February 5, 2013
Local student initiated into Phi Kappa Phi
Michael Lahey, of Issaquah, was recently initiated into Phi Kappa Phi — the nation’s oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines.
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).
November 20, 2012
Issaquah student earns scholarship at UCSD
Kyle Bichich, of Issaquah, has received a $1,500 Jennifer Odom/David Kammerer Memorial Scholarship from the American Water Ski Educational Scholarship and Financial Aid Committee.
Bichich, a junior at the University of California, San Diego, majoring in structural engineering, is a barefoot competitor at the regional level, having volunteered at the Barefoot Water Ski World Championships, as well as the regionals and nationals.
November 6, 2012
Liberty grad is Harvard College Scholar
Jay Chakravarty, the 2011 valedictorian of Liberty High School and a student at Harvard University, has been designated a Harvard College Scholar.
Students of the sophomore, junior and senior classes in the top 10 percent of their respective classes are designated Harvard College Scholars.
October 9, 2012
Student graduates from Gonzaga
Chelsea Stone, of Sammamish, recently graduated from Gonzaga University with a biology degree.
This fall, Stone will pursue a master’s degree in public health from Drexel University, in Philadelphia. The Issaquah High School graduate is the daughter John Stone and Patti Enos, of Sammamish.
September 25, 2012
Local students make WSU honor roll
The following local students were named to the president’s honor roll for the 2012 summer semester at Washington State University.
Issaquah: Emeri-Erin Callahan, Morgan Danner, Sheila Espenel, Christopher Galbraith, Erica Husby, Lauren Loftis, Karla Shannon-Garvey and Kyle Weber
Newcastle: Michaela Calderon and Paul Williams
August 28, 2012
Amy Winter voted UW inspirational graduate
Amy Winter, daughter of Robert and Susan Schlilaty, of Issaquah, graduated with a degree in dentistry from the University of Washington in a ceremony at the Meany Hall Theatre on the University of Washington campus in June 2012.
August 21, 2012
Local student makes SLU honor roll
Stephen Connelly, of Issaquah, was recently named to the spring 2012 semester honor roll at Southeastern Louisiana University, in Hammond, La.
To qualify, students must earn a 3 to 3.19 grade point average.
July 31, 2012
Local students honored
Emma O’Melia, of Issaquah, has been named to the spring 2012 second honors dean’s list at Clark University in Worcester, Mass. To be eligible students must have a grade point average between 3.5 and 3.79, of a maximum of 4.3.
Collin Morris, of Issaquah, was named to the spring semester dean’s list at Linfield College, in McMinnville, Ore. To qualify, students must complete 12 graded credits and be in the top 10 percent of their class.
July 24, 2012
Local student graduates from Loyola Marymount
Amanda Medina, of Issaquah, graduated July 18 from Loyola Marymount University, in Los Angeles, with a bachelor’s degree in business administration.
Local students honored
Mackenzie Findlay, of Renton, was named to the dean’s list for the spring 2012 semester at Washington University in St. Louis. To qualify, students must earn a 3.6 grade point average or higher and be enrolled in at least 14 graded units. Findlay is enrolled in the university’s College of Arts and Sciences.
Issaquah High School graduate Aaron Tocker, son of Pamela and Joel Tocker, of Issaquah, has made the spring 2012 dean’s list at Franklin & Marshal College, in Lancaster, Pa.