Seen 'n Heard - Jul,
2000 Issue (page 1).
GUARDIAN ANGELS FIND SUICIDE
(Feb. 29, 2000) A sad ending was the result of an early spring request for Tim Smith and his Guardian Angel Youth Services,
a transport program based in Bend, Oregon, 541-923-4968. A boy’s mother hired Guardian Angel to find to find her runaway son from
Austin, Texas, who had been missing for four months. Searches by two police departments had failed to find any trace of the boy. After
gathering all the facts they could, and acting on a hunch, Smith searched the cliffs near where the boy’s car had been found on the
banks of a lake and in 14 hours found the body of the missing boy.
KEITH RUSSELL IS FIRST TIME FATHER
(April 25, 2000) Keith Russell, Ph.D., Coordinator of the Wilderness Research Center at the University of Idaho, Moscow,
Idaho, 208-885-2269, firstname.lastname@example.org, is getting his full share of babysitting duty with
his new daughter Alena McKenzie Russell, born April 25, 2000.
IN MEMORY OF JEAN GARDEN
(May 30, 2000) It is with sadness that we received notice from Dick Garten that well-known Education Consultant Jean
Peters Garten passed away on May 21, 2000. In lieu of remembrances, memorial gifts may be made to the Hospice of Martin County, 2030
SE Ocean Boulevard, Stuart, Florida, 34996.
CHRISTINE HAGGERTY ON TEMPORARY LEAVE
(May 30, 2000) Christine Haggerty, Admissions Director for Cedar Ridge Residential Treatment Center, Roosevelt, Utah,
435-353-4498, email@example.com, announced she is temporarily turning admissions over to school director
Pam Nielson, due her desire to be with her new baby.
LOGAN RIVER ACADEMY OPENING
(May 31, 2000) Larry Carter CEO of the newly formed Logan River
Academy, at Logan, Utah, 435-755-8400, firstname.lastname@example.org, announced the establishment
of this new Residential Treatment Center, scheduled to open August 1st. They are aiming to enroll at-risk youth between the ages of
12 and 17, and are anticipating 80 beds on their 7-acre campus. They are working on Licenses and Accreditations from JCAHO, the State
of Utah and the Northwest Association of Schools and Colleges.
CAROLYN KOCUREK EXPANDS PRACTICE
(June 1, 2000) Educational Consultant Carolyn Kocurek, 512-306-8567, AcaAnswers@aol.com,
Austin, Texas, announced both her new phone number and a new partner, Dr. Michael M. Cole, who is a clinical psychologist who will
also be acting as an educational consultant. Cole had been with the Brown Schools for 15 years.
FIRE MISSED BRUSH RANCH SCHOOL
(June 2, 2000) Gary Emmons, Headmaster of Brush Ranch School, Tererro, New Mexico, 505-757-6114, reported that despite
the school having to evacuate during the threat of the recent New Mexico forest fires, the campus was relatively untouched. His letter
also stated that they found they were well prepared for this emergency.
EDUCATION INDUSTRY GROWING
(June 5, 2000) Eduventures, a firm headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts, reports in their e-mail newsletter that
the private education industry is continuing its rapid growth reaching $98.5 billion in revenues in 1999.
ROYAL HAVEN FOUNDERS ARRESTED
(June 7, 2000) Steve Gage and Karen Lee-Gage, Founders of Royal Haven, Sisters, Oregon, a residential home for at-risk
girls nationwide, were arrested Friday afternoon on 45 felony counts including rape, sexual abuse, and criminal mistreatment. The
program had been closed down by the Gages last December shortly before the first accusations had surfaced.
CEDAR RIDGE OUTDOOR COMPONENT
(June 8, 2000) Robert Nielson, Director of the Cedar Ridge Residential
Treatment Program, Roosevelt Utah, 801-353-4498, announced they are offering an Outdoor “component for students they determine
would benefit from a wilderness experience after enrolling in their program. This program is designed to more quickly break down defenses
and cycles in the student, offering a “jump start” to therapeutic/behavioral progress and allowing for more intense interaction and
behavior modification. While similar to a full wilderness experience, it differs in that students sleep indoors and their meals are
provided by the home.”
GLACIER MOUNTAIN SEPARATES
(June 8, 2000) Larry Bauer, Director of Glacier Mountain Academy (GMA), Sandpoint, Idaho, announced that as of January
1, 2000, GMA became a totally separate entity from Glacier Mountain Educational Services (formerly known as Glacier Mountain Expeditions),
which is headed by John Baisden. Bauer and Baisden had formed a partnership a few years ago, which has now been dissolved as a result
of this action. Ramona and Matt Slover are managers and house parents of the GMA program, with Jack Evensizer, the accredited teacher.
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ANASAZI IDAHO BOARDING SCHOOL
(June 12, 2000) Ezekiel C. Sanchez, President and Chairman of the Anasazi Foundation, Mesa, Arizona, 480-892-7403,
announced they will be launching a boarding school near Twin Falls, Idaho. They hope to start enrolling students on July 13, 2000
at what they call the Anasazi Shoshone Pueblo at Magic Hot Springs, designed to serve young men ages 12-17 years of age. Anasazi has
operated a very successful and popular short-term wilderness program in Arizona for many years. They also are continuing a capital
campaign to raise funds for a Boarding School for girls in Arizona.
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