Grand Haven Tribune

October 23, 2017

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Our service area covers 55 square miles. 440 N. Ferry Street Grand Haven, MI 49417 • Monday-Friday 6am to 6pm (Last pickup at 5:30pm) • Saturday 9am to 4pm (Last pickup at 3:30pm) • Sunday 8am to 12:30pm (Advance reservation required) Including the cities of Grand Haven and Ferrysburg, the Village of Spring Lake, Grand Haven Township and now Spring Lake Township. 616.842.3200 www.harbortransit.org RIDE WITH US! 709 TRIBUNE the GRAND HAVEN ★ SPRING LAKE ★ FERRYSBURG PAGE 7 THE BIG # Spring Lake's score at the Division 3 golf state finals CONNECT WITH US facebook.com/GHTribune twitter.com/GHTribune TOP 3 STORIES Meet Mrs. Johnson's kindergarten class 1 Grand Haven soccer wins emotional win over West Ottawa 2 Fruitport soccer falls to Coopersville in shootout 3 at grandhaventribune.com THANK YOU Lanora Jewett For being our FACEBOOK of the day! WEATHER Cloudy, cool, periods of rain BY ALEX MILKIFF 54 49 HIGH LOW TOMORROW'S 75¢ MONDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2017 www.grandhaventribune.com | | GRAND HAVEN SOCCER WINS DISTRICT TITLE SEE SPORTS, PAGE 7 LAKERS' GOLF 3RD AT STATE MEET SEE SPORTS, PAGE 7 Changes are coming to the Grand Haven High School Hall of Fame program. Instead of a biennial affair, the individuals will be inducted and recognized every three years. The next event will be slated for November 2019. In a press release, Lana Jacobson, board emeritus for the Grand Haven Schools Foundation, said the board will have additional time to "research, document and archive histor ical information gleaned from the nomination process." "We want to ensure that our inductees' accomplishments are recorded for future generations," she said. Since it began in 2008, 62 individuals and four athletic teams have been inducted into the GHHS Hall of Fame. It started as a way to honor Grand Haven graduates who have been successful and served society and the schools. It also serves as a way for the community to celebrate excellence in education. The people inducted into the Hall of Fame "are cited as individuals who have distinguished themselves in their lives and careers, and attribute their success, in part, to the Grand Haven community," according to the press release. Nominations are accepted in five categories: athletic a c h i e v e m e n t , c a r e e r / a ca d e m i c a ch i e ve m e nt, cultural/performing arts, service to GHAPS/society, and Honorary Award for Service to GHAPS. Nominations are being accepted now through May 17, 2019. Once a nomination is submitted, it does not need to be submitted again for consideration in the future. The event serves as a major fundraiser for the Grand Haven Schools Foundation. To d o w n l o a d a nomination form or for more information, visit www.ghsf.org. Completed nomination forms can be mailed to the Grand Haven Schools Foundation, P.O. Box 272, Grand Haven, MI 49417; or delivered to the GHAPS Education Services Center, 1415 S. Beechtree St. in Grand Haven. Emailed nominations can be sent to info@ghsf.org. GHHS pushes next HOF event to 2019 GHAPS Spring Lake's marching band turned in its best score of the season on Saturday at the East Kentwood Band Invitational. The Lakers earned a score of 92.3, giving them first place among the five Class B teams in attendance and second place overall in the 19-team invitational. Over the past five years, the Lakers have placed first 18 times out of the 20 shows in which the band has competed. Courtesy photo/Wendy Swenson Spring Lake's marching band placed first in Class B and second overall at the East Kentwood Invitational on Saturday. Lakers' marching band wins at EK MUSIC Tribune photos/Carol Cooper A dozen 'walking dead' descended upon downtown Grand Haven on Saturday for the annual Zombie Walk. A creepy good time A small but terrifying collection of zombies descended upon downtown Grand Haven on Saturday. The Grand Haven Zombie Walk was originally scheduled for Oct. 28, according to organizer Barb Carlson's post on the event's Facebook Page. Carlson noted in the message that the "general consensus is that the Zombie Walk should take place on the 21st rather than the 28th." The late change of date may have contributed to a smaller-than-average turnout for the popular event. However, those who participated in the walk helped make it a spooky endeavor, with adults and kids alike dressed in torn and bloody clothing, with elaborate makeup jobs helping complete the costumes. ZOMBIE WALK BY KRYSTLE WAGNER kwagner@grandhaventribune.com BY TRIBUNE STAFF news@grandhaventribune.com

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