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Class of 2005

Highlights from 2004-2005

Viehauser to Princeton
Ashley Viehauser, WHS Class of 2005, was featured in a Southwest Journal Article in which she talked about Washburn's "strong yet underrated Advanced Placement program" and her preparations for Princeton University in the fall. SWJournal Article
Engineering Students Earn College Credit

Four Washburn Engineering students, taking the college level Engineering Design test, passed and earned their first college credits as freshmen in high school. MORE INFO
Millers Raising Dough
Washburn parents along with the Washburn High School Foundation have begun the Millers Raising Dough Campaign to help fund music and other programs at Washburn. Parents, alumni and community members contributed over $1,700 at the music concert on June 3. Our goal is to raise at least $80,000. MORE INFO
Students Building an Airplane
Since the fall of 2004 students in Peter Denny's aviation class have been building an airplane, called a Sonex. The plane will be inspected, tested and flown. Our estimated completion date is the summer of 2006. MORE INFO
Miller Open
The 9th Annual Miller Open Golf Tournament, held on Thursday, August 4, 2005, was a tremendous success. The objectives of the tournament this year were a $15,000 capital goal, a matching funds program, and new scoreboards for the gymnasium. MORE INFO
Fortune, Millers Take Gold
Kadeshia Fortune, Washburn High School Class of 2005, won the 100-meter dash in 12.32 seconds at the girls' Class 2A State Track Meet in Blaine on June 11, 2005. She followed that by leading the Millers to their second consecutive 4x100 meter relay state championship along with seniors Elizabeth Govrik, Rachel Lee and Tereza Govrik. This fearsome foursome holds state records in the 4x100 and 4x200 relays which they set in 2004. The Washburn boys 4x200 relay team took 4th place. Full Story  
Millers in Japan
Follow a group of Washburn students, led my Japanese Teacher Ann McCarthy, on their trip Japan beginning June 10, 2005. Here are some photos from their trip. Millers in Japan
Graduation 2005
The Washburn Class of 2005 received their diplomas as graduation was held on June 8, 2005 at the Minneapolis Convention Center.
Music Program is Back
The Washburn Leadership Team approved a motion to fund the music program for the 2005-2006 school year at it's current level. That means Lorie Hippen and Charles Preis will be back next year to continue to lead a growing music program at Washburn.
Biyoow among 6 Minnesotans to Receive Gates Scholarship
Ifrah Biyoow, Washburn High School Class of 2005, was among six Minnesotans to receive scholarships through the Gates Millennium Scholars program. Ifrah will attend Carleton College in Northfield, Minnesota.
City Champs Again
The girls softball team ended their season in a three-way tie for first place in the conference with South and Roosevelt. The Millers went on to beat Osseo 2-1 in the section playoffs before being eliminated.  Girls Softball
Boys Baseball Team Ties for Second in Conference
The boys baseball team won two games over the weekend to finish in a second place tie in the conference. They beat conference leader South 17-14 on Friday at Van Cleve. On Saturday Washburn topped Southwest 5-1 at Bossen. Washburn ended one of their best seasons in recent years with a loss to Southwest 7-6 in the region playoffs.
Patrick Selected for All-State Orchestra
Tim Patrick, class of 2006, has been selected to play in the 1st Violin section of the 2005-2006 Minnesota Music Educators Association All-State Orchestra. This honor indicates that he is one of Minnesota's finest high school musicians. He will attend the MMEA All-State Orchestra Camp in the summer of 2005 at Gustavus Adolphus College and will perform at Orchestra Hall. Congratulations Tim!
Bradden Chosen for All-Star Classic
Gyangelo Bradden, class of 2005, has been selected to play in Minnesota's 31st High School All-Star Football Classic on Saturday, June 25, 2005 at 7:00 pm at St. Cloud State College. Congratulations Gyangelo!
Earth Day 2005
Thirty Washburn students got out of bed early on Saturday, April 23, 2005 to participate in the Washburn Earth Day Community Clean-Up. It was a sunny and cool day as student cleaned up the school grounds and picked up trash on boulevards of homes in the Washburn neighborhood. FULL STORY
Hospitality and Tourism SLC Featured in Southwest Journal
The Academy of Hospitality and Tourism was featured in this week's Southwest Journal. The article tells how the academy prepares students for careers in the tourism industry, the largest service industry worldwide. Washburn graduate Michael Hernandez tells how being in the Hospitality and Tourism program has helped him in his career. Southwest Journal
Five Millers Sign
Five female athletes at Washburn took part in a college signing ceremony on April 19, 2005. Three are sprinters on the Millers' track and field team - twins Elizabeth and Tereza Govrik will attend South Carolina State and Kadeshia Fortune is heading for Mississippi. Basketball player Ashley Viehauser is going to play at Princeton, and Danielle Williams will attend South Carolina State on a golf scholarship. FULL STORY
Heading to State
Cherelle Nolen, Natasha Phelps, Maria Hansen, Beth Lube, Caitlin Cramer, Sarah Bruemmer, and Evan Baskerville will represent Washburn at the State History Day Fair.
Millers Heading to State