College News

May 24, 2011

By Staff

Students named to deans’ lists

Tyler Volk, of Issaquah, was named to the dean’s list at the University of Washington for the winter quarter. To qualify, students must have completed at least 12 graded credits and have a grade point average of at least 3.5.

Micah L. Howe, of Issaquah, recently made the Gonzaga University dean’s list for the fall 2010 semester. To qualify, students must earn a 3.5 grade point average or better.

Local students graduate

Amy Williams, of Sammamish, graduated May 6 from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, with a Master of Science degree.

Kelly Langston, of Issaquah, recently graduated with an Associate of Arts degree in general studies from Northwestern State University of Louisiana, in Natchitoches, La.

Local students receive WWU scholarships

Teresa Micheletti, daughter of Joe and Tami Micheletti, of Issaquah, received a $1,000 Margaret Green Siegley Scholarship for the 2011-2012 academic year at Western Washington University. Micheletti, an incoming freshman at WWU, has earned a 3.596 grade point average at Issaquah High School and is planning to major in theater arts. Her professional goal is to become a theater stage manager.

Andrew Gray, son of Terry and Sue Gray, of Sammamish, received a $500 Hodgson Family Scholarship Endowment and a $1,000 Biology Student Athlete Scholarship for the 2011-2012 academic year at Western Washington University. Gray, a junior at WWU, has earned a 3.56 grade point average, is majoring in biology and expecting to graduate in June 2012. His professional goal is to be an orthopedic surgeon.

Issaquah student presents research at Millikin University

Thomas Wieneke, of Issaquah, made a research presentation during the annual Day of Scholarship held April 29 in Decatur, Ill., as part of Millikin University’s Celebrations of Scholarship.

Wieneke, a freshman majoring in history, presented a project titled “Catholic Corruption.”

Local students make WWU honor roll

The following students were named to Western Washington University’s honor roll. To qualify for the honor roll, students must complete at least 14 graded credit hours during a quarter and be in the top 10 percent of their class.

Issaquah: Devin Amrine, Jessica Burke, Rashmika Eisenberg, Holly Groussman, Britney Haroutoonian, Kathryn Kennedy, Erika Klein, Kasey Koenig, Tanika Ladd, Kimberly McGarvey and Keilan Sweeney

Renton: David Hatton, Daniel Huff, Danny Nguyen and Cory Volk

Sammamish: Tara Afflerbach, Margaret Bushnell, Christian Frink, Christine Hay, Thomas McCollough, Emma Myers, Laurianne Sakai, Lindsay Skinner, Drew Sutorius, Andrew Trusler and Jaime Wilson

Local students graduate from WWU

The following students recently graduated from Western Washington University for the winter 2011 quarter:

Issaquah: Talisa Cook, Bachelor of Arts, communication; Daniel Ogilvie, Bachelor of Arts, psychology; Katherine Walker, Bachelor of Arts, general studies; and James Wolpert, Bachelor of Arts, business administration (marketing)

Newcastle: Jessie Engler, Bachelor of Arts, recreation; Maura Gannon, Bachelor of Arts, recreation; and John Lee, Bachelor of Arts, anthropology

Renton: Ashleigh Abhold, Bachelor of Arts, general studies: Mark Biehl, Bachelor of Arts, economics/environmental studies; and Queenie Ladera, Bachelor of Arts, English (creative writing emphasis)

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