April 2, 2013
Boy Scouts presents 2013 report to Olympia
On Feb. 27, the Boy Scouts of Washington presented its 2013 Report to the State in Olympia.
Twenty-one Eagle Scouts selected from the six state Boy Scout Councils went to the capitol representing a youth membership of 66,621 scouts.
March 26, 2013
Local student studies in Southeast Asia
Collin Morris, of Issaquah, spent January studying in Southeast Asia through a special program at Linfield College, in McMinnville, Ore.
Morris, a senior majoring in political science, is the son of Keesha Ewers and Richard Morris, of Issaquah. Morris took the class “From Colonialism to Globalism: Political Change in Southeast Asia from World War II to the Present.”
February 26, 2013
Liberty alum graduates from USC film school
Alexander Bell, son of Alex and Jayne Bell of Newcastle, graduated Cum Laude in December 2012 from the University of Southern California, in Los Angeles, with a Bachelor of Arts in cinematic arts, film and television production.
Bell, a 2009 graduate of Liberty High School and former Newcastle Diamond Award winner and Eagle Scout, was named to the dean’s list all semesters he attended USC and was able to graduate in 3 1/2 years. He is the second Liberty alum to graduate from the USC Film School in the past three years.
February 19, 2013
Local students graduate from WWU
The following students graduated in the fall 2012 quarter at Western Washington University:
Issaquah: Devin Amrine, Sarah Beaulieu, Jeff Boser, Ryan Boser, Kian Farahani, Ryan Houser, Erika Monroe, Cory Rydell and Vinay Thakorial
Renton: Nicholas Kenney and Olivia Schach
Sammamish: Jeff Berky, Bryce Coffin, Jordan Gould, Jennifer Smith and Austin Strand
February 12, 2013
Local students graduate
- Lyndon Kidwell of Renton, graduated from Missouri University of Science and Technology, in Rolla, Mo., during commencement ceremonies held Dec. 14, 2012. Kidwell earned a Master of Science degree in systems engineering.
- Kelle Agassiz, a 2009 graduate of Issaquah High School, graduated from the University of Idaho with a Bachelor of Science degree in psychology and a minor in communications in December 2012. She was also named to the fall 2012 semester dean’s list. To qualify, students must complete 12 or more credits and earn a grade point average of 3.5 or higher.
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.