Graduations, honor rolls and awards

Posted: Wednesday, August 09, 2000

Maureen d'Armand of Juneau graduated magna cum laude with a bachelor of arts degree in Latin American studies from Fort Lewis College in Durango, Colo., this spring. d'Armand was named to the dean's list for every trimester of her enrollment at Fort Lewis.

Tiare Gard of Juneau graduated with a masters of arts degree in school counseling from the University of Nevada in Reno, Nev.

Cassandra Squibb of Juneau graduated with a bachelor of science degree in communication from Boston University in Boston, Mass.

Tiffany Thompson, formerly of Juneau, graduated on May 14 with a master's degree in international relations from the University of Hawaii at Manoa.

Andrew Vanderjack of Juneau graduated on April 30 with a bachelor of arts degree in international affairs from Lewis & Clark College in Portland, Ore.

Gretchen Voge of Juneau graduated on May 21 with a bachelor of science degree in chemistry from Pacific Lutheran University in Tacoma, Wash.

Carolyn Becker of Juneau was named to the dean's honor list at California Lutheran University in Thousand Oaks, Calif., for the spring semester.

Colleen Conant of Juneau was named to the dean's list at Eastern Michigan University in Ypsilanti, Mich., for the winter semester of 2000.

Jennifer Hodges of Juneau was named to the dean's list at Macalester College in Saint Paul, Minn., for the spring semester.

Willow Malick of Juneau was named to the honor roll at Governor Dummer Academy in Byfield, Mass., for the fourth quarter.

Ann Northrip of Juneau was named to the dean's list at Linfield College in McMinnville, Ore., for the spring semester.

Piper Platte of Juneau was named to the dean's list at Middlebury College in Middlebury, Vt., for the spring term.

Eliza Squibb of Juneau was named to the dean's list at Bates College in Lewiston, Maine, for the spring semester.

Andrea Corso and Daniel Fagnant, both of Juneau, were named to the president's list at Gonzaga University in Spokane, Wash., for the spring semester.

Helen Imamura, Genevieve Gagne-Hawes and Eli Quisenberry, all of Juneau, earned Academic Distinction honors at Whitman College in Walla Walla, Wash., for the spring semester. Also recognized were Lena Boesser-Koschmann of Gustavus and Gabriel McGuire of Haines.

Gabriel Laramie, Tanna Peters, Kimberly Race and Jaimee Schmitz, all of Juneau, were named to the dean's list at Eastern Washington University in Cheney, Wash., for the spring quarter.

Ashley Badger and Yun Xia of Juneau are among 10 graduating high school seniors participating in month-long internships in U.S. Sen. Ted Stevens' Washington, D.C., office. Also interning is Darien Pearson, son of Stephen Pearson of Juneau.

Emlyn Goodwin of Juneau has enlisted in the United States Army's Delayed Entry Program. She will leave for basic training on Sept. 13.

James Pullen of Juneau has enlisted in the United States Army. He recently left for basic training at Fort Benning, Ga.

The newly elected Fraternal Order of Eagles Alaska State Auxiliary President, Pam Van Kirk, has been invited to attend the order's international convention in Ontario, Canada from Aug. 7-10. She will raise money for the Doris Anderson Scholarship Fund.

Mike Miller of Juneau has been awarded the new Lowell Thomas Jr. Award by the Alaska Conservation Foundation. Miller is recognized for proving ``his devotion to Alaska by constantly voting for conservation and environmental legislation;'' he chose to donate his $1,000 award to the Taku Conservation Society.

Association of Government Accountants' National President presented four National AGA Awards to members of the Alaska Capital Chapter this July. Chapter President Ken Nestler received a ``Gold Level'' Chapter Recognition Award, and the Chapter Service Award. Kevin Worley, accounting supervisor with the Alaska Department of Administration, received a Special Achievement Award. Dean Feige, Supervisory Accountant with the USDA Forest Service, received a special AGA 50th Anniversary Chapter Award.

Master Chief Petty Officer Dan McCrummen has retired after 26 years of service with the U.S. Coast Guard. A retirement ceremony was held Aug. 4 at the National Guard Armory in Juneau, where McCrummen and his family will continue to make their home.

Joseph Kato graduated in May from the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md., with honors with a bachelor of science degree in oceanography.

McKayla Hansen, age 17 months, will appear at the Miss American Starlet Grand National Pageant in Palm Springs this month after winning the regional Petite Miss Queen at the pageant in Juneau this May. Also at the pageant will be Sabrina Nelson, who was Miss Queen in the 17- to 20-year-old division.

Erika Carls was named to the dean's list at Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter, Minn., for the spring semester.



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