Page 14 - Fruitport Area News


Page 14 - Fruitport Area News
Marve Engle
Your County Commissioner - District 5
5054 S. Sheridan, Muskegon, MI 49444
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Fruitport graduate promoted
Amber R. (Alder) Tatum, a 1997 FHS graduate, was
promoted to Technical Sergeant in the United States
Air Force on August 1, 2011. She is assigned to the 9th
Maintenance Squadron, 9th Maintenance Group, 9th
Reconnaissance Wing, Beale Air Force Base in California.
She is currently deployed in Eastern Europe.
Technical Sergeant Tatum is married and has
completed 14 years of service. Her proud parents are
Bill and Jan Alder of Fruitport.•
2nd annual Walk-A-Thon to be
held at Shettler
(Submitted by Shettler Elementary School)
The second annual Walk-A-Thon is scheduled at
Shettler Elementary School on Thursday, September
29 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Each class walks for 30
minutes at a scheduled time during the day. Everyone
is welcome to watch, participate, and/or donate!•
Shettler School has started a
new STAR program
(Submitted by Shettler Elementary School)
S = Shettler students are safe
T = Treat others respectfully
A = Act responsibly
R = Reflect a positive attitude.
Edgewood nights scheduled at
Burger Crest
By Mary Weimer
The staff at Burger Crest in Fruitport invites you
to enjoy a delicious meal to benefit the students at
Edgewood Elementary School.
Burger Crest will donate a portion of their sales
between 4 and 7 p.m. to the school on selected dates.
Staff members from the school will be serving the meals
and cleaning up.
The dates are as follows:
October 17
4th grade camp
November 21
5th grade trip
December 12
PTO budget
January 16
Father/Daughter dance
March 19
Mother/son Hoedown
April 16
Kindergarten trip
May 21
PTO budget
There is no February date due to mid-winter break.
Make sure you mark these dates on your calendar
so you can support local business and our elementary
students at Edgewood as well.•
6087 Airline Rd.
Aaron Payne, 14 years old, from Fruitport, with
Coconut, his six-year-old mini lop rabbit. They
took first place in 2010, although the judge said
a six-pound rabbit was too big. (Photo by Marilee
Beautiful Blue Grass Sod
Delivered to your site for
less than 21¢ sq. ft.*
Madeline Williams (15) from Fruitport, waits
to show her seven-year-old paint Pinto, Riley. She
has been a member of the Spur of the Moment
4-H Club for the past four years. She placed first
in showmanship and first in bareback this year.
Madeline is very interested in learning more about
animals and how to take care of them. (Photo by
Marilee Beck)
Building materials needed
By Dale Grimm
Do you have any extra building materials cluttering
up your garage? The Fruitport High School woodworking program might be able to use them!
We are looking for the following items to be donated:
Indoor and outdoor paint, varnish, stain, fasteners (nails,
screws, etc.), wood, plexiglass, mirrors, hardware (hinges,
handles, knobs, pulls, etc.). All are needed items that will
be put to good use if they are in good shape. Please keep
in mind that we are only looking for items useful to our
program and projects, not items that are too beaten up
or worn out!
Please bring them to the high school main office or
contact Mr. Grimm at (231) 865-3101, extension 2141 or
email [email protected].•
Fifth Quarter Party supports
Fruitport schools
(Submitted by the Fruitport Education Foundation)
You are invited to attend the annual 5th Quarter
Party immediately following the Fruitport vs. DeWitt
varsity football game.
The event will be held Friday, October 21, 2011 from
8:30 p.m. until midnight at the Fruitport Auditorium on
the corner of E. Pontaluna and Airline Road.
For an admission fee of just $5.00, you will enjoy
music and dancing along with food and adult beverages.
(Note: You must be 21 or older to attend.) There will
also be a 50/50 raffle and a silent auction.
The party is sponsored by the Fruitport Education
Foundation, and all proceeds from the event will benefit
the students of Fruitport Community Schools.•
Safety Week for Fruitport Community
Schools starts October 3.
C M U announces May grads and
honors students
(Submitted by Central Michigan University)
Kristina Judd received her Bachelor of Applied
Arts degree in graduation ceremonies held at Central
Michigan University in May. She was also named to the
honors list for the spring semester.
Other area residents named to the honors list
include Holly Beth Anderson, Lindsey Nickisch,
Adam S. Boucher, Hillary Anne Jones, Allison Victoria
Wisneski, and Mark L. Davison.•
Grand Valley State University
area graduates
(Submitted by Grand Valley State University)
More than 2,500 students earned degrees from
Grand Valley State University in April, 2011. Area
students include:
Fruitport residents: Stacie M. Hosko (Bachelor of
Science); Gordon E. Lee (Bachelor of Science); Lauren
P. Marshall (Master of Social Work); Laura L. Mosely
(Master of Social Work); Eunji Pyo (Bachelor of Business
Administration); Andrea F. Schultz (Master of Science
Accounting); and Matthew A. Tyczynski (Bachelor of
Nunica residents: Desiree M. Andersen (Bachelor
of Science); Ty W. Bross (Bachelor of Science); Ashley
A. Hoff (Master of Social Work); Katrina N. Koekkoek
(Master of Social Work); Andrea M. Lowing (Bachelor
of Science); and Robert W. Wilbur (Bachelor of Business
Baker College releases winter
2011 quarter honors lists
(Submitted by Baker College of Muskegon)
Students named to the presidents list include
Fruitport residents Christopher Allen, Tiffany Blandford,
Cheryl Eikey, Adam Gates, Joni McCollum and Miranda
Tober and Nunica residents Hope Brouwer, John Burns,
John Mellema, and Kimberly Reminder.
Dean’s list students from Fruitport are: Annette
Aldridge, Denise Christiansen, Nancy Coon, Darlene
Cyr, Mia Debruyne, Ryan Gardner, Sarah Giles, Kristine
Harvey, Amanda Haverstock, David Hazekamp, Becky
Henza, Jason Hoyt, Shelby Hutt, Scott Jensen, Philip
Johnson, Russell Laarman, Suzanne Lemieux, Rebecca
O’Donnell, Michelle Ponce, Lori Rivera, Michele Sauers,
Henney Scholte, Donna Schucker, Matthew Stefanich,
Alex Sugarbaker, Heidi Tice, Lee Towers, Kaleigh
Wagner, Tavra Wahr and Kimberly Kay Williams.
Nunica residents named to the Deans List are
Jimmy Brady, Tanya Brady, Thomas Burns, Samantha
Constantine, Levi Deters, Katherine Dunn, Leann
Gould, Steve Huizenga, Christine Ingersoll, Sara
Leonard, Angela Mcfarlane, Angela Michael, Isaac
Sorensen, and Nathaniel Tripp.•
Page 14 • September 2011 • Fruitport Area News