Jordan Scanlon is leaving on a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. She will be serving in the Buenos Aires West Mission in Argentina for 18 months. On Wednesday, Nov. 17, Jordan is entering the Missionary Training Center in Provo, Utah. Jordan graduated from Hailey's Wood River High School in 2007 and has been attending Brigham Young University, majoring in nursing.
Wood River High School sophomore Ashley Karst of Bellevue has been representing her school at the National Youth Leadership Forum on Law and Crime Scene Investigation from Nov. 9-14 in Washington, D.C. Karst is active in volunteer projects, softball and basketball. She was chosen for her interest in government and for her academic and citizenship achievements. Her goal is to be a police detective.
A total of 1,446 students were eligible for graduation this past May from the University of Idaho. They included the following local students:
From Bellevue: Hillary Lee Elmore, Bachelor of Arts degree in English.
From Hailey: Dana Ann Christensen, Bachelor of Science degree in family and consumer science; Joseph Chaddock Hickey, Juris Doctor; Stephen M. Frinsko, Juris Doctor; and John Blackman, education specialist in education leadership.
Brandon D. Briscoe has graduated from the Army Reserve Officers' Training Corps Leader's Training Course at Fort Knox, Ky. Briscoe is a student at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, Mass. He is the son of DeWayne L. Briscoe of Sun Valley and Peggy J. Briscoe of Aspen, Colo., and a 2006 graduate of Aspen High School.