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Good News about Del Mar Elementary students and county graduates

Del Mar Elementary School fifth-grade students display their awards from Morro Bay Rotary’s Four-Way Test essay contest. From left in the front are Kathleen Yerkes, Krupa Patel and Erica Siegmund. Back from, from left, Krupa’s father, Nick Patel; Erica’s mother, Dawn Siegmund; and Rotarian competition co-chair Jill Drexsage. Not pictured is Heidi Kimbrell, Rotarian competition co-chair.
Del Mar Elementary School fifth-grade students display their awards from Morro Bay Rotary’s Four-Way Test essay contest. From left in the front are Kathleen Yerkes, Krupa Patel and Erica Siegmund. Back from, from left, Krupa’s father, Nick Patel; Erica’s mother, Dawn Siegmund; and Rotarian competition co-chair Jill Drexsage. Not pictured is Heidi Kimbrell, Rotarian competition co-chair.

Morro Bay

The Four-Way Test essay contest sponsored by the Morro Bay Rotary Club was recently held at a membership meeting at the Morro Bay Golf Course.

Two fifth-grade classes from Del Mar Elementary School participated in the competition by writing essays on the four principals of Rotary.

Kathleen Yerkes won third place and $25; Krupa Patel won second place and $50; and Erica Siegmund won first place and $100.

SLO County

Four county residents recently graduated from Western Governors University, a nonprofit online university in Salt Lake City, Utah.

The graduates include: Dena Greene of Atascadero, bachelor’s degree in nursing; Lynn Nordhus of Los Osos, master’s degree in nursing education; Julie Uetz Berger of Morro Bay, master’s degree in nursing leadership and management; and Dallas Dawson of San Luis Obispo, master’s degree in health care management.

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