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Name droppers: Lea Rosenberg takes reins of Odd Fellows

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From page A12 | July 04, 2014 |

Lea Rosenberg of Davis was unanimously elected noble grand (president) of the Davis Odd Fellows Lodge. Rosenberg has been a member of the Davis Odd Fellows for 10 years and holds all degrees of Odd Fellowship. She recently served as vice grand (vice president) of the lodge and also is active in the community.

The Davis Odd Fellows are busy in the community of Davis and Yolo County. They host several annual events at the Odd Fellows Hall, 415 Second St. in downtown Davis, including Breakfast with Santa, Breakfast with the Bunny, A Taste of Davis and a Picnic Day pancake breakfast.

The Davis Odd Fellows raised money for Davis schools and set a Guinness world record with the world’s longest bicycle parade. The lodge also hosted a “DogtoberFest” that raised funds for the Davis Police Department’s K-9 program.

Also featured monthly at the lodge are free music nights on the first Thursday (Thursday Live!) and bingo games benefiting community groups, on the second Sunday.

Numerous co-hosted events are planned at the lodge to benefit local charities and community-serving groups throughout the year.   The Davis lodge and members recently donated $5,000 to the Yolo Crisis Nursery.

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Diane Ghrist, a 2003 graduate of DHS, graduated from American University’s Washington College of Law on May 18.

She will be taking the California Bar exam and then will start work as a litigator at a law firm in Washington, D.C., beginning in September.

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Veronica Duarte of Davis received a bachelor of fine arts printmaking degree from New York City’s Pratt Institute at its 125th commencement ceremony, held at Radio City Music Hall in New York City. Duarte was one of 1,337 graduates to be awarded their degrees.

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Benjamin Allardice of Davis graduated from Bob Jones University in Greenville, South Carolina, earlier this month with a bachelor’s degree in pre-physical therapy.

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UC Davis Institute of Transportation Studies Ph.D. candidate Gabriel Lade was awarded the 2013-14 Chevron Fellowship for his economic research on the costs of the low carbon fuel standard — an initiative to reduce the carbon intensity of fuel sold in California by 10 percent over the next decade.

The fellowship award recognizes a student’s academic and research accomplishments in transportation and energy by providing greater flexibility for their research.

In 2013, Lade was a member of the UC Davis student team that won second place in the U.S. Association for Energy Economics Case Competition for working on financial strategies to accommodate the increase in energy demand from plug-in electric vehicles.

At UCD, Lade has worked closely with Associate Professor C.-Y. Cynthia Lin, who nominated him for the fellowship. Together they have co-authored two papers focused on maintaining LCFS compliance costs at reasonable levels.

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A father and two sons were among the seven graduates at the Mentoring Academy’s first commencement ceremony on June 7 at the high school in Oakland.

Although the father, J. Edward Taylor, completed his Ph.D. at UC Berkeley and is a full professor of agricultural economics at UC Davis, he never graduated from high school.

The older brother, Sebastian Fletcher-Taylor, withdrew from high school for medical reasons, went on to master advanced math, chemistry and biology, is working in a research lab at Davis and is the first or second author on several published papers.

As a student at the Mentoring Academy, Julian Fletcher-Taylor, 18, completed his high school requirements with three years of math beyond calculus, science and engineering courses at UC Berkeley and AP English. He also was a NASA intern. He will attend UC Santa Cruz in its honors program in the fall.
The staff at Mentoring Academy collected needed transcripts and evaluated published research for the eldest Taylor and for Sebastian Fletcher-Taylor and concluded that they had completed the needed work for college preparatory high school graduation. Thus, all three were honored at the commencement ceremony.

Mentoring Academy is a college preparatory high school that personalizes the curriculum to meet the needs of individual students. Many enroll to be able to take more advanced courses than are offered in conventional high schools. Its central features include a strong focus on developing life skills in addition to its demanding academic program. Students attend school from 9 to 5:30 with the expectation that homework is completed at school.

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Caroline Paikoff of Davis was named to the dean’s list at Bates College in Lewiston, Maine, for the winter semester, a distinction earned by students whose cumulative grade-point average is 3.71 or higher.

Paikoff is a 2012 graduate of Da Vinci Charter Academy, and is majoring in theater.

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Braeden Van Deynze of Davis has earned placement on the Gonzaga University dean’s list for the spring semester. Students must earn a 3.5 to 3.69 grade-point average to be listed. Gonzaga University is in Spokane, Washington.

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Andrea Malenica of Davis was one of only 21 speech-language pathologists chosen to attend an intensive workshop on stuttering therapy.

Malenica participated in the workshop, “Using Cognitive Approaches to Working with People Who Stutter,” June 16-20 in Boston. It was cosponsored by the Stuttering Foundation and Boston University.

The Stuttering Foundation estimates that more than 3 million Americans stutter. While there are no miracle cures, a qualified speech clinician can help children and adults make significant progress toward speaking fluently.

The foundation notes that the 297 past graduates of the Boston workshop program have frequently created a “ripple effect” back in their home communities as they continue to share their knowledge.

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