Awards and Achievements for July 5

Tri-City HeraldJuly 5, 2014 

-- A photo of Walla Walla High School student Hans Bauman will be displayed when logging in to TestOut LabSim, said Wa-Hi technology teacher Dennis DeBroeck.

The LabSim is a complete, end-to-end IT certification training. Hans has completed two industry certifications in PC Pro and Network Pro and has become the first student to be selected for the login image program, DeBroek said in the Walla Walla Public Schools Week in Review online newsletter.

It's offered to students in Wa-Hi's Computer Technology Program.

"Hans is a perfect student to put on the page and the students in computer technology were excited about this selection," DeBroek said, adding that "TestOut has always been fantastic supporters of our program here in Walla Walla and are very dedicated to improving technical education to people all over the world."

-- The Walla Walla High School Latino Club recently elected officers for the 2014-15 school year: Veronica Ocampo, junior, president; Christian Moreno, sophomore, vice president; Dalia Olmos, sophomore, secretary; Andy Flores, freshman, treasurer; and Valeria Alonso, sophomore, activity coordinator.

The club promotes education and cultural support and represents the Latino community at Wa-Hi; creates and implements activities to develop relationships and understanding between all students on campus; mentors and provides information to increase the educational and career opportunities of Latino students; and provides opportunities for its members to serve Walla Walla through community service.

-- Chiawana High School seniors Jan de Quiroz and Ricardo Rangel received trophies at the Washington Music Educators Association State Solo and Ensemble Contest. Rangel was also named among the top three high school saxophone players in the state.

Rangel won third place in solo tenor-bar sax and solo sop-alto sax. De Quiroz and Rangel won third in small ensemble woodwinds.

-- The following students graduated from Southwestern Oregon Community College in Coos Bay, Ore., on June 13.

Kennewick -- Hannah Moon, associate of general studies.

Moses Lake -- Bradley Tripp, associate of science

Walla Walla -- Phillip Dunham, associate of general studies and associate of science.

-- The following students graduated from George Fox University, Newberg, Ore.

Kennewick -- Anna Bramson, bachelor of arts in interdisciplinary studies.

Pasco -- Kali LeFebre, bachelor of arts in finance.

West Richland -- Michael Groth, bachelor of science in allied health.

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