Graduations, deans' lists and awards

Posted: Friday, June 23, 2000

Harold Campbell of Juneau graduated with a master's degree in teaching from Evergreen State College in Olympia, Wash., this month.

Jaime Paige of Juneau graduated magna cum laude with a bachelor of arts degree from Gambling State University in Louisiana last month.

Zachary Stenson of Juneau graduated with a bachelor of arts degree from Western State College in Gunnison, Colo., last month.

Rose Koch of Juneau was elected a member of Phi Beta Kappa at Carleton College in Northfield, Minn., last month.

Debra Keller of Juneau graduated from the University of Evansville in Evansville, Ind., last month. Keller was also named to the dean's list for the spring semester.

Robert Gruening of Juneau graduated with a bachelor's degree in political science from the University of Portland in Portland, Ore., last month.

Bryan Meismer of Juneau graduated with a Juris Doctor degree from Creighton University in Omaha, Neb., last month.

Three Juneau residents graduated from Davidson College in Davidson, N.C., last month. Meagan Gleason received a bachelor of arts degree in political science, Britta Toleman graduated cum laude with a bachelor of arts degree in political science and Andrew ``Andy'' Kazama graduated with a bachelor of science degree in biology.

Erika Bracken of Petersburg graduated with a bachelor's degree in nursing from the University of Portland in Portland, Ore., last month.

Robin Fiscus of Juneau was named to the President's Honor Roll at University of Wyoming in Laramie, Wyo., for the spring semester.

Daniel Penrose of Juneau received the Graduate Community Service Award from the Master's in Urban and Regional Planning program at Eastern Washington University in Cheney, Wash. Penrose graduates this month with a master's degree in urban and regional planning.

Heidi Reifenstein of Juneau graduated with a bachelor of arts degree from Whitman College in Walla Walla, Wash., last month.

Wendy Sue Mosher of Juneau graduated with a bachelor of science degree in health science studies from Boise State University in Boise, Idaho, last month.

Allison Smith of Juneau graduated cum laude with a bachelor of science degree in outdoor education from Northland College in Ashland, Wis., last month.

Willow Malick of Juneau graduated from Governor Dummer Academy in Byfield, Mass., this month. Malick received the Mercer Art Prize for exceptional creativity and originality.

Sarah Stude of Juneau was named to the dean's list at Northwest Nazarene University in Nampa, Idaho, for the spring term.

Corinna Williams of Juneau graduated with a bachelor's degree in social work from the University of Alaska Anchorage last month. Williams was awarded a leadership honor, membership in Phi Alpha and the Golden Key National Honor Society.

Seven Juneau residents were awarded scholarships for the 2000-2001 term at the University of Idaho in Moscow, Idaho. Winners of Presidential scholarships were Jennifer Lund, Rory Fletcher, Lisa Freeman, Erin Mesdag and Lisa Ray. Barbara Enriquez was awarded the Elva Anderson Snow Scholarship and Jeffrey Tillinghast was awarded the Casebolt Family Music and UI Scholar Award scholarships.

Dr. Karen Roberts and her husband, Dr. Wallace Strong, were hooded at the College of Education graduation ceremonies on the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign campus last month.

Colonel John Penman of Sitka, a colonel in the United State Army, retired this month after 28 years of service.

Bruce Bowler and Steve Lewis of Juneau received the President's Service Award Citation from the Points of Light Foundation. Bowler was recognized for his involvement in Juneau Search and Rescue and for founding SEADOGS. Lewis was recognized for inspiring and leading a group of volunteers to help with search and rescue mountaineering operations in Alaska.

Colleen Dilts of Juneau is the local grand prize winner of a $500 scholarship in GCI and American Movie Classics ``Behind the Screen Test'' talent search. Juneau-Douglas High School was also awarded a VCR courtesy of GCI and AMC.

Ashley Badger of Juneau has been selected as this year's recipient of the BP Exploration Principals' and Commissioner's Scholarship. Badger will receive $4,000.

Olivia Mendoza of Juneau has been offered an internship at the Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute. She will assist ASMI's global marketing activities throughout the summer.

Kaleb Froehlich of Juneau has been selected for a month-long internship in the Washington, D.C., office of U.S. Sen. Ted Stevens of Alaska. He will join 10 other interns from around the state, all of whom are recent high school graduates.

Peggy Garrison of the Juneau Garden Club attended the National Council of State Garden Clubs Inc. 71st annual convention in San Diego, May 29-31. NCSGC provides education, resources and national networking opportunities for its members to promote the love of gardening, floral design, and civic and environmental responsibility.

Electronics Technician Second Class William Winburn was recognized as the Juneau Area Coast Guard Enlisted Person of the Quarter for the period Jan. 1 to March 31. Petty Officer Winburn is as signed to Electronics Support Detachment Juneau.

Two Gustavus students have qualified for degrees at the Oregon Institute of Technology in Klamath Falls, Ore. They are James Donner, who receives a bachelor of science degree in mechanical engineering technology, and Kimberly Cheren, who receives a bachelor of science degree in management/small business administration.

Kristy Becker was named to the dean's list for the spring semester at Albertson College of Idaho. She is a senior majoring in history and political science.

Carolyn Becker graduated summa cum laude from California Lutheran University with departmental honors in communications.

Jennifer Hodges of Juneau graduated with a liberal arts degree in computer science and mathematics at Macalester College in Saint Paul, Minn. She also received the Wrean Family Prize for volleyball team conduct, and was elected to the math honor society Pi Mu Epsilon and the computer honor society Upsilon Pi Epsilon.

Carlyn Davis of Juneau has been accepted for enrollment at Hampshire College in Amherst, Mass., for the fall 2000 semester.

Levada Joe Johnson of Juneau was crowned Miss Tlingit Achievement 2000. She also was awarded with the Southeast Alaska Achievement Award 2000, Miss Alaska Achievement 2000 and Miss Who's Who 2000.

Bryan Wangerin of Klawock has enlisted in the U.S. Army as a petroleum supply specialist. He recently left for basic training at Fort Jackson, S.C.

Kayla Brandner of Juneau won mini queen in the young miss category at the Miss American Starlet pageant last month at the Baranof Hotel. She also won the talent and modeling categories and prettiest smile.

Cheryl Baker, a 1979 JDHS graduate, graduated last month from the University of Utah Medical School.

Mary Fiorella of the Juneau Shotokan Karate Do Club recently received her Shodan (first-degree black belt) from Visiting Master Yutaka Yaguchi, 8th Dan.

Robert Detjen graduated with a bachelor of music degree in music performance from the University of Oregon in Eugene, Ore., this month.

Glen Aronson has been selected as a winner of 2000 Presidential Scholarship at Montana State University-Bozeman in Bozeman, Mont.

Mary Owen recently graduated from the University of Minnesota medical school.

Four Juneau residents were named to the dean's list at the University of Alaska Fairbanks for the spring 2000 semester. They are Jed Ballard, Shawna Brown, Jacob Gemmell and Heather Janes. Also honored were Haines residents Jessica Rettinger and Trevor White who made the dean's list, and Keri Edwards who made the chancellor's list.

Heidi Brown and Kara Lindley of Juneau, and James Donner of Gustavus, were named to the president's list at the Oregon Institute of Technology for the spring 2000 semester.

Maria Christina Regalbuto of Juneau graduated this month from Wingate University in Wingate, N.C., with a bachelor of science degree in business administration.

Kerry Finley of Juneau was named to the vice president's honor roll at the University of Wyoming in Laramie, Wyo., for the spring 2000 semester.



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