09-23-2017  7:46 am      •     
The Wake of Vanport
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NEWS BRIEFS

Morris Marks House on the Move

Its relocation is scheduled for Sept. 30 and will take approximately two days ...

Tim Burgess Inaugurated as 55th Mayor of Seattle

Burgess, a former radio journalist, served as Seattle City Councilmember from 2008 to 2017 ...

Mobile Mammography Van Comes to Health Fair, Oct. 7

Onsite mammograms, music, food, health information, and fun ...

Humboldt Sewer Repair Project Update: September 15, 2017

Environmental Services continues a project to repair more than 3 miles of public sewer pipes ...

NAACP Portland Branch Invites Community to Monthly General Membership Meeting

Meeting takes place from noon to 2 p.m. Sept. 23 ...

U.S. & WORLD NEWS

OPINION

Trump Can’t Deport the American “Dreamers” Without a Fight

Julianne Malveaux criticizes President Trump’s approach to immigration, the dreamers and DACA. ...

What You Should Know about the Equifax Data Breach

Charlene Crowell, the communications deputy director for the Center for Responsible Lending, reports on the Equifax data breach which...

Jeff Trades an Unknown Known for a Known Known

Jeff Tryens reflects on life in Central Oregon ...

We Must Have A New Poor People's Campaign and Moral Revival

Bishop William J. Barber II pens an exclusive op-ed about the need for a New Poor People's Campaign and Moral Revival. ...

AFRICAN AMERICANS IN THE NEWS

ENTERTAINMENT

Kahedja Burley
By The Skanner News

The 2015 Rose Festival Court includes 13 outstanding Portland Metro high school students. Young women chosen to be Court Members participate in community events, receive one-on-one mentorship from top female executives, and a $3,500 scholarship provided by The Randall Group. The Rose Festival Court is sponsored by Unitus Community Credit Union.

All photos courtesy of the Portland Rose Festival

Kenedja JeffersonKahedja Burley, Jefferson High School, daughter of Mashavu Hicks and Rondale Burley

Amber MadisonAmber Shackelford, Madison High School, daughter of Jennifer and James Shackelford

Tabitha LincolnTabitha Ivan, Lincoln High School, daughter of Tammy and John Ivan

Paris Central CatholicParis Sykes, Central Catholic High School, daughter of Russell Sykes and Latasha Williams

Crystal ParkroseCristell Gonzalez Perez, Parkrose High School, daughter of Karina Perez Zamacona

Ellie David DouglasElli Simotas, David Douglas High School, daughter of
Anna Simotas

Devon St MarysDevon Thompson, St. Mary's Academy, daughter of Keli and Robert Thompson

Tihanne Mar Shall BensonTihanne Mar-Shall, Benson Polytechnic High School, daughter of Francine Mar-Shall

Lily WilsonLily Brodrick, Wilson High School, daughter of Lisa Molina and Joseph Brodrick

Naomi Tsai ClevelandNaomi Tsai, Cleveland High School, daughter of Alison Hansell and Honan Tsai

Erika Manzo RooseveltErika Manzo, Roosevelt High School, daughter of Veronica Silva de Manzo and Carlos O. Manzo

Olivia GrantOlivia Berry, Grant High School, daughter of Bill and Julie Berry

Sierra FranklinSierra Hosea, Franklin High School, daughter of Kristi and Jeff Hosea

 

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