May 22, 2012
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.