How to submit
Teen feats: Kids recognized recently for academic achievements or for participation in clubs, choirs or volunteer groups. (Please submit a photo.)
Contact: 541-383-0358, firstname.lastname@example.org
Mail: P.O. Box 6020, Bend, OR 97708
Other school notes: College announcements, military graduations or training completions, reunion announcements.
Contact: 541-383-0358, email@example.com
School briefs: Items and announcements of general interest.
Contact: 541-633-2161, firstname.lastname@example.org
Student profiles: Know of a kid with a compelling story?
Contact: 541-383-0354, email@example.com
Bend Senior High School class of 1974 will hold a reunion Aug. 8-9, 2014; No Host Bar, 61276 S. U.S. Highway 97, Bend, 5 to 11 p.m. Aug. 8; Bend Senior High School tour, 10 a.m. Aug. 9; Bend Golf and Country Club, 61045 Country Club Drive, Bend, 5 to 11 p.m. Aug. 9; visit www.lavabears.reunionmanager.com to register or contact Kathy Timm at 541-480-4345 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Madeleine Rode, of Bend, has been recognized for academic achievement at an Honors Day convocation at St. Olaf’s College in Northfield, Minn.
Melissa Monette, of Bend, has been initiated into Phi Kappa Phi at Kansas State University in Manhattan, Kan.
Alyssa Bennett, of Bend, has been initiated into Phi Kappa Phi at San Jose State University.
Jeffrey Porter, of Culver, has graduated with a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Simpson University in Redding, Calif. Porter was also named to the Dean’s List for spring 2014.
Matthew Fiacco, a senior at Bend High, is a member of Troop 21 and earned the rank of Eagle Scout on Jan. 20. For his Eagle service project, Fiacco contributed 129 service hours creating an educational campaign on Hantavirus. He is the son of Laura and Paul Fiacco, of Bend.
Jacob Brown, a sophomore at Summit High School, is a member of Troop 21 and earned the rank of Eagle Scout on Feb. 4. For his Eagle service project, “Seven Benches,” Brown contributed 195 volunteer hours planning, developing and building seven wood benches outside the Jewish Community of Central Oregon. He is the son of Henri and Debra Brown, of Bend.
Benjamin Johnson is a member of Team 60 and earned the rank of Eagle Scout on Feb. 24. For his Eagle service project, Johnson contributed 100 hours improving the gazebo and signs at Pilot Butte Cemetery. He is the son of Bruce and Diane Johnson, of Bend.
John Siemens, a senior at Bend High School, is a member of Boy Scout Venture Crew 66 and has earned the rank of Eagle Scout. For his Eagle service project, he refurbished donated tents and provided camp stoves for Central Oregon Veterans Outreach. He is the son of Andy and Sandy Siemens, of Bend.
Jim Siemens, a junior at Bend High School, is a member of Boy Scout Venture Crew 66 and has earned the rank of Eagle Scout. For his Eagle service project, he was a veteran guardian and educated local youth on World War II veterans. He is the son of Andy and Sandy Siemens, of Bend.
Air Force Airman Wyatt Willis has graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland. He is a 2013 graduate of Redmond Proficiency Academy. He is the son of Tabatha and Jerry Willis, of Pilot Butte.