Congratulations are in order for Sunol Glen School’s
former Superintendent/Principal, Diane Everett as winner of
the 2007 Outstanding Administrator Award by Phi Delta Kappa.
An international organization boasting 100,000 members, Phi
Delta Kappa honors those in the education field and selects
nominated candidates based on one or more of three ideals,
research, service, and leadership.
Diane, who retired from Sunol Glen last year after 15 years in the position,
was nominated by another Sunol Glen retired teacher, Madeline Ward.
Our Sunol 4-H kids did it again; they made a great showing at the Alameda County
Fair. Congratulations go to the following: Art Benevides placed 3rd in woodworking;
April Ganser received a 4th place in horse showmanship and reserve champion gelding;
Gabrielle Gilbert placed 3rd for her market steer; received the Bud Andrade Memorial
Award for the Highest Placing Hereford Cross Steer; Aleia Gonsalves received
3rd place for Market Duroc cross class, 8th place for swine showmanship, 1st
place for feeder pig, champion beef showmanship, 2nd place for market steer,
7th place in class; Gregory Griggs received a 1st place in woodworking; Megan
Harlan placed 1st for best of breed, rabbit and 1st place best of broken; Jessica
Harlan placed 1st in her class for Jr. Himalayans. This rabbit was bred and raised
by Jessica Harlan and Devin Wells.
Frankie Imhof received 1st place for Advance Master Showmanship,
2nd for Skill a thon, won Supreme Champion Heifer, Supreme
Reserve Champion Bull, 1st place Breeding Showmanship, Reserve
Champion Dairy Heifer, 1st place Dairy Showmanship, 1st place
Swine, 1st and 2nd place Lamb and 1st place Beef; Haley Imhof
won Supreme Champion Dairy Heifer, placed 1st for Dairy Showmanship
and received a 3rd place in beef; Drew Imhof won 1st place
for dairy heifer, 2nd place for dairy showmanship, 2nd place
for swine and 4th place for beef.
Quinn Kalabolas received a 4th place in Rabbit Breed (Himalayans);
Katelyn and Will Olsen placed 3rd in all other variety for
Mini Rex Rabbit and a 1st in Fur Class; Cassie Scroggins received
a 2nd place for Jr Master Showmanship, 1st in class with heifer
and 3rd in class with second heifer, 4th place showmanship
in breeding, 2nd place in woodworking, 2nd in
class with pig, 1st in class with steer, 1st place swine Jr.showmanship,
2nd place in Jr. Masters.
Horse placements: 3-4th places & 2-3rd places misc. gymkhana
classes, 1-2nd place in western pleasure. Kyle Scroggins won
6th in swine market, Reserve Champion Feeder pig, 6th in class
with steer, 1st place in Intermediate Swine showmanship and
2nd place in Advance swine showmanship, 9th place in beef showmanship;
Chanel Schvaneveldt won Grand Champion Hog. Lowell Hoxie received
the award for Outstanding Project leader. The Sunol Rabbit
Project - 4th in Decoration, the Sunol Swine Project placed1st
for Clean Pen award.
Well, I just acquired two goats, Barbara and Billy, and I’m
really not sure what I’m supposed to do with them. All
they ever do is eat, sleep and ...well, you know. Maybe I should
ask one of the 4-H kids how to handle my new animals? I wonder
if I’m over the age limit to be a 4H member?
The month of August only means one thing in Sunol and that’s
wine tasting on the Niles Canyon Railway. The railway is running
a “wine tasting special” train to their normal
Sunday train schedule to accommodate passengers 21 years of
age and older with a relaxing 2 hour afternoon ride through
beautiful Niles Canyon. You will be introduced to a variety
of wines by sommelier, Sean Andrade who will be offering a
selection of 2 white wines and 2 red wines paired with specific
foods. The price is $35 per person which includes the tasting,
commemorative wine glass and buffet tray. Please call 925-862-9063
or visit www.ncry.org for more information or to purchase tickets.