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Claire Griffin, 2017 Billings Senior High graduate, was recently named to the spring 2018 dean's list at Wake Forest University. A former Billings Symphony intern, Griffin has participated in the Musical Empowerment program at Wake Forest, teaching violin and offering mentorship to underprivileged children. The Wake Forest music faculty has invited her to perform on the annual Student Showcase recital in October. Griffin is pursuing a degree in engineering.
Twenty-five Montanans under the age of 25 will be honored at Forward Montana Foundation’s Annual Williams’ Effect event in Helena on Sept. 15, for creating positive change in their communities. Each honoree will also receive a stipend to further their activism work.
Area honorees include: Allison Johnson, Grace Price, Liz Darnell, Nathalie Wagler and Sydney Ausen, all of Billings, and Terry Bradley, of Huntley.
For more information, including a full list of honorees, go to forwardmontanafoundation.org/campaign/twe.