College news — graduates, honor roll, honor society, deans’ lists

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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College News — graduates, honors, deans’ lists

June 10, 2015

Issaquah student participates in computer conference

Andi Sarcelle, of Issaquah, was one of five women from Denison University who participated in the Ohio Celebration of Women in Computing conference, a special gathering of computer scientists in Sandusky, Ohio, in February.

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College news — activities, honors, dean’s lists, honor roll

April 21, 2015

Issaquah student joins Marquette’s MARDI GRAS program in New York

Anna Fairhart, of Issaquah, a junior studying nursing at Marquette University, traveled to New York City over spring break with the Marquette MARDI GRAS program.

MARDI GRAS, which stands for Making A Real Difference in the Gulf Region and Areas Surrounding, is a student-run organization created in 2006 after Hurricane Katrina devastated the Gulf region.

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The Beat — Baseball gets going at Eastside Catholic

February 24, 2015

In March, Eastside Catholic baseball opens its season against nonleague opponent Skyline.

Billy Dimlow Eastside Catholic High School

Billy Dimlow
Eastside Catholic High School

Although this game does not affect either team’s league records, both teams are determined to be the “best team on the plateau.”

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Local students make Oregon State University honor roll

January 13, 2015

The following local students were named to the Oregon State University honor roll for the fall 2014 term:

Issaquah: Jordan Coutts, Michelle Pighin, Senior and Julia White

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College news roundup — week of Oct. 22

October 21, 2014

Local students make deans’ lists

Alex Hansen, 2013 graduate of Issaquah High School, University of Chicago, 2013-14 school year

Issaquah residents Nathan Gibson, Stephen Okamoto and Stephanie Teramoto, along with Newcastle resident Nathan Gibson and Sammamish residents Grace Blanchard, Kathleen Crandall and Tyler White, Azusa Pacific University, in Azusa, California, 2014 spring term

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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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Students graduate from Oregon State University

July 15, 2014

Oregon State University, in Corvallis, Ore., announced its graduates for spring 2014 including:

Issaquah: Joseph Camporeale, Bachelor of Science in merchandising management; Carly Cassidy, Bachelor of Science in human development and family sciences; Jillian Clark, Master of Arts in English; Thomas Day, Master of Science in chemistry; and Caitlin Eddy, Bachelor of Science in public health.

Newcastle: Jocelyn McNeil, Bachelor of Science in economics.

Preston: Megan Smith, Bachelor of Science in human development and family sciences.

Sammamish: Eli Elder, Bachelor of Science in computer science; Kyla Krueger, Bachelor of Science in human development and family sciences; Melisa Magnuson, Bachelor of Science in merchandising management; Erik McClure, Bachelor of Science in construction engineering management; and Ashley McLaughlin, Bachelor of Science in merchandising management.

 

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CoCoRaHS observers track rain gain

October 23, 2012

After an unseasonably nice September with pleasant skies, the rain has arrived just in time to remind locals that they live in the Pacific Northwest.

As the wet season picks up, the Office of the Washington State Climatologist at the University of Washington is seeking rainfall observers to join more than 300 volunteers across the state that measure rainfall totals through the Community Collaborative Rain, Hail & Snow Network, more commonly called CoCoRaHS.

CoCoRaHS is a grassroots volunteer network of backyard weather observers who work together to map and measure precipitation in their local communities.

“Their reports are useful for weather forecasters, climatologists, city utilities, hydrologists, and researchers, among others,” said Karin Bumbaco, the Washington state CoCoRaHS coordinator.

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College News

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.

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