December 3, 2013
Andi Scarcello gets scholarship
Andria Scarcello, of Issaquah, has received the Mary Carr Endowed Scholarship at Denison University in Granville, Ohio.
The scholarship is awarded based on academic achievement, leadership and personal merit.
Scarcello, a 2013 graduate of Skyline High School, is a freshman at Denison and is expected to graduate in 2017.
November 19, 2013
Local grad earns Biola University scholarship
Biola University freshman Austin Quamme, of Issaquah, was among 53 students who received the college’s highest scholarship — the Trustee’s scholarship — for the 2013-14 academic year.
Freshmen are eligible for the $12,000 Trustee’s scholarship if upon entering the university, they meet the requirements of grade point average of at least 3.5 and a combined SAT score of 1430 in math and English scores. About 4 percent of this year’s incoming class received this award.
November 12, 2013
Emily Adams completes summer internship
Emily Adams, of Issaquah, participated in a summer internship with The Beat Within in San Francisco.
The program provides writing workshops to incarcerated teenagers and publishes their writings in a biweekly magazine.
November 5, 2013
Local students graduate from WSU
The following students from Sammamish graduated from Washington State University in spring semester 2013:
Jaine Allodi, Bachelor of Arts in social sciences and Bachelor of Science in psychology; Hannah Armour, Bachelor of Arts in education, cum laude; Michelle Armour, Bachelor of Arts in humanities, cum laude; Kelsey Bartholomew, Bachelor of Arts in social sciences; Jena Boyle, Bachelor of Arts in communication, cum laude; Gabrielle Bracco, Bachelor of Arts in education, cum laude; Brittney Calabro, Bachelor of Arts in communication; Monrawee Cross, Bachelor of Science in psychology;
October 22, 2013
Local students graduate from WSU
The following students from Issaquah graduated from Washington State University in spring semester 2013:
Issaquah: Diana Anucinski, Bachelor of Arts, criminal justice, Cum Laude; Benjamin Blustein, Bachelor of Arts, business administration; Joseph Brendel, Bachelor of Arts, business administration, Cum Laude; Hailey Brown, Bachelor of Science, agricultural and food systems; Emeri-Erin Callahan, Bachelor of Arts, communication, Magna Cum Laude; Alexandra Dompier, Bachelor of Arts, education, Cum Laude; Christopher Galbraith, Bachelor of Arts, business administration; McKensie Gelber, Bachelor of Science, geology; Evan Heeringa, Bachelor of Science, construction management; Jens Holt-Jensen, Bachelor of Science, kinesiology; Taryn Hudgens, Doctor of Veterinary Medicine; Chad Johnson, Bachelor of Arts, social
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.
October 8, 2013
Liberty High School student earns top score on ACT
Liberty High School senior Galen Posch earned a top composite score of 36 on a recent ACT test.
Fewer than one-tenth of 1 percent of students who take the ACT nationally earn a top score. Posch is one of only 781 students nationwide to receive a 36, out of 1.66 million students who took the exam.
September 10, 2013
Local student graduates from international campus
Andrew Napier, 23, of Issaquah, graduated Summa Cum Laude from Berklee College of Music’s first international campus in Valencia, Spain, with a Master of Arts in scoring for film, television and video games on Aug. 27.
Napier was among the first graduating class of Berklee’s Valencia campus, and was one of just 20 students to receive the degree.
Napier was one of 74 international students from 26 countries to attend one of three masters programs at the Valencia campus. After graduation, Napier relocated to Los Angeles to pursue his music career.
August 20, 2013
Local student makes UR dean’s list
Isabelle V. Chu, a sophomore majoring in cell and developmental biology at the University of Rochester, has been named to the dean’s list for academic achievement for the spring 2013 semester.
Chu, of Bellevue, is the daughter of Lawrence and Janet Chu, and a graduate of Issaquah High School.
July 30, 2013
Local students named to deans’ lists
- Emma O’Melia, of Issaquah, has been named to second honors on the dean’s list for the spring 2013 semester at Clark University in Worcester, Mass.
- Clare Pfeifer, daughter of Jerome and Cindy Pfeifer, of Issaquah, has been named to the 2013 dean’s list at Lawrence University, in Appleton, Wis. Pfeifer is a 2010 graduate of Liberty High School.
- Nicholas Ryder, of Issaquah, was named to the dean’s list at Tufts University Boston.