Community news roundup — schools, high school, college, dean’s lists, scholarships

August 26, 2014

National Merit Scholarship

Five local high school seniors are among its collegiate-sponsored winners for the 2014 scholarship program of the National Merit Scholarship Corp.:

  • Catherine Ball, Issaquah High School, is pursuing a degree in computer programming at Macalester College in St. Paul, Minn.
  • Grant Vaska, Issaquah High School, will attend Washington University in St. Louis, Minn.
  • Kathleen Park, of Sammamish, will pursue a degree in communications at Wheaton College near Chicago.
  • Shanchen Pu, of Sammamish, will pursue a degree in medicine at Northwestern University in Evanston, Ill.
  • Nikila Vinugopal, of Sammamish, will pursue a career in dance at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City.

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Local students make honor roll at WSU

October 15, 2013

The following students made Washington State University’s President’s Honor Roll for the 2013 summer semester:

Issaquah: Mackenzie Bauer, Megan Biddle, Morgan Danner, Anthony Dematteo, Alyssa Egland, Eunice Kwon, Erin McKee and Sayeed Sadat.

Sammamish: Cameron Avcu, Mary Bosseler, Kristin Bryant, Kenzie Fleischman, Samantha Gottschalk, Ally Hochanadel, Chelsea Horton, Hayley Johnson, Jacob Krahling, Mitch Matsuo, Alexander McCartney, Dean Mingo, Heather Rife and Amelia Student.