Bridgeport School District holds veterans assembly

Bridgeport School District held a veterans assembly Nov. 9 in the high school gym. Students in grades K-12 participated in the event honoring America’s veterans.
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Honor Rolls from Area Schools

Honor rolls in the Empire Press circulation area as submitted by the schools. Editor’s note: The information — including names — is exactly as submitted by the school.   Brewster Middle/High School The following students earned a 4.0 grade-point average: Juniors: Nathan Rios, Samantha Yanez Freshmen: Halle Aparicio, Cade Gebbers, Miriam Garcia, Benjamin Witt Eighth grade: Yunuen...
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Serving Our Nation

Rodrigo E. Laguna Lagos has graduated from the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo., with a bachelor of science degree and was commissioned as a second lieutenant. Laguna Lagos is the son of Consuelo and Mike Seaton of Bridgeport. He is a 2010 graduate of Eastmont High School.
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Douglas County Sheriff’s Report

May 18 Mansfield, weapons violation: Mansfield School District, a student made a joke about bringing a gun to school and shooting. School officials and deputies were confident that the student had not been serious. The school handled the matter with the student, and the deputy made contact with the student and his family to ensure that it was understood that such a joke is...
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Our College Students

Eastern Washington University CHENEY — The following students have made the Dean’s list for the winter quarter of 2018. An undergraduate student who earns 12 quality hours and receives a GPA of 3.5 or better is placed on the Dean’s List. If the student has placed a directory restriction on their records the name will not be released for publication. Bridgeport: Norma Camacho,...
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Our College Students

Spokane Community College SPOKANE — Curtis Keller of East Wenatchee has been named to the winter 2018 honor roll list at Spokane Community College. To receive honor roll status, students must earn a 3.0 grade-point average or higher and carry a workload of at least 12 credits.   Spokane Falls Community College SPOKANE — The following students have been named to the winter 2018 honor roll...
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Kindergarten registration at Bridgeport

BRIDGEPORT — The Bridgeport School District is looking for kindergarten students for the 2018-19 school year. Children must be age 5 on or before Aug. 31. A meeting for parents will be held at 6 p.m. April 26 in the Bridgeport Elementary School library. Kindergarten screening will take place May 1 from 1 to 6 p.m., by appointment. For information about registration and the screening process,...
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Serving Our Nation

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Gavin R. Ortiz recently graduated from basic training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. Ortiz is the son of Albert Ortiz of Bridgeport and Kimberly Gillespie of Wenatchee. He is a 2014 graduate of Entiat High School.
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Bridgeport High School basketball coach honored for saving boy’s life

Pat McFadden, a Bridgeport High School athletic coach and a local orchardist, was presented with an award and medal by Douglas County Sheriff Harvey Gjesdal March 26 for rescuing an eight-year-old boy from a house fire Jan. 5.
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Honor Rolls from Area Schools

Honor rolls in the Empire Press circulation area as submitted by the schools.   Brewster Junior/Senior High School The following students earned a 4.0 grade-point average: Senior: Marget Miller Freshmen: Halle Aparicio, Cade Gebbers Eighth grade: Olga Carrion, Brian Luquin-Angel, Yunuen Pamatz-Rangel, Gabriela Ramos, Turk Riggan Seventh grade: Abigail Boesel, Daisy Gomez-Ruiz, Tyson...
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