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WSU recognizes honor roll students

PULLMAN - Numerous Lower Yakima Valley students attending Washington State University have been named to the spring 2005 semester President's Honor Roll.

To be eligible for the honor roll, students had to earn at least a 3.75 grade point average.

The academic achievers include Sunnyside's Kimberley Bingham, Donna Dill, Carmen Driesen, Manuel Garcia, Ryan Haringa, Cody Mains, Kristen Ohlde, Angelica Poff, Jeffery Ross, Amber Shaffer, Stephannie Stokes, Julie Urrutia, Alissa Van De Graaf and Kristiann Vlieger;

Outlook's Kimberly Caudill;

Mabton's Roberto Brambila;

Granger's Perla Roman;

Grandview's Joddi-Jay Babcock, Ellane Jepson, Tabitha Lambrecht, Jeffrey Myers, Juana Razo, Meghan Waddle and Richard Waddle;

Bickleton's Pamela Whitmore;

and Prosser's Leticia Aguayo, Ashley Anderson, Jessica Anderson, Tucker Beck, Rian Blahut, Suzanne Colgren, Travis Davis, Shawna Don, Nicolas Fox, Andrew Hall, Bryn Howell, Krista Ingalsbe, Alex Kirk, Cassie Malecha, Caleb Oten, Tyler Phillips, Joanna Pierce, William Schmick, Marianna Scott, Andrea Thonney, Brandi Thornbrugh, Tondi Turner, Mallory Van Klinken and Taryn Van Klinken.

National Night Out block parties meeting Thursday

Sunnyside residents interested in helping form National Night Out block parties are being asked to attend a planning meeting this Thursday, July 7.

Sunnyside Police Officer Chico Rodriguez said Thursday's meeting will begin at 6 p.m. at the Sunnyside Law & Justice Center. Rodriguez said the meeting is open to all who want to get involved in helping plan this year's National Night Out celebration.

"It's that time of year when we work to get crime out of our neighborhoods," said Rodriguez. "We're hoping for a big turnout this Thursday."

One-day science camp planned

for S’side kids

Amazing science experiments will be the focus of the day at the Sunnyside Community Center on Thursday, July 14.

The Sunnyside Recreation Department is inviting local children to attend a one-day science camp that afternoon. The fun-filled experiments will take place from 1 to 4 p.m.

The camp is open to boys and girls in the first through sixth grades.

Pre-registration is required through the Recreation Department, and the cost to attend is $3.

Kickball Mania

Tie Dye T-shirts set for July 11-13

The Sunnyside Recreation Department is inviting youngsters in the first through sixth grades, both boys and girls, to participate in a Kickball Mania Tie Dye T-shirts program July 11-13.

The all new program emphasizes fun, sportsmanship and the art of tie dying. Teams will be selected from pre-registered players. The cost to participate is $3, which includes the price of a white t-shirt that will be tie dyed.

Sign-ups are underway now at the Recreation office, located in the Sunnyside Community Center at South Hill Park.

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