is a free preschool/ family development program for low-income families. To learn more about Head Start, to see if your family qualifies or to register, please call 800- 658-2448 or 507-537-1416 and ask to talk to Lisa. WWG Alumni Scholarship Third or fourth year col- lege students may apply for the scholarship. Two $900 scholarships for a teaching major; One $375 scholarship for a math or sci- ence major. To apply send a two para- graph essay including biog- raphy and career intention, and a college transcript to: WWG High School, Attn: Mona Ourada, P.O. Box 129, Westbrook, MN 56183. Deadline is August 1, 2010. COLLEGE NEWS Commencement for the Jackson Campus of MN West Community and Technical College The Annual Commencement for the Jackson Campus of Minnesota West Community and Technical College was held on Friday, May 7 at 7:00 p.m. at the Jackson County Central High School Auditorium. Jackson Campus Dean, Jim Grove, with assistance of the MN West's Fairmont Center Director, Jennifer Bendix, presented the diplo- mas. A reception was host- ed in the college commons immediately following the commencement ceremony. The following area stu- dents have met graduation requirements: Anthony Eidem, Jeffers Joshua Lindsey, Jeffers are: High Honors Walnut Grove - Paul Vang Westbrook Stephanie Comnick, Suellen Dusek, Mark Pierson Honors Walnut Grove - Andrew Hemp, Pa Vang Westbrook - Luke Nelson, Jordan Winter Alexandria Technical College graduate President Kevin Kopischke is pleased to announce the following student received a diploma at Alexandria Technical College's gradua- tion ceremony held on May 14, 2010 in Alexandria, MN. Daniel McClellan, of Westbrook, received a Diploma in Concrete Mason. McClellan graduated with honors and was named Outstanding Student in the Concrete Mason program ..... SMSU Announces Spring Semester Dean's Lists Southwest Minnesota State University (Marshall, Minn.) students have been honored for achievement dur- ing the spring semester of study. Students with a 3.8-4.0 (A) grade-point-average are listed with "High Honors" while those with a grade- point-average between 3.5 and 3.79 gained "Honors" recognition. Area students included SDSU students named to Dean's List Students have been named to the dean's list for academic excellence during the Spring 2010 semester at South Dakota State University. To earn dean's list distinctions in SDSU's eight colleges, stu- dents must have completed a minimum of 12 credits and must have earned at least a 3.5 grade point average on a 4.0 scale. Students with an asterisk received a perfect 4.0 grade point average. Area students included on the list are: College of Arts & Science Dr. William Quincey Milroy - Danielle Thooft, Tylee Norman Storden - Ashley Anderson Colleges of Agricultural & Biological Sciences/General Studies __Milroy Joseph Swedzinske Westbrook Kelsi Baumann* College of Engineering Milroy - Corey Lanoue*, Scholaship Steven Pfarr Eric J anoue ,, ,, ..... $500 St. Cloud State University Spring Deans List St. Cloud State University has announced the names of 1,445 students whose aca- demic achievement placed them on the spring semester dean's list. To be eligible for the honor, students must have a grade point average of 3.75 or higher on a 4.0 scale. Among them are: Bo David Kirsch, Milroy Kelley Layne Nelson, Westbrook Sub-Section 9 track meet WWG-RRC boys results 8 -Derek Christians, Pole Vault, 8ft. 6in. Team Points 248.50 Worthington 146.83 Jackson Co. Central 94.50 Cedar Mt. Schools Alfred Nelson Post Legion Melvin G. & Alice Klasse Citizenship Award Samantha Scholarship Steven Pfarr Baker for outstanding citi- $1000 zenship Melvin G. & Alice Klasse Alfred Nelson Post Legion Scholarship Patrick Schweim Citizenship Award Chase $1000 Danielowski for outstanding Melvin G. & Alice Klasse citizenship Scholarship Katie Xiong Anderson Bottrell$1000 Scholarship Chase Micawber Club Danielowski $200 Scholarship Zachery Otto Anderson Bottrell$100 Scholarship Mai Pa Tao Norman & Kaye Mattis Vang $200 Scholarship Evan Madson Anderson Bottrell$100 Scholarship Ia Ong Vue Paul Carter Memorial $200 Scholarship Cedar Yang Anderson Bottrell$100 Scholarship Betty Yang 200 Russet T. Satter Anderson BottrellScholarship Scott Wenniger Scholarship Mao Yang $200 $100 Bernice Coulter Sanford Tracy - Sanford Scholarship Kristie Hoffman Health Steven Pfarr $2000 $200 Sanford Westbrook BOLT ScholarshipSanford Health Alexis Quade Christina Higgins $250$2000 BOLT Scholarship Carlyn SW Minnesota Award Kletscher $150 Jenew Yang $100 BOLT Scholarship CalebTammy E. Benson Merrick $100 Scholarship Sara Jarmer Charger Scholarship$150 CarlynKletscher $200 Walnut Grove Alumni Charger Scholarship Zach Scholarship Samantha Baker Otto $200 $2000 CSFA Scholarship Erin Walnut Grove Alumni Conrad $100 Scholarship Venla Vang CSFA Scholarship Kylie$2000 Erickson $100 Walnut Grove Logger CSFA Scholarship Fong Scholarship Samantha Baker Her $100 $800 over 2 years CSFA Scholarship Maisee Walnut Grove Logger Vue $100 Scholarship Tabbitha Rikke CSFA Scholarship Sheri$800 over 2 years Zeug $100 Westbrook American CSFA Scholarship StacyLegion Citizenship Steven Zeug $100 Pfarr $100 Del & Frieda Byers Westbrook American ScholarshipCedar Yang Legion Citizenship Alexis $200 Quadc $100 Westbrook Area Scholarship Award Caleb Volunteers Lindsey Grams Merrick $500 $300 Duane Brandt Memorial Westbrook Area Scholarship MitchellVolunteers Morganne Comnick $500 Knakmuhs $300 Duane Brandt Memorial Westbrook Area Scholarship Alexis Quade Volunteers Caleb Merrick $500 $300 Gar & Ruth Fordham Westbrook Kiwanis Scholarship Pheng YangScholarship Mason Comnick $100 $250 Good Samaritan SocietyWestbrook Kiwanis Scholarship Steven Pfarr $250 .... ........ Jack Riddell Scholarship Westbrook Kiwanis Caleb Cohrs $250 Scholarship Alexis Quade Jack Riddell Scholarship $250 Caleb Merrick $250 Westbrook Kiwanis John & Leona Patterson Scholarship Venla Vang By Steve LeBoutillier Coach Boys advance six to section meet On a beautiful Thursday afternoon, May 27, the WWG-RRC boys track team participated at the sub-sec- tion meet in Worthington. The goal was to qualify as many athletes for the Section 3A meet the follow- ing Thursday in Montevideo. The boys came through with 6 individuals qualifying in 6 events. Blake Stevens again ran season best times in his two hurdle events while Josh Benson turned in a season best in the mile run. The 4x400 relay team improved on their best time as well. No first place finishes were garnered, but athletes are advancing and they hope to keep dropping times next week. Those advancing are: Blake Stevens, Evan Madson, Jon LeBoutillier, Garett Amundson, Mitch Comnick, and Josh Benson. Following are the results from the meet. 2 - Blake Stevens, 300m Hurdles, 42.02 3 - Blake Stevens, l l0m Hurdles, 16.52; Evan Madson, Jon LeBoutillier, Garett Amundson, Mitch Comnick, x200 Relay, 1:39.02; Jon LeBoutillier, Blake Stevens, Garett Amundson, Mitch Comnick, 4x400 Relay, 3:38.82 4 - Josh Benson, 1600m Run, 5:00.27; Evan Madson, Jon LeBoutiUier, Garett Amundson, Mitch Comnick, 4x100 Relay, 47.65 5 - Josh Benson, 3200m Run, 11:27.32 6 - John Elzenga, Austin Krueger, Derek Christians, Mike Stillo, 4x800 Relay, 9:57.56 All conference track m from left: Blake Stevens, Mitch Comnick, Evan Madson, Jon LeBoutillier, and Garret Amundson. Memorial Scholarship Kallie Gundermann $500 Justin Ware Memorial Scholarship Kyle West $100 Laura Ingalls Wilder Scholarship Christina Higgins $500 Lions School Scholarship Samantha Baker $600 over 2 years Lions School Scholarship Steven Pfarr $600 over 2 years Maylen & Alyce Peterson Scholarship Joshua Benson $500 Maylen & Ayce Peterson Scholarship Mason Comnick $500 McDonald Scholarship Spencer Knott $1000 over 2 years Melvin G. & Alice Klasse Scholarship Shane Martin $1000 $250 Westbrook Lions Club Scholarship Mitchell Comnick $150 Westbrook Lions Club Scholarship Christina Higgins $150 Westbrook Veterans of Foreign Wars Scholarship Garett Amundson $100 Westbrook Veterans of Foreign Wars Scholarship Melody Horkey $100 Westbrook Veterans of Foreign Wars Scholarship Francine Jensen $100 Westbrook Walnut Grove Education Association Jonathon LeBoutillier $250 Westbrook Women's Club Scholarship Carlyn Kletscher $200 WWG Journalism Scholarship Mai Pa Tao Vang $75 65.33 Windom Area 43.33 Westbrook-Walnut Grove/ Red Rock Central 40.00 Mt. Lake Christian 37.50 Mt. Lake/Butterfield- Odin 11.00 Southwestern United CLASSIFIED ADS WORK FOR YOU! Any Model or Condition Remington Parker Son of Clay & Leslie Parker Travis ChristiansHanna Kleeberger Son ofDamell & Amy Daughter ofDoug & Christians Jill Kleeberger Kelly Truedson Regan Truedson Daughter of Wayne Daughter of Wayne Truedson Truedson