Terry Kienitz, 19, of Costa Mesa and Tiffany Ann Pepys, 21, of Laguna Hills, cheered their way down the Champs Elysees during the recent Bastille Day parade that stretched from the Arc de Triomphe to the Place de la Concorde in Paris.
The two students from the Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising performed choreographed cheers to the sounds of the 250-member Florida A&M; Marching Band. They were part of a group of 24 cheerleaders selected by the institute and 6,000 parade participants.
Kienitz and Pepys, merchandise-marketing students at the Los Angeles-based institute, are in Paris for a monthlong study tour focusing on French architecture, art and fashion.
Huntington Beach residents Esther and Harry C. Boyer, both 92, will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary at a family gathering on July 29. They belong to several senior citizen organizations in Huntington Beach where they have lived for 29 years. He was a golf professional for 40 years, 35 of them at Losantiville Country Club in Cincinnati.
Mang Vang received 50 shares of company stock and a $50 savings bond after winning the National Education Corp.'s Junior Achievement Council essay contest.
Mang, a fifth-grader at Diamond Elementary School in Santa Ana, was among 60 participants countywide who explained in an essay "What I Want to Be When I Grow Up." Mang wrote that she wanted to start an immigration business to help Thai refugees enter the United States.
The stock awarded to Mang is valued at $800.
Mang was also the California Angels honorary bat girl at the team's home game with the Detroit Tigers on Thursday.
The Orange County Environmental Management Agency and Psomas & Associates, an independent civil engineering firm with offices in Costa Mesa, were presented with the Project of the Year Grand Award of Excellence for Surveying and Mapping by the California Council of Civil Engineers and Land Surveyors.
Fred Henstridge, vice president of Psomas, accepted the award for the firm for its state-of-the-art geodetic management system, which converted the county from a network of control points to a new system of surveying to help land-use mapping, planning and development.
EMA director Ernie Schneider accepted the shared honor for his organization.
Eileen Garbutt of Irvine, who is active with the American Friends of Ben Gurion University, Women's American ORT and the Anti-Defamation League, has been elected president of the Women's Division of the Jewish Federation of Orange County.
For her service to the Kappa Delta sorority throughout the country, Huntington Harbour resident Shirley deHeras was presented the Order of the Pearl at the recent sorority convention in Palm Springs.
Kristi Dunnuck, a recent graduate from La Habra High School who will be attending Cal State Fullerton, was presented a $500 scholarship from the La Habra Police Officers Assn. for her essay on the importance of a drug-free society.
She has also been active in the city's Drug Abuse Resistance Education (DARE) program by speaking to local fifth-graders and acting as a role model.
Twenty-one Orange Coast College students have been presented permanent lifetime memberships in Alpha Gamma Sigma, the state community college honor society. They are Costa Mesa residents Lan Thi Do, Hesham Ellmossallamy, Carolyn Ganim, Marian K. Kozma, Alyson M. Mack, Mau Duc Nguyen, Nancy Shaw, Linh Tran and John Wagerman; Fountain Valley residents Mark McGregor, Michael Nakhjavan, Melanie Phelps and Hoang K. Vo; Newport Beach residents Tracy Barrett and Mike Kadell; Santa Ana residents Bruce Hall, Julie McMaster, Banh Quy Nguyen, and Yachiyo Suzuki; Chris Eichelsdoerfer
of Huntington Beach, and Shawna-Jo Ziegler
To win the award, students are required to earn 60 units in three consecutive years and compile a minimum 3.3 grade-point average.
Grace Shui, a recent Anaheim High School graduate, is among 350 students from around the country participating in a six-day 1989 Postgraduate National Young Leaders Conference sponsored by the Congregational Youth Leadership Council in Washington.
The young scholars will meet with key leaders and news makers. The conference ends Sunday.