October 28, 2014
Joshua Jancola, a graduate of Skyline High School, began studying at Wheaton College, in Wheaton, Illinois.
October 28, 2014
Samuel Olmstead, of Sammamish, graduated from Eastern Oregon University, in La Grande, Oregon, during the 2013-14 academic year with a Bachelor of Science in biology.
October 28, 2014
Taylor Newbury, a Newcastle student of Azusa Pacific University, served in ministry through the Center for Student Action during the summer in Tanzania.
October 21, 2014
Local students make deans’ lists
Alex Hansen, 2013 graduate of Issaquah High School, University of Chicago, 2013-14 school year
Issaquah residents Nathan Gibson, Stephen Okamoto and Stephanie Teramoto, along with Newcastle resident Nathan Gibson and Sammamish residents Grace Blanchard, Kathleen Crandall and Tyler White, Azusa Pacific University, in Azusa, California, 2014 spring term
October 14, 2014
Faith Fowler, of Issaquah, is one of three students given the opportunity to work on campus this summer through the new Lister Summer Fellowship program at Hofstra University in N.Y.
Fowler is pursuing a Bachelor of Science in forensic science and working under the mentorship of a Chemistry Professor Ling Huang on research geared toward law enforcement and its ability to quickly analyze emerging synthetic designer drugs. For this, Faith has access to state of the art nuclear magnetic resonance.
September 23, 2014
Local students graduate from Seattle Pacific University
Issaquah: Jenive Brooks, Bachelor of Arts, psychology; Heather Clauson-Sells, Doctor of Education, doctoral studies in education; Pallavi Dua, Master of Science, information systems management; Joanna Harmon, Master of Arts, teaching; Jaclyn Kopson, Master of Arts, business administration management; Madison Maloney, Master of Arts, industrial and organizational psychology; Abigail Platter, Magna Cum Laude, Bachelor of Arts, art; Daniel Schafer, Master of Science, information systems management; Kristina Schwartz, Master of Arts, teaching; Kerry Truell, Master of Education, literacy; and Tara Walker, Magna Cum Laude, Bachelor of Science, mathematics
September 16, 2014
Hallie Holton, of Sammamish, was named to the honor roll at University of Kansas, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, in Lawrence, Kansas.
September 9, 2014
UW announces dean’s list
The following students from Issaquah were named to University of Washington’s dean’s list for the winter 2014 quarter:
September 2, 2014
Montana State University Honor Roll
Issaquah: Dustin Fry and Kesleigh Walin (3.5 gpa or higer); and Laura Tochko (4.0)
Sammamish: Keegan McBride and James Nielsen (3.5 gpa or higher); and Kathryn Barnett (4.0)
August 26, 2014
National Merit Scholarship
Five local high school seniors are among its collegiate-sponsored winners for the 2014 scholarship program of the National Merit Scholarship Corp.:
- Catherine Ball, Issaquah High School, is pursuing a degree in computer programming at Macalester College in St. Paul, Minn.
- Grant Vaska, Issaquah High School, will attend Washington University in St. Louis, Minn.
- Kathleen Park, of Sammamish, will pursue a degree in communications at Wheaton College near Chicago.
- Shanchen Pu, of Sammamish, will pursue a degree in medicine at Northwestern University in Evanston, Ill.
- Nikila Vinugopal, of Sammamish, will pursue a career in dance at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City.