Annemarie Curd is the recipient of the 2013-14 Sno-Isle School Retirees Association $2,000 scholarship.
Curd earned a degree in literature at Western Washington University and will spend the coming year at Western earning her secondary teaching certificate with a minor in early language learning.
Teaching is not new to Curd's family. Her father is a member of Sno-Isle and teaches at Silver Lake Elementary School in Everett. Her mother is a teacher and currently helps homeless students attend school. And her brother will be applying for a Sno-Isle scholarship next year.
Granite Falls cheer squad chants way to trophy
The Granite Falls High School cheer squad won the NCA Championship Chant trophy at a National Cheerleaders Association Cheer Camp, held Aug. 5-8 at the University of Washington.
Team members are Hailey Arndt, Kaytie Campbell, Diana Cortes, Kamryn Curry, Hanna Eadie, Erin FitzGerald, Christy Krischano, Shayna Koglin, Stephanie Selia and Shelby Schuman.
In addition, three squad members -- Curry, Cortes and Selia -- were nominated to compete at the National Bid Competition in Texas.
For the chant category, the girls were graded on their overall performance, sharpness of motions, memory of words, ability to stay in sync, and their vocal clarity and loudness.
Kristen Curry coaches the team.
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