February 26, 2013
Liberty alum graduates from USC film school
Alexander Bell, son of Alex and Jayne Bell of Newcastle, graduated Cum Laude in December 2012 from the University of Southern California, in Los Angeles, with a Bachelor of Arts in cinematic arts, film and television production.
Bell, a 2009 graduate of Liberty High School and former Newcastle Diamond Award winner and Eagle Scout, was named to the dean’s list all semesters he attended USC and was able to graduate in 3 1/2 years. He is the second Liberty alum to graduate from the USC Film School in the past three years.
Issaquah student selected for Gonzaga leadership program
Devon Isner, of Issaquah, was one of 42 students selected to participate in Gonzaga University’s Comprehensive Leadership Program.
The leadership program is a three-year program designed to offer students curricular and co-curricular learning opportunities to develop knowledge and skills for leadership.
Local students make deans’ lists
- Faith Fowler, of Issaquah, has been named to the fall 2012 dean’s list at Hofstra University, in Hempstead, N.Y.
- Nicholas Ryder, of Issaquah, was named to the fall 2012 dean’s list at Tufts University, in Medford, Mass. To qualify, students must maintain a grade point average of 3.4 or higher.
The following students from Issaquah were listed on the 2012 fall semester dean’s list at the University of Portland, in Portland, Ore.: Allison Beck, Kelsey Hu, Madeline Hutson, Amanda Marques, Shelby Miller, Laura Parsons, Megan Rossman and Sarah Underwood
To qualify, students need at least a 3.5 grade point average.
- John Walker, of Issaquah, was among over 1,900 students who made the fall 2012 dean’s list at Wake Forest University, in Winston Salem, N.C.
- The following students were named to Western Washington University’s honor roll. To qualify, students must complete at least 14 graded credit hours during a quarter and be in the top 10 percent of their class.
Issaquah: Gabrielle Barnes, McKenzie Clark, Megan Davis, Britta Dybevik, Caitlin Hepworth, Alex Jordan, Malorie Kerouac, Mariah Klemens, Tanika Ladd, Isabel Leigh, Anna Magidson, Kimberly McGarvey, Mikayla Raley, Rebecca Scheurich, Elena Silesky, Blaire Smith, Lindsey Vanosdoll and Laura Vawter
Newcastle: Alexis Aibinder, Jayme Ehlers, Hunter Frerich, Chandlis Hupf and Sarah Laws
Renton: Andrew Fitzsimons, Caitlin Hall, Danielle Marley and Kyle Stricker
Sammamish: Alexander Atwood, Emily Blessington, Rebecca Hebner, Emma Myers and Lindsay Skinner
- The following students made the 2012 autumn quarter dean’s list a Seattle Pacific University:
Issaquah: Allison Agnew, Tucker Goodman, Elise Herman, Nichole Landis, Madison Pfaumer, Abigail Platter and Tara Walker
Newcastle: Emily Hargis and Jacob Zimmer
Renton: Kelly Apperson, Jenessa Blevin, Meti Beyene, Jennifer Ciriaco, Leah Fox, Mary Gronenthal, Ruth Gronenthal, Teresa Harmon, Brian Hinnenkamp, Chanelle Huffman, Tatyana Lats, Wesley Love, Elias Lunsford, Tyler Mays, Jon Meis, Victoria Melton, Anna Patti, Abigail Person, Amanda Rablin and Robert Rendle
Sammamish: Alexandra Doresy, Jonathan Jo, Sarah Johnson, Amy Kesl, Aaron Lumpe, Ryan Nelson and Daniel Probus
- Dakotah Kidd, of Renton, was named to the fall 2012 dean’s list at the University of Albany, in Albany N.Y.
- Kaileen Dougherty, a 2012 graduate of Issaquah High School, was named to the fall 2012 dean’s list at American University in Washington, D.C.
Local students named to UW dean’s list
Students from the Issaquah area have been named to the fall 2012 dean’s list at the University of Washington. To qualify, a student must have completed at least 12 graded credits and have a grade point average of at least 3.5 (out of 4).
Issaquah: Mia Abe, Cassie Absolor, Kyle Ahrens, John Albert, Aimee Allworth, Nicole Arend, Marine Bahnsen, Zachary Bates, Amy Baxter, Anthony Beattie, Rachel Beck, Morgan Bell-Smith, Jacqueline Belur, Bryce Bennett, Margarita Blinkova, Anastasia Bokov, Josh Borin, Quinn Bracelen, Austin Briggs, Lauren Bruns, Edward Callahan III, Wai Chan, William Chandler, Jeffrey Chen, Jih-Hsin Chen, Shannon Chen, Ximing Chen, Dawn Cheung, Sol Choi, Kenny Chou, Elaine Chow, Megan Christie, Dylan Clark, Alexis Court, Isabela Covelli, Daniel Craig, Lorina Crain, Brittany Crotty, John Crotty, Ilene Darahovski, Christine Depaola, Aimy Dinh, William Doerrfeld, Shahrzad Dow, Christopher Dubois, Neeraja Duriseti, Ian Engelbeck, Halie Ericksen, Sarah Fairchild, Cindy Fan, Claire Frederick, Kendall Fujioka, Alexandra Fussell, Lindsay Gardner, Katrina Go, Ariel Goh, Daniel Gorrie, Joshua Gray, Stephanie Grose, Muna Habib, Brandon Hadi, Christine Hanzawa, Melissa Hardy, Stephen Harnos, Matthew Hertogs, Annie Hidalgo, Jillian Hilton, Chandler Hire, Virgil Hodge, Richard Hong, Justin Hoo, Emily Howarth, Stephanie Hsu, Dexter Hu, Sarah Hudson, Kristin Hummel, Randy Huynh, Fabliha Ibnat, Zachary Ishimitsu, Alexis Jensen, Lily Jiang, Ingrid Johansen, Laura Kasser, Jayna Kawada, Danielle Kemmerer, Chai Kim, Christine Ko, Jordan Labelle, Audrey Lafraugh, Steven Lau, Dana Learen, Lindsey Lee, Michelle Lee, Shawn Lee, Stephanie Lee, Danielle Lemmon, Kendrick Lentini, Ian Lerch, Jeff Lestz, Rending Li, Bailey Lyons, Alexander Ma, Ryan Magani, Tim Maison, Mackenzie Marques, Audrey Martin, John Mather, Michael McBride, Maxwell McDermott, Jordan McIntosh, Jesse Miles, Rebecca Miller, Chelsey Milton, Eric Miya, Tara Miyake, Spencer Moritz, Daniel Morris, Connor Moseley, Anna Mottaz, Emily Muirhead, Krista Nakano, Tahira Naqvi, Katelyn Neff, Sarah Nelson, Michele Neuffer, Marlena Norwood, Andrew Osborn, Elisa Page, Karthik Palaniappan, Joshua Park, Alexa Parker, Eric Parker, Kendall Paulsen, Eva Perry, Jennifer Peterson, Sarah Peterson, Breanna Philips, Carson Powers, Sarah Pumpian, Wenhe Qin, Jason Quan, Akash Ramachandran, Andrew Ramstad, Andrew Repp, Martin Reyes, Samuel Reynolds, Courtney Roberts, James Roberts, Nathanael Rollins, Conner Rose, Greta Roulinska, Olga Rublinetska, Billy Savanh, Sidharth Sethi, Jacob Shannon, Fablina Sharara, Max Sherman, Christina Shin, Erika Shiroma, Ning Shu, Simerjot Singh, Krista Somera, Olivia Spokoiny, Sarah Stewart, Michael Su, Max Sugarman, Yeon Suk, Stuti Sulgaonkar, Matthew Swartzendruber, Drew Tacher, Erik Takami, Madeline Tena, Diane Tey, April Thompson, Nicholas Thorpe, Braden Timm, Jenna Tollefson, Douglas Tyler, Benjamin Van, Kristi Van Doorn, Erin Vanderwall, Joseph Vanderwood, Alisa Vangrunsven, Stephanie Violante, Viet Vu, Shayna Waldbaum, Evan Walton, Logan Walton, Mitchell Walton, Adrian Wang, Annie Wang, James Wang, Michael Ward, Gordon Wong, Bo Woo, Robert Wright, Justin Yantus, Morgan Young, Kyle Yuasa, William Zahn, Nicole Zarfos, Weihang Zhao, Qinwen Zhou and David Zong