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summer ball begins - page 7 amherst newsttim e; 2 k e x rn i. a cn uj v tj r -h 33 c z- m cd h : o ,n n $ in hp d s 71 z3 iiju.-j-" i 73 s) pecora named law director 5 anthony vila ian arnold ive fig fifing for valedictorian honor at steele it won't be long now until the marion l. high school class of 2007 is formally ushered into realm adulthood. graduation will held sunday, june 3, 6:30 p.m., cleveland state university's wolstcin center. doors open 5:30 p.m. guidance counselor dob harcula said venue offers unlimited seating and air conditioning. with graduating about 330, those become important factors, he said. five seniors are vying title this year. each has achieved grade point average above 4.0. only fourth semester tallies separate contenders class' most honored position. final gpas tallied on may 31. vila, 18, currently 4.16 average. pushing toward head was matter family pride, told news-times. "my came up from rough background," "tills giving back to my family... wonted pay parents their hard work." tliis fall, plans attend vandcrbilt university study mechanical engineering. iaa arnold, youngest 17, also favored by his peers valedictorian. holds 4.26 "it's been partially pursuit knowledge," effort he's put studies. "everything that someone docs setting goals following through." princeton fall physics music. jacob tccts, earned have always do best you can. it's not all grades numbers learning as much can," teets case western reserve taylor wolfram, gpa 4.083. "as time goes an upper classman, scholarships more incentive,5' she "that's what i've thinking about." reserve, where biology pre-mcdicine. rounding out group courtney mcvey, whose solid 4.17. her freshman year, mcvey set goal graduation, "there's academic hall fame, want face there," sights finishing top one percent class. notre dame classics biology. tcets wolfram alexis llndway hergran walters bmt ' lll 1 lindway army grandfather spring concert jason hawk news-times reporter planning enter military, but she's certainly proud serve uniform. while rifling through grandparents' attic, lindway, senior school, found military garb worn grandfather, dale walters, during korean war. uniform stowed old duffle bag. tried u.s. cap jacket, they fit perfectly. "it almost like stepping back," 18-year-old. knew exactly talking when talked pride felt being army." drafted 1952 served 1954. corporal, hclx:d supervise on-base operations. short france, war ended before transferred korea. continued memorial day parades tribute fighting men women its living fallen veterans annual parade monday, 21. line-up starts 9 a.m. washington street. members american legion present brief service street cemetery 9:55 a.m., followed immediately start 10 travel south forest turn west park avenue, finally ending city main hall, choir marching band perform national anthem, representatives baseball association lead crowd pledge allegiance. guy dinillo several patriotic songs. special speakcrtj. harris, water department employee soldier who recently returned tour duty iraq, share thoughts. "i purposely wanted him address 8 vigil new lorain county. vietnam county north lake saturday, 26, 6 event first memorial, which scheduled officially 23, unveiling dedication ceremony. feature speakers mayor david veteran joseph a. horvath, recipient silver star vietnamese medal gallantry bronze star. award equivalent honor, given very select few americans. horvath "dust-off unit vietnam, doing helicopter recovery wounded dead soldiers. "he's definitely seen lot time," "vigil organizer don attic. "we chose speaker because such unique story." joined friend, edgurdo latorre, were later separated tours duty. ikers miss world record mark, enjoy guess 200 ride black river landing on-friday no friday night roaring motorcycle engines ripped amherst. there was, however, plenty camaraderie, revving, riding, course stage. hiping bring between 5,000 10,000 bikes rally beginning ed mullinax ford route 58 lorain, ralph bound guinness book records largest gathering motorcycles ever. "can imagine going down lorain? would spectacular," launched. think anything possible. united states america. free country. wide open. can dream go it," bound. said, optimistic bikers started around 4 mullinax. had part happening, really who," randy poley lorain. make tonight." thought interesting if made it, love riding," wakeman, witli son, trevor hall. book, involved did help raise cash big brothers sisters helped promote upcoming international festival growth association. not-so-small benefit hearing rock legends signature songs "american woman," "no sugar tonight," "share land." taking stage shows off bike, admire it.
|Title||Amherst news-times, 2007-05-23|
|Date of Original||2007-05-23|
|Source||LCCN: sn84028333, Amherst news-times, 2007-05-23|
|Submitting Institution||Amherst Public Library|
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