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Feather River Bulletin Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014 3A A panel of members from the community joins in at the student-athlete orientation, informing, the new arrivals of the manyresources offered in town. Photos by James Wilson The director of Feather River College&apos;s athletics department, Merle Trueblood, points out the various coaches at the student-athlete orientation Aug. 8. Though classes don't start at the college until Aug. 25, the athletes will be busy in their summer camps. New Feather River College athletes learn about Quincy James Wilson Sports Editor One point in particular was emphasized more titan any other at Feather Rivet" College's studen t-athlete orientation held Aug. 8 the students are first and foremost there to learn. The athletic deparlmeul held an early orientation in the college'sgym for its ne student athletes to talk about the dos and don'ts of attending FRC and residing in a small community. Along with faculty and staff from the athletic department, members of the community were invited t, talk to the 160 athletes involved in the college's football, volleyball and soccer programs. Merle Trueblood, director of the college's athletic department, started the orientation by introducing all the school's coaches. Trueblood reminded the students that they have a small window of time to be athletes, and encouraged them to take their studies seriously and make good use of their time at the college. The dean of instruction, Dr. Derek Lerch, spoke next. Lerch mirrored Trueblood's sentiments, saying athletics is a great vehicle to bring an athlete to college, but at the end of the line what is most important is receiving an education. Lerch next directed his thoughts to returning students, and urged them to be a support group for'new arrivals. Karen Pierson, the dean of students, next described her job as making sure students have a worthwhilo experience. Pierson followed that up by warning them tha! she is also iu charge of disciplitm. A panel o[comtnunity tnembers lint associated with the college was introduced .next. Members on the panel told the students about the various resources organizations in Plumas County have to offer. Members of the panel included Breanna Black and Randi Nash from Plumas Rural Services, Ann Gaudet and Nayelli Macias from The Resource Center, Louise Steenkamp from Plumas County Alcohol and Drug Services, Julie NoRa and Trevor Cahill from the California Highway Patrol and Plumas County Sheriff Greg Hagwood. Both Cahill and Hagwood invited students to come into their offices, and welcomed them to the county'. Both officers also nailed home the point that this is a small community, and actions speak louder than words. All the speakers at the orientation expressed a warm welcome to the student athletes, and emphasized the importance of working hard, getting the most out of the resources offered them and striving for success. The student athletes will join the rest of FRC's students for one more orientation set for Aug. 22. Classes start Monday, Aug. 25. PEOPI,,E Summer Clearance Sale Driveway Slurry Sealing Hot Melted Crack Filling Small Patch Work Free Estimate Beck Seal Coating (530) 532-1470 Serving Plumas County since 1993 3454 Hwy 70 Oroville, CA 95965 Lewis P. Beck Jr. Lic. #669409 For health, self-defense & personal development . # z I i " ([y Sugarpine Aviators Martial Arts An AmericanJudo & Jitsu feMeratioaoa,< Johnny Moore, sn,i 2,83-2600 emaih Sunglasses Sale! l 25% off for the Whole Family. All Prescription & Non-Prescription Sunglasses. " FFRI__T_LLDEE_N c,,7C)E PTc? M__.7 E T Jonathan Friden, O.D. 68 Central Ave. Quincy * 283-2020 - Complete vision and eye care, Optometrists and Ophthalmologists on staff, Vision and Eye examinations, treatment of eye disease, cataract surgery, foreign body removal, threshold visual field analysis, contact lenses, glasses (large selection of inexpensive to designer eyewear), low vision aids for the visually impaired, and vision therapy for learning related vision problems1 Celebrate the Fair Parade at Main Str,eet Sports Bar ....... ttl Saturday August 16 Open 9am Serving Bloody Marys, Mimosa's & Morel Country Singer 395 Main St, Qnincv Ca Dorrie Beck is turning 90! Q @. Please us to celebrate her birthday at Pioneer Park on August 30th from 11-2. No gifts please. RSVP (530) 283-1257 Ix'fT. TOMBA Dinnerhouse & Full Service Antique Bar -- Home of the Martini Whisperer -- :=:,  ..................... ................. : : .... '"::'-7 a i :: .... -o.:: ..... :, :::, 0: --. House Sl3ectalttes ~ ;:; :::!::iiiii:iiiiiii/i!iit@::::iiiii!!::::ilfgi:: : l'rawns Flat Iron Steak * Lamb Chops * Call for Prime Rib Night . All entrees served with fresh baked bread, h,,use-made soup or salad and your choice of p, J[t|[O (1" rice. !,: BAR IS OPEN when the red truck s here. ....... : i::i!,: ::: ii  i;::,: v ' :::::' ' 530.836.2359 : " 60300 Mt.Tomba Rdii Cromberg