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The 2021 Walla Walla Public Schools honorees for the Graduates of Distinction program have been named: Elizabeth “Libby” Frazier, Walla Walla High School Class of 1973; Judith Ann Huntington, Class of 1964; Garth Lindsey, Class of 1962; Mike Monahan; Class of 1960, Allison Bingham, Ph.D.; Class of 1977, and Kathy Covey; Class of 1973.

A reception will be from 4-5:30 p.m. June 7 in The Marcus Whitman Hotel and Conference Center, 6 N. Rose St. Seating will be limited because of COVID-19 restrictions. To attend, contact Susie Golden at or 509-526-6715. The honorees will talk about their careers and who helped shape their lives during their school years.

This is the highest honor bestowed by the district, said Mark Higgins in a release. “The individuals have distinguished themselves in their communities and careers, and they continue to bring honor to the district,” he said.


Annie joined the U-B news staff in 1979 and since 1990 has written Etcetera, a daily community column. She was promoted to a copy editing post in 2007. She edits copy, designs and lays out pages, including the weekly arts and entertainment guide Marquee,