May 25, 2010
Local students graduate from college
-Rachel Policar, a 2006 graduate of Skyline High School, graduated from Arizona State University on May 13, 2010. Policar graduated summa cum laude, receiving her Bachelor of Arts degree in music with a double major of vocal performance and musical theater. She will be attending the Manhattan School of Music in New York City to pursue a master’s degree in classical voice this fall.
– Katlin L. Veyette, of Issaquah, was among about 1,600 undergraduate and graduate students who received degrees from the University of Northern Colorado during spring 2010 graduation ceremonies May 7-8. Veyette earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in special education, graduating cum laude.
-Andrew Hunt, of Issaquah, graduated May 2, 2010, from the University of Portland with a bachelor’s degree in organizational communication.
Local student honored at IUB
Mayah Shlomit, of Issaquah, was recently recognized for sustained academic excellence with the designation of Founders Scholar at Indiana University Bloomington. To qualify, an undergraduate student must have earned a cumulative grade point average of 3.8 or above by the end of the fall term immediately preceding the honors convocation.
Student makes UW dean’s list
Brittney Blustein, a 2006 graduate of Skyline High School, was named to the dean’s list for the University of Washington’s winter quarter. To qualify, students must have completed at least 12 graded credits and have a grade point average of at least 3.5 (out of 4).
Liberty grad receives scholarship to EWU
Emily Hustad, a 2004 graduate of Liberty High School, has been awarded the J. Eugene and Vee Fletcher Scholarship for $1,075 for the 2010-11 academic year at Eastern Washington University.
The award is given to a graduate student with a major in reading and a 3.5 or better grade point average.
Hustad, the daughter of Ken and Judi Hustad, of Bend, Ore., is studying to earn her masters degree in education in literature.