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8A Wednesday, April 2, 2014 Feather River Bulletin Laura Beaten Staff Writer Ibeaton@plumasnews.com "Meeting each of these individuals was an amazing experience for me. I learned so much about our beautiful town and how it has For some high schoolers, changed and grown, and I developed a the two most dreadedwords more profound appreciation for Quincy." of their fmal year are "senior project." In fact some Claire Kepple students go so far as to Quincy High School Senior change schools to avoid the graduation requirement of treasure trove of historical of our courthouse, I feel a most high Schools, and anecdotal informationgreater awareness for the But for Claire Kepple, her about the Quincy history and legacy of our senior project was community, community." everything it was designed to Additionally, Kepple's Kepple plans to pursue her be and more. The Quincy interview with Lawson love of history during a gap High School senior just put reveals a wealth of year in South America before the fmishing touches on her information about the continuing her studies at video interviews of 5 local Chinese influence in Quincy Westmont College in Santa elders and museum director dating back to the mid 1800s. Barbara. Scott Lawson. She presented her senior She plans to visit "These remarkable project to Plumas County Argentina, Peru and individuals, Ruth Reid, Barry Museum Director Scott Honduras, spending 12 weeks Barley, Jim-Bob Gossett, Lawson on March 28. Her in each country, engaging in Lucille McNamara, and mentor Nancy Gambell, whovarious community projects Robert E. Lee, willingly helped her choose the at each location. Among her expressed their experiences subjects to interview, activities will be working in growing up in Quincy, going accompanied her at the Peru through an to Quincy High School, the presentation, organization called Cross friends they made, the trials "Meeting each of these Cultural Solutions, as well as they faced, and the changes individuals was an amazing volunteering at an orphanage that occurred in Quincy over experience for me," Kepple in Honduras. the years, and they reflected said. "I learned so much The project was a upon how Quincy has shaped about our beautiful town and rewarding experience for their lives," Kepple said. how it has changed and Kepple. "My senior project Born and raised in Quincy, grown, and I developed a took shape over these past Kepple combined her love of more profound appreciation few months in ways I never history and community to for Qdincy. could have imagined -- and create a 5-DVD archive of the "Now when I walk down in ways that made me grow interviews, capturing a Main Street or stand in front as an individual." Mentor Nancy Gambell and museum director Scott Lawson flank Quincy High senior Claire Kepple, who donated her senior project, a 5-DVD set of video-recorded interviews with lifelong Quincy residents, to the museum March 28. Photo by Laura Beaten Chicago Title Company EXPERIENCED IN ESCROWS Serving ALL of Plumas County I Resale Refi Purchase I . l, 61Bradley St., Suite A, Quincy CA 95971 [ 137rARLINGTON (530) 283-4250 DRIVEWAY MAINTENANCE SLURRY SEALCOATING SSIH OIL HOT CRACK FILLING PATCHING FREE ESTIMATES SERVING ALL OF PLUMAS & LASSEN COUNTIES RD. SP. 87 TAYLORSVILLE CA 95983 C-12 CA LIC. #762465 530 - 284 - 1474 107 Leonard Ave. Coming Soon: Quincy Shuttle Service to." 283-4015 Mt Huff Paul Mundorff Claremont ~ Owner South Trails "Call for Details" Sales, Service and Repair ease Don't let your dog be one of dogs infected with this fatal, but preventable condition. Heartworm Tests 40% off 250,000 Exams Discounted If Needed (a current exam within the last year is required to start preventative medication) Call Today for an Appointment! INDIAN CREEK VETERINARY CLINIC 258 Old Arlington Rd. Crescent Mills, CA E joy t pp , ,at p,u. pizza,, bu, t- y cru, , ,,, ..... ;~-,,,,, I I , Any regular menu , ' pric ' , e pizza, any size , Home baked. ~ i Call in orders welcome 231. Main St. 111 'Quincy store only [FOOD STAMPS ACCEPTED] I Paid POlitical advertisement Fresh Effective Leadership Expand Economic Opportunity integrity & Accountability 530-836-7311 www.judd-diSt5.com "Meet & Greet Jim at Graeagle Restaurant Friday, Apr. 11th, 5-7 pm". Paid for by the Commitee to Elect Jim Judd Spring/Summer reaint Special Lowest Prices of the Year Homes, Offices, Rentals, Apts., Remodels, Additions Serving Plumas-and Sierra Counties 30 years Experience Quality + Lowest Price=You win! Call now for a FREE estimate! BOB RAYMOND PAINTING 836-1339 or 249,3966 cA #759277 :he 'O Rama!! Homemade with a couple of variations! V~ On,.e.un? PPATTI'S" I OrOer tO GO!' -. WR I ~AFE ,,,,_ow,=,,,~,,,o~,o~, ~t~[~llllllm 7-2 Every Day ,, "Serving Darn Good Comfort Food Since 1976 J To send a legal: typesetting@plumasnews.com To send an advertisement: mail@plumasnews.com , / i