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6A Wednesday, March 17, 2010 Feather River Bulletin Rose Cortez FRC honors classified employee Linda Satchwell Staff Writer Isatchwell@plumasnews.com Rose Cortez, was recently named Outstanding Classi- fied Employee of the Year at Feather River College, where she was a custodial employee for 32 years. Sadly the award, passed by FRC's board at their March 4 meet- ing, was given to Cortez posthumously. She passed away Dec. 2, 2009. Her job title did not begin to describe the work she did or the way in which she did it. According to FRC Presi- dent Ron Taylor's nomina- tion report, no one exempli- fied the mission of the col- lege like Cortez, who be- lieved in education and in every individual who at- tended and worked at FRC. Cortez used her job as "a way to get to know our stu- dents and staff. If a student ever needed anything -- tu- toring, books, food, housing, a ride or just company -- Rose took the time to assist them in acclimating to campus life and a new community. Oftentimes she was known to take students (and staff) into her own home, treating them as family and provid- ing for them," wrote Taylor. Cortez was especially sup- portive of FRC's student ath- letes. She knew "thousands of them on a first name ba- sis," according to Taylor. In addition, she took great pride in working to keep the athletic and other facilities to a very high standard both for safety and aesthetic reasons. She would often stay late to help co-workers and was also the "ultimate volunteer, always there for any event on campus, any student or staff in need, every athletic event, interpreting for our bilingual and international students, really anything you could ask," TaylQr added. What shone through most of all in the nomination re- port was Cortez's character. She loved everyone as if that was the only possible way to be in the world, and she cared for all equally. Taylor summed that up when he wrote of her, "She was an uncommon woman, sharing uncommon love, and we have been uncom- monly blessed because we knew her." Our roots are deep in Plumas County Quality & Experience Since 1946 Where we love our plants enough to raise them here - Full Service Florist - Don't forget, we deliver - 41796 Hwy. 70, Quincy Near Feather River College    I 2 8 3 ==2 O 1 0 ~ Come in for your FREE box of fudge ~ KM3p0000cY 493 W. MAIN, QUINCY, CA 95971 (530) 283-0480 QUINCY STUDENTS OF THE MONTH We salute you for being chosen students of the month by your principal and teachers for your outstanding achievements in academics, athletics and/or community activities. 00unn'00 (Eoffee anb .1Fine "A European Style Coffee House" 231 West Main St. Quincy 283-5061 ALL AMERICAN MINI STORAGE 169 Lawrence St., Quincy 283-1600 QUINCY MINI STORAGE 1972 Lee Rd., (behind SavMor), Quincy 283'3515 .... financi d teatrter00. Tax and Insurance Services Lori Morrell Lomas E.A. c, Ins tic .0B06912 fflC Uc. A024404 (530) 283.2341 2056 E, Main St., 3 Fax: 283-2740 Quincy, CA 95971 taxandinsurance@aol.com Plumas Motor Supply Best parts, lowest prices & friendliest service in town. 283 2350 RadioShack. (Located inside Plumas Motor Supply) For all your electronics needs. Also cell phones, satellite radios & more 85 W. Main St., Quincy 283-1362 00oOILOOSE STUDIO OF THE ART@ Avvlause, applause to all!! 283-3259 GREGORY SAWYER D.D.S Family Dentistry, Orthodontics an inmsogsPoside r " 2034 East Main Street Quincy, CA 95971 " (across from Polka Dot, East Quincy) ' OPEN MaN - FRI. 8:30arn - 4:30pm Evening appts, available 0% financing available O.A.C. @ t,Oj dramaworks 14 Crescent SL Quincy dram aworks@carthlink.net 283-92OO -- 101 Trilogy Lane Quincy, CA 95971 [UIAUU www.goldcountryministorage.com QUINCY HIGH SCHOOL PLUMAS CHARTER AUSTIN ELY AGE: 13 GRADE: 7 FAVORITE SUBJECT: English PLANS FOR THE FUTURE: To get good grades through high school and for a career I have no idea. Pretty much anything that makes me happy and some- thing I enjoy. AMBER R. ELLISON AGE: 13 GRADE: 8 FAVORITE SUBJECT: Mrs. Gailagher's English and RE. PLANS FOR THE FUTURE: To either become a pro softball player or become a singer/song writer. Or if those two don't work, I would like to join the Air Force. COURTNEY WEBB AGE: 14 GRADE: 9 FAVORITE SUBJECT: Art PLANS FOR THE FUTURE: To get straight "A"'s this semester. JARED KUIPERS AGE: 17 GRADE: 12 FAVORITE SUBJECT: Advanced Drama and English 12 PLANS FOR THE FUTURE: I plan on going to CSU Fresno and joining the Air Force ROTC program and becoming a fighter pilot. Also receiving my masters in Kinesiology - specifically athletic training, I I LANCE ALEXANDER LaBERGE AGE: 17 GRADE: 12 FAVORITE SUBJECT: Calculus 1 and Physiology PLANS FOR THE FUTURE: After completing my nursing training, I plan to head straight for New York and work at a place called Bethel. AISLINN GOODWIN AGE: 7 GRADE: 1 FAVORITE SUBJECT: Reading and writing about silly stories. PLANS FOR THE FUTURE: I want to be a teacher. JACOB McALLIsTER AGE: 5 GRADE: Kindergarten FAVORITE SUBJECT: Science PLANS FOR THE FUTURE: I want to be a Police Officer. SIMON TRU McQUARRIE AGE: 10 GRADE: 4 FAVORITE SUBJECT: Math, P.E and Accelerated Reader books & tests. PLANS FOR THE FUTURE: Go to Cal. Not sure for the rest. RILEY MOUSER AGE: 10 GRADE: 4 FAVORITE SUBJECT: Reading and math PLANS FOR THE FUTURE: I want to be a cook when I grow up. VICTORIA LAFAYETTE AGE: 14 GRADE: 9 FAVORITE SUBJECT:. Math, his- tory and Bible, PLANS FOR THE FUTURE: I plan on going to college in Spokane, WA, graduate and become a vet or a police officer, I also want to go to China and see the Great Wall of China, ROBERT HOPMAN AGE: 15 GRADE: 9 FAVORITE SUBJECT: Worship PLANS FOR THE FUTURE: I would like to go into law enforcement or into missions.