Community news roundup

November 18, 2014

Sonia Dailey enrolls at Pratt Institute

Sonia Dailey, of Renton, has started studies at the prestigious Pratt Institute, in New York, New York.

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Alan Hoerst graduates from Air Force bootcamp

October 21, 2014

Air Force Airman First Class Alan D. Hoerst graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

Hoerst completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills.

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Community news roundup — graduates, military, scholarships, National Merit, Associated Students

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

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Community news roundup — college, dean’s list, graduates, military

September 16, 2014

College news

Hallie Holton, of Sammamish, was named to the honor roll at University of Kansas, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, in Lawrence, Kansas.

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Arthur Jepsky retires from U.S. Army Reserve

July 15, 2014

U.S. Army Reserve Col. Arthur S. Jepsky has retired from the Army Reserve after serving honorably for 32 years.

Jepsky was last serving as Assistant Chief of Staff for Support Operations with 316th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), McGarity U.S. Army Reserve Center, Pa.

Contributed Col. Arthur S. Jepsky, retiring after 32 years of service, receives the Legion of Merit in a Celebration of Service ceremony.

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Col. Arthur S. Jepsky, retiring after 32 years of service, receives the Legion of Merit in a Celebration of Service ceremony.

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Military News

February 4, 2014

Local residents complete Air Force boot camp

Air Force Reserve Airmen Anthony Holmes Jr. and Jazmine Fleming graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio, Texas.

Holmes is the son of Leverne Holmes, of Newcastle.

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Military News

January 14, 2014

Neal Robinson graduates from basic training

Air Force Airman First Class Neal Robinson, son of Marina Robinson, of Aiea, Hawaii, and Gene Robinson, of Issaquah, has graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio, Texas.

The intensive eight-week program includes military training, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills.

 

Military News

November 12, 2013

Ryan Lamm completes Army boot camp

Army Spc. Ryan Lamm, son of Ken and Bev Lamm, of Renton, graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Benning in Columbus, Ga.

Over the course of nine weeks, Lamm and his fellow soldiers developed basic combat skills and gained experience using various weapons.

Lamm graduated from Kettle Falls High School in Kettle Falls, and received his bachelor’s degree from Washington State University in Pullman in 2009.

 

Military News

June 11, 2013

Joshua Woods completes Army basic training

Army Pfc. Joshua M. Woods graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.

Woods is a 2012 graduate of Issaquah High School. He is the son of Cindy Woods, of Sammamish, and Tim Batzel, of Renton.

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Military News

November 6, 2012

Tiger Mountain grad completes bootcamp

Army Pfc. Dylan T. Wilson has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson in Columbia, S.C.

During the nine weeks of training, Wilson studied the Army mission, history, tradition and core values, physical fitness, and received instruction and practice in basic combat skills, military weapons, chemical warfare and bayonet training, drill and ceremony, marching, rifle marksmanship, armed and unarmed combat, map reading, field tactics, military courtesy, military justice system, basic first aid, foot marches and field training exercises.

Wilson, the son of Kimberly Wilson, of Issaquah, is a 2011 graduate of Tiger Mountain Community High School.

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