Posted: Friday, February 16, 2007

Victoria "Torie" Powers, of Juneau, was recognized by Western Illinois University for completing her first semester with a 3.6 grade-point average making the dean's list. A 2006 Juneau-Douglas High School graduate, she is majoring in kinesiology/athletic training and is a member of the Western Illinois Westerwind Division 1 softball team. A four-year varsity player for the JDHS softball team, she helped the Bears win two state championships and two runner up trophies. She was also the setter for the Bears volleyball team for three years.

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Forrest Preston, of Juneau, made the dean's list for the autumn quarter at the University of Washington. This is the fourth time he has been on the dean's list and the third time in the past four terms. He is a 2002 graduate of Juneau-Douglas High School and was captain of the Swim Team his senior year. He will be graduating this June with a Bachelor of Science in mathematics and economics. He is the son of Jim and Jane Preston, of Juneau.

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