Student recognitions

Posted: Friday, August 15, 2003

Llanto named to dean's list

Krystle Llanto, daughter of Mike and Tessie Llanto, was named to the dean's list at San Diego State University for the 2003 spring semester. She is a senior majoring in marketing and communications.

Southern Oregon students win honors

Aren Musarra, Chelsea Walden, Rebecca Sakarias and Sarah Demmert were among the 756 Southern Oregon University students named to the dean's list for the 2003 spring semester. They earned a grade point average of 3.50 or higher while taking 12 or more graded units to be eligible for the list.

Taylor receives master's degree

Heidi Taylor was among 5,352 students to graduate from Boston University this spring. The university offers a broad range of programs in the arts, sciences, engineering and professional areas. Taylor received her master's degree in journalism.

MacKinnon makes dean's list

Libby Jane MacKinnon was among 284 students to make the dean's list for the 2003 spring quarter at the College of Science and Mathematics at California Polytechnic State University. She earned a 3.50 grade point average or higher while taking 12 or more graded units.

Chalmers, Wilson win scholarships

Devin W. Chalmers received a Merit Scholarship from Wabash College in Crawfordsville, Ind. The Wabash College student body consists of 800 men from 22 states and several foreign countries.

Eric J. Wilson won a Merit Scholarship from Willamette University in Salem, Ore. Willamette offers degrees in the Colleges of Liberal Arts, Music and Theatre, Law and the Graduate School of Administration. Wilson is considering a career in genetics.

Ellenbecker to attend forum

Kelly Ellenbecker was among 350 other high school students to attend the National Youth Leadership Forum on Medicine, held July 19-28 in Los Angeles. The forum is a nonprofit educational organization that chooses students based on academic excellence, leadership potential and interest in medicine. Ellenbecker will be introduced to a variety of concepts in public health, medical ethics, research and general practice, including site visits to medical facilities and clinics.

Lorensen earns dean's award

Carrie Lorensen recently earned a dean's award for academic excellence during the 2003 spring term at Colgate University in Hamilton, N.Y. To be eligible, a Colgate student must achieve a 3.30 or higher average while carrying a full-course load per semester. In 2001, Lorensen graduated from Annie Wright School in Tacoma, Wash. She is concentrating on psychology and English at Colgate and plans to graduate in 2006.

Ver named a Travers Fellow

Aaron Ver, son of Joe and Mary Ver, was named as a Travers Fellow at the Institute of Governmental Studies at the University of California, Berkeley. He is a third-year political science major who spent this past summer in Beijing, working towards fluency in mandarin Chinese. Next summer, he is interning for Sen. Ted Stevens in Washington, D.C.



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