The Council Chambers overflowed Monday night as Gig Harbor citizens turned out en masse to voice their opinion during an open house and then a public hearing on the Boating Infrastructure Grant — the majority in opposition.
Peninsula High’s angrily tumultuous crowd of shabbily clad early 19th-century French protesters in dress rehearsal for the musical “Les Misérables” had me so worked up I could hardly resist joining them in their movement to overthrow the government.
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Sara Undem is a natural leader who excels both in and out of the classroom. An athlete who swam and played soccer when she was younger, she joined the cheerleading team at Peninsula and by her junior year was selected as captain.
Riley Paul is a top scholar and athlete who is passionate about servant leadership. She has a long list of community service and leadership projects and has maintained an excellent GPA despite a very full schedule.
Sydney Payne is a top scholar who excels both in the arts and STEM fields. She’s had a distinguished career as a performer and has also dedicated many hours to service at her school and in the community.
Ryan Gregory has been described as a mature and persistent individual who has demonstrated the same level of commitment as an athlete as he has as a scholar. Ranked at the top of his class academically, he has grown as a leader and to become a role model for his peers and younger students.
Harbor Place residents John Yacko, Melvin Franz and Ailene Tronca couldn’t stop smiling Tuesday afternoon while recalling their whirlwind, three-day trip to Washington D.C. as part of the Puget Sound Honor Flight.
Peninsula High senior Allie Barry has only lost one match in the Class 3A South Puget Sound League this season, to Sumner freshman phenom Jade Lancaster. Cruising past opponents has simply become par for the course for Barry, who went to the 3A state tournament last year and figures to qualify again this season.