College News

February 7, 2012

Courtney Phillips is member of Colgate University honor society

Courtney Phillips, a member of the Colgate University Class of 2014, has been inducted into the Colgate chapter of Phi Eta Sigma, the national scholastic honorary society that recognizes the outstanding academic achievement of first-year students.

Phillips received the distinction by earning a grade point average of at least 3.5 during the 2010-2011 academic year.

Phillips, a graduate of The Overlake School in Bellevue, is the daughter of Gerald and Robin Phillips, of Sammamish.

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College News

January 31, 2012

Local student graduates from Purdue

Kristin Krieg, a 2007 graduate of Skyline High School, graduated from Purdue University in December, earning a Bachelor of Science degree in chemical engineering.

Krieg is employed by The Boeing Co. in the Research and Technology Division, in Seattle.

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Wedding: Enholm, Fruge’

December 20, 2011

Enholm, Fruge’

Emily Enholm, of Kirkland, and Martin Fruge’, of Issaquah, were married Sept. 18, 2011, at the Lake Union Café in Seattle. A reception followed.

The bride is the daughter of Cherie Enholm, of Kirkland, and Chris Enholm, of Renton. The matron of honor was Ellen Holmes-Brandis and the maid of honor was Kelsey Perrin. The bridesmaids were Emese Palotas, Kristen Perrin and Nicole LeClech.

The groom is the son of Dwight and Linda Fruge’, of Issaquah. The best man was Chris Ebbert and the groomsmen were Matt Fruge’, Adam Fruge’, Taylor Jones and Mitch Montgomery.

The couple enjoyed a 10-day honeymoon in Playa del Carmen, Mexico.

Emily is a 2008 graduate of Western Washington University. She is employed by Nordstrom corporate, in Seattle, as an expense analyst.

Martin graduated from Renton Technical College in 2001. He is employed by Horizon Ford, in Seattle, as a diesel specialist.

Emily Frankland, Junpei Tsuji earns soccer honors

November 22, 2011

Western Washington University senior forward Emily Frankland, a Skyline High School graduate, was selected to the Great Northwest Athletic Conference women’s soccer all-star second team.

Whitman College sophomore Junpei Tsuji earned All-Northwest Conference honorable mention. Tsuji, a midfielder, started 18 of 19 games this fall.

The Issaquah High School graduate scored three goals and handed out three assists.

Skyline High School grad Jake Heaps leads BYU to victory

November 16, 2011

NEW — 12:05 p.m. Nov. 16, 2011

Former Skyline High School star Jake Heaps, who lost the starting quarterback job at Brigham Young University a few weeks ago, came off the bench Nov. 12 and led the Cougars to a 42-7 victory against Idaho.

Heaps, replacing injured Riley Nelson in the first quarter, completed 15 of 20 passes for 185 yards and two touchdowns. Nelson was forced to the sidelines because of a chest injury.

In the first quarter Heaps directed a nine-play, 78-yard scoring drive by hitting three of three passes.

Heaps will start Saturday in a home game against New Mexico State. This will be his first start since Sept. 30 against Utah State. He started the first five games before Nelson was given the No. 1 job.

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Former Issaquah High School soccer stars earn academic honors

November 8, 2011

NEW — 11:50 a.m. Nov. 8, 2011

Kate Deines and Kristin Maris, former standout soccer players for Issaquah High School, both have earned academic honors this fall for their respective college teams.

Deines, a senior midfielder for the University of Washington, was named to the CoSIDA Academic All-District VIII second team. Deines has a 3.73 grade point average and is a communications major.

Maris, a sophomore at Western Washington University, was named to the Great Northwest Athletic Conference academic all-star team. She has a 3.78 grade point average and is a physical education major.

On Oct. 29 Maris scored both Western goals as the Vikings defeated Western Oregon 2-0. She also had a goal when the Vikings defeated Saint Martin’s 2-0 Oct. 27.

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Issaquah High School volleyball team wins again

October 14, 2011

NEW — 4 p.m. Oct. 14, 2011

It took a while for the Issaquah High School volleyball team to get the knack of winning but the Eagles captured their second straight match Thursday by defeating host Eastlake 3-1.

Issaquah dropped the first set 25-19 but bounced back to win 25-18, 25-10, 25-18.

Sam Rogers led the Eagles with 21 kills and 10 digs. Lindsey Ferguson contributed 21 digs and Mckenzie Bostic had 42 assists. Kirsten Fischer gave the Eagles a strong game up front with 14 kills and Leanne Scott had 10 digs.

The victory was the second of the week and of the season for Issaquah, which is 2-5 in KingCo Conference 4A competition and 2-7 for the season. Eastlake dropped to 3-4 in league play and 4-6 overall.

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College News

October 4, 2011

Issaquah student graduates from Miami University of Ohio

Taylor Wolfe, of Issaquah, was among 684 students from Miami University of Ohio, in Oxford, Ohio, who graduated in the summer term.

Wolfe received a master’s degree in business administration.

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Top mentor is rewarded in more ways than one

October 4, 2011

For her work at Skyline High School, Joy Abia was given the Washington State Outstanding Mentor Award. By Tom Corrigan

“For the first time in my life, I had support and was actually seen,” Skyline High School graduate M’Kayla said. Read more

Issaquah resident fled 9/11 destruction in Manhattan

September 6, 2011

Dana Macario, now a wife, mother and Issaquah resident, resettled in Washington after escaping Lower Manhattan on Sept. 11, 2001. By Greg Farrar

The unbridgeable gulf separating days before 9/11 from days after runs along a Manhattan street named — as if by chance — Liberty.

The street slices across Lower Manhattan and presses close to the World Trade Center site.

Issaquah resident Dana Macario, 33, endured the initial confused, chaotic moments after the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks along Liberty Street.

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