Gazette Times

At Our Best (Oct. 21)

Megan Alder of Corvallis was among the 100 winners of a Young Entrepreneur Foundation Scholarship award from the National Federation of Independent Business last April. Alder attended Crescent Valley High School in Corvallis. She received an NFIB/Dave Easton Young Entrepreneur Award of $2,000. She owns NM Photo and plans to attend the University of Oregon. … Ashlie Newbill was initiated at Western Oregon University; Hollie Conger was initiated at Oregon State University; and Caylee Van Schenck was initiated at Westmont College. more

Santiam Christian grad ninth in javelin at NAIA nationals

Santiam Christian High graduate Joseph Miller completed his collegiate athletic career with a ninth-place finish at last month’s NAIA outdoor track and field national championships in Gulf Coast, Alabama. Miller, a senior at Westmont College in Santa Barbara, California, had a best mark of 183 feet, 7 inches at nationals. He set a personal best of 193-8 earlier in the season. more