Northwest NEWS

June 29, 1998

Valley Special

Local athlete selected for international tour

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Michael Smith

   DUVALL--Michael Smith, a Cedarcrest High School sophomore, has been selected for the National Basketball Camps (NBC) 1998 Boys international tour to the United Kingdom, France and Belgium.
  
   Over 900 young athletes tried out in the summer of 1997 for NBC Camps International Tours.
  
   The selection process was based on athletic ability, personal character and moral excellence.
  
   The team will play games, speak at half times and visit different cultures and people.
  
   Each summer, top athletes try out at the camps located throughout the Northwest, in Canada and Great Britain.
  
   Michael is seeking support for the trip. Those who wish to sponsor Michael with a financial donation may call him or his parents, Bruce and Linda, at 425-788-6546.