Jenkins Creek team takes 35th in math relay event

Jenkins Creek team takes 35th in math relay event

A team from Jenkins Creek Elementary School finished 35th in a field of 85 schools in the regional math relay competition June 6 in Tacoma.

The competition combines math knowledge with physical activities, including jump roping, running, clap jacks and jumping small hurdles.

For its performance at Franklin Pierce Stadium in the regional competition, each student from the Covington school received a ribbon and the school received a plaque.

The 23-member Jenkins Creek team included Jake Houghton, Timothy Case, Derek Scott, Allysa Johnson, Carly Cashman, Caitlin Konya, Danny Fratella, Cassidy Jarrell, Hannah Huber, Parker Kinder, Kaitlyn Andrews, Justin Baldwin, Isabell Sanchez, Kaitlyn Richardson, Jolene Carlson, Tyler Marshall, Jasmine Williams, Joshua Beckler, Gage Gibson, Bailey Barron, John Morasche, Courtney Leach and Jordan Bauer.

Nine valedictorians for Kentlake and Kentwood

Kentlake High School and Kentwood High School had a combined nine valedictorians for their 2008 graduating classes. They included:

• At Kentlake, Marissa Koon, Alexandra Peterson and Erik-Dardan Ymeraga.

• At Kentwood, Elliott Brossard, Kelsey Jenkins, Josh Kutterer, Sarah Ludwig, Chelsey Olson and Roxanne Reese.

Graduation ceremonies for both schools were conducted last Saturday at the Tacoma Dome.