February 7, 2012
Courtney Phillips is member of Colgate University honor society
Courtney Phillips, a member of the Colgate University Class of 2014, has been inducted into the Colgate chapter of Phi Eta Sigma, the national scholastic honorary society that recognizes the outstanding academic achievement of first-year students.
Phillips received the distinction by earning a grade point average of at least 3.5 during the 2010-2011 academic year.
Phillips, a graduate of The Overlake School in Bellevue, is the daughter of Gerald and Robin Phillips, of Sammamish.
January 31, 2012
Local student graduates from Purdue
Kristin Krieg, a 2007 graduate of Skyline High School, graduated from Purdue University in December, earning a Bachelor of Science degree in chemical engineering.
Krieg is employed by The Boeing Co. in the Research and Technology Division, in Seattle.
January 24, 2012
Local students make Georgia Institute dean’s list
Elizabeth Dike and Tiffany Jernigan, both of Issaquah, were recently named to the dean’s list at the Georgia Institute of Technology for the fall semester 2011.
To qualify, students must earn a 3.0 or higher grade point average.
January 10, 2012
Local students make OSU honor roll
The following students were named to the Scholastic Honor Roll fall term at Oregon State University. To qualify, students must carry at least 12 graded hours of coursework and earn a 3.5 or higher grade point average.
Issaquah: Sarah Jacobi and Devin O’Donnell
North Bend: Shanna Holland
Preston: Carter Michell
Renton: Sarah Baker, Lauren Sewell and Alexander Van
Sammamish: Kristin Nikaitani (4.0 average), Chris Dallas, Kyla Krueger and Ian Smith
December 13, 2011
Issaquah’s Hailey Williams studies in Oxford, England
University of San Diego student Hailey Williams, of Issaquah, is studying in Oxford, England, this fall.
The semesterlong program takes place at St. Clare’s, an independent international college offering courses in the liberal arts.
Williams is majoring in psychology and plans to graduate in fall 2012.
November 22, 2011
Local student receives scholarship from WSU
Ram Kandasamy, the son of Sivagami and Ramiah Kandasamy, of Sammamish, was awarded a $1,000 Auvil Undergraduate Scholars Fellowship by the University College at Washington State University.
Students receiving the award must be prospective, novice or experienced researchers and should have an identified faculty mentor.
Kandasamy graduated from Skyline High School in 2008. He plans to graduate from WSU in May 2012 with degrees in neuroscience and psychology.
At WSU, Kandasamy was the recipient of the WSU Alcohol and Drug Abuse Grant and the WSU Psychology Department Grant.
October 18, 2011
Local student graduates from Hebrew University
Mandy Goldberg, of Issaquah, recently graduated from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem’s Braun School of Public Health and Community Medicine, in Jerusalem.
She received a master’s degree in public health.
Goldberg is a 2005 graduate of Issaquah High School and received a bachelor’s degree in international relations from the University of Southern California in 2009.
October 4, 2011
Issaquah student graduates from Miami University of Ohio
Taylor Wolfe, of Issaquah, was among 684 students from Miami University of Ohio, in Oxford, Ohio, who graduated in the summer term.
Wolfe received a master’s degree in business administration.
September 20, 2011
Issaquah grad is named to Duke dean’s list with distinction
Michael Migotsky, of Bellevue, a 2010 graduate of Issaquah High School, was named to the dean’s list with distinction for the spring 2011 semester at Duke University, in Durham, N.C.
To qualify, students must earn a grade point average that places them in the highest 10 percent of their class. This is Migotsky’s second semester on the list.
Issaquah resident is elected jumper show team officer
The William Woods Hunter/Jumper Show Team at William Woods University recently elected officers.
Melanie Hemstreet, of Issaquah, was elected as secretary.
Local students graduate
Justin Flones, of Renton, graduated Aug. 5 from the University of North Dakota, in Grand Rapids, with a bachelor’s degree in business administration.
Brianna Lichtenauer, of Renton, graduated Aug. 6 from Bowling Green State University, in Bowling Green, Ohio, with a master’s degree in fine arts.
Angela Nickerson, of Sammamish, graduated Magna Cum Laude from Biola University in La Mirada, Calif., this spring with a Bachelor of Arts degree in journalism (visual emphasis).
September 13, 2011
Local student earns $3,500 academic scholarship to EWU
Amber Eastham, of Renton, has been awarded an academic honors scholarship for $3,500 for the 2011-12 academic year at Eastern Washington University.
The award is given to outstanding high school graduates with a 3.7 and above grade point average, an SAT score of 1,000 and higher and/or 24 or higher on the ACT.
Eastham, the daughter of Steve and Sharon Eastham, of Renton, graduated from Liberty High School in 2011. She was involved with the Future Educators of America, Teaching Academy and varsity tennis.
She will attend EWU in the fall and she plans to study elementary education.