Recognitions

Posted: Wednesday, July 26, 2006

Gregory Gendrom, of Juneau, qualified for the 2006 winter quarter dean's honor list at Eastern Washington University in Cheney, Wash. To be listed, a student must carry at least 12 credits and achieve a grade-point average of 3.5 or above.

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Lindsey Mondich, daughter of Clark and Sharon Mondich, of Juneau, has been accepted for the fall 2006 semester at Harding University in Searcy, Ark. Mondich attended Juneau-Douglas High School, where she served as yearbook editor, varsity football cheerleader and basketball cheer/stunt manager.

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Weather L. Potdevin, daughter of James and Tamira Potdevin, of Juneau, was named to the 2006 spring semester dean's list at Colby College in Waterville, Maine. A Juneau-Douglas High School graduate, she is a junior majoring in anthropology.

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Each year the United States Army Reserve sponsors the National Scholar/Athlete Award, given to high school students throughout the country, from Florida to Hawaii. Alaskan winners were Tyler Dinnan and Sheryl Hannah Barril, of Juneau-Douglas High School; Amber Lampe, of Hoonah High School; and Jesse White and Erika Pearce, of Ketchikan High School.

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Liz Brooks, of Juneau, graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts in journalism and public communication from the University of Alaska Anchorage. During her senior year, she was editor-in-chief of the UAS student newspaper, The Northern Light. Brooks will travel to Japan in August to participate for a year as an assistant language teacher in the Japan Exchange and Teaching program.

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Laura L. Hartner and Brittany Jean Sarkesian, of Juneau, earned recognition on the 2006 spring semester president's honor roll at Washington State University in Pullman, Wash. To be eligible, a full-time student must earn a 3.75 grade-point average for the semester or have maintained a 3.5 cumulative grade-point average.

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Patrick L. Sullivan, of Juneau, was named to the 2006 spring semester dean's honor roll at Eastern New Mexico University in Portales, N.M. To be eligible, students must complete a minimum of 15 hours for the semester and maintain a 3.25 grade-point average.

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In a commencement ceremony on May 14, Bryson Nobuo Brunette, Everett Paul Burns Buyarski, Emily Marie Krehlik and Katherine Rose Staton, of Juneau, received their undergraduate degrees from Gonzaga University in Spokane, Wash. Brunette earned a Bachelor of Science in civil engineering; Buyarski earned a Bachelor of Arts in philosophy; Krehlik earned a Bachelor of Arts in Spanish; and Staton earned a Bachelor of Arts in political science.

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Betsy Bickham and Charlotte Calhoun, of Juneau Montessori School, were both awarded Child Development Associate credentials in recognition of their outstanding work with young children. The credentials were awarded by the Council for Professional Recognition in Washington, D.C., which represents the early childhood education profession.

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Brittany Rohm, at 2002 graduate of Juneau-Douglas High School, was named to the Western Athletic Conference All-Academic squad for spring 2006 sports at the University of Nevada in Reno. A member of the track and cross-country teams, Rohm is a journalism major and will be entering her senior year in the fall 2006. She maintains a 3.7 grade-point average.

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Jesse Christopher Grochow, Rosanna Joo Hoskins and Gregory Thomas Albrecht, of Juneau, were named to the 2006 spring semester dean's list at the University of Idaho in Moscow, Idaho. Grochow is in the College of Education; Hoskins is in the College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences; and Albrecht is in the College of Natural Resources. To be eligible for the dean's list, students must complete a minimum of 12 hours and maintain a 3.5 grade-point average for the semester.

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Lindsey Heumann, of Juneau, was named to the 2006 spring semester dean's list at Oregon State University in Corvallis, Ore.



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