May 28, 2013
Eagles musicians win
Issaquah High School won several awards at the Washington State Solo and Ensemble Contest April 26-27.
Hi Tones won first place in the women’s large ensemble category. Led by Savannah Young, other first-place singers are Maddy Bennett, Alita Campbell, Samantha Cook, Annika Dybevik, Caroline Hamblin, Melina Jones, Tali Magidson, Mackenzie Minehan, Elizabeth Moore, Julianne Nienhuis, Areesa Somani, Maryn Spangler, Rache Strand, Makenna Thomas and Ashley Young.
Other state winners are: Andy Able, second place playing tuba; and Gregory Ketron, second place trombone.
Groups scoring a No. 1 rating are Mix It Up with Bennett, Campbell, Dybevik, Ashley Young, Samantha Cook, Mackenzie Minehan, Elizabeth Moore, Savannah Young, Jacob Bernado, Bryan Hanner, Dylan Martorano, Mark Olsen, Kajal Lang, Jesse Olsen-Jacobsen, Samuel Tacher and Jack Wheeler. In Harmony with Tacher (leader), Bernado, Hanner, Martorano, Cameron McLeod, Olsen, Anthony Uy, Jared Alves, Kajal Lang, Jesse Olsen-Jacobsen, Kyle Tant and Jack Wheeler.
Scoring a No. 1 rating in the solo categories are Dybevik , soprano; Wheeler, tenor; and Tacher, bass.
Sammamish student named to dean’s list
Andrew Garrett, of Sammamish, was named to the dean’s list for the fall 2012 quarter at Syracuse University. Garrett is enrolled in the College of Visual and Performing Arts. To be named to the dean’s list, students must have a 3.4 or higher grade point average for the semester.
Local student earns master’s from WSU
Michael Johnson, of Issaquah, will receive his Master of Science in electrical engineering from Washington State University in May.
Johnson graduated from Issaquah High School in 2007. He is the son of Donna and David Johnson, of Issaquah.