Posted: Sunday, July 11, 2010

Daniel E. Knudsen has been awarded the degree of Doctor of Audiology (AuD) by Salus University George S. Osborne College of Audiology.

Dr. Knudsen is in practice at Southeast Audiology & Hearing Aid Services, LLC in Juneau, which he owns. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Audiology and a member of the American Speech-Language Hearing Association (ASHA).

Dr. Knudsen completed his undergraduate and graduate studies at Colorado State University, where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Communication Disorders, and a Master of Science degree in Communication Disorders.

More than 500 Fort Lewis College students culminated their undergraduate academic careers at Fort Lewis College's 47th Spring Commencement. Hedy Peterson, Psychology, from Sitka, was among this year's graduating class. Fort Lewis College congratulates all the Skyhawks who received their degrees. Fort Lewis College is Colorado's Public Liberal Arts College.

Kids coming into any of the three public libraries this summer may enter a weekly drawing for prizes donated by local businesses. They may enter the drawing by writing a book review on forms available at the library or on-line at

Yosef Monsef, age 10, won a trek for two from North Star Trekking. He read "Silverwing" by Kenneth Oppel and says "This book makes my heart beat faster than usual."

Molly York, age 9, won a gift certificate and bandit-o stretch bands from The Alaska Shirt Company. She read "Because of Winn-Dixie" by Kate DiCamillo and says "I like that Opal mourns by playing with Winn-Dixie (a dog), making friends and spending time with Gloria Dump."

Ginny Potts, age 7, won two tram passes from the Mt. Roberts Tramway. She read "Diary of a Wimpy Kid" by Jeff Kinney and says the "cheese part was hilarious."

Ashleigh Rich, age 12, won two theater passes from Gross-Alaska Theaters. She read "Dolly the Dolphin" by Margaret Gray Malone and says "I love dolphins!"

Ben Campbell, age 10, won a gift certificate to Vickie's Joke Shop. He read "Harry Potter & the Sorcerer's Stone" by JK Rowling and says "I liked the book because there was lots of adventure."

Piper Robertson, age 8, won a gift certificate from the Amazing Book Store in the airport mall. She read "Three Hundred and Sixty Five Penguins" by Jean-Luc Fromental and liked it "because it made math seem fun."

Jane Longenbaugh Sherwood, a resident of Juneau, was named to the dean's list for the spring semester at Scripps College in Claremont, Calif.

Scripps College, founded in 1926 by newspaper publisher, educator, and philanthropist Ellen Browning Scripps-is the women's college of The Claremont Colleges. Its four-year liberal arts curriculum emphasizes interdisciplinary studies in the humanities, fine arts, social sciences, and science.

The dean's list recognizes students who have achieved a grade point average of at least 11 (A-) in four letter-graded courses in one semester. Out of a total of 877 enrolled students at Scripps, and 15 post-baccalaureate students, 291 students qualified for the list.

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