Youth Wrestling, Humane Society, Andy Fitzpatrick, Eric Graue and
Tucker Biesenthal make the Close Up
By Mike Fak
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Lincoln Youth Wrestling team competed in the Monticello Kids
Open on Sunday, Feb. 7, and the results were as follows:
In the 6 and under division, Austin
O'Donoghue and Tony Gandolfi brought home first-place trophies, Cade
Tanner took second, and Kia Carvalho got fourth.
In the 7- and
8-year-old division, Collin Cogdill and Trevor Bree took second,
Tyler Werth and Roux Starr took fourth.
In the 9- and 10-year-old division, Jarrett Poole got a
first-place trophy and Michael O'Donoghue took fourth.
The team will travel to Chatham next Sunday to wrestle in the
Chatham Kids Titan Clash.
Humane Society of Logan County's annual pancake and sausage
breakfast will be on Saturday, Feb. 13, at Friendship Manor from
7 a.m. to noon. Tickets are $6 for adults, $3 for children 4-10, and
free for 3 and under. If you would like to sell tickets or buy
tickets, please call Marsha Brown, 217-735-2108. Treat your
sweetheart for the perfect beginning to the Valentine's Day weekend.
to Eric Graue with Merrill Lynch and Andy Fitzpatrick
with Pacesetter Financial Group.
Fitzpatrick successfully completed and passed the Series 65 Exam.
He is now registered as an "investment advisor" for Pacesetter
Eric Graue now is a "Certified Financial Planner" professional.
The CFP mark of distinction is one of the most recognized and
respected credentials in the financial services profession. To earn
a CFP certification, Eric had to meet the rigorous standards of
education, examination, experience and ethics set by the Certified
Financial Planner Board of Standards. Earning this distinction
demonstrates his ability consider a wide array of factors
(investments, insurance, employee benefits, etc.) to help his
clients develop, implement and track progress toward a plan to meet
their financial goals.
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Illini Central announces January Student of the Month
Principal Ed Jodlowski; Tucker Biesenthal; Bob
Werner, executive vice president of 1st State Bank of Mason City
Illini Central High School and the 1st State
Bank of Mason City are pleased to present Tucker Biesenthal
with the January Student of the Month Award. For demonstrating
outstanding character, Tucker receives a $50 savings bond from 1st
State Bank and a reference work appropriate to his course of study
from the Illini Central High School faculty.
Tucker is the son of Michelle and Scott Whitehead.
Tucker's classes this year are Creative Writing,
Spanish 4, Contemporary History, AP Chemistry,
Pre-Calculus/Trigonometry, and AP Literature and Composition.
In addition, he keeps busy with a number of
extracurricular activities: Spanish Club, PawPrint, National Honor
Society, Scholastic Bowl, Drama Club, Science Club, Science
Olympiad, Envirothon, Student Council, Link Crew, Worldwide Youth
Science and Engineering, and competition sponsored by the Illinois
Council of Teachers of Mathematics.
Outside of school, he is a part of the First
Christian Church youth group.
Tucker plans to attend Purdue or Southern Illinois
University at Edwardsville, where he will study to become a
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