06-21-2017 School News & Calendars

AMERICAN LEGION PRESENTS… 2017 student awards to Coloma Junior High students Drew Goodline and Abigail Vandermolen. Drew is the son of Wendy Goodline & Chad Goodline. Abigail is the daughter of Cindy & Lucas Vandermolen. Pictured from the presentation (from the left) pre-senter Mark Mckie from the American Legion, and recipients Abigail Vandermolen and Drew Goodline.

Watervliet High School 2016-17 Honor Roll 2nd Semester


All A’s: Augustus Hinch, Tekoa Marshall

B average and above: Keegan Adams, Elena Alvarado, Ashley Bumstead, Stephanie Cox, Juan Cruz, Brennan Dygert, Allison Eisen, Jessica Gearhart, Logan Geisler, Josh Greuszczyk, Masyn Hotovy, Serena Kerr, Meghan Klann, Jacob Loomis, Emma Morris, Trever Pelton, Cole Pline, Nick Polaskey, Brian Ramirez, Serena Reyna, Jayna Rodgers, Logan Roland, Audrey Romeo, Saarah Schaefer, Alyssa Schlender, Chelsea Speck, Nick Tilley, Dylan Tucker, Susanna VanLente, Madelyn Wilkinson


All A’s: Lindsay Adams, Emma Armstrong, Angela Hayes, Elaine Koshar, Emma Kraklau, Hannah Nye, Allison Pazera, Bayan Saierjiang, Madeline Teresko, Hannah Yerington

B average and above: Jakob Aldrich, Abby Andres, Alexander Anthony, Johnny Benavidez, Allen Chapin III, Mikalah Clay, Jazlynn Cowgill, Trinity Crain, Avalon Cramer, Sydney Ellison, Anna Gagliardo, Brytnie Harden, Jerrica Hargreaves, Alan Hartman, Coby Henslee, Wyatt Howard, Cole Hunt, Eric Kehrer, Jacqueline King, Celina Klimkiewicz, Sabrina Klimkiewicz, Brenna Langston, Garrett Matthews, Matthew Melcher, Brionna Myers, Tyler Pennington, Payton Priebe, Noah Pritchard, Maria Privett, Katherine Schmidt, Grace Smith, Russell Smith, Victoria Smith, Natalie Wesaw, Emma Yazel


All A’s: Luis Cervantes, Ryan Chisek, Katie Clark, Kelli Elston, Kayla Farrow, Heather Frank, Bryant Kieft, Ariana Rowe, Madison Smith, Ellie Troyer

B average and above: Arianna Avina, Gabrielle Baham, Octaviano Blanco, Gustaco Cardoso Jr., Daniel Cluster, Jamison Davis, Arianna Dolge, Tyler Eyerly, Josh Garman, Kyla Geisler, Stella Grear, Alexys Hess, Alyssa Hobson, Madalyn Hutchins, Jordan Leoni, Kara Liles, Courtney Little, Dan Mannino, Klayton Marshall, Jaeyln Pitre, Taylor Prillwitz, Cianna Quattrin, David Robinson, Alex Rye, Kara Safranek, Brian Schlender, Taylor Shafer, Lamarrius Smith, Zoe Smith, Nick Swanson, Valerie Wells, Cara Woods

THESE “KUTE KIDS” are… Emma Ann Marie Napier (left) and her sister Sofia Lyn Napier (right). They are the daughters of Courtney Latsch and Jonathan Napier of Watervliet and granddaughters of Stacey and Melissa Latsch of Coloma. Share a photo of your “Kute Kids” with your friends, neigh-bors, and relatives who read the Tri-City Record. Make sure you write your kids’ names on the back of the picture and include any other information about it you would like to see in the paper, including mom and dad, grandma and grandpa, and so on. Send the “original” photo to the Tri-City Record, P.O. Box 7, Watervliet, MI 49098 or email it with your in-formation to record@tricityrecord.com. Pick up your photo after it appears in the paper or include a stamped, self-addressed envelope and we will mail it back to you.

LMC students earn spots on Spring 2017 President’s and Dean’s lists

 Lake Michigan College has announced the names of students recognized for academic achievement during the Spring 2017 semester.

The President’s List includes the following local students who achieved a 4.0 GPA at full-time status:


Caroline Arny, Mary Herman, Carly Lentz, Noelle Miller, Dustin Radde, Oscar Velasquez, Jason Walter


Karly Warriner


Victoria Cook

The Dean’s List includes the following local full-time students and part-time students who achieved a 3.5 GPA or higher:

Full-time students


Lane Alsup, Gabrielle Aubermann, Laura Bailey, Quincy Querfurth, Kelsey Sample, Esmeralda Santos, Megan Slattery, Matthew Sweet


Austin Carlson, Holly Chandler

Part-time students


Candace Angelo, Grace Burke, Tiffany Crider, Megan Daugherty, Cassaundra Elder, Stephanie Enders, Jarred Fish, Cynthia Glass, Alysia Gordy, Haley Kendall, Alexis Ludwig, Caleb Meyer, Taylor Noack, Edward Schramm, Michelanne Shane, Kersten Strunk, Kayli Summers, Kelly Sutherland, Karolyn Wells, Meghan Wells, Tristan Wright, Jaden Wurn


Paul Chappell, Chelsea Kelley, Karli McClendon, Elizabeth Rumley, Yesenia Soto


Daelynn Jackson, Carmen Moffit, Valerie Norris, Aubrey Payment


Crystal Loomis


Hope Barker, Derek Boone, Darian Brooks, Jamie Byers, Devon Flowers, Aspen Gerlach, Stephanie Hauch, Jacqueline Hedges, Jobe Kerr, David Kohns, Robert Lovell, Magdalene Lynch, Logan Mizwicki, Daniel Musick, Louis Nordell, Matthew Rudi, Kirstie Sexton, Taylor Shafer, Jenna Shuey, Brandi Snider

2017 Purdue University graduate

 Emily Marie Hoadley, daughter of Jim and Laurie Hoadley, lifetime summer residents of Paw Paw Lake, Watervliet, graduated with a Doctor of Pharmacy Degree from Purdue University on May 13.

Highlights of her college career include involvement and leadership positions in Alpha Xi Delta sorority, Kappa Psi Pharmaceutical Fraternity, Dean of Students Ambassadors, Purdue Pharmacy Ambassadors, and membership on the Community Standards Board. She is the granddaughter of Mary Joan Hoadley and Mr. and Mrs. John Hansen. In July she will begin a Post Graduate Residency in Family Medicine.

Thursday, June 22, 9 a.m. – 7 p.m. & Friday, June 23, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. “CHURCH RUMMAGE SALE” at First Congregational United Church of Christ, corner of Church & Leedy streets in Coloma. Combined sale with Saint Paul’s UCC and United Methodist of Coloma.

Thursday, June 22, 7 p.m. “PHOTOGRAPHY 101” by member of Twin City Camera Club at North Berrien Historical Museum, 300 Coloma Ave. Free to attend. Call 269-468-3330 for more information.

Saturday, June 24, 1-4 p.m. “FISHING RODEO FOR KIDS” at the Van Buren Sportsmen’s Club, 54030 CR 687 in Hartford. For ages 2-16; bring fishing pole, hooks & line, worms supplied. Includes food and prizes!

Monday, June 26, 6:30 p.m. “MICHIGAN NOTABLE BOOKS AUTHOR” Dustin M. Hoffman to visit Watervliet Public Library. Mr. Hoffman is the author of One-Hundred-Knuckled Fist: Stories. Call 269-463-6382 for more information.

Wednesday, June 28, 11 a.m. “NELSON’S WILDLIFE SAFARI ANIMALS” at the Hartford Public Library. Free program for children 2-6 years old accompanied by an adult. Includes lunch and a project. Register in advance at 269-621-3408.

June 30, July 1 & 2 “WATERVLIET INDEPENDENCE DAY CELEBRATION” featuring 4×4 Mudd Runs, Pro Wrestling, Bednarowski 5K run/walk, parade plus much more! Fireworks at 10:30 p.m. on Saturday, July 1.

Saturday, July 1, 10 p.m. “SISTER LAKES FIREWORKS” at Lions Park, 66991 95th Ave., Sister Lakes. Rain date – Sunday July 2.

Wednesday, July 5, 11 a.m. “JOEL TACY” at the Hartford Public Library. Free program for children 2-6 years old accompanied by an adult. Includes lunch and a project. Register in advance at 269-621-3408.

Wednesday, July 12, 11 a.m. “WANDA & WENDEL PUPPET SHOW” at the Hartford Public Library. Free program for children 2-6 years old accompanied by an adult. Includes lunch and a project. Register in advance at 269-621-3408.

Thursday, July 13, 3-7 p.m. “RESOURCE FAIR FOR FOSTER/ADOPTION FAMILIES” held by Berrien County at Prairie Wolf Park in Berrien Springs. Free event for all ages.

Saturday, July 22, 5:00-11:30 p.m. “WHS     CLASS OF 1977 40 YR REUNION” at West Street Station, 210 N. West St., Coloma. For more information visit WHS Class of 1977 Reunion page on Facebook or contact Greg Krell at thekrell59@yahoo.com or 269-876-8260.

Friday, July 28 “BATTLE OF MICHIGAN” World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series at Hartford Speedway. Tickets on sale at slspromotions.ticketforce.com or by calling SLS Promotions at 815-344-2023.

August 4-6 “GLAD-PEACH FESTIVAL” in Coloma celebrating 50th year. Visit www.colomapeachfest.com for more information

August 14-19 “BERRIEN COUNTY YOUTH FAIR” in Berrien Springs. For more information, visit www.bcyf.org or call the Fair Office at 269-473-4251.

Saturday, Aug. 19, 11 a.m. “WATERVLIET PUBLIC SCHOOLS 40 YEAR CLUB” annual meeting at Watervliet Middle School, 450 E. St. Joseph Street. Social hour at 11 a.m.; lunch at noon. $15/person reservation due by 7/30. For more info call Marsha Stennecke Cole 269-463-3712 or Donna Gillard Curtis 269-463-6680.

Friday, August 25 “2017 NORTH BERRIEN PHOTOGRAPHY CONTEST” deadline for submissions. For more information, contact North Berrien Historical Museum at 269-468-3330 or Kristen@northberrienhistory.org.

Mondays, 7 p.m. “PUB THEOLOGY” at Arclight Brewery. Public is invited to join in discussions. Hosted by St. Paul’s United Church of Christ.

Wednesdays, 10:30 a.m. “STORY HOUR” at Coloma Public Library. A free weekly program for toddlers and preschool-aged children, it does not require sign-up. Call 269-468-3431 for information.

Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday “SUMMER PROGRAMS” at the Hartford Public Library. 11 a.m. for baby thru 6 years old, and 1 p.m. for 7 years old and up. Visit their website at www.hartfordpl.michlibrary.org for more details.

Thursdays, 6 – 10 p.m. “Trap shooting” at the Coloma Rod & Gun Club.

Second Thursday of each month, 3 – 5 p.m. “BERRIEN COUNTY PARKINSON SUPPORT GROUP” at Lakeland Healthcare Frederick S. Upton Education Center rooms 5 & 6, 1234 Napier Ave. For info, contact Michigan Parkinson Foundation at 800-852-9781 or bcpdsupport@aol.com.

Third Monday of each month, 3 – 6 p.m. “FOOD BANK” at Central Assembly of God, 6801 Ryno Rd., Coloma


P.O. BOX 7


CALL: 269-463-6397
FAX: 269-463-8329

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