Graduation dates set In Brief

The end of the 2008-09 school year is fast approaching and so is graduation. Here are the dates:


• Enumclaw High School senior awards ceremony, 6:30 p.m. Monday, high school auditorium.

• Enumclaw High School graduation, 7:30 p.m. June 15, White River amphitheater.

• Last day of school, districtwide, June 22.

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• Collins High School graduation, 7 p.m. June 5, White River High School auditorium.

• Choice program graduation, 2 p.m. June 8.

• White River High School graduation, 7 p.m. June 9, White River amphitheater.

• Last day of school, districtwide, June 17.

WRHS hosts trade show

Each year the White River High School marketing program sponsors a trade show designed to help students understand the world of business. The sixth annual trade show will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday in the WRHS commons. Admission is free.

At the trade show, each student is responsible for representing a company of his or her choice by learning about the company, product line and creating a booth. Each booth will contain literature, pamphlets, posters and samples that have been provided by the students from the companies they are representing. Prospective customers will be able to learn about the different products and services. Approximately 75 different companies are expected to be represented including such familiar names as Gatorade, Buckle, Frankie’s, Bawls, Enumclaw Autoworks, Nation’s Foundation, Raging River, Pink Coconut, Sports Clips, Prime Fitness, Seattle Mariners and more.

This event is open to the community.

WRHS marketing educator Randy Wilson noted contacting business, building rapport, networking and preparing a presentation are skills that are vital to students who will be the future business owners of the community. Students will be assessed on organization, preparation, communication and follow through. Students are also responsible for gaining the knowledge necessary to field any questions that an interested, potential costumer might have.

For information, contact Wilson at 360-829-5639.

EHS FFA fairs well at state

Enumclaw High School’s Agricultural Issues team of Kaitlin Norton, Holly Norton, April Davis, Amanda Cooper and Katelyn Gold placed sixth at the state Future Farmers of America (FFA) convention in Pullman, Wash., May 18.

Also at the convention, Alex Thomas placed first in Dairy Placement and Russell Horton was second in Swine. Kaitlin Norton, Thomas and Davis received their state FFA degrees.

Other EHS participants were: First-year Greenhands Cole Snider, Gold, Bridgett Blanchet and Cooper; Agricultural Marketing teams of Thomas, Lexi Firlotte, Brian Orris and Kaitlin Norton, Holly Norton and Davis; Prepared Public Speaking, Kaitlin Norton and Davis; Extemporaneous Public Speaking Holly Norton and a second Agricultural Issues team made up of Calli Campbell, Deena Lemon, Taylor Harrison and Firlotte.

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