April 5, 2011
Sammamish student receives EWU scholarship
Courtney Duda, of Sammamish, has been awarded $3,500 through the Academic Honors Scholarship for the 2011-12 academic year at Eastern Washington University.
The award is given to a new freshman student who maintains a 3.7 or above grade point average and demonstrates outstanding academic merit.
Duda will graduate this year from Skyline High School, where she plays volleyball and is involved in club volleyball, symphony orchestra and the National Honor Society.
She, the daughter of Rebecca and Greg Duda, of Sammamish, plans to attend EWU in the fall, studying pre-physical therapy exercise science.
Local students make deans’ lists
Christie Landrie, a 2010 Issaquah High School graduate, was named to the dean’s list at California State University, Chico, for the fall 2010 semester, having attained a 3.5 or better grade point average.
Charles Yicong Wang, of Sammamish, was named to the dean’s list for the fall 2010 semester at Washington University in St. Louis. Wang is a graduate of Skyline High School and is enrolled in the university’s College of Arts & Sciences. To qualify, students must earn a semester grade point average of 3.5 or above and be enrolled in at least 14 graded units.
Jason Ken Yakabu, of Bellevue, was named to the dean’s list for the fall 2010 semester for the Olin Business School at Washington University in St. Louis. Yakabu is a graduate of Issaquah High School. To qualify, students must earn a semester grade point average of 3.6 or higher and be enrolled in at least 12 graded units.