Monthly Archives: April 2015

DP Honors Student-Athletes that Signed National Letters of Intent

Sixteen student-athletes were recognized in a signing ceremony at Dos Pueblos High School.

The Chargers celebrated their achievements in the classroom and in athletic competition.

DP senior athletes are headed to places like Stanford, USC, UCSB, Pepperdine, Westmont, Boston College and other great colleges. more

Around the Lompoc Valley

Registration for the Vandenberg Village Youth Football and cheer program is currently underway. … 3Ball Santa Maria will begin with a free introductory clinic from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. The clinic is open to boys in grades three through 12. The clinic will be directed by former St. Joseph High School and Westmont College Star Andrew Schmalbach. more


Alliance Welcomes New Board Members David Selberg and Dr. Eric Trautwein

The Alliance for Living and Dying Well is pleased to welcome New Board Members, David Selberg & Dr. Eric Trautwein to their Board of Directors. …A graduate of Westmont College, Dr. Eric Trautwein studied medicine at Loma Linda University and has since spent his time practicing internal medicine in Santa Barbara. more


Eaton, captain of the Patriots’ basketball team and also a member of the volleyball team, has a grade-point average of 4.75. …He’s a National Merit Commended Student as well as a California Scholastic Federation member, and he’s been accepted for admission to Westmont College, Biola University, Wheaton College, and George Fox University. more

Are millennials programmed to cheat?

Stealing words is so simple a concept that a 5- or 6-year-old can grasp it, says plagiarism expert Jonathan Bailey. Even children comprehend the idea that presenting someone else’s thoughts or ideas as your own without attribution is wrong, Yale University researchers demonstrated in a study of subjects from ages 5 to 11. …Academic probation plus either a lowering of a grade or no credit are called for at North Carolina State University, while Westmont College, an evangelical Christian school in Santa Barbara, California, holds out expulsion as a last resort. more


Auditions are over and the winners have been selected! Several outstanding students auditioned for three $1000 California Women’s Chorus, Inc. (CWC) scholarships and the recipients were announced by Priscilla Marchus, scholarship chair for the Santa Barbara Treble Clef (SBTC) chorus. …The difficult job of adjudicator went to Emil Dorian Cristescu., vocalist, actor and currently faculty member of Westmont College, Dr Linda Di Fiore, distinguished Visiting Professor at UCSB since 2012 and Ken Ryals, professional entertainer since age 9 and currently on the faculty of ASBCC with Jazz Choir and Applied Music Program. more

OUT & ABOUT : Jaimes to chair heart ball

Sarah Bishop Jaimes has been named chair of the American Heart Association’s Heart Beach Ball, which will take place 5:30 p.m. …A Santa Barbara native, Ms. Jaimes earned a bachelor’s degree in economics and business with a minor in communications from Westmont College. more

Nwaba, FitzSimons shine

Great efforts by Santa Barbara Track Club teammates Tom FitzSimons and Barbara Nwaba yielded even better results. Nwaba produced a 2015 world-best score en route to winning the heptathlon, while decathlon winner FitzSimons put up a top U.S. point total for this year at the conclusion of the two-day Sam Adams Combined Events Invitational at Westmont College on Saturday. more

Santa Barbara Music Club Always FREE Concerts

On SATURDAY, APRIL 4 at 3 p.m. the SANTA BARBARA MUSIC CLUB will present another program in its popular series of concerts of beautiful music. …The program begins with Paul Hindemith’s striking Kleine Kammermusic (Little Chamber Music), performed by the resident woodwind quintet at Westmont College, Sonos Montecito: flutist Andrea Di Maggio, Trey Farrell, oboe, Joanne Kim, clarinet, Paul Mori, bassoon, and Bethany Stevens, horn. more

Nwaba leads heptathlon at Sam Adams

Barbara Nwaba may not have started the heptathlon off in front, but she definitely finished the first day at the Sam Adams Combined Events Invitational at the top. …Nwaba leads two-time Olympian Sharon Day-Monroe in the heptathlon standings while her Santa Barbara Track Club teammates Tom Hopkins and Tom FitzSimons are first and second in the decathlon heading into today’s finale at the Westmont College Track. more