Congratulations to Johnson High School senior Jake Heffernan for receiving the Hull Foundation Scholarship. The Orson Hull family established this fund for Johnson and Harding High School graduates in the 1960s in appreciation for the East Side of St. Paul.
Congratulations to Johnson High School senior Melissa Vang for being named a Gates Millennium Scholar. The Gates Millennium Scholarship is a full-ride scholarship awarded for academic achievement, community service and leadership potential.
A group of Holocaust survivors stood inside the Beth Jacob Congregation in Mendota Heights, reverently cupping candles in their hands. Some wept openly, others smiled serenely as if at peace with their thoughts.