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July 20, 2006
Alex Cree has graduated from USC with a major in international relations. Alex is the son of Ed and Citte Cree of La Cañada and the grandson of Virginia Cree of La Cañada and Citte Seibert of Palm Springs. He attended PCY and graduated from LCHS, class of 2001, where he twice earned all-league status on the golf team and played drums for the high school marching and concert bands. He also played the snare drum for the USC Trojan Marching Band for four years. Alex performed in the Rose Parade four times, twice with the Tournament of Roses Honor Band, while in high school, and twice with the USC Band.
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May 21, 2009
The La Cañada Thursday Club has awarded scholarships to 10 local high school students. Scholarships were awarded based on the students’ academic achievement as well as service to their community. Ruth Barber is a member of the National Honor Society, the California Scholastic Federation, is a National Merit Finalist, the president/section leader of the LCHS Marching Band and Alto section leader/treasurer of the LCHS Chamber Singers. She is a Girl Scout Gold Award recipient and was a Les Fleurettes debutante.
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May 3, 2007
George T. Zografos died March 19, 2007, of a sudden heart attack while on a twilight walk with his wife, Valerie. He had been a resident of La Cañada Flintridge since 1980. He is survived by his nieces Ana Forbes, Theodora Gerontinos and Alexandra Gerontinos. He was preceded in death by sisters Despina (1954) and Olympia (1993). George was born in 1928 in Pittsburgh, Penn. He moved to California in 1944 and graduated from Fremont High School and UCLA. During the Korean War he served as a sergeant in the U.S. Army.
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September 30, 2004
The Institute for the International Education of Students (IES) awarded Sharon Lee, of La Cañada, an IES Merit-based Scholarship for study abroad this fall. Lee, daughter of Jane and Peter Lee, received the IES Minority Merit-Based Scholarship and is currently participating in the IES Madrid program. IES Merit-Based Scholarship recipients have a minimum 3.3 GPA and are selected by a panel of U.S. faculty from prestigious universities, which reviews each application and recommends the awardees for 12 different IES scholarship categories.
COMMUNITY
July 11, 2013
Several young women who graduated from high schools in La Cañada Flintridge were awarded scholarships from the Glendale Area Alumnae Panhellenic. The Mary Ellen Gilstrap Memorial Scholarship, named after a longtime resident of Glendale and La Cañada Flintridge, honors ambitious women who are active in the community and graduated from a local high school. For the first time, the organization awarded two winners for the scholarship since it was created in 2006. Rebecca Villalpando, who graduated from La Cañada High last month, plans to attend Tulane University to study English this fall.
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May 5, 2005
Janet Kim, a senior at Crescenta Valley High School, has won the 2005 29th Congressional District Arts Competition sponsored by Congressman Adam Schiff (D-CA). Kim's colored pencil artwork, "Memories of Youth," will be included in the nationwide Congressional Arts Competition: An Artistic Discovery exhibit, set to open in Washington, D.C. on June 14. Following the exhibit, her art will hang in the United States Capitol for one year. Kim's artwork was awarded first prize by a panel of judges at the Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens on April 25. Kim, along with a family member and her art teacher, Sarah Wiggins, were given airline tickets to Washington, D.C. to attend the opening reception courtesy of Southwest Airlines.
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By Chris Sutton | March 18, 2004
After school three days a week, Anne Burton, a La Cañada High School junior, can be found in Assembly-member Carol Liu's district office, answering telephone calls from constituents and addressing their concerns. Since September of last year, Burton has been participating in the California Legislature internship, which is offered through the LCHS Institute for the 2lst Century business and professional mentor program. "I am interested in culture and politics, and hope to have a career in government in international relations.
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March 20, 2008
This column is not about toothpaste. It is about a young man named Seth Brysk who has some great ideas about how to being peace to the Middle East. Here?s how it began. First, the phone rang. It was my friend Josef. ?Are you going to write about Seth?? ?Huh?? ?Seth is coming to Pasadena on March 25th. Everyone?s talking about it.? ?Everyone? turned out to be about 200 of my closest friends. Josef?s call was one of many. Good news travels fast. Within minutes, another friend called.
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By Robin Goldsworthy | July 27, 2006
La Crescenta Presbyterian Church will host a screening of "Invisible Children," a documentary profiling the children of Northern Uganda, on Wednesday, Aug. 2 at 7 p.m. The film, made in 2003 by three Southern California filmmakers, tells the story of children who commute on foot every night to find safe places to sleep in their town centers in order to avoid being abducted and forced to fight as child soldiers. The 55-minute film will be introduced by Christina Jordan of Lake Elsinore, who has been living in Uganda for the past eight years.
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May 21, 2009
The La Cañada Thursday Club has awarded scholarships to 10 local high school students. Scholarships were awarded based on the students’ academic achievement as well as service to their community. Ruth Barber is a member of the National Honor Society, the California Scholastic Federation, is a National Merit Finalist, the president/section leader of the LCHS Marching Band and Alto section leader/treasurer of the LCHS Chamber Singers. She is a Girl Scout Gold Award recipient and was a Les Fleurettes debutante.
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July 20, 2006
Alex Cree has graduated from USC with a major in international relations. Alex is the son of Ed and Citte Cree of La Cañada and the grandson of Virginia Cree of La Cañada and Citte Seibert of Palm Springs. He attended PCY and graduated from LCHS, class of 2001, where he twice earned all-league status on the golf team and played drums for the high school marching and concert bands. He also played the snare drum for the USC Trojan Marching Band for four years. Alex performed in the Rose Parade four times, twice with the Tournament of Roses Honor Band, while in high school, and twice with the USC Band.
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