BEST OF SHOW-Sean Ficke poses next to his CNMI Blue 1991 Mazda RX-7 after receiving the Best of Show award at the 2018 Island Summer Auto Fest at the Marianas Business Plaza parking lot last Saturday night. (Erwin Encinares)
MCDONALD’S BACKS UP MTEC
McDonald’s general manager Joe Ayuyu Jr., center, and employee Shanie Camacho, third left, present a $1,000 check donation to MTEC chair Vicky Benavente, fifth left, for the 3rd Annual Governor’s Tourism Cup Golf Tournament. Also in the photo are, from left, McDonald’s employee Alona Dela Cruz, tournament director James Nelson, Jessy Helgen, and Marianas Visitors Authority’s Martin Duenas. (Contributed Photo)
FIELD OF HEROES SPONSOR
Representatives of Tanholdings Corp., right, led by Catherine Attao, center, vice president for corporate affairs, pose for a photo with McDonald’s representatives led by Marcia Ayuyu, McDonald’s Saipan and Guam owner, leftmost, during the check donation at McDonald’s Middle Road, representing McDonald’s sponsorship of the TanHoldings-led Field of Heroes event, set around Sept. 11 to show appreciation and gratitude to all military veterans, first responders, fire law enforcement officers, and fallen heroes. (Kimberly A. Bautista)
JUSTICES IN THE CLASSROOM Robert Charles Lee, counsel for the Commonwealth in Commonwealth v. Sonny Babauta, presents oral argument to the CNMI Supreme Court justices. CNMI Supreme Court third quarter oral argument hearings kicked off at the Marianas High School library on Sept. 5, 2018. Here, Chief Justice Alexandro C. Castro is flanked by Associate Justices John A. Manglona and Perry B. Inos. A select number of Supreme Court hearings are held at various school locations in the Commonwealth to promote outreach to the community. This outreach is part of the NMI Judiciary’s Justices & Judges in the Classroom program, which aims to educate the CNMI’s youth on the judicial system and its functions. If you are interested in bringing our courtroom into your classroom, or for further information, contact Divana DelaCruz at email@example.com. (Contributed Photo)
JUSTICE IN THE CLASSROOM
The new Kagman High School officers for school year 2018-2019 pose with Chief Justice Alexandro Castro, center, last Friday. (Contributed Photo)
COASTAL CLEANUP-Members of Saipan Centennial Lions Club, the newly inducted club to be chartered under the worldwide service organization Lions Club International, participate in the annual International Coastal Cleanup held last Saturday on Saipan. (Contributed Photo)
BACK FROM MISSION
Eight airmen, from the Guam Air National Guard’s 254th Red Horse Squadron, returned to Guam on Monday, Sept. 18, after supporting military construction projects at various locations in the Republic of Korea for six months. They are, from left, Master Sgt. John Laanan, Tech. Sgt. Rudy Cepeda, Staff Sgt. Ronnie Nera, Staff Sgt. Roley Borja, Staff Sgt. Barry Munoz and Staff Sgt. Ryan Jackson. Not pictured is Tech. Sgt. Joseph San Nicolas.
(Master Sgt. Eleanor Atoigue)
BPL ATTENDS MEETING
Members of the CNMI Board of Professional Licensing attended the National Council of Examiners for Engineers and Surveying at its 2018 annual meeting in August in Scottsdale, Arizona. From left, NMI board member Greg Q. Castro; NCEES exiting president Patrick Tami; NMI board chair Roy P. Reyes; new NCEES president James Purcell; and NMI BPL executive director Esther S. Fleming. (Contributed Photo)
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