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July 23, 2015

Graduates

  • Emily Wise, of Issaquah, Bachelor of Science, nursing, Boston College, Massachusetts
  • Faith Fowler, of Issaquah, Bachelor of Science, biochemistry, Hofstra University, New York
  • Isabelle Chu, of Issaquah, Summa Cum Laude, Bachelor of Science, cell developmental biology, University of Rochester, New York
  • Benjamin Hildreth, of Issaquah, Master of Education, elementary education, College of New Jersey
  • Madison Dinger, of Newcastle, Bachelor of Science, nursing, Linfield College, Oregon
  • Joy Kacoroski, of Issaquah, Master of Science, natural resources, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point
  • Michael Fanning, of Issaquah, Master of Science, information assurance and security, Sam Houston State University, Texas
  • Joey Bradley, of Issaquah, Bachelor of Arts, communication, University of New Haven, Connecticut
  • Alex Gruber, of Issaquah, University of New Haven, Connecticut
  • Marissa Villegas, of Issaquah, Ithaca College’s School of Communication, degree in television/radio
  • Emma O’Melia, of Issaquah, Magna Cum Laude, Bachelor of Arts in biology, Clark University, Massachusetts

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Girls tennis titles on the line at KingCo

May 20, 2014

Jasmine Ye (left) and Julia Lioubarski, Skyline High School doubles partners, are on the court May 13 having a successful run during the Class 4A KingCo Conference girls tennis championships. By Neil Pierson

Jasmine Ye (left) and Julia Lioubarski, Skyline High School doubles partners, are on the court May 13 having a successful run during the Class 4A KingCo Conference girls tennis championships. By Neil Pierson

The 28 singles players and 28 doubles teams that converged on the Skyline High School tennis courts last week knew they’d have to be on top of their games.

At the Class 4A KingCo Conference girls tennis championships, only the two finalists in singles and doubles were guaranteed berths into the state tournament, while the third-place finisher had to win a crossover match with a Wesco Conference foe to get there.

As it turned out, the competition wasn’t the only thing that proved daunting over the course of the three-day event. Eighty-degree temperatures greeted the players in the afternoons, making fitness even more vital.

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