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Mission Prep salutes 76 grads — they established ‘culture of care’ on SLO campus

Mission College Prep’s graduating class of seniors has shown leadership and created a “culture of care and accountability” on the school’s San Luis Obispo campus, according to principal Mike Susank.

The Catholic high school’s valedictorian is Scott Sharlach, who will attend Pomona College, and the salutatorian is Leah Rosales who will attend UC Berkeley. … Additionally, graduates will attend colleges including USC, Pepperdine, Auburn, Oregon, Penn State, Mississippi State, Boise State, San Diego State, Chapman University and Westmont College. more

Weld County Tributes for Aug. 3

Hollice “Holly” Claypool

April 30, 1944-July 27, 2017

Age: 73

Residence: Greeley

Hollice “Holly” Claypool, 73, of Greeley, passed away July 27, 2017, at North Colorado Medical Center. She was born April 30, 1944, in Lancaster, Pa., to Richard and Meda. … Mr. Norbie married Edna Marie Adams on June 7, 1947, and graduated with honors from Westmont College in 1948. They moved to Wheaton, Ill., and he graduated with a master’s degree from Wheaton College in 1949.

Kokkonen’s ‘the legal immigrant’ campaign slogan raises questions

When Matt Kokkonen entered the race to replace Congresswoman Lois Capps with the campaign slogan “The legal immigrant for U.S. Congress,” some observers saw it as, at best, a provocative phrase to display his conservative stance toward immigration, or at worst, a thinly veiled insinuation that the other two naturalized citizens running for the seat had some kind of illegal status. …He earned a bachelor’s degree in philosophy and a master’s degree in financial services at Westmont College in Santa Barbara, served in the California National Guard, and founded his own insurance and financial services agency in San Luis Obispo in 1975. more

Congressional candidates making final push before state’s June 7 primary

As mail-in ballots for the June 7 primary begin arriving in San Luis Obispo County mailboxes, nine hopefuls for the 24th Congressional District seat are making their final cases for why voters should send them to a runoff in the general election in November. …Education: BA in Philosophy, Westmont College

Cal Poly’s Bach Week celebrates legendary composer

For baroque music buffs, the mere mention of “Johann Sebastian Bach” evokes a rapturous response. …Visiting professionals include faculty members at Westmont College in Santa Barbara, and members of Canzona Women’s Ensemble, Cuesta Master Chorale, San Luis Obispo Symphonyand Symphony of the Vines. more