School notes for May 13, 2014

Local student studies abroad

Maggie Loghry of Camas is among 48 Linfield College students participating this spring in a Linfield study abroad program.

Loghry, a junior, is majoring in nursing. She is the daughter of Diane and Jerry Loghry of Camas.

Loghry is studying at the National University of Ireland, Galway. She will experience the culture while learning with 15,000 Irish, American and international students.

Each student is able to choose his or her own courses. In addition to classes, students are required to perform community service in a program of their choice.

Galway is the third largest city in the Republic of Ireland and is regarded as the cultural capitol of the country because of its music and arts.

The Linfield College study abroad programs are designed for students who have completed one or two years of study in a required foreign language (Japanese, Spanish, French, Chinese or German) at Linfield and who will return to the college to share their international experiences with others in the campus community.

The curriculum includes language instruction as well as studies in the culture, politics, economics, history and art of the country. The program is open to sophomores, juniors and seniors, and selection is made on a competitive basis. Linfield covers the cost of the first, round-trip airfare when students qualify. Students pay regular Linfield tuition and a program fee.

‘Grimm Fairy Tales’ coming to Washougal

Journey Theater Arts Group will perform “Grimm Fairy Tales,” at Washougal High School’s Washburn Performing Arts Center, 1201 39th St., Friday, May 30 to Sunday, June 8.

It is the story of a social oucast who is thrust into a magcial world where fairy tale characters are very much alive, and “happily ever after” is in danger of disappearing for good.

Pre-sale adult tickets are $12. Youth and senior tickets are $10. Tickets for all peformances will be $3 more at the door. To see showtimes, purchase tickets or view special show pricing, visit

Library to host ‘William Shakespeare’s Star Wars’ author

Ian Doescher, author of “William Shakespeare’s Star Wars,” will be at the Camas Public Library at 6:30 p.m. Monday for a meet-and-greet.

His books are an offically licensed retelling of George Lucas’s movies, “in the style of the immortal bard of Avon.”

Costumes are encouraged. The library is located at 625 N.E. Fourth Ave.

Camas resident graduates from University of Dayton

Sarah Yedlick of Camas graduated Cum Laude with university honors from the University of Dayton with a bachelor’s degree in English.

A commencement ceremony was held Sunday, May 4, at the University of Dayton. More than 1,400 undergraduates received degrees.

The University of Dayton is a national Catholic, research institution. founded in 1850 by the Society of Mary (the Marianists).

Auditions set for ‘Shrek The Musical’

There will be auditions for “Shrek The Musical,” with Journey Theater Arts Group on Saturday, Monday and Thursday, June 7, 9 and 12.

Auditions are by appointment only. Contact for an appointment. Visit for more information.