December 25, 2012
Local students make UW dean’s list
The following Issaquah students were named to the dean’s list at the University of Washington for the 2012 summer quarter:
Emoniel Isakharov, Simerjot Singh, Fablina Sharara, Dexter Hu, Andres Orams, Akumbom Tunyi, Brendan Smith, Cortney Schirman, Brittany Guilbert, Joseph Sturtevant, Lindsay Gardner, Jordan Nugent, Blake Johnston, Steven Lau, Kevin Nguyen, Dawn Cheung, Lynda Ochs, Stephanie Wang, Eric Parker, Christine Quach, Vincent Quach and Keiji Hiramoto Jr.
To qualify, students must have completed at least 12 graded credits and have a grade point average of at least 3.5 (out of 4).
Local student chosen for world debate
Conor Summers, of Issaquah, was one of four members of the Carroll College Talking Saints debate team selected for debating four university students from Afghanistan via the Internet in a special international exhibition debate.
Summers was selected for his strong performance Nov. 9-11 at the Linfield College forensics tournament in McMinnville, Ore., involving 29 colleges and universities. The Carroll team won more than 20 awards.
Local Linfield College student to study abroad
Katherine Allison, a 2010 graduate of Issaquah High School, is among 56 students at Linfield College, in McMinnville, Ore., participating this fall in its study abroad program.
Allison, a sophomore majoring in international business, is studying at the American University Center in Aix-en-Provence, France. She will participate in community service activities while living with a host family.
She is the daughter of Karen Allison, of Bellevue, and a member of Linfield’s tennis team and Alpha Phi Sorority.
Local students graduate from EOU
Issaquah residents Molly Fransen graduated along with Melissa Neil (Cum Laude) with Bachelor of Science degrees in business administration from Eastern Oregon University, in La Grande, Ore.