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+ _ Tomorrow's leadership will be in safe hands (continued from page 3) 'Forest Ridge's Anne Mc- Kinstry, selected one of the Convent's top students, reiter- ated Mary's previous statement: "It's absolutely necessary to have a Catholic education, ' A.nne said, "so that you can de- fend your Faith. In high school you get more of the reasoning of the Faith. In grammar school, it's almost catechetical instruc- tion. In a Catholic college it'll be all the more so." She and her twin, both schol- arship winners, wilt be among the seniors at the combined commencement. She will attend Barat College of the Sacred Heart in Lake Forest, 111., to major in education. Her identi- cal twin, Mary Ellen, will ma- jor in journalism at San Fran- cisco College for Women. They are the daughters of Mr. and Mrs. Robert S. McKinstry, 201 ! 89th St. NE in Bellevue's Sacred Heart Parish. Anne this year was Sodality vice prefect, feature editor of the school's newspaper and secretary for the Catholic Interschool Coun- cil of Seattle (CISCOS). The boys declared similar sentiments about the value of a Catholic education. Said O'Dea's student body president, Paul DiDonato: "The value of a Catholic education is knowing what's right and wrong. The basic thing we learned at O'Dea is living a good Catholic life. We started out our freshman year by learning the greater perspec- Paul with a 3.257 GPA is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Simon (Sam) DiDonato, 1530 S. Fer- dinand St. in St. Edward's Par- ish. Looking at life's ultimate goal, Larry Blain of Seattle Prep commented : "1 see the relationship of God with life. You just can't take life on the material level because man's final end is to be with God arid life is just that---a preparation for this." Larry with GPA of 3.688 will enter Seattle University's honors program next fall. He plans to concentrate on mathe- matics. Larry was the Panthers" football place-kicker. He also runs the mile for the track team and participates in school plays. The senior is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Claude W. Blain, 3661 50th Ave. NE in Assump- tion Parish. A Catholic education to Bel- larmine's valedictorian, ]J o h n Leppert, has mean.t-a "well- +. rounded" one. "I couldn't think o attend- ing any other school but a Catholic one," he said. The son of August L. Lep- pert, 7209 S. G St.. in Tacoma's St. Ann's Parish, John plans to majorin civil engineering at the University of Portland. At Bel- larmine, he-played the tenor saxophone for the Pep Band while working a paper route during school months to save up for college. His GPA is 3.87. A deeper understanding of rive of our Catholic doctrine, their Catholic faith was noted In our sophomore and junior by both Mary Buennagel of St. years, we learned how to apply Mary's Academy in Winlock them to our own lives. This and Dick Layton, also from year we took a course on how to prove the existence of God: by reason and in the final half a course on marriage.." A two- year football letter- man, Paul was inspired by a dentist-cousin, Dr. John De- Lorie of Seattle, to major in pre- dentistry at Washington. Bellarmine. In Mary's words: "My Cath- olic education made me realize what being a Catholic really is ... not just going to Mass and saying grace, but living my Faith, applying it to daily sit- uations. This is the greatest, part of my education." TACOMA Tothe " -- : ": _ _. .......... ..- .+++ ..... GrOgS::+: ;] : Bob Arnstein and all o/us will be most happy to help you select your Suit, Sports Coat and Slacks . . . all popularly priced to /it your budget. 2 Stores To Serve You UNIVERSITY STORE OPEN THURSDAY EVENINGS Arnstein's 4536 Um'versi Way N.E. Ballard 5451 Balrd N.W. " I I I Mary, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Buennagel of 2223 S. Fir in Everett, is a member of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish. She is a top studert and is student body president at St. Mary's. Mary plans to enter Mount Alverno Novitiate for the Franciscan Sisters of Chris- tian Charity and Penance in the fall. Dick Layton, son of Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Layton of St-. Patrick's Parish in Tacoma, is secretary-treasurer of the Bel- larmine student body. "We need some type of re- ligion in our education," Dick said. "This is where the public school is lacking .... it's neces- sary to see religion as related to other subjects. In public schools religion is separated from other subjects. Here we can see God in everything we do." Dick is phnning to enter the honors seminar at Seattle U in September with eventual plans of bed6ming a lawyer. "A Catholic education is much m o r e tlorough," he added. Dick emphasized that as a preparation for future studies the parochial school has-all the advantages. For Sheila McMenamin, stu- j..* ,. F.rtay,. dent body president and vale- dictorian at A q u i n a s High School in Tacoma, "a Catholic education has been a very good foundation for defending my Faith." :- The 1963 + high school senior count Here's a quick look at the num. ber of seniors graduating from each high school in the Archdio - Sheila, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James McMenamin of eese during 1983: Holy Cross Parish, feels that a Aquines, 65 girls, class in logic cotlht be taught :Blancher, 101 boys antt 127 girls to high school seniors, but oth- erwise her classes were "a bet- ter preparation for college courses" than those she could receive in another school. Sheila will enter Gonzaga University in the fall to study medical technology. The "thoroughness" of a Catholic education was noted by Thomas Walker of St. Mar- tin's High School in Ol:ympia. Tom, the son of Mr. and Mrs. George Walker of Holy Rosary Parish, Edmonds, en- tered a Catholic School for the: first time as a freshman at St.i Martin's. 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