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There was a disc jockey, a pig, and not nearly enough blankets to combat the cold.
Ahwatukee resident Sara Epp was named to the Biola University dean’s list for academic excellence. She was one of 1,422 students named to the dean’s list for the spring 2013 semester. Biola students are placed on the dean’s list to honor those with a GPA of 3.6 or higher while enrolled in 12 or more credit units and whose cumulative GPA is at least a 3.2.
It's not unusual for your average 77-year-old man to lose some hearing in one ear.
Ahwatukee resident Donny Kretschmar has always been a fan of the Rose Parade, which occurs each year during the Rose Bowl, and is ecstatic his daughter, Claire, will have a chance to ride a float in the parade.
Katy Perry’s “Teenage Dream” was perfect pop pleasantry, full of back-to-back hits that were oh-so-fun and addictive, fused with humor, emotion and a hint of edge. How could you resist?
After an extensive national search, Sojourner Center’s Board of Directors announced Dr. María Garay is the new executive director. Garay comes to Phoenix from Los Angeles, and is a 20-year veteran of the nonprofit sector.
Desert Vista graduate Devon Kennard had a chance to play at Arizona one last time during his Southern California career.
Sometimes a shift is so gradual, its effect isn’t realized until an event forces retrospection.
With much at stake for Arizona, a group of very different interests recently gathered to best determine how to provide certainty for our energy future while balancing the environmental impacts on national parks in the Southwest — in particular the Grand Canyon.
We write to applaud hundreds in Ahwatukee united to stop a Southern California developer from destroying nature and undercutting homes at the heart of our community.
Football practices have officially started for a handful of East Valley teams, and season openers will be creeping up in a matter of weeks. Several underclassmen dotted the All-Tribune teams at the end of last season and they are back to chase championships. It’s a bumper crop of athletes playing varsity football this season, and here are the Tribune’s Ten Offensive Players to Watch in 2013:
On May 29 the National Merit Scholarship Corporation announced approximately 2,500 college-sponsored merit scholarship winners. Mark Miller of Ahwatukee was one of them. Miller graduated from Brophy College Preparatory and will be majoring in biomedical engineering at the University of Southern California in the fall. He was awarded the Trustee Scholarship for full tuition and was accepted into the engineering honors program as well as being named a viterbi research scholar.
Ramona Ekpe and Nicholas Smith, both of Ahwatukee, were named to the dean’s list for the spring 2013 semester at Loyola Marymount University. Students named to the dean’s list have completed 15 semester hours and earned a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or better. Additionally, a student must have completed all of his or her courses and never received an F in any course.
The Kyrene Akimel A-al Middle School wind and percussion ensemble members became stars of their own Disney show on April 25, when they entertained visitors at the Disneyland Resort. They traveled from Phoenix to the Disneyland Resort in California to take part in a Disney Performing Arts Program.
Tyler Viza’s inclusion at No. 427 in Baseball America’s top 500 draft prospects shouldn’t be a surprise to anyone who saw Desert Vista’s comeback against Brophy in the first round of the Division I state baseball tournament.
Devon Kennard was in town over Mother’s Day weekend.
Searching for the perfect active adult community to enjoy during retirement creates all sorts of questions. Do you want to live somewhere else? If so, where? Do you want warmth and sunshine? Do you want to stay close to family? Do you want a condo or single-family home? With questions like these, doing your homework is important. As is starting early.
Southern California's Devon Kennard, left, runs against Washington quarterback Nick Montana during the second half of an NCAA college football in Los Angeles, on Saturday, Nov. 12, 2011. USC won 40-17. (AP Photo/Christine Cotter)
Southern California senior Devon Kennard (42) will play his fourth position - a hybrid linebacker/defensive end - in his four years at USC.
Southern California senior and Desert Vista graduate Devon Kennard will have two two degrees by the time his career with the Trojans is over.
Phoenix film makers Marcus A. Stricklin and Sandy Kim, of Future Legends Production, have been invited to the Cannes Short Film Corner for the production of their film, “The Last Dance,” working with children actors from Ahwatukee.
This weekend marks Josh Mendoza’s first time to have a film screening at the Phoenix Film Festival, but there’s a hunch that this is just the start for the Ahwatukee Foothills native.
Ahwatukee resident Kylie B. Crawford made the academic dean’s list at Azusa Pacific University in California. Crawford was honored for the fall 2012 semester for having a 3.5 GPA or better average. Crawford is a psychology major.
Loyola Marymount University has announced the students named to the dean’s list for the fall 2012 semester. Among them are two students from Ahwatukee Foothills: Ramona Ekpe and Nickolas Smith.
The major league scouts who surrounded Mountain Pointe’s baseball field on Tuesday should have come back Wednesday morning to truly see what Zach Cordova is about.