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Kenneth Hall. Class of 67

November 16, 2019 by Paul Stensen (Register to contact)

Ken passed away on November 7, 2019

Felicia McDaneld Crowned 2011 American Beauties Plus Woman Queen

June 26, 2011 by Felicia McDaneld (Register to contact)

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Felicia McDaneld, of Tacoma, WA, has been crowned 2011 American Beauties Plus Woman Queen. She competed with women from all over the United States for the title of Miss American Beauties Plus Elite in April 2011. “This is just amazing!” McDaneld said. The American Beauties Plus Pageant system is unlike any other pageant concept. It celebrates the full-figured woman of the United States and promotes their inner beauty, character development, leadership, on-going education, broad intellectual interests, artistic talents, healthy lifestyles, social minded, civic involvement and cultural awareness.

As 2011 American Beauties Plus Woman Queen, McDaneld will have the opportunity to further promote her platform: Healthy at every size. “Healthy is more than a number on a scale. I want everyone to know they can live a healthy life,” she said.

McDaneld has a B.A. in Communications from Piedmont College. She has been a ticket agent with Alaska Airlines in Seattle for 6 years. “I have a lot of coworkers who have had lap band surgery. I don’t think that’s the answer. I hope during in my reign I can help women to love and honor the body they have and not hate themselves for what they aren’t.”

To learn more about our unique system, view the recent pageant highlights, or to apply to become a delegate or a sponsor, please visit our Facebook page American Beauties Plus pageant.
For more information contact: Mrs. Angela Howell, Executive Director at *****

Wilson High School News From Around The Web

Calling all Wilson High School grads from class of '69  Tacoma Weekly

Wilson High School presents Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST  Broadway World

Wilson High’s ‘Ram Man’ is Washington State Principal of the Year  The News Tribune

Tacoma teacher against ethnic studies says diversity divides us

Diversity education is a divisive education  Tacoma News Tribune

Stadium Bowl in Tacoma competing for 'America's Best High School Stadium'

Wilson High School introduces Edge Foundation coaching to help students with ADHD and adverse childhood experiences succeed  Tacoma Weekly

Wilson High School Presents DISNEY'S HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL  Broadway World

‘She loved Tacoma’ — Wilson grad killed in reunion accident remembered  The News Tribune

Wilson High talent presents 'High School Musical'  The Suburban Times

Wilson's Don Clegg – the 'grandfather of Tacoma football' – retiring after 29 seasons  The News Tribune

Karen Vialle, school board member and first woman mayor of Tacoma, has died  Tacoma News Tribune

Class reunions for 2018  The News Tribune

$30 million in budget cuts coming to Tacoma schools next year. Public asked to share thoughts  Tacoma News Tribune

Matthews will be a Mountaineer. Wilson basketball standout commits to West Virginia  The News Tribune

Mayor, youth meet to discuss current events  Tacoma Weekly

He jumped in front of train after being turned away by Tacoma’s new psychiatric hospital  Tacoma News Tribune

Principal Kevin Ikeda keeps them learning – and laughing – at Stadium High School  Tacoma Weekly

From track star to almost dead, Darrell Robinson’s 35-year journey comes full circle  The News Tribune

Tacoma glassblower brings the fire to new Netflix show  Tacoma News Tribune

Teen graduates from high school after being in a coma for five months  Q13 FOX

Peaks and Pints Tree Year Anniversary

Karen Vialle leaves lasting gifts to Tacoma  Tacoma Weekly

CEO of new Tacoma psychiatric hospital says patient’s suicide ‘difficult to accept’  Tacoma News Tribune

Badly needed Tacoma psychiatric hospital’s beds empty; accreditation effort on ‘pause’  Tacoma News Tribune

Class reunions  The News Tribune

Anti-abortion student group says school is treating it unfairly  Q13 FOX

TFD veteran poised to become next fire chief  Tacoma Weekly

Holiday Adventure

A fresh start for three of Tacoma's top basketball programs  Tacoma Weekly

Grondahl: Ted Bundy still haunts Tacoma  Times Union

Tacoma man wants Spokane’s Wilson Elementary renamed  The Spokesman Review

Across the Fence: Swimming Pools  The Suburban Times

Tacoma athletes claim titles and records at state track meet  Tacoma Weekly

20 years ago, Pizza & Pipes, a University Place fixture, burned down  Tacoma News Tribune

Deputies still seeking answers after identifying remains found in 1980  KIRO Seattle

Major Link Soccer: U.S. men embarrassed by Canada  Sounder At Heart

Shooting in 2007 at Tacoma's Foss High School still reverberates today  The News Tribune

Who was Robert Washburn in the 1980s? Police have few details on suspect in Bastian case  The News Tribune

Black students settle discrimination lawsuit against UP School District for $450,000  The News Tribune

School funding levies are on the ballot this month. Here’s why they matter  The News Tribune

July 4th Fireworks and Fun in Steilacoom, Washington

Three of Tacoma's best prep coaches bid farewell  Tacoma Weekly

Pro-Tem Judge Dwayne Christopher to Seek Tacoma Municipal Court Judge, Position #3  The Suburban Times

Bellingham Is a Beer Drinker's Paradise

Lincoln High drumline plays in front of record crowd at Seahawks game  The News Tribune

The News Tribune’s 2018 Untouchables — the state’s most unbeatable high school wrestlers  The News Tribune

Team Backpack puts out call to help students in need  Tacoma Weekly

Previews? Staff predictions? Everything you need to know about this weekend’s state high school basketball...  The News Tribune

Washington State Passes a New Law Focusing on Breast Density and Mammograms

Summer Festivals Not to Miss in Tacoma in 2018

Tacoma's remodeled Stewart Middle School opens six months early on Monday  The News Tribune

Teacher fired for being gay gets an apology — 42 years later  Washington Post

'I panicked,' says man who shot an acquaintance and hid the body in a trunk  The News Tribune

Tacoma thriller mixes Hollywood stars and locals  The News Tribune

Ben Cheney: The icon behind Tacoma's ballpark  Sportspress Northwest

Easter Family Fun in Tacoma, Puyallup and Beyond

Candidates announce run for office  Tacoma Weekly

Anti-war protests, race riots — 1968 in Seattle looked a lot like it did in the rest of the country  Seattle Times

Washington’s National Merit Scholarship semifinalists named; Seattle’s Lakeside tops list  Seattle Times

Read with a Princess  Tacoma Weekly

Public apology to be issued to Tacoma school teacher fired in ’72 for being gay  Q13 FOX

Learn How to Sail with the Puget Sound Sailing Institute

ELECTION '18  Tacoma Weekly


Daffodil Parade rings in spring despite stormy skies  Tacoma Weekly

Washington Public High School Censors Pro-Life Group's Posters

20 Free Things To Do With Your Kids in the South Sound

Mark Holcomb to helm TAM as Interim Executive Director  The Suburban Times

TwinStar Credit Union: Realizing Financial Dreams for 80 Years

Olympic boxer Leo Randolph Sr. is still a champ to transit riders — and kids  The News Tribune

Tacoma Pho Restaurants

Move-In Day: Saint Martin's University Welcomes Largest Freshman Class Ever  ThurstonTalk

Since Sandy Hook, a gun has been fired on school grounds nearly once a week  Los Angeles Times

Hop Hop Hooray — Your Guide to Pierce County Easter Egg Hunts

Behind the Scenes with Tacoma's 'Human Jukebox,' Steve Stefanowicz

Missing: Brison Miller  The Suburban Times

Tacoma man arrested on suspicion of murder in Thurston County shooting case  The News Tribune

Ex-Eastern volleyball star raising children, running business  The Spokesman Review

Pan dulce primer: A tour of Tacoma-area Mexican bakeries  The News Tribune

Database: How many children have experienced school shootings in America?  The Washington Post

Longtime Kittitas County judge Michael Cooper retires  Daily Record-News

Immerse Yourself in the Magic of Theater at the Lakewood Playhouse

How Many People Did Ted Bundy Kill? A Timeline Of The Serial Killer's Gruesome Murder Spree  Oxygen

Playoff basketball: Prairie Power x 2

U.S. District Court judge chosen from Clark County  The Columbian

Heritage Distilling Company's Dain Grimmer Brings Spirit to Gig Harbor Distillery

Your Healthcare Connection: Olympia Orthopaedic Surgeon Performs Washington's First Robotic-Guided Spine Surgery

Travel Through The Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge Junior Ranger Program

Thurston County Youth Football League - Bigger, Better Than Ever  ThurstonTalk

The political legacy of Patty Lent  Kitsap Sun

Rotary Youth Exchange – Making the World Smaller  The Suburban Times

Trufant brothers plan for unique weekend  The Spokesman Review

FBI Says Oregon Suspect Planned 'Grand' Attack  New York Times

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