Inspired by a Community of Youth
Minutes after Tahitian dance trio People of the Islands brought staff and students on stage to learn the ‘ote’a, and shortly before the final carne asada taco was eaten, the confident and strikingly prepared high schoolers from Durham, North Carolina took the stage in the packed Stevenson Event Center.
In Memoriam: Shayne Coppedge
“It was very sudden. You can never really prepare for these kinds of things,” said Cana Jenkins, the older sister of recent UCSC graduate Shayne Marie Coppedge. Coppedge died unexpectedly from a pulmonary embolism on July 3. Originally from Walnut Creek, Calif., Coppedge is survived…