March 6, 2012
EWU honors local student
Anthony Austin-Walker, a history and humanities major from Issaquah, recently received the Eastern Washington University Library Award.
During a Feb. 28 ceremony, Austin-Walker received a check for $250 as well as travel expenses to attend the 2012 NCUR Conference March 29-31 in Ogden, Utah.
The NCUR Library Award recognizes and encourages student research and creative projects that incorporate library resources.
At the conference, Austin- Walker will present his paper, “Slave Life Cycles: Comparing Slavery in Ancient Greece and Rome.”
Local students makes deans’ lists
Stephanie Harms, of Issaquah, was recently named to the dean’s list for the autumn 2011 semester at the University of Montana, in Missoula, Mont. To qualify, students must earn a 3.5 grade point average or higher in at least nine credits.
Kelle Agassiz, a 2009 graduate of Issaquah High School, made the dean’s list at the University of Idaho for fall semester 2011. To qualify, students must earn a grade point average of 3.5 or higher while completing 12 or more graded credits.
Benjamin Miller, of Issaquah, was named to the dean’s list at Olivet Nazarene University during the fall 2011 semester. To qualify, students must have been enrolled as a full-time undergraduate student and must have a grade point average of 3.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale.
Amy Ziegler, of Issaquah, was named to the 2011 winter dean’s list at the University of North Dakota. To qualify, a student’s grade point average must be in the top 15 percent and have completed at least 12 semester hours.
Molly Knutson, of Sammamish; Taylor Newbury, of Newcastle; and Stephen Okamoto, of Issaquah, were named to the fall 2011 semester dean’s list at Azusa Pacific University in Azusa, Calif. To qualify, students must earn a 3.5 grade point average or better.
Makenzie Malsam, of Sammamish, has been named to the dean’s list at Clemson University, in Clemson, S.C., for the fall 2011 semester. To qualify, students must earn a grade point average between 3.5 and 3.99 on a 4.0 scale.
Adam Rowe, of Renton, was named to the dean’s list for the 2011-12 fall semester at Geneva College in Beaver Falls, Pa. To qualify, students must earn a 3.6 grade point average or better.