College News

May 22, 2012

By Staff

Local students graduate from WWU 

The following Western Washington University 2012 winter quarter graduates earned their bachelor’s or master’s degrees and were awarded diplomas.

Issaquah: Kendra Lyndon, Bachelor of Arts, music; Mora Shaw, Bachelor of Arts, communication; and Jennifer Thompson, Bachelor of Arts, English literature emphasis

Newcastle: Ryan Gaines, Bachelor of Arts, economics

Renton: Timothy Chi, Bachelor of Science, kinesiology (pre-physical therapy specialization); and Scott Warlick, Bachelor of Arts, general studies

Sammamish: Nicholas Abraham, Bachelor of Arts, economics/environmental studies; Alison Grinberg, Bachelor of Arts, business administration (marketing); and Karissa Sakai, Bachelor of Arts, general studies

Local students graduate from college

  • On May 12, Elijah Siron, a 2008 graduate of Issaquah High School, earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in history, with a minor in political science, from the University of Montana. He is enrolled at Lewis & Clark Graduate School of Education in Portland, Ore., to earn his M.A.T. degree by summer 2013.
  • The following Issaquah residents recently graduated from the University of Portland: Matthew Freker, master’s degree, business administration; Jace Raile, bachelor’s degree, computer science; Andrew Salmeri, bachelor’s degree, civil engineering; Charles Wood, bachelor’s degree, electrical engineering
  • Matthew Smith, of Issaquah, recently graduated from the University of Kansas with a Bachelor of Science in business and finance, with a minor in mathematics.
  • John Thao, of Issaquah, graduated May 5 from Dakota State University, in Madison, S.D., with a Bachelor of Science in computer information systems.

Cara Davis receives WSU scholarship

Cara Davis, the daughter of Patricia and Anthony Davis, of Issaquah, was awarded a $1,000 Julie Kerr Scholarship in Mathematics by the Washington State University Department of Mathematics.

Students receiving this award must be pursuing a degree in mathematics and demonstrate academic excellence.

Davis graduated from Skyline High School in 2009 and plans to graduate from WSU in May 2013 with a degree in mathematics. She has been listed on the President’s Honor Roll every semester she has attended.

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