October 29, 2008
U.S. Rep. Dana Rohrabacher’s office has sent out a notice that those in his district interested in the United States Service Academies are facing a Monday deadline to complete their applications. “This is a unique opportunity for ambitious young men and women to earn a college degree while serving honorably in our armed forces,” Rohrabacher said in a statement. The academies, which include the U.S. Air Force Academy, the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, the U.S. Naval Academy and U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, require nominations from officials such as members of Congress.
October 28, 2004
Junior Girl Scout Troop 628, based out of Circle View Elementary School in Huntington Beach, passed out piggy banks to local businesses to collect donations for "Pennies for Prevention," a program that supports drug-use prevention efforts in schools. The girls participated in the project while working toward earning the Girl Scouts' Bronze Award for community service ... Navy Midshipman Michael A. Mullee, who graduated from Edison High School in June, recently completed "Plebe Summer" at the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md. Mullee's orientation to the academy included training in seamanship, navigation and marksmanship.
August 22, 2002
Coast Guard Petty Officer 3rd Class Joshua E. Miramontez, son of Robin S. Frantz, of Sherman Oaks and Ray Miramontez of Huntington Beach graduated from the Aviation Survival Technician Class "A" Course.... Air Force Staff Sgt. Karen E. Hiers, daughter of Laurel M. Harper and Larry Wilhelm of Huntington Beach, has deployed to a forward operating area to support mission Operation Enduring Freedom. He has been promoted to the rank of technical sergeant...
July 8, 2004
Thomas C. Stadfelt, son of Wei Z. and Richard C. Stadfelt of Huntington Beach recently, participated in the U.S. Naval Academy's week-long summer seminar program in Annapolis, Md. Stadfelt, who attends Edison High School, was introduced to aspects of academy life including academics, sports, sailing, leadership training and social activities ... Coast Guard Seaman Wesley N. Lindsey recently graduated from the U.S. Coast...
June 24, 2004
Andrew Edwards After 12 years of homework, classes and fun, the members of Edison High School's class of 2004 are ready to go. Graduating Chargers capped off their high school careers with a high-energy ceremony at the school's center stage. The sun had burned through the June gloom just in time for commencement, and the crowd of graduates' families and friends cheered loudly as the seniors celebrated their accomplishments. "I'm very proud of my son, and I wouldn't want anybody else," said Cathy Edmun, whose son Robert plans to attend the police academy at Golden West College.
September 2, 1999
Independent staff NEIGHBORS is news about movers and shakers in your community. To submit information to this feature, please send it the Independent, Attn: Neighbors, 18682 Beach Blvd. Suite 160, Huntington Beach 92648, fax it to 965-7174 or e-mail to o7 email@example.com . Robert Teitelbaum, a 1995 graduate of Edison High School and Claremont McKenna College, received the Harold Sterling Vanderbilt Scholarship from Vanderbilt University in Tennessee where he will study for his master's degree ... A.J. Ruiz of Huntington Beach finished a year at the Air Force Academy and is a member of the academy's soccer team ... Navy Ensign Alejandro R. Nelson, son of Laura Thomas and stepson of Edward Thomas of Huntington Beach, has graduated from the Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md. ... Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Martin L. Moore, son of Vera Jones of Huntington Beach, has completed a six-month deployment to the Western Pacific and Indian oceans and Arabian Gulf while aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Boxer ... Navy Lt. Thieuha T. Hoang, a 1991 graduate of Edison High School, has graduated from the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in Bethesda, Md. ... Navy Seaman Benjamin G. Dugas, a 1996 graduate of Edison High School, has conducted a four-day visit to Jebel Ali in the United Arab Emirates while aboard the aircraft carrier USS Kitty Hawk ... Andrew M....
July 1, 2004
Huntington Beach student Andrew Thomas Bingham graduated from the Hill School, a private prep school in Pottstown, Pa. Hill was honored with the school's Team of 1962 Lacrosse Cup for his play and inspirational spirit on the team as well as the U.S. Naval Academy Certificate of Accomplishment ... Lauren D. Freeman, of Huntington Beach, graduated with honors from Boston University with a bachelor's degree in film and...
August 1, 2002
Yoko Ikeda of Japan, currently residing in Huntington Beach, and attending Cal. State Long Beach, received a $500 scholarship from The International Community Council for her volunteer activities.... Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Steve T. Matsui, son of Takako K. and Takeshi E. Matsui of Huntington Beach, recently returned from a six-month deployment to the Western Pacific and Arabian Gulf while assigned to the aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis, home ported in San Diego.