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4A Wednesday, June 18, 2014 Peather River Bulletin GRADS, from page 1A FreSh, performed an original rap song, Class of 2K14, with a little help from his class and the audience, gracefully navigating through a couple of technical glitches. After asking the crowd to observe a moment of silence in honor of "community icon Big Dan Leonhardt," senior Shawn Hughes sang the country song titled, "These are my People." In her address, salutatorian Claire Kepple said, "Our class will do great things wherever the road may take us." A self-described history nerd, Kepple related that she was thrilled when she discovered that the high school library had every QHS yearbook ever printed. She said she loves examining old photos and seeing the trends and faces of people both familiar and unknown. Kepple is headed to South America for a "gap year," where she will no doubt study faces and learn the region's history while helping others before she attends Westmont College. Valedictorian Kendal Hicks said it was a lifelong dream of hers to become valedictorian and after years of hard work and learning to ask for help, she finally did it. She said she had to make some tough choices, like skipping "Senior Ditch Day," but her goal was worth it. Hicks said that every student has made life-changing decisions. She thanked her classmates for sharing their personal tragedies and challenges with her - for revealing sides of themselves that aren't readily noticed. AP Environmental science teacher Matt McMorrow stands with graduates of his AP classes. Hicks, in her own words an "overachieving band geek," is headed to UC Davis to study environmental science and management, while continuing to develop her more private attributes of creativity. She thanked her family and God for supporting and guiding her on her path. QHS teacher Ron Logan was selected by the students to give the commencement address. Logan said he had "no doubts that the world would receive great things from this class." He told the class that he would like to add a subtitle Driveway Slurry Sealing Hot Melted Crack Filling Small Patch Work Free Estimate WE CAN ASSIST WITH ALL YOUI FROM PLANS TO THE FINI. ( CUSTOM HOMES ADDITIONS Beck Seal Coating (530) 532-1470 Serving Plumas County since 1993 3454 Hwy 70 Oroville, CA.95965 Lewis P. Beck Jr. Lic. #669409 Feather River Bulletin Postal Service: USPS (No. 188-550.) Periodicals postage paid at Quincy, CA. Published: Every Wednesday moming by Feather Publishing Co., Inc. Office Location and hours: 287 Lawrence St., Quincy, CA 95971. Mailing address: P.O. Box B, Quincy, CA 95971. Office is open Mon. through Fri., 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. HOW to contoct us: All departments: (530) 283-0800. FAX: (530) 283-3952. 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Postolastor: Send change of address orders to the Feather River Bulletin, P.O. Box B Quincy, CA 95971. Michael C. Tahersld Jenny Lee Cohey Brown Co-0wner/Publisher Photo Editor Vice Pres./ Kerl Taborski Mary Newhouse Operations Co-0wner/Legal Classified, Circ. Manager Tom Forney Advertising Sandy Condon Production Manager Kevin Mallory Human Resources Din, Elise Monroe Vice Pres./Admin. Office Manager Bookkeeper Dan McDonald Sherri McConnell Eva Small Managing Editor Display Adv. Manager Composing Manager Member, Califorrlia Newpaper NK Publishers ASSOC.    n n   Subscription Order Form Feather River Bulletin P.O. Box B, Quincy, CA 95971 Please enter my subecription for __ years. [ Enclosed find my check for $ [ In County $26 per year [] Out of State $44 per year [] In California $37 per year. Name I I Address. I City, State, Zip I L m= .,,,. recycled paper  n I I I I I I I I I , can be , but not refunded. I to their class motto, "To live, to love, to leave a legacy" - that subtitle is to "listen and learn." Quoting Mary Oliver, Logan posed the question, "'Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?'" He encouraged the graduates to be grateful to others for their contributions and to cherish every gift they receive. He urged them to "give freely and often" and to be happy and kind. He asked them to remember Martin Luther King's question, "What are you doing for others?" In closing, Logan told the grads to be ready for life. He said life is very similar to their senior class trip to the See Grads, page 5A I Principal Sue Segura, commencement speaker Ron Logan and Superintendent Micheline Miglis pose before the ceremony begins. 00ATI Y CONSTRUCTION BUILDING QUALITY SINCE 1 984 MICHAEL AND DONAVON BEATTY- OWNERS (530) 283-2035 P.O. Box 1369 QUINCY, CA 95971 LIc. #453927 Masons00to host pancake breakfast Quincy's Masonic family will be hosting their bi-monthly Pancake Breakfast on Saturday, June 28. It will be held at the Masonic Hall, 70 Harbison St., across from the library. The breakfast will be held from 7 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. It will feature a menu of scrambled eggs, sausage, orange juice, coffee, hot chocolate and all-you-can-eat pancakes. Donations at the door are $6 for adults. Children under 12 are $3. Students with identification are $5. Proceeds go to the scholarship fund and other fraternal purposes. John 8:58 - Jesus said to them, "Most assuredly, I say to you, before Abraham was, I AM." Calvary Chapel 19s3 E. M St., Quincy We can assist with all your building needs - from plans to the finished product 00ATTY I CONSTRUCTION SINCE 1984 m (530) 283-2035 P.O. Box 1369 QUINCY, CA 95971 tic. #453927