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1. Saint, known as Teresa of Avila. 1515--82, Spanish nun and mystic. She reformed the Carmelite order and founded 17 convents. Her writings include a spiritual autobiography and The Way to Perfection. Feast day: Oct. 15
2. Mother, original name Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu. 1910--97, Indian Roman Catholic missionary, born in Skopje, now in the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, of Albanian parents: noted for her work among the starving in Calcutta; Nobel peace prize 1979

Teresa

of Ávila, St. religious contemplation brought her spiritual ecstasy. [Christian Hagiog.: Attwater, 318]
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The 208 graduates include Nicholas Allen, Jordan Anderson, Sierra Andrews, Ruta Astrauskas, Jasmeun Atkinson, Alexis Bailey, Sadie Baratta, Brooke Barnard, Bailey Barton, Ashley Bauchereau, Ryan Beemer, Scott Bell, Sky Berg, Anas Blocaille, Kimberly Block, Josiah Bradley, Jacob Braun, Ashley Brown, James Burrington, Tressa Caldwell, Salina Caraway, Danielle Carey, Nellie Carey, Thomas Carr, Stephen Carson, Sean Catledge, Patrick Chalus, Tracey Chalus, Rosie Chavez, Steven Clevenger, Lindsey Cohen, Callie Coles, Chad Conklin, Justin Conklin, Amellia Connors, Dara Couturier, Andrew Cox, Adrianne Cron, Molly Crowson, Chelsea Csakany, Alma Cuevas Contreras, Nicholas Culbertson,
Also, Tressa Rezendes, Brittni Roach, Abigail Rude, Megan Salvadore, Mercedes Sharpe, Lauren Shunaman, Rebekah Simeone, Nicole Staiti, Celina Van de Workeen, Mackenzie Walters, Kaitlyn Wiktor, Jillian Wood, Nicholas Wood and Jeffrey Young.
The 13 historical re-enactments include Tressa ``Grandma'' Prisby, founder of Bottle Village; movie ranch owner Ray ``Crash'' Corrigan; and a Chumash Indian chief from the 18th century.