Bruce Davidson Wins Prestigious Safeco Award of Excellence
Our company founder Bruce Davidson has received the 2015 Award of Excellence from Safeco Insurance. The award honors individuals with superior underwriting skills who have developed a strong partnership with Safeco Insurance. Only 330 agents representing 288 agencies across the country received the award. Safeco is represented by more than 10,000 independent agencies throughout the United States.
"Safeco's Award of Excellence program recognizes high-performing agents who place a premium on front-line underwriting," said Mike Luekens, vice president and manager, Safeco Underwriting Field Operations. "This award is the most prestigious underwriting recognition our independent agency partners can achieve." Congratulations, Bruce!
The 2015 Sing Fourth Teen Vocal Competition Was a Success!
On Saturday, the Fourth of July, thousands of Clark County residents gathered at Fort Vancouver to spend their holiday with friends, family and the rest of the community. The Main Stage, set up just north of 5th St. hosted the Sing Fourth Teen Vocal Competition for the 11th year. The Sing Fourth Competition kicks off the entertainment of the Independence Day Celebration put on by the Fort Vancouver National Trust. 10 high school student finalists gave it their all in front of a crowd of supporters and judges for their shot at over $1700 in college scholarships. When it came down to it only three high school students could walk away with a college scholarship.
Coming in 1st place was Tirza Meuljic, from CAM Academy singing the song "Popular" ($1,000 Scholarship, Trophy, and Beacocks Music Gift Card)
The 2nd place winner was Hannah Wilson, from Skyview High School singing "Something's Got a Hold on Me" ($500 Scholarship, Trophy, and Beacocks Music Gift Card)
In 3rd place was Mia Josberger, from Cedar Tree Classical Christian School singing "Defying Gravity" ($250 Scholarship, Trophy, and Beacocks Music Gift Card)
The winners were selected by a panel of musician judges: Asha Barendregt, Bryan Podwys, Nick Gimarelli, Andy Madson, Carrie Cunningham, Steve Hale and Blake Sakamoto. Contestants were judged on originality, skill, poise, audience appeal and family-friendly content.
Other vocalists competing in the Sing Fourth Teen Vocal Competition presented by Davidson & Associates Insurance were Lauren Barton, Mountain View High school; Kaleb Burris, Evergreen High School; Isaac Dizon, Camas High school; Danielle Lorange, Evergreen High School; Bella Olsen, River Home Link; Becca Weinberg, Camas High School;
All ten finalists were given a DVD of the Sing Fourth Competition program.
The Sing Fourth Teen Vocal Competition was co-hosted by Drew Carney from KGW, and Kyra Smith, a local singer and performer.
The Sing Fourth Teen Vocal Competition sponsored by Davidson & Associates Insurance is one of the Celebrate Freedom programs produced by the Fort Vancouver National Trust and is open to high school students who live in Clark County.