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					                                                                                                                                  TALENT SEARCH CENTRAL NEWSLETTER                                                                         Volume 4, Issue 1
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    Southwestern Oregon Community College
                                                                                                         COOS BAY, OR
    1988 Newmark Ave                                                                                     PERMIT NO. 22
    Coos Bay OR 97420


    Forwarding Service Requested                                                                                                  Many activities
                                                                                                                                  on tap for NBHS
                                                                                                                                       Welcome back to
                                                                                                                                  school. Talent Search has
                                                                                                                                  many activities planned for
                                                                                                                                  the upcoming year to help
                                                                                                                                  all grade levels prepare for
                                                                                                                                  college. This year, we will
                                                                                                                                  be working even closer with
                                                                                                                                  you on your Advisory port-
                                                                                                                                  folios and supplementing
                                                                                                                                  those goals.
                                                                                                                                       Freshmen and sopho-
                                                                                                                                  mores will concentrate on
                                                                                                                                  exploring careers and taking
                                                                                                                                  field trips to a variety of
                                                                                                                                  sites. We have one event a
                                                                                                                                  month scheduled. You can
                                                                                                                                  look forward to a college
Herbert leaves TS at MHS                   tion to the Pirates. The Talent Search
                                           program is one of the most rewarding
                                                                                       teaching style will always be something
                                                                                       that I strive for in my own development.   fair, a trip to the aquarium,     Neil Winberg (standing far left) is the new Talent Search Coordinator at Marshfield
to coach hoops at SOCC                     programs and jobs I have every held.              It has always been a dream of mine   and several interest invento-     High School. He helped lead a session at last year’s Freshman Leadership Confer-
     This past July, I had an opportunity The staff is a unique group of individu-     to teach and coach at the college level,   ries..                            ence while working as the Upward Bound Specialist at MHS.
to apply for a full-time teaching and      als, who I will always consider my          and now I have the opportunity, but Tal-        Juniors and Seniors will
coaching position at Southwestern Ore- friends and hope to see in the stands of a
gon CC and was fortunate to receive the basketball game in the near future. All
job. On July 7, I accepted the position of students are so gifted and have potential
                                                                                       ent Search will always hold a special
                                                                                       place in my heart and I hope that I can
                                                                                       still be helpful in some way to the pro-
                                                                                                                                  focus on finding colleges
                                                                                                                                  that best fit them and ways
                                                                                                                                  to pay for the future. A va-
                                                                                                                                                                    Winberg moves to Talent Search
Physical Education Instructor/Head         they have not completely tapped into.       gram. Please feel free to contact me at    riety of workshops and ac-
Women’s Basketball Coach. While my              Sharilyn Brown, Talent Search Di-      my new phone number on campus (888-
                                                                                       7705) or stop by my office (Prosper 205)   tivities are planned. Please
                                                                                                                                                                    Familiar face changes             2008 graduates off and running
time at Marshfield was short in terms of rector, was and still is a tremendous in-
time, I will always feel a great connec-   fluence on me; her management and           to say hello or ask a question.            try to visit as many college      positions, but remains              Congratulations Class of 2008. It is great to see all the
                                                                                                                                  campuses with us as you
                                                                                                                                                                    in same office at MHS          wonderful places you are going and scholarships earned with
                                                                     After working with the TRIO programs at MHS last year,       can. The more campuses
♦ Winberg (Continued from Page 1)                               I feel like I’m getting a good grasp of all the opportunities     you see the better the fit will        My name is Neil Win-
                                                                                                                                                                                                   hard work. Study hard and reap the benefits of your labors.
                                                                                                                                                                                                        This year, we have some staff changes. Mike Herbert, the
as the Upward Bound Specialist at MHS last year and shared available to students both in the area and across the state. My        be. We try to schedule vis-       berg, and I just wanted to in- coordinator from MHS Talent Search, has taken the position
an office with Mike — Room 137, for those students who          main goal is to see as many Talent Search students get to col-    its so you miss as little         troduce myself as the new      of women’s head basketball coach and physical education
don’t know where to find me. Also, I went on many of the        lege as possible. I encourage all Talent Search students to       classroom time as possible.       Talent Search Coordinator at
Talent Search field trips. I’m excited to get to know the stu-  come and see me often.                                                                                                             instructor at SOCC. After a great deal of consideration, Neil
                                                                                                                                       Please come visit me,        Marshfield High School. Last
                                                                     Students in their Freshman through Junior years should
dents this year, and my hope is that students will benefit from                                                                   parents too. I am usually at      year’s coordinator, Mike Her- Winberg has moved from Upward Bound at MHS to Talent
working with me.                                                visit with me about college and careers at least four times per                                                                    Search at MHS. This move, paved the way for John Finney to
                                                                                                                                  NBHS from 7:30 to 3:30,           bert, landed the Women’s
     Just to fill you in on my background, I grew up in South- school year. Seniors should visit with me at least 10 times in     Monday thru Thursday.             Head Basketball Coach job at join Upward Bound as the coordinator. We are thrilled to both
eastern Idaho. After graduating high school, I moved to Mon- order to ready themselves for college. I can help students with                                        Southwestern Oregon CC, and have John working with Upward Bound and still have Neil at
tana and earned a degree in Secondary Education in Montana. school searches, college applications, scholarship searches,                            Kathy Blake
                                                                                                                                                                    though we are sad to lose      MHS to help during the transition. Please stop by and intro-
From there, I went to Texas to attend graduate school where I essay writing, FAFSA (financial aid) paperwork, SAT regis-                                            Mike after just one year, we   duce yourselves to John and Neil.
                                                                trations, and career exploration.
began teaching English Composition. Once I finished my
Master’s degree, I moved with my wife to Chicago and taught          Remember, there are around 200 Talent Search students at     U of O trip next                  are happy for him because           As Director of Talent Search and Upward Bound, I would
                                                                MHS, so the students who come in and visit with me the most                                         coaching is his first love.    like all participants and parents to feel free to call me with any
English and Philosophy at a community college. Moving                                                                                 The next campus visit
around provided me some great experiences, but I wanted to      are most likely to get the maximum help. Be persistent! Your                                             Many TS students will     comments, concerns, kudos or questions you may have. My
                                                                                                                                  is Thursday, Oct. 30 to the
return to the Northwest, so here I am in Coos Bay. I’m glad to future is worth the effort. Thanks so much, and I hope to see                                        recognize me, as I served      phone number is 888-7317; my e-mail is sbrown@socc.edu.
                                                                                                                                  University of Oregon.
be here.                                                        all of you soon.                                                                                      (Turn to Winberg, Page 4)                                                     Sharilyn Brown
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Sunset welcomes returnees, Millicoma students                                                                                      North Bend HS Class of 2008 plans for fall
    Welcome back Dolphins! A warm         greatest times of your lives, so take    Brandon Campbell, Clinton Che-
                                                                                                                                     Kathryn Almodovar (WOU). Evan          $5,000; Gina Gray (SOCC). Lydia Hart-   Petrie (SOCC) - SOCC Foundation,
welcome to those of you coming from                                            ney, Moira DeLyon, Jasmine Meline,
                                          advantage of it; study hard and enjoy!                                                 Ames (SOCC). Hilary Bockwinkel             ley (SOCC) - South Coast Business,      $3,348, Confederated Tribes, $3,000.
Millicoma. I am in the process of             Congratulations to last year’s   Alisha Molloy, Dillan Holman, Britt-              (working). Michael Brainard (SOCC).        $5,000; Ruby Hoang (PSU) - Oregon       John Pope (SOCC/OCCI) - South Coast
meeting with students to verify ad-                                            ney Loper, Chelsie Derby, Cody                    Christina Brown (SOCC). Zia Burris         Vietnamese Community Association,       Business, $5,000; Katie Rhoat
                                          honor roll students:
dresses and interests for the year. All                                        Glenn, Allison Longero, Amy                       (St. Mary’s) - St. Mary’s Scholarship      $500, Building Our Future, $1,500,      (International Air and Hospitality
students will be getting Talent Search             Current Freshmen            McHaney, McKenzi Seggerman-                       $30,524, NB Education Association, $400;   NBCSF, $2,000. Zackary Jeter (Navy).    Academy) - Rotary, $2000, NBCSF,
ID cards.                                              3.5 – 4.0 GPA           Johnson, Morgan Sharp, Jonathan                   Angelica Cabrales (SOCC) Christopher       Jessica Kalista (OIT) - Presidential    $1,000, IAHA, $1,500; Krystal Richards
                                                                               Mapilisan, Matthew Mustin, Sydney                 Carlisle (Military). Shu Yi Chen           Bronze, $1,000, NBCSF, $1,000.Taneisha  (SOCC) - Ford Jumpstart, $2,500,
     I will continue to offer homework        Patricia Austin, Mathew Dirk,                                                      (SOCC) - SOCC Foundation, $3,348,
                                                                               Vaughn.                                                                                      Kenyon-Dery (SOCC). Mindy Ku            NBCSF, $1,500; Ashley Robinett (
sessions during lunch time. Students      Anesa Fowler, Sammi Hammond,                                                           NBCSF, $1,250; Christopher Cipolla         (SOCC).                                 SOCC). Samantha Rogers (Massage
can receive assistance with their as-     Brittney Hausmann, Danni Kimball,                3.0 – 3.49 GPA                        (SOCC).                                                                            School) - South Coast Business, $5,000,
signments from me and their peers.                                                                                                                                           Samantha Lea (SOCC) - SOCC
                                          Mason Andersen, Kayla Rothlisberger,     Nathan Azevedo-Fox, Chey Knud-                   Koree Dean (Lane CC) - Miss Coos      Scholarship, $3,348; John Leonard (Cal- South Coast Employers Council, $250.
Come to my office on Monday and           Amy Smith, Alicia Brown, Allison     sen, Tia Morris, Courtney Fox, Evelyn             County Talent Award, $250, Miss Coos     Berkeley). Bridget Loya (SOCC). Nikki        Nyomie Sapp (working). Nancy
Wednesday’s at lunch time for extra       Minyard, Ashley Bell Ryan Hazen,     Garcia, Erin Jordan, Maryann Wel-                 County Community Service Award, $400, McAdams (Working). Mandy                     Sorensen (WOU) - Sam Walton, $1,000,
help. Don’t forget your passes!           Rachelle Logiudice – Cheney, Caitlin born, Mackenzie Vick, Chase David-                National Honor Society, $300, NBCSF,     McCaffree (Working;). Sierra McCay        Coos Bay Kiwanis, $1,000, High School
     I am also working on field trips for Mansfield, Frank Montenegro, Kara    son.                                              $1,250. Allison Dexter (SOCC) - SOCC (SOCC) -SOCC Foundation, $1,116,              Partnership Program, $500, WOU general,
this year. I am hoping that many of the Norton, Kara Young.                                                                      Foundation, $3,348, NBCSF $1,000; Al-    South Coast Business, $5,000; Taylor      $1,500, Mary Matthews Memorial, $500,
                                                                                                ---------
students will be taking advantage of                                                                                             oura Digiallonardo (U of O) - NBCSF,     McCrea (SOCC). Amanda McMillan            NBCSF, $1,250. Teri Spurgeon
                                                      3.0 — 3.49 GPA               If students or parents would like to          $1,000, South Coast Business, $5,000,    (OIT) - Presidential Bronze, $1,000, Ford (National Guard). Taylor Strand
these trips. Remember, these field trips
                                              Ty Cutting, Shon Mobley, Lindsay reach me, please e-mail me at                     Zonta, $100, Lions, $600, U of O Debate, Family, $5,000, Lakeside Women’s Club, (SOCC). Michael Torres (SOCC) - Vend
are at no cost to students or parents.
                                          Otton, Logan Alix.                   mboak@socc.edu, or phone 888-1242.                $1,000, U of O Access Scholar, $1,000.   $500, South Coast Business, $5,000, Rusty West, $500, South Coast Business, $5,000,
     I would like to congratulate all the                      th                                                                Nicolas Downing (SOCC). Aly Epperson Snyder, $600, NBSCF, $1,250; Ashlee           Ford Jumpstart, $2,500. Daniel Wiggins
8th graders who have moved on to high
                                                  Current 8 graders                                                              (SOCC) - NBCSF, $1,000.                  Meader (Lane Hair Cosmetic School). (Military). Kristen Woomer (SOCC) -
school! High school can be one of the                  3.5 – 4.0 GPA                                      Margie Boak               Alyssa Gallegos (Florida). Tiffini    Tyler Meichsner (SOCC). Jenna Miller SOCC Foundation, $2,532, SOCC Ambas-
                                                                                                                                                                          (working). Shawn Mitchell (EOU) –         sadors, $3,348, Lisa Wample, $300,
                                                                                                                                 Galvan (Central Texas). Steven Gar-
                                                                                                                                                                          EOU football scholarship; Juan Munzo      NBCSF, $1,000. Holli Young (working).
Homework help, field trips on tap for Bullpups
                                                                                                                                 boden, (University of San Francisco) -
                                                                                                                                 USF Tuition Grant, $25,000, USF Cross    (Cosmetology School).                        ***NBSCF stands for North Bend
                                                                                                                                 Country, $6,200, South Coast Business,      Marty Paterson (SOCC). Mark            Community Scholarship Fund.
      Welcome back Bullpups! I am in         Congratulations to last year’s                Current 7th graders
the process of meeting with students to honor roll students:                                                                                                                                     $500; Bay Area Sportsman’s $500; Dorothy Irene Moine; Probst
verify addresses and interests for the
year. All students will be getting Tal-          Current Freshmen
                                                                                               3.5 – 4.0 GPA
                                                                                      Brooke Hammond, Cheyanna
                                                                                                                                  Fall plans of ‘08 MHS grads                                    Memorial $1000. Chase Kozlowski (SOCC).

ent Search ID cards.                                 3.5 – 4.0 GPA                 Lakey, Amanda Lea, Jezibell Lopez,                Jarred Bassett (University of Portland) -Willis Smith Me-        Alexandria Lehto (college unknown) - Clark MacDonald
                                                                                   Xochitl Medina, Rachel Nix, Christian         morial Scholarship $1000; Jason Forrester Memorial $2000.       Voc/Tech $1000; Dashney Family Voc/Tech $500. Ashley Lin-
      I will continue to offer homework      Jonathon Harris, Caitlin McCul-       Yehle.                                        Brandon Benson (SOCC) - Robert Perrin Memorial $1000. Jac-      ville (undecided). Jacob Lohrke (SOCC) - Clark MacDonald
sessions during lunch time. Students     lough, Emily Thom, Ashley Watkins.
                                                                                               3.0 – 3.49 GPA                    queline Buchanan (SOU). Angel Clayburn (SOCC) - Merit           $4000. Jessica McDonnell (SOCC). Emily Miller (SOCC) -
can receive assistance with their as-
                                                    3.0 -3.49 GPA                                                                Award $500. Chelsea Clemens (PSU) - Spencer Erickson Me-        Albert Parantis Memorial $1000. Michael Millner (SOCC) -
signments from me. Come to the li-                                                     Amanda Cowan, Trinity Eaton,              morial $2000. Grace Collins (SOCC). Keneta Dietz (SOCC) -       Albert Parantis Memorial $1000. Courtney Moore-Buell
brary on Tuesday and Thursday’s at           Breanna Bishop, Geordy Blower,        Zack Hawk, Ty Rone, Raelene                   Albert Pranatis Memorial $1000. Alex Elletson (SOCC)- Walter    (undecided). Jenny Morris (college unknown) - Albert Parantis
lunch time for extra help.               Kaleb Noggle, Nicole Parker, Allison      Stinson, Jessica Sundbaum, Jodonya            Paczesniak Memorial $1000. Amy Duke (undecided).                Memorial $1000; Rotary Club $2000. Kris Muse (college un-
      I am also working on field trips   Warrick.                                  Wright.                                           Maranda Forbes (SOCC) - Harold Knutson $1000; Joseph        known) - Page Family $500.
for this year. I am hoping that many of                                                                                          McKeown Memorial $1000. Brady George (undecided). Sarah
                                                 Current 8th graders                                 -----
                                                                                                                                 Gibson (SOCC) - Isabel Galloway Memorial $2000; Maxine
                                                                                                                                                                                                     Nicole Nguyen (SOCC). Ashlee Pemberton (SOCC) -
the students will be taking advantage                                                                                                                                                            MHS Merit $300; Michael L. Keiser VoTech $700. Karina
of these trips. Remember these field                 3.5 – 4.0 GPA                     If students or parents would like to      Macguire $1000. Becky Gill (HWA Beauty School). Jake            Perez (SOCC) - Isabell Galloway Memorial $2100; Tom & Joan
trips are at no cost to students or par-                                           reach me, please e-mail me at                 Graves (SOCC) - Blanco Masonic Lodge $1000; Dick Hanen          Stamper Family $2000. Fuller Powell (unknown). Sarah
                                             Rebecca Hester, Alan Potts.           mboak@socc.edu, or call me at North           $750. Danae Hauntz (SOCC) - Albert Parantis Memorial $1000.
ents.                                                                                                                                                                                            Robertson (unknown). Cody Rood (SOCC) - Del Brunnel Me-
                                                    3.0 – 3.49 GPA                 Bend Middle School at 751-7293.               Jessica Hernandez (SOCC/OCCI) - Clark MacDonald $2000;          morial $500; Joslin Memorial $500. Barbara Ross-Roby
       I would like to congratulate all                                                                                          Gear Up $999. Alicia Howard (Portland State University) -       (SOCC). Nicholas Schroeder (SOCC). Cody Siegrist
      th
the 8 graders have moved on to high          Max Cole, Lyndee Dexter, Clayton                                 Margie Boak        Cameron Clay Memorial $1600.                                    (undecided). Tristan Smith (SOCC) - Albert Parantis Memorial
school! High school can be one of the    Duryee, Kevin Johnson, Sabrina              A federal Trio program funded by a              Katherine Jacobson (SOCC) - Jeff Tofflemire Memorial        $1000. Derek Sweeny (unknown). Mistie Wellesley (SOCC).
greatest times of your lives, so take    McNeely, Bailey Mueller, Kayla Ro-        $286,466 grant from the U.S. Department       $1300. Alicia Johnson (SOCC) - Bette Knox-Hansen Nursing        Tiffany Ziesloft (SOCC/OCCI) - Carlbom Family VoTech
advantage of it; study hard and enjoy! mero, Jessie Woodward.                      of Education.                                 $750. Sonia Kenyon (college unknown) - Joslin Memorial          $1000; John and Ginger Niemeyer Family $1000.

				
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