March 30, 2010
Student receives scholarship
Peter A. Wiggum, a senior at Liberty High School, received a $24,000 Regents Scholarship from the Washington State University Regents Scholar Program for his outstanding academic performance in high school.
To receive this award, students must demonstrate academic strength, leadership capability, community and cultural involvement, and extracurricular involvement. Recipients are nominated by their high schools. It is awarded to a maximum of 25 students each year.
Wiggum, the son of Peggy and Paul Wiggum, of Issaquah, will attend WSU in the fall. He plans to study sports management. Wiggum is a four-year scholar athlete in football and baseball. He is also a member of the National Honor Society and a mentor with Athletes for Kids.
Issaquah resident graduates from Arcadia University
Calvin Chang, of Issaquah, was among 54 graduates who earned a doctor of physical therapy degree during Arcadia University’s commencement ceremony on Feb. 13 in Glenside, Pa.
On Feb. 12, as part of a required Capstone project that focuses on the evidence-based practice of physical therapy, Chang presented a Research Platform Session presentation on: “Can a Two-week Locomotor Training Program for Community Ambulators with Multiple Sclerosis Lead to Changes in Gait Speed?”
Student makes Trinity University dean’s list
Megan D’Errico was named to the fall semester 2009 dean’s list at Trinity University in San Antonio, Texas.
D’Errico, a 2007 graduate of Skyline High School, is a junior at Trinity and a pre-med major.
Local student named to Phillips Academy winter honor roll
Minymoh Anelone, of Issaquah, a member of the class of 2012, has been named to the honor roll at Phillips Academy, in Andover, Mass., for the winter term.
To be named to the honor roll, students must maintain at least a 5-point grade average on a 6-point scale.
Issaquah grad named TCU scholar
Texas Christian University has designated Matthew Fisser as a TCU scholar for the fall 2009 semester.
To qualify, students must achieve a 4.0 grade point average for a minimum of 12 class hours.
Fisser, a 2006 graduate of Skyline High School, has also been named to the dean’s honor list of the M.J. Neeley School of Business.