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The West Albany High School Class of 2011 has 20 valedictorians. They are: standing from left, Brittany Baker, Alexa Daskalos and Carley Alderman; front row kneeling, from left, Emily Hoffman, Chloe Freuden, Stephen Nguyen, Alec Studier and Sofyan Saputra; second row kneeling, from left, Lisa Nelson, Victoria Cole and Caitlyn Dahlquist; third row kneeling to standing, from left, Caitlin Stangier, Camarie Campfield, Jaclyn Silsby, Cassandra Simpson and Katherine Wills; and back row, from left, Taylor Arthur, Anthony Van Eaton, Audrey Frazier and Cameron Tate. (Mark Ylen/Democrat-Herald)

The 317 graduating seniors of West Albany High School’s Class of 2011 will be celebrated in a commencement ceremony at 7 p.m. Thursday, June 9, at Memorial Stadium.

Baccalaureate will be at 7 p.m. Sunday, June 5, followed by Senior Awards Night at 7 p.m. Monday, June 6, both in the school gym.

The class has 20 valedictorians, each graduating with a 4.0 GPA. They are:

Carley B. Alderman, the daughter of Kirsten and Philip Alderman, plans to attend OSU and enter the exploratory studies program. She played soccer for two years, and was involved in National Honor Society,  leadership, Youth and Government, and FLASH. She volunteers at SafeHaven Humane Society and Chintimini Wildlife Rehabilitation Center.

Taylor Alise Arthur is the daughter of Tina and Richard Curteman. She plans to study nursing at Seattle Pacific University. She was  ASB second vice president, a Girls State Representative and a PEERS tutor/mediator. She played soccer, competed in track and field, and was involved in symphonic band and National Honor Society. She volunteers at SafeHaven Human Society and her church nursery.

Brittany Leigh Baker, daughter of Sharon and Gilbert Baker, plans to attend Arizona State University to study elementary education. She competed in varsity track, and was involved in National Honor Society and leadership. She was a member of PEO and FLASH, and was in Albany Chamber of Commerce Youth Leadership. She is a level 9 gymnast at Athletic Edge in Salem and qualified for the Junior Olympics state and regional meets.

Camarie Elizabeth Campfield is the daughter of Donna and Barry Campfield. She plans to study mathematics at Western Oregon University to become a high school math teacher. She was involved in National Honor Society and FLASH.

Victoria Elizabeth Cole, daughter of Kathleen and James Cole, will attend Corbin University and major in business management. She was involved in FBLA, Key Club, Mock Trial, FLASH and National Honor Society. Through Model United Nations, she went on mission trips to Puerto Rico and California with her church.

Caitlynn Sue Dahlquist is the daughter of Alisa and Gary Dahlquist. She plans to attend Willamette University and pursue a law degree. She was involved in the equestrian team, Benton County Sheriff’s Mounted Posse, Key Club, Girls State, Mock Trial, National Honor Society and symphonic band.

Alexa Marie Daskalos, daughter of Patti and Paul Daskalos, plans to attend Gonzaga University to study biology with a pre-med focus. She played varsity tennis and was on the ski team. She was involved in FLASH, advanced leadership and health occupations, and served as Senate president for Girls State. She volunteers with SafeHaven and the InReach Clinic.

Audrey Lee Frazier is the daughter of Luane and Joseph Frazier. She plans to play volleyball at Linfield College while majoring in elementary education, and then get a master’s degree in special education. She played varsity volleyball and was involved in National Honor Society, FLASH and Girls State. She was also a PEERS tutor and mediator, and IMPACT Day leader and chairman.

Chloe Freuden, daughter of Dawn Callahan and Shaun Freuden, plans to attend Washington State University and major in medical sciences with a focus in pre-pharmacy. She was involved in PEERS and IMPACT Day, National Honor Society, FLASH, Girls State, and Youth and Government.

Emily Hoffman is the daughter of Jennie and William Hoffman. She plans to study graphic design at Brigham Young University, and serve on an 18-month mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. She was involved in National Honor Society, cross country, Key Club, church youth leadership and FLASH.

Lisa M. Nelson, daughter of Christy and Larry Nelson, plans to attend Oregon State University and major in anthropology and international studies, then join the Peace Corps and then go on to graduate school to study international relations. She competed in varsity track and field, and was involved in FLASH, Teen Maze, Model United Nations and her church youth group.

Stephen Thien Nguyen is the son of Kim and Sau Nguyen. He will major in biochemistry and biophysics at Oregon State University and then go to OHSU to study dentistry. He was involved in Model United Nations, National Honor Society, Key Club, FLASH, Tri-M Society, symphonic band, jazz band and pit orchestra.

Jaclyn Silsby, daughter of Chris and Jeanne Silsby, plans to attend Colorado College and study pre-heath. She eventually wants to become a veterinarian or optometrist. She played soccer and basketball, and compted in track. She was involved in PEERS, FLASH, National Honor Society and Interact Club.

Cassandra Ariel Simpson is the daughter of Lynn and Ron Simpson. She plans to major in zoology and minor in music at Oregon State University. Her goal is to be a veterinarian and perform on the piano. She was a pianist in pit orchestra for the spring musical and an accompanist for choirs and soloists, and was involved in Tri-M Society, FLASH and Key Club. She participated in the Western International Band Clinic.

Sofyan Saputra, son of Sugiamto Saputra and Yulia Setiadi, plans to attend the University of Notre Dame to study computer science or business. He was involved in National Honor Society, Key Club, Youth and Government, Speech and Debate, Model United Nations and  Mock Trial.

Caitlin Stangier is the daughter of Dirk and Lisa Stangier. She plans to major in nursing at the University of Portland. She was involved in “Alice in Wonderland” and “Annie” as a freshman, was captain of the Hi-Stepper dance team, and participated in National Honor Society, FLASH, PEERS and IMPACT Day.

Alec Joseph Studier, son of Cheryl and Joe Studier, plans to attend Oregon State University and major in zoology and minor in fine arts. His home was a SafeHaven foster home for cats. He enjoys pottery and painting. He has taken all available Advanced Placement science courses at West Albany.

Cameron David Tate is the son of Roger and Karen Tate. He plans to attend Multnomah or Anderson University to earn a degree in theology with a double major in English and pursue a call to ministry. He was Rugby Club captain and president, and senior class president, and was involved in National Honor Society, FLASH and Leadership. He went on mission trips to Mexico, Idaho and Haiti.

Anthony Van Eaton, son of Mark and Donna Van Eaton, plans to attend Gonzaga University. He played tennis and basketball, ran cross country, and was involved in bowling, National Honor Society, Boys State, Leadership and FLASH. He was a two-year tennis state qualifier and team captain on the varsity tennis and basketball teams.

Katherine Robbin Wills is the daughter of Jo and David Wills. She plans to study math and chemistry at the University of Oregon, and eventually become a high school teacher. She played in the symphonic and jazz bands, and was selected to attend the Western International Band Clinic. She was also involved in Mock Trail, Model United Nations, Key Club, National Honor Society and Tri-M Society.

The West Albany Class of 2011

Evan Lane Abernathy

Austin Wynn Agee

Carley Brennah Alderman

Regan Elizabeth Allen hc

Allyson Elyse Anderson

Jorden Christine Anderson

Brooke Logan Arbogast

Taylor Alise Arthur

Katherine Elizabeth Austin

Ariel Briana Avery

Brittany Leann Backer

John Stuart Baily

Brittany Leigh Baker

Luke Jonathan Ballard

Nathaniel David Ballard

Tyra Monique Barawis

Sara Jane Barker

Brittney Lynn Barnett

Michelle Jeanne Barris

Anthoni Joeseph Bassetti

Kyle Richard Begley

Taylor Nicole Bellis

Melissa Benedini

Eric Christopher Bergey

Nathan Bradley Berkley

Megan Anne Bernards

Jonathon Anthony Bianchini

Mitchell Lee Bielenberg

Tanner Jacob Bitz

Landon Lee Blake

Jonathan Alan Blasen

Miah Savannah Boeder

Jordan Jean Bogh

Zachery Allen Borchard

Eugene John Borthwick III

Sarah Jane Bose

Mitchell Lane Bradner

Emily Nan Branigan

Zachary Alan Breitbach

Breanna Marguerite Briggs

Lisa Ione Bringetto

Lindsey Jo Broadus

Cory Lester Brown

Justin Jacob Brown

William David Barr Brush

Larisa Victoria Buchovecky

Shayna Rebecca Buck

Jacob Thomas Burch

Savana Diane Burgess-Jones

Kaitlyn Lorraine Burkhart

Taylor Michael Burner

Brandon Christopher Burns

Kiley Michelle Bussard

Nikkita Chiyomi Butler

Camarie Elizabeth Campfield

Stephanie Lee Card

Alyxandria Shea Carnes

Sara Elizabeth Carrasco

Ashley Reneè Cartwright

Luke M. Charron

Alyssa Darby Chart

Ashley Nicole Clark

Charlotte Jean Clarke

Gwendolyn Leigh Cluskey

Brandon M. Coffey

Michelle Renee Coffman

Bryce Allen Colbert

Caitlin Odette Colburn

Victoria Elizabeth Cole

Chelsea Marie Collette

Elizabeth Kristine Conrad

Kevin Scott Corbett Jr.

Samuel Erin Costner

Vaughn Scott Craft

Mihila Leandra Crainet

Skyler Madison Crangle

James Patrick-Page Crawford

Jennifer Lynn Crow

Rebecca Marie Croy

Cambria Leentha Curran

Miranda Nicole D’Agostini

Caitlynn Sue Dahlquist

Kyle John Dalesky

Alexa Marie Daskalos

Opal Marie Davis

Tyler Mark Davis

Tyler Henry Day

Zachary Thomas Dell

Tyler James Diercks

Alex Michael Dixon

CaitLyn Christine Doherty

Jordan Andrew Dow

Alexis K. Dowell-DeLair

Austin Hugh Dugan

Alexandra Rose Dyner

Stefanie Nicole Eckert

Parker Hyland Edwards

Haley Dawn Egbert

Victoria Mae Eggers

Peter Joseph Esquer

Dillon Michael Estes

Nicholas Michael Farmer

Damon Wade Franell

Timothy Alexander Franell

Audrey Lee Frazier

Chloe Yvonne Freuden

Jillia Christine Frishkorn

Kayla Marie Noel Frishkorn

Jordan Genevieve Fritz

Brian Gamboa

Evelyn Jasmine Garcia

Kayleen Andréa Gary

JC Frances Gideon

James David Glenn

Rachelle Lynn Goethals

Diego Gonzalez

Jose Alberto González

Heather Sue Grebner

Brandon Robert Green

Austin Darren Grimes

Americka Mycaela Guerber-Santana

Maria Josefin Guvå

Taylor James Hagey

Tanner Bradley Hall

Austin Robert Hancock

Sarah Danielle Florence Hanson

Kassidy Shawn Harrold

Keith Allen Harry

Kara Morgan Hartsfield

Alexander Scott Hasselman

Olivia Ranee Heineman

Kyle Christopher Heley

Ashley Raellen Henderson

Josh R. Henderson

Kira Charlene Henderson

Conner Lee Hibbs

Dakota Rose Higgins

Cerah Danielle Hill

Nicholas Alexander Hill

Jaime Diane Hoefer

Levi Nicholas Hoefer

Emily Hoffman

Jon L. Holeman

Sarah Marie Holifield

Jason Richard Holley

Samantha Jo Hookland

Rachael Renee Houchin

Rebecca Anne Houchin

Eric Alexander Howe

Jordan Ryan Hubbard

Emily Kate Huber

Andrew Joseph Ivie

Cody Thomas James

Karisa Ashli Jeanes

Charles David Jenks

Danielle Marie Johnson

Jenna LeAnn Jones

Ravi Pal Kaur Kang

Sophie Erin Kaplan

Danielle Elizabeth Kastrava

Anna Naomi Keehn

Daniel Keith Kenneke

Brian Jacob Kites

Hayden Leo Kloss

Hendrikje Romee Alexandra Kruyt

Monica Jean Kuntz

Jarret Joseph LaCoste

Benjamin Stephan Lake

Svea Elizabeth Larson

Jamie Taylor Lavery

Nicholas Scott Lebengood

Briannon Cecelia Lepman

Sedona Lucille Lercara-Ragan

Connor Paul Lewis

Susan Ashley Lewis

Kevin Randolph Lloyd

Arianna Fawn Looney

Austin John Lucero

Eric John Lund

Forrest Henry Lunsmann

Tyler Joseph Balcorta MacAuley

Mary Katherine MacDonald

Alisha Marie Madarus

Connor Ross Magnuson

William A. Malotte

Cameron J. Martin

Gloria Santana Martin

Monica Nicole Martin

Luis Daniel Martinez

Crystal Ann Mathews

Cassandra Jean Mayberry

Ethan Ray McCall

Joshua Dale McFarland

Paul F. McHenry

Shelby Denãy McLaren

Zackary Aaron McManus

Whitney Kapiolani McRae

Luke Allen Meados

Jessica Stephanie Mendoza

McKenna Nicole Mikesell

Garrett Dale Miller

Hanna Marie Miller

Ethan Taylor Mink

Taylor Rae Moffatt

Vanessa Cristal Mora

Alec Jeffrey Moran

Janelly Morelos

Johely Morelos

Sarah Rose Moreno

McKenzie Suzanne-Warner Morgan

Nolan Allen Mundie

Elva Carol Muñoz-Schell

Omar Muñoz

Gustavo Adolfo Narvaez Pacheco

Joshua Brian Needham

Alissa Kaylee Neft

Lisa Michelle Nelson

Stephen Thien Nguyen

Aaron Vincent Nickerson

Kirby William Nix

Coleton R. Norris

Haley Nicole Olsen

Nicholas Harold Orsborn

Payton Melissa Page

Morgan Leigh Painter

Tad Anthony Parrish

Shelby Lynne Parsons

Jenna Rae Perlenfein

Max James Clark Peters

Marisa Michelle Peterson

Roshelle Marie Peterson

Jordan Rene Phillips

McKenzie Rose Pittman

Rachel Lynne Podrabsky

Christopher James Ponce

Earl K. Powell III

Gerald Jerome Prebe

Jonathan Eugene Presley

Maribel Puentes

Aislynn Renee Putman

Rose Marie Ramirez

Harrison Reiley Reid

Matthew Paul Reinertsen

Seth Andrew Reinhart

Timothy Ryan Reynolds

Michael Joseph Richardson

Nicholas Brandon Roberts

Adam Taylor Robertson

Maddison Kathryn Roemeling

Hayley Alyce Rogers

Alexander B. Rosier

Jackson DeLeon Ruckert

Rebecca Marie Rudzik

Budaki Russell

Jamie Lee Ruthruff

Jesse Cuauhtemoc Salas

Mary Louise Guadalupé Salas

Lorene Leta Sanford

Shane Zaniel Santos

Sofyan Saputra

Steven Lee Shilling

Kaitlynn J. Schmidt

Cody Steven Scott

Shawn Jeffrey Seavy

Tyler Steven Seymour

Myriah Leigh Shandy

Hayden David Shelby

Nicole Elizabeth Shinn

Jaclyn Nicole Silsby

Tyler Evan Simmons

Cassandra Ariel Simpson

Justin Patrick Sims

Bryan Scot Smith

Grady James Smith

Mary Katherine Smith

Mikaila Jeanne Smith

Lauren Rae Sonderman

Andrew Allen Soto

Robyn Spinas

Caitlin Fay Stangier

Emily Ann Stavros

Marissa AnnMarie Steward

Sidney Elizabeth Martin Stewart

Jacob Anthony Stitzel

Jessica Gray Strawn

Adrienne Roxanne Studer

Alec Joseph Studier

McKenzie Sonja Stutzman

Cameron David Tate

Tayesa Michele Tegner

Ryan James Thayer

Shawna Renée Thibert

Katie Ann Thoma

Benjamin L. Thomas

Chris M. Thompson

Leon Cipriano Torres

Daniel Lawrence Tucker

Anthony Wayne Van Eaton

Makenzie Sue Vasquez

Thais De StéFani Villa Nova

Meghan Lee Voll

Amad Shafic Wade

Robert Thomas Warner

Kendahl Rae Weiland

Keanen Russel Papove Wendler-Shaw

Mitchell Edmund Westberg

Spencer L. Westling

Izaak James Wetmore

Jacob Ryan Willard

Chad Morgan Williams

Richard Cody Williams

Jacob Allen Williams

Ryan John Williams

Katherine Robbin Wills

Stephan Yi

Austin McKinley Yock

Emilio F. Young


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