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l, N, 'r, - June 6. 2012 VouR COMMUNITV Page 9 n Vals From page 1 Mrs. (Cheryll) Munts is such a cool teacher." She served three years in stu- dent leadership and has been active in soccer, basketball, concert and jazz bands and the Forestry Club. She was the soccer team's Most Valuable Player for three years and a first-team goalie. She won Overall Jill and Overall Technical Forester state titles in Ibrestry. She was Sweet Home Junior First Citi- zen. Miller said she is headed to Southern Oregon University to study computer science. She plans to use her college degree to work as an information technician. She is the daughter of Brian and Cherie Miller. She loved calculus, she said. "Our teacher's (Dan Tow) awe- some." She was active in volleyball for four years, in track her junior year and on class board for three years. She was named First Team All-League once in volleyball and Second Team twice. She earned the team's Hustle and Outstanding Player awards. Fosback will attend Linn-Ben- ton Community College and OSU to study computer science. He plans to become a game designer after college. He is the son of Terry and Kristie Fosback. He enjoyed Munts' chemistry class and was active in the school's Java Club, a computer program- ming club aimed at designing An- droid games. Salutatorian Andrew Winslow, left, Fosback was a member of the National Honor Society and was an Academic All-American. Winslow is planning to attend Whitworth College in Spokane, dual-enrolling at Washington State University to become a land sur- veyor. He plans to intern at Cas- Photo by Sean C. Morgan and valedictorians Kristen Tolle, Tiffany Miller and Tyler Fosback will lead this year ' graduation ceremonies. cade Timber Consulting while in school and then serve a full-time internship after graduating college. He plans to return and stay in Or- egon. Winslow is the son of Keith and Brenda Winslow. He said he also loved studying math and cal- culus in Tow's class. He was active in soccer, base- ball and basketball. He served as kicker in football as a senior. He has been student body president for two years and was Linn County Junior First Citizen. He was freshman boy of the year. He was Second-Team All-League in soccer and baseball. Photo by Scott Swanson While Maxx Nguyen, left, and Yoshiko Tomono pose with the Husky mas- cot in the high school office, while the irrepressible Shiho Harada, right, has a little fun with it. i Amigos From page 8 clothes, shoes, and a coat, gave her cash to carry around or spend as needed. We had heart-to-heart talks. We watched the "Teen Vam- pire" TV series on Netflix. We went grocery shopping together and prepared healthy veggie meals and enjoyed them together." She said Domashenko, like the other students, was surprised by what she found when she ar- rived at the high school. "She feels that our school sys- tem is a lot easier than her school and many students are more inter- ested in having fun than learning," Angland said. "Her country has its prob- lems, but she felt that the family unit was stronger. She didn't see pregnant girls in her school. No one kisses in the hallways. It was a real culture shock for her." Burford recounted how she took Harada and Domashenko to the beach. "They sang from Alsea to Waldport," Burford said. "They sang for an hour in Japanese and Russian, even though they didn't know each other's songs." Chang, who has been staying with a family in the Foster area, adapted to the opportunities that presented themselves in an Or- egon town. "She'd walk into town to hang out with her friends," Burford said. "And she was at Outdoor Camp. Can you imagine your counselor at Outdoor Camp being from Tai- wan?" She said the five students gave a presentation at Hillside Fellow- ship church this year. "They did an amazing job. I can't remember a group like this." 6RAMPA TOM'S GET-TOGETHER FREE TO SPECTATORS.; CAR REGISTRATIOH S]s.oo 8:00 - 10:00 am Breakfast $5 (Free with registration) 9:00 -4:00 Cool Cars Motorcycles.& Bikes Raffle, 50/50, Event shirts, Food, Kid Games, Gypsy Circle Belly Dancers 5:00 - 7:00 pm Steak Dinner $10 (Benefit for the American Legion # 133) Info: 541-990-1580 or 541-401-3164