The 2003 Vines-Keeling Family Reunion was a great success! We are looking forward to 2005 for our next event. In the mean time, please accept the Official results of the Vines-Keeling Stipend Fair. And let us continue to support and encourage the children to set and achieve higher goals.
to all who helped with the logistics at the Reunion. Namely, Gloria Henry,
Forest Keeling, Georgetta Wallace, Roger Vines, Jr. and Diamond Vines.
thanks to the Vines-Keeling Stipend Fair donors: Bill and Terri Vines, Charles
and Terry Vines, Quennon and MaryAnn Coleman, Evelyn Carradine, Earline Keeling,
Lottie Rose, John Runnels, Lucinda McNeal, Joseph Runnels, and Maceo and Doretha
want to make everyone aware that we did have some extra Tee-Shirts and Tank Tops
that need to be purchased to keep us whole. The price is $15 which includes shipping.
Here is what we have in Tee-Shirts and Tank-Tops.
send your Order Form(below) and check or money order payable to:
Park, CA 95682-7709
will ship via USPS 2 day delivery once I receive your payment.
Thanks in advance for your continued support.
& Terry Vines
# of Tee-Shirt ___ or Tank-Top __
Vines-Keeling Stipend Fair Results
results are in for the 1st Vines-Keeling Stipend Fair!!! The Fair was
held at the 2003 Vines-Keeling Family Reunion at Kenneth Hahn Park in Los
Angeles, CA. We had 12 categories,
13 participants, and 11 participants in attendance. As the rules stated, the
winners had to be there to win and won in only one of the categories.
Categories for the 2002 / 2003 school year are……
the Winners for the 2002 / 2003 school year are……
Chauntel Nicole Riser is the big winner of the High School Achievement
Award. Chauntel is the 3rd
great granddaughter of Lewis Keeling. She won this year’s award with an
impressive 3.857 overall GPA for the entire school year. Her accomplishments
include: Ranked #2 out of 818 ninth grade students at Martin Luther High School;
top student in her Spanish class with a 103%; Honor Roll for all 3 semesters;
scholar athlete award recipient for maintaining a 3.5 GPA or higher while
participating in a sport; League Champion of the Sunkist League; and Wolf Pack
Pride Trophy recipient. Congratulations to Chauntel and her parents, Tim and
award goes to Tiffany Riser. Tiffany is the 3rd
great granddaughter of Lewis Keeling and Chauntel’s younger sister. She is in
the 5th grade and received straight A’s in the 4 grade periods. She
ranked 1st place in her class and received a medal for top honors
with a 98.6 average. Tiffany won 1st place in a short story writing
contest in her class and 2nd place out of 75 students. She won 1st
place for poetry and received a certificate for competing in the speech meet.
Congratulations to Tiffany and her parents, Tim and Vicki Riser.
award goes to Joquel Marie Vasquez. Joquel is the
4th great granddaughter of Lewis Keeling. Joquel is in the 4th
grade and receive A’s and B’s throughout the 2002 – 2003 school year.
Unfortunately, Joquel could not attend on Saturday and did not receive the
monetary award. Her grandmother, Lottie Rose, received the Vines-Keeling
Certificate. Hopefully, Joquel will keep up the grades and participate in 2005.
Congratulations to Joquel and her parents, Jose and Rachael Rose-Vasquez.
award goes to Kamilah Monique Leathers. Kamilah
is the 3rd great granddaughter of Lewis Keeling and Cipual Vines. She
is in the 4th grade and received A’s, B’s and C’s throughout
the 2002-2003 school year. Congratulations to Kamilah and her parents, Barry and
award goes to Jelani Earl Leathers. Jelani is the
3rd great grandson of Lewis Keeling and Cipual Vines and Kamilah
Leather’s twin brother. He is in the 4th grade and received A’s,
B’s and C’s throughout the 2002-2003 school year. Jelani attributed his
reading success to hard work and practice. Jelani’s 1st cousin,
Justin Michael Pikes, is shown below with Jelani, obviously anxiously awaiting
his turn at one of the Vines-Keeling Stipend Fair awards. Congratulations to
Jelani and his parents, Barry and Connie Leathers.
This award goes to 9th grader, Zetorah
Korena Vines. Zetorah is the 2nd great granddaughter of Cipual
Vines and Lewis Keeling. Zetorah was 2nd in the High School
Achievement Award with a 3.6 GPA. She wins the Computer Skills award for
achievement for her skills with email and computer programs. She uses her
computer every chance she gets. In addition, Zetorah was on the Principal’s
Honor Roll for Outstanding Academic Achievement at Chula Vista High School.
She was also on the Women’s Junior Varsity Basketball team.
Congratulations to Zetorah and her parents, Roger Vines and Wendy Brazil.
award goes to ninth grader, Zeporah Karena Vines.
Zeporah is the 2nd great granddaughter of Cipual Vines and Lewis
Keeling and Zeporah’s twin sister. Zeporah won the Arts award for her Visual
Arts Award in recognition of excellence in Ceramics. In addition, Zeporah was on
the Principal’s Honor Roll for Outstanding Academic Achievement at Chula Vista
High School. She was also on the
Women’s Junior Varsity Basketball team and Varsity Track Team. Congratulations
to Zeporah and her parents, Roger Vines and Wendy Brazil.
award goes to Anjanee Wyndier. Anjanee is the 3rd
great granddaughter of Cipual Vines and Lewis Keeling. Anjanee is in the 9th
grade and wants to be a doctor. She has wins this award through her activities
in the Aims Program, “Doc is In” project, at the Long Beach Memorial
Hospital. She was a participant in the diabetic workshop in her community.
Congratulations to Anjanee and her parent, Angela Vines.
award was won by Sterling Duron Vines. Sterling
is the 2nd great grandson of Cipual Vines and Lewis Keeling. He is in
the 11th grade at Chula Vista High School. He won this award for his
achievements in Varsity basketball at Chula Vista, they are the Mesa League
Co-Champions. Sterling is playing in a school sponsored league this summer.
Congratulations to Sterling and his parents, Roger Vines and Wendy Brazil.
award goes to Arthur Ramon Wyndier II. Arthur is
the 3rd great grandson of Cipual Vines and Lewis Keeling. He is in
the 3rd grade and an excellent student, academically and in sports.
He won this award his participation in the Lueders Park 2003 “Tiny’s League
and accomplishments as a outstanding shooting guard. Congratulations to Arthur
and his parent, Angela Vines.
award goes to Ariana Lanyette Myles. Ariana is
the 3rd great granddaughter of Cipual Vines and Lewis Keeling. Ariana
graduated from Burbank High School this year. She wins this award for her after
school projects, including participation in Debutante Program, Burbank Royal
Pageantry, and scholarships from Shirley A. Nelson Memorial and Eleanor Childers
Vocation Scholarship. Ariana is also busy preparing for college. Congratulations
to Ariana and her parents, Hobart and Gidget Burris.
award goes to Unisha Wynder. She is the 3rd
great granddaughter of Cipual Vines and Lewis Keeling. Unisha is in the 11th
grade. She wins this award for her Varsity Basketball and Football Cheerleading
achievements at the Long Beach Jordan Panthers. Congratulations to Unisha and her parent, Angela Vines.