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Local grads receive scholarship
Catholic Daughters of the Americas, Court Our Lady of Perpetual Adoration #2481 in Gervais recently announced the recipients of the 2013 Vivian Duda Memorial Scholarship.
Laura Ruggles, who is attending Santa Clara University majoring in anthropology and Spanish studies, was awarded $1,000.
Angela Kudrna was awarded $500 and is attending Western Oregon University majoring in gerontology with a health minor.
Applicants or their families must be registered members of Sacred Heart-St. Louis Parish. Applicants for this scholarship must be in their first year of college or higher.
Locals start school at George Fox
Following is a list of local students who joined the George Fox University campus in Newberg this fall.
They are among a group of 604 freshmen the schools largest class ever joining the university.
The students include: Brianna Breshears of Woodburn; Fatima Chacon Martinez of Woodburn; Maxwell Downey of Aurora; Jasmine Florez of Hubbard; Victor Garcia-Aguilera of Woodburn; Ilya Gladkiy of Woodburn; Miguel Lopez-Ixta of Woodburn; Logan Robertson of St. Paul; Larisa Shkopu of Woodburn; and Adrienne Speer of Aurora.