February 14, 2012
Issaquah student works to ban bottled water on college campus
Collin Morris, of Issaquah, recently co-produced a short documentary, “Tap That,” about the dangers of bottled water.
He has been sharing his views on public radio at Linfield College, in McMinnville, Ore., and is working to get the product banned from schools across the Pacific Northwest.
See the video at www.youtube.com/watch?v=XdbMGiTJltM.
Alexis J. Guches makes CCU dean’s list
Alexis J. Guches, of Sammamish, was named to the dean’s list at Coastal Caroline University, in Conway, S.C.
To qualify, freshmen must earn a 3.25 grade point average, and upperclassmen must earn a 3.5 grade point average.
Andrew Hankey named to GU’s honors list
Andrew Hankey, of Sammamish, was recently named to the honors list for the fall 2011 quarter at Graceland University, in Lamoni, Iowa.
To qualify, students must earn between a 3.65 and 3.99 grade point average.
Local students make EWU dean’s list
The following local students were named to the dean’s list at Eastern Washington University for the fall 2011 quarter. To qualify, students must earn a 3.5 grade point average or better while taking 12 hours of classes.
Issaquah: Aaron Abolofia, Mary Arthur, Chole Barcus, Matthew Darjany, Sharon Davis, Jay Deines, Ryan Duncan, Steven Kakoczky, Brennan Nykreim and Shay Plunk
Renton: Solomon Askenaw, Ryan Chodykin, Ryan Colis, Keli Cresta, Amber Eastham, Jessica Emig, Rebecca Erb, Patrice Frazier, Michael Ha, Lisa Harris, Courtney Howard, Nguyen Huynh, Rachael Newton, Melissa Payne, Christie Schmidt, Addison Tatman, Duong Vu and Callie Weber
Sammamish: Jase Butorac, Mitchell Collier, Courtney Duda, Derek Gewald, Ashlee Harden, Colin Kamien, Cameron Lee, Danielle Matthews, Kristin Milton, Deanne Poulin, Nicolas Washburn, Jeffrey White and Kate Zopolos
Local students make Whitworth Laureate Society
The following local students have been named to the fall semester 2011 Whitworth University Laureate Society in Spokane. To qualify, students must maintain at least a 3.75 grade point average during the semester.
Issaquah: Lindsay McCallister and Carly Schilperoort
Sammamish: Kylie Grader and Jenna Hoole