Spencer Dunn, 15, Class A State Champion of Edward Little High School, recently competed in the Junior Men’s 10,000m Race Walk at the USA Track & Field Outdoor National Championships at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa.
In his first appearance on the junior national stage, Dunn placed sixth with a time of 54:35. This earned him a spot on the USA junior team that will compete at the 25th annual USA v. Canada Junior Race Walk Dual in Boston in August. Just one week earlier, Dunn had a second place, All American finish at the New Balance High School Nationals in Greensboro, NC.
Western Maine Transportation Services bus driver David Webster of Wales recently took fourth place in the tightly-contested 2013 Community Transportation Association of America (CTAA) National Transit Roadeo in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
Held as part of the annual CTAA Expo conference, the event attracted 61 of the nation’s top transit bus drivers. The top five contestants were separated by only 31 points. Webster collected a total of 865 points for his efforts, which resulted in a tie with the fifth place finisher, but Webster took fourth place honors because he had a faster elapsed time on the driving course.
The Elks Lodge #371 held a Flag Day Celebration on Sunday, June 16. Exalted Ruler of the Lewiston Elks Club Michael Aube served as master of ceremonies. Several music videos were presented along with a flag folding ceremony presented by the Daughters of the American Revolution.
The Lewiston-Auburn Rotary Club held its annual Awards Night recently at the Ramada Inn of Lewiston, where the inaugural Ethics in Business Award was presented to Jim Wellehan of Lamey Wellehan Shoes. Other nominees for the award included Center Street Dental, Geiger Group, Grant’s Bakery, Community Credit Union, City of Lewiston and Taylor Brook Animal Hospital.
“With seven very respectable businesses nominated, the nomination committee had a tough decision to make,” said L-A Rotary president Shawn Wright. “We have no winners and losers here tonight. The nominees are a great testament to the vibrant business community of Lewiston-Auburn.”
During the school year, athletic teams at the school held special cancer awareness events at field and ice hockey games.
“Each team dressed in pink or teal to signify a certain kind of cancer,” said Saint Dominic Academy principal Donald Fournier. “The gate money collected at each game was then pooled by the teams to make up the total amount.”