Lauren Berry and Christina Seideman, both of Ahwatukee, have been named to the Seaver College dean’s list for the spring 2014 semester at Pepperdine University. In order to earn dean’s list honors, students must be in the upper 10 percent of their class and maintain a 3.5 or better GPA. This year, these local students are among only 275 students to receive the honor.
Desert Vista graduate Cody McManus, a sophomore at Pepperdine, and Thunder senior Matt Liringis qualified for Monday’s qualifier for the Northern Trust Open, the PGA event being played this week at Riviera Country Club in Palisades, Calif.
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.
Jasmin Schmitz, a senior at Mountain Pointe High School, was nominated to attend the National Youth Leadership Forum on Medicine (NYLF) at UCLA in Los Angeles last month. Schmitz has always been a very inquisitive student with great interest in the field of science and medicine and was truly excited about the nomination to participate in this selective 10-day program.
Quinn Cooney of Mill Creek, Wash., is excited about starting high school in September, but she’s not looking forward to waking up at 5:30 a.m. to arrive on time. Classes for ninth-graders start at 7:30 a.m., 45 minutes earlier than they did in middle school.
Dr. Amy Puls and Dr. Peter Pinto of Ahwatukee Foothills announce the upcoming wedding of their son, Johnny Pinto, to Dr. Chelsea Dinner. Parents of the bride, Dr. Alan and Anne Dinner, reside in Indianapolis, Ind.
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.
Season tickets to the inaugural campaign of Phoenix FC, Arizona’s newest professional sports franchise and part of the USL PRO professional soccer league, are available starting at $99 for children 4 to 14 years of age, and for adults 65-plus.
In this photo released by Thirteen/WNET, singer Patti Austin performs during "We Love Ella: A Tribute to the First Lady of Song," at the University of Southern California's Galen Center in Los Angeles on Sunday, April 29, 2007. A show on PBS on the songstress airs June 6. (AP Photo/Thirteen/WNET, Lester Cohen)
When Bill Keller landed a store manager’s job with Dillard’s department store in the Valley 34 years ago, his wife, Dianne, said she wasn’t excited about moving to Arizona, much less Mesa — from Minneapolis.
When Bill Keller landed a manager’s job with Dillard’s department store in the Valley 34 years ago, his wife, Dianne, said she wasn’t excited about moving to Arizona, much less Mesa — from Minneapolis.
On Jan. 22, Priest Willis slipped on a pair of powder blue football gloves, aligned his hands in the sign of a “U” and confirmed to the college football world what everyone long suspected: He was verbally committing to UCLA.
Janet R. Harkness, 88, passed away on Oct. 26. Raised in Los Angeles, Janet attended UCLA, obtaining her master’s degree in education. She then returned to teach at U.E.S., the training and experimental school on the campus of UCLA for over 30 years. She loved Native American history and spent many years taking her students to reservations in Arizona, New Mexico, Colorado and Canada.
If you are a senior woman, you need to be diligent in managing your financial resources to enjoy a comfortable lifestyle in retirement. Fortunately, by planning ahead and making the right moves, you can help alleviate any inequalities that may exist between yourself and your male counterparts.