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| Last girl standing|
Sharon Chen '12 (Beijing) was the last senior girl to have her name called at Commencement, but she didn't mind since she was the valedictorian of the Class of 2012.
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Postal Service honors Centennial
The upcoming Centennial Celebration of Woodcraft Camp is being honored with a special commemorative pictorial postmark. This unique philatelic item is available only at the event or by mail order and will be a great hit with participants who want a very special souvenir.
Both the Culver Post Office downtown and the Culver Academies Post Office will be using the postmark through the summer. A special guest registration site will be set up during the Centennial Celebration on Friday, July 20, and Saturday, July 21, at Culver Academies.
The Postal Service will provide a special pictorial postmark when you present an addressed or unaddressed envelope, post card, or other item with sufficient first class postage. Make your reservations now.
Penske building leaders
Program uses Summer Camps as springboard
Roger Penske W'50 is using Culver Summer Schools & Camps to teach leadership to promising students in the Detroit area. He hosted a group of them during the Belle Isle Grand Prix on June 2.
Also, David Shelton '08 spent his spare time at the University of the South as a volunteer firefighter - one of the few collegians in the country doing so.
The Quizbowl team took sixth in the Midwest; and Amanda Master '11 was named a Kemper Scholar at Valparaiso University. All this and more in News.
Sword for the ages
Reilly saber represents four generations
When Meghan Reilly walked through the Graduation Arch on June 3, she represented the fourth generation of the Reilly Family to graduate from Culver.
The Reilly family's history is symbolized by the saber carried by her great-grandfather John G. Reilly, Class of 1913, which is now a part of the Academies Museum collection. Read the full story.
Bringing out the big guns
Wilkinsons gather for Gold Star Ceremony
Three generations of the Wilkinson Family participated in the Culver Gold Star Ceremony on Memorial Day. Alex Wilkinson '14 was joined on the Battery firing line by his father, Jay, and grandfather, Bill, during the 21-gun salute.
Read more here.
Heckaman makes state
Lacrosse, rugby players named to all-star teams
Leah Heckaman '14 made her second trip to the state finals on June 2, but this time she qualified in two events. Heckaman participated in the discus and shot put.
The CGA lacrosse team placed several members on the various all-star teams and senior Maeve McHugh earned All-America honors.
Three CMA lacrosse players have been named to the Canadian U-19 national team. Five are named to the Midwest all-star team. Three more were named to the all-state honorable mention list.
Rugby has some regional all-stars, too. And Alex Banfich '08 has taken a step closer to being named an Academic All-American. In Sports.
Olympic marathoner Frank Shorter on campus
Frank Shorter, the winner of the 1972 Olympic marathon, was on campus to work with runners during the Culver long distance running camp.
Joining Shorter was Jacqueline Hansen, the two-time women's marathon record-holder. They met with students, talking about their experiences and discussing training methods, nutrition, and hydration.