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December 20, 2011

By Staff

Meaghan Victory is top fundraising student

Issaquah High School student Meaghan Victory, 15, was the top team and individual fundraiser for the second year in a row for the Arthritis Foundation’s Seattle Jingle Bell Run.

She gathered 101 team members to run the 5K race and raised $12,258.

Victory has been an advocate for arthritis since being diagnosed at age 11.

Mead & Hunt Inc. selects its new president

Mead & Hunt Inc., a leading national architectural and engineering firm, announced the selection of Andy Platz as president and the transition of Raj Sheth to the role of chief executive officer.

Mead & Hunt is an employee-owned architectural and engineering consulting firm with 22 offices coast to coast. The Issaquah office is at 1180 N.W. Maple St., Suite 105.

Kennan Mell wins Sammamish Pokémon City Championships

Kennan Mell, 15, of Sammamish, won first place at the 2011 Sammamish Pokémon City Championships Dec. 11, earning a top city ranking and championship points that count toward a potential invitation to the Pokémon U.S. National Championships in Indianapolis next summer.

“What makes an event like the Pokémon City Championships so special is the involvement and support it receives from the local community,” said J.C. Smith, director of Consumer Marketing for The Pokémon Co. International. “The Sammamish area has a strong group of Pokémon players who enjoyed a great weekend of competition.”

Learn more about tournaments at www.pokemon.com/us/organized-play.

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