3B THE DAILY ASTORIAN • FRIDAY, APRIL 21, 2017 Knights of Columbus donate to Special Olympics Hispanic Council honored by Astoria School District Board Submitted Photo The Astoria School District Board of Directors recog- nized the Lower Columbia Hispanic Council at the April 12 meeting. Jorge Gutierrez, executive director of the Lower Columbia Hispanic Council, and his team are consistently available as a resource for school district staff. Pictured, Jorge Gutierrez, left, and Grace Laman, Astoria School District Board member. Submitted Photo On March 11, Jerry Lencioni, the grand knight of William J. Leahy Astoria Council 1307 of the Knights of Columbus, left, pre- sented a check for $2,100 to Steve McAloney, Clatsop County Special Olympics Coordinator. These funds were the result of the council’s annual Tootsie-Roll Handout and Special Olympics Drive at the Warrenton Fred Meyer store, and the gen- erosity of the store’s customers. The funds will be used to support the many activities of these Clatsop County athletes. READ MORE COMMUNITY NEWS ON PAGE 9B COMMUNITY IN BRIEF The Daily Astorian Astoria’s Samuelson is ﬁ nalist for 4-H National Congress Henry Samuelson of Astoria has recently been selected as a ﬁ nalist in the state 4-H National Congress competition. If selected, he will represent Oregon at the competition in Atlanta. Samuelson has kept his 4-H record book updated since he began 4-H, and has been involved in many aspects of 4-H through the years. He worked hard to complete the necessary forms to prepare a competitive resume. Henry Because of the quality of his applica- Samuelson tion, he has now been invited to the Ore- gon State University summer conference in June, where he will interview along with other ﬁ nalists from around Oregon. A small number of ﬁ nalists will be selected for this honor. For information about 4-H membership or 4-H leadership, call 503-325- 8573. Warrenton’s Fish, Stein receive L.R. Hitchman $1,000 awards WARRENTON — Ashley Fish and Sarah Stein, seniors at War- renton High School, have been selected to receive the L. R. Hitch- man Family Achievement Award . Fish has earned a weighted GPA of 4.13. She is a National Hon- ors Society member, and has been a very active student assistant in the technology department. The achievement she cited for the award was winning ﬁ rst place in calculus in the Northwest Regional Math Competition. She has been actively attending classes at Clat- sop Community College, and plans to attend Portland State Uni- versity to pursue a career in criminology. Stein has a GPA of 4.22, and is also a National Honor Society member. Overcoming injuries and running in cross country and track were the achievements she cited for the award. She has been studying at CCC and will have earned an Oregon Transfer Module by the end of the summer term, allowing her to enter Oregon State University in the fall as a sophomore. She plans to earn a master’s degree in microbiology. The $1,000 Hitchman Award was established 28 years ago, and is offered to a selected junior or senior at WHS to defray higher education expenses. Occasionally, more than one recipient is cho- sen. Interested students can apply through the school. The award was founded in 1988 by Mary Hitchman Taylor and Alice Hitchman Hayden as a tribute to their parents who resided in Warrenton for over 50 years. Seaside student 1 of 10 to receive Schweiger scholarship SEASIDE — The Schweiger Memorial Scholarship Fund and Advanced American Construcion of Portland have selected 10 stu- dents to receive $42,000 in scholarships for the 2017-2018 school year. One of the recipients is Maxwell Beaudoin, of Seaside, a junior at Oregon State University pursuing a degree in civil engineering, who received a scholarship award of $7,000. The awardees were honored at the 18th annual Schweiger Scholarship Awards Dinner and Silent Auction Tuesday at the Sen- tinel Hotel in Portland. To date, the fund has awarded 217 scholarships, totalling $630,000. Students are selected to receive the award on the basis of their academic and extra-curricular excellence in the pursuit of careers in the construction and construction-related ﬁ elds. For information, go to www.advanced-american.com/ scholarship Proposed Rainforest Reserve receives grant from alliance SEASIDE — Protection of a proposed natural area adjacent to Oswald West State Park by North Coast Land Conservancy got a boost recently with the award of a $45,000 grant from The Conser- vation Alliance. The proposed Rainforest Reserve is part of a 3,500-acre sum- mit-to-sea corridor originally envisioned by Oregon’s ﬁ rst state parks superintendent, Samuel Boardman, nearly a century ago. The NCLC is one of 20 organizations from throughout the country to share $850,000 in support this spring from The Conservation Alliance, a Bend-based group representing more than 200 outdoor businesses nationwide. The Alliance’s collec- tive contributions support grassroots environmental organizations and their efforts to protect wild places where outdoor enthusiasts recreate. The conservancy was nominated by Manzanita-based photog- rapher and alliance member Justin Bailie. A complete list of grant recipients can be found at www.conser- vationalliance.com For information about the conservancy, go to http://nclctrust.org RELIGION BRIEFS Astoria Church of Christ St. Mary, Star of the Sea children safe, how to respond to inappropriate activity with a child and how to teach chil- dren personal safety. To reg- ister, call the parish ofﬁ ce at 503-325-3671. Applications for Knights of Columbus Scholarships are available, and can be picked up from Ed Betts at 7 Kincaid Road, or Tammy Loughran at Youth Group, or from the parish ofﬁ ce. This scholarship is available to any high school senior who is a member of the parish, and applications need to be com- pleted and returned by May 7. For questions, call Betts at 503-325-1186. St. Mary, Star of the Sea Catholic Church, 1465 Grand Ave., offers parents a Called To Protect Training class on child personal safety at 6 p.m Thursday. Parents are taught what to watch for to keep Following the 10 a.m. service at Grace Episcopal Church, 1545 Franklin Ave., there is an art reception fea- turing photographs taken by The nondenominational Astoria Church of Christ, 692 12th St., hosts its sixth annual a capella After Easter Sing-a- long from 3 to 5 p.m. Satur- day. Refreshments will be served. All are welcome. On Sunday, the church hosts Ken Tipps of Scap- poose at the 10:30 a.m. ser- vice. His topic is “The Res- urrection” from the Book of Acts. For information, call 503-791-3235. Art Limbird. This exhibit hangs in the Parish Hall, and can be seen weekday morn- ings through June 1. The fourth Sunday Com- munity Dinner will be held in the Parish Hall at 4 p.m. Sun- day. The public is welcome. Those wishing to help should come at 3 p.m. The church has issued a call for art for the annual Jean Barney Art Show, “Gifts of Grace.” The artwork submis- sion date is June 2. Forms are available at the church and at art galleries. Registrations are being accepted for the Episco- pal Church Preschool or the 2017-18 school year. Pre- Seaside Baha’is SEASIDE — The Seaside Baha’is host a public talk by Tod Jones, “Science and Religion,” at 7 p.m. Satur- day at the Mary Blake Play- house, 1218 Ave A. All are welcome. Jones is a resident of Asto- ria. 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