Canyonville Christian Academy Graduation
Canyonville Christian Academy will hold its graduation at 10:10 a.m. on Saturday, June 2, in the school gymnasium, 250 E. 1st St., Canyonville. Mr. Ed John (Class of 1964), former principal of West Salem High School, former principal of Chemawa Indian School, and current CCA board member will be the guest speaker. While at CCA, John was a star athlete in three sports and was a school record holder in track and field.
Jiani “Jenny” Guo is valedictorian. She is the daughter of Mr. Chunning Guo and Mrs. Hui Liu from Tianjin, China. She made the principal’s list every term at CCA, is a returning member of the National Honor Society, junior varsity basketball, and is a multiple-term, competitively selected CPR student (Christian Character, Personal Responsibility and Respect). Guo has been accepted to the University of Washington’s College of Engineering.
Huan “Lisa” Ye is salutatorian. She is the daughter of Mr. Feng Ye and Mrs. Jingmei Zhao from Jilin, China. She made the principal’s list every term at CCA and is a multiple-term, competitively selected CPR student (Christian Character, Personal Responsibility and Respect). She served as president of her sophomore class and as vice president of her junior class. She also recently won the Douglas County, Oregon Traffic Safety Department art contest for a traffic safety poster. She has been accepted to the University of California, Santa Cruz.
The 2018 graduates are: Sabrina Abdulkidir, Marcos Alarcon De La Valle, Kyli Burkhert, Che-Yu Chang, Chin Jui Chang, YuHsuan Chiu, Lisa Gakara, Jiani Guo, Pascal Hagenimana, Ella-Kellya Ikirezi, Kelly Best Kamanzi, Takezo Kanomata, Keza Kayije, Lisa Kayije, Teta Kayije, Crystal Kayumba, Minah Kim, Soala Krukrubo, Cheuk-Wun Lam, Tin Yam Lau, Chia Liang Liao, Hsuan Jun Lin, You-An Lin, Yanni Ma, Kelly Mucyo, Yedidia Mukunzi, Axel Ndagijimana, Tin Hin Max Ng, Dang Khoi Nguyen, Vu-Thuy-Vy Nguyen, Manzi-David Ntabara, McKenzie O’Sullivan, Kyeongrok Oh, Anika Ohmes, Sara Quiceno-Sandoval, Maria Fernanda Ramos, Lars Noe Rugambwa-Gwiza, Paula Saavedra-Gomez, Elijah Sandrali, Catherine Seccomb, Rui Tian, Shing Yo Tsai, Celine Umubyeyi, Samuel Uwimana, Lingchao Wang, Ka Hei Wong, William Wong, Eddie Wu, Sung-Yu Wu, Huan Ye, Ziheng Ye, Yaxi Yuan, Wai Pui Yuen, Junhan Zhang.