College News

November 6, 2012

By Staff

Liberty grad is Harvard College Scholar

Jay Chakravarty, the 2011 valedictorian of Liberty High School and a student at Harvard University, has been designated a Harvard College Scholar.

Students of the sophomore, junior and senior classes in the top 10 percent of their respective classes are designated Harvard College Scholars.

Chakravarty is a sophomore at the school, where he is studying stem cell and regenerative biology.

Local students receive scholarships

Carly MacKinnon received a $1,000 Washburn/Durrant Sport Management Endowed scholarship from Washington State University College of Education. MacKinnon graduated from Liberty High School in 2010. She plans to earn her degree from WSU in sport management with a minor in business in May 2014. Her guardians are Leeanna and Johnny Hayes, of Issaquah.

Freshman Mark Stzcy, of Issaquah, received a $10,000 president’s scholarship for the 2012-13 academic year at Biola University, in La Mirada, Calif. Students must maintain a grade point average of 3.2 to continue to receive the scholarship the following year.

Local student graduates from Boston University

Elizabeth Abbott, of Sammamish, graduated from Boston University with a Doctorate of Physical Therapy.

Local students graduate from WWU

The following students recently earned a degree from Western Washington University’s during the summer 2012 quarter.

Issaquah: Ryan Reilly, Bachelor of Arts, psychology; and Jessica Schubert, Bachelor of Arts, anthropology

Preston: Kevin Smith, Bachelor of Science, chemistry

Sammamish: Emily Frankland, Bachelor of Arts, business administration; Michele Leung, Bachelor of Arts, business administration (marketing); Millie Reinhardsen, Bachelor of Arts, English (creative writing emphasis); and Michael Tobin, Bachelor of Science, PET (vehicle engineering tech)

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