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April 16, 2013

More than half of Eastlake DECA qualify for internationals

Members of the Eastlake DECA chapter, all students who attend Eastlake High School, competed in the Washington State DECA Competition in Bellevue, March 7-9.

A total of 57 students competed against DECA members from 11 chapters in Washington, and the Eastlake DECA chapter will send 20 students to Anaheim, Calif., for the international DECA competition in April.

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April 9, 2013

Young poet earns national recognition

Skyline High School sophomore Niyathi Chakrapani received a silver medal for her poetry from the National Scholastic Art & Writing Awards.

Now in its 90th year, the Scholastic Alliance of Young Artists and Writers National Awards are given out annually in 28 categories of art and writing. Only about 1 percent of the teens from across the country who apply for scholarships and the chance to have their works exhibited or published are honored at the national level.

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April 9, 2013

Spiritwood resident crochets Easter baskets

Spiritwood at Pine Lake’s Betty Vaughan crocheted more than 100 Easter baskets for Spiritwood residents.

Spiritwood staff members filled the baskets with Easter eggs and candy, and then delivered them to the residents and their families at Easter brunch.

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April 2, 2013

Women’s Club presidents honored by LifeWire

Linda Baker and eve’ Martinez-Petrut, co-presidents of Issaquah Women’s Club, recently accepted the award for LifeWire (formerly the Eastside Domestic Violence Program) at a breakfast meeting to thank the organization for their continued support of LifeWire’s scholarshipprogram and contributions to assist women in transition. Read more

Local students serve as pages in state senate

March 26, 2013

Jaden Mongauzy, of Issaquah, and Cooper Antin, of Renton recently, served as a page for the Washington State Senate in Olympia.

Burnett was sponsored by Sen. Mark Mullet, D-Issaquah.

Jaden Mongauzy

Jaden Mongauzy

Cooper Antin

Cooper Antin

Jaden Mongauzy, a junior at Skyline High School, is a member of the student government and said his favorite subject is social studies.

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Former resident named managing editor

March 26, 2013

Garrett Rudolph, formerly of Issaquah, became managing editor of The Omak-Okanogan County Chronicle on March 1.

Rudolph spent the past five years as the sports editor of the Woodburn Independent in Woodburn, Ore.

Garrett Rudolph

Garrett Rudolph

Rudolph grew up in Issaquah and graduated from Western Washington University with a degree in English in 2003.

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March 26, 2013

IHS booster club honors scholar athletes

Issaquah High School Booster Club recently honored the following students with its Tutta Bella Scholar Athlete Award, given to a senior who has shown outstanding accomplishments, as an athlete and as a student at Issaquah High School and in the community.

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February 26, 2013

Issaquah law firm names equity partner

Carson & Noel recently promoted Kellie Gronski to an equity partner with the firm.

Kellie Gronski

Kellie Gronski

Gronski’s practice focuses on real estate, community association law, business transactions, and real estate and business litigation.

Carson & Noel, a seven-attorney law firm providing counseling and litigation services in business, real estate and employment law, is at 20 Sixth Ave. N.E., Issaquah.

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February 12, 2013

Students win chance to play with orchestra

During the Sammamish Symphony Orchestra’s annual Youth Concerto Competition Jan. 26, the following local students were the top three finishers, earning a guest solo with the orchestra June 9:

  • First place — Olivia Marckx, of Bellevue, cello
  • Second place — Amelia Sie, of Bellevue, violin
  • Third place — Karissa Zadinsky, of Issaquah, cello

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February 5, 2013

Booster club honors student athlete

The Issaquah High School Booster Club recently honored Hunter Sapienza with its Tutta Bella Scholar Athlete Award.

The award is given to a senior who has shown outstanding accomplishments as an athlete, as a student and in the community.

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