Northwest NEWS

July 8, 2002


Sarpy graduates from WSU

James L. Sarpy III (WHS, 1998) graduated from Washington State University May 11 with a bachelor of arts degree in business administration in management. Sarpy is the son of James Sarpy, Jr. and Linda Sarpy, Woodinville Parks & Recreation Commissioner. Sarpy is now working as assistant manager for Wal-Mart in Auburn.
   James has had extensive food service experience in McDonald's (where he was elevated to manager while still in high school.
   He became a soccer coach for the recreation department. His last team
   finished top in their league and had several post-season games, of which
   took place after James graduated. James, the coach, traveled back to where
   his team was playing and continued coaching them through the remainder of
   post-season play. At this time, James is living at home with his parents,
   James and Linda Sarpy and his brother, Nicholas (WHS Class of 2003).