NEWS BRIEFS — Weight loss class slated today in Port Angeles . . . and other items

Peninsula Daily News

PORT ANGELES — A free introductory weight loss class will be held at the Natural Healing Clinic, 162 S. Barr Road, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. today.

Beginners and veterans of “Emotional Freedom Technique” are welcome.

The class uses a wide variety of support tools, including Marianne Williamson’s book, A Course in Weight Loss, to help curb cravings, break bad habits and more

Registration is required. Phone 360-417-1515.

Center Valley geological field trip planned

CHIMACUM — A one-day geology field trip is scheduled for Saturday and will start at Chimacum High School, 91 West Valley Road, at 8 a.m.

The group will examine the bedrock and glacial deposits in Center Valley and along state Highway 104 between Discovery Bay and the Hood Canal.

A full schedule will include as many as eight stops, so participants should bring sack lunches, sunscreen, rock hammers and hand lenses, dress for the weather and wear sturdy shoes. Water and beverages will be provided.

Eight geologists with various specialties will be on hand to help people understand more about the rocks and landforms.

The trip is open to the public and costs $20 per person to defray expenses. The fee will be collected on the morning of the trip.

The fee includes a final stop for cider, wine, bread, cheese and chatter at Finnriver Farm.

To register or for more information, email by Wednesday.

This opportunity to learn about local geology is sponsored by the Jefferson Land Trust Geology Group, Washington Department of Natural Resources and University of Puget Sound.

WSU undergrads

PULLMAN — The following Washington State University students have earned undergraduate degrees for the spring 2014 semester:

■   Forks: Denise Catherine Gibbs, Bachelor of Arts in communication; and Robert Edward Wheeler, Bachelor of Arts in sport management.

■   Port Angeles: Craig Arthur Hoffman, Bachelor of Science in architectural studies; Rebecca Elizabeth Jones, Bachelor of Science in psychology; Michael Nathan Judd Steim, Bachelor of Science in basic medical sciences, magna cum laude; Jonathon Waldrip, Bachelor of Science in civil engineering, magna cum laude; Amanda Dawn Wasnock, Bachelor of Arts in hospitality business management; and Amy Catherine Winsor, Bachelor of Arts in business administration.

■   Port Townsend: Tyler Roth Buckham, Bachelor of Arts in history; and Rosie Marina Harris, Bachelor of Arts in education, magna cum laude.

■   Sequim: Victoria Christine Cantelow, Bachelor of Science in biology, cum laude; Xisa Michelle Dove, Bachelor of Arts in education, cum laude; and Marvin Kyle McKenzie, Bachelor of Arts in social sciences.

Honors earned by students are listed as summa cum laude for a cumulative GPA of 3.90 or better, magna cum laude for a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.70 but less than 3.90 and cum laude for a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.50 but less than 3.70.

Last modified: July 28. 2014 7:37PM
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