June 25, 2013
April Curtis honored at St. Olaf College
April Curtis, of Issaquah, was recognized for academic achievement at St. Olaf College on May 3 during the college’s annual Honor’s Day convocation. Curtis also received a Fulbright Scholarship.
She will teach English in a secondary school in Sofia, Bulgaria, and research Bulgarian folk dancing.
In order to be recognized at Honor’s Day, a student must have a cumulative grade point average of 3.6 or higher.
Curtis, the daughter of Mark and Rebecca Curtis, is a 2008 graduate of Eastside Catholic High School and a 2012 graduate of St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minnesota.
Thomas Haffner presents at conference
Thomas Haffner, of Issaquah, presented research at the 2013 Whitman Undergraduate Conference in Walla Walla. The project was titled “Evaluation of ISBER Best Practices for Biorepositories.” Haffner is a junior studying biochemistry, biophysics and molecular biology at Whitman College.
Local students graduate from OSU
The following students graduated from Oregon State University, in Corvallis, Ore., on June 15.
Issaquah: Joseph Camporeale, Bachelor of Science, merchandising management; Christian Rice, Bachelor of Science, Cum Laude, environmental science; Denise Risdon, Bachelor of Science, anthropology; Sarah Roberts, Bachelor of Science, Cum Laude, management; and Jamie Schmitz, Bachelor of Science, business administration
Sammamish: Alyssa Easthouse, Bachelor of Science, human development and family sciences; Allison Lewis, Bachelor of Science; business administration; Matthew McIntosh, Bachelor of Science, environmental science; Aditya Rane, Bachelor of Science, general science