Tuesday, January 24, 2006
Bickleton grad headed to Harvard
BOSTON - Reagan J. Grabner, son of Doug and Helen Grabner of
Bickleton, has been accepted at Harvard Business School to pursue a Master’s in
A 1999 graduate of Bickleton High School, the 24-year-old
Grabner will begin attending classes at Harvard in August of this year. After
high school, he went on to graduate with honors from the University of Puget
Sound in 2003 with degrees in business and mathematics. He is currently
employed with the investment firm Goldman Sachs as a senior financial analyst
in the company’s Seattle office.
Each year Harvard selects a class of approximately 900 from
among the best and brightest young individuals in the world, according to Brit
K. Dewey, director of admissions at Harvard.
“We aspire to find leaders who have the highest standards of
integrity and who understand that leading is a privilege,” said Dewey.
Grabner and his wife, Lindsey, who is working toward a
graduate degree as a pediatric nurse practitioner at the University of
Washington, currently live in Mercer Island and will be moving to Boston this
Chief K to host book sale this coming weekend
Sunnyside’s Chief Kamiakin Elementary School will host a “50
percent off” community book sale this coming Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Jan.
The purpose of the book sale is to help build literacy in
the community and provide books for local youths. An added bonus of the book
sale is the donation by Scholastic, Inc. of 500 books to the Sunnyside’s
Promise organization’s “Promise to Read” program.
This coming weekend’s community book sale will feature
thousands of titles from which to choose. All items will be marked 50 percent
off and will include books for the entire family.
The sale will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, 8 a.m. to 8
p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday.