James Warjone '61 is Chairman of Port Blakely Companies, a family-owned company since 1864. Port Blakely's operations include forestry and real estate businesses in the Pacific Northwest and New Zealand. Principal operations include Port Blakely Tree Farms, operating in Washington and Oregon; Blakely Pacific operating forestlands in New Zealand; Port Blakely Communities, a real estate division in Washington, and Pacific Lumber & Shipping, a log export business. Warjone joined Port Blakely in 1978 and led as CEO for 32 years.
Warjone earned his B.S. in economics from Claremont Men's College, and he has served on the boards of The Joshua Green Corporation and Uwajimaya Inc. He is a past president of the Greater Seattle Chamber of Commerce and the Washington Roundtable.
Sponsored by the Robert ’53 and MeiLi Hefner Foundation and offered here at Webb to two current students, The Hefner Initiative aims to foster a close and positive relationship between the people of China and the US. This extraordinary 12-day summer program includes travel this year to Beijing and Suzhou—allowing for living/learning opportunities with host students and families.
Shyam Arya '18 and Ellie Canty '18 have been accepted to present a poster at the National American Chemical Society conference in New Orleans in March 2019--an extremely rare honor for high school students.
It’s November 2nd and the College Guidance office is quiet this morning—nothing like the last few days when countless numbers of panicked seniors were popping in to get their essays looked at one last time before pressing “submit.”