maintaining grade-point averages of 3.25 or higher. Wynne is a graduate
of Madiera School and is the daughter of Donald and Nancy Wynne of
Newport Beach. Wheaton is a liberal arts college with 1,500 students from
43 states and 35 countries. . . . Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Brandon M.
Martin, son of Laurie A. and Steven R. Labbitt of Costa Mesa, reported to
duty aboard the guided missile cruiser Bunker Hill, deployed to Yokosuka,
Japan. Martin joined the Navy in September 1999. . . . WL Homes' Chief
Executive Larry Webb was selected to receive one of the highest
achievement awards in the building industry, the Max C. Tipton Award.
After 20 years of service in the industry, Webb is being recognized for
his innovative thinking and service. Under his supervision and as a
result of his commitment to customer satisfaction, WL Homes received a
first-place ranking among Southern California builders for three
consecutive years. . . . Ira Hermann, a Newport Beach financial
representative with the Northwestern Mutual Financial Network's Waltus
general agency in Newport Beach, received a sales award for the company's
Western region in 2001. Hermann ranked fourth among 1,149 financial
representatives participating in the Western region's annual sales
contest. She is among the company's 7,500 financial representatives who
provide guidance on insurance, investment services and products,
retirement and estate planning, employee benefits, and education funding.
The company is consistently ranked one of the best sales forces in the
industry, according to Sales and Marketing Management magazine surveys,
and in 2000 was named the best in the nation of any industry.
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