Student recognitions

Posted: Friday, August 22, 2003

Hudson, Petershoare named to dean's list

Clarissa Hudson was named to the winter dean's list, and Alicia Petershoare was named to the spring dean's list at Fort Lewis College in Durango, Colo. Hudson is majoring in art, and Petershoare is majoring in business administration and international business. Fort Lewis College is a public liberal arts and sciences college.

University of Oregon students honored

Margaux Catherine Deroux, a sophomore English major; Nicholas Lee Hoskins, a junior mathematics major; Kathryn Clare Svobodny, a sophomore anthropology major; and Elisabeth Miriam Wertheimer, a sophomore majoring in environmental studies, were named to the spring-term dean's list at the University of Oregon, Eugene.

Krehlik awarded $8,000 scholarship

Molly Krehlik, daughter of John and Nancy Krehlik, was awarded an $8,000 President's Scholarship by the College of Saint Benedict for the 2003-04 academic year.

Krehlik ranked among other students with excellent academic records and strong leadership and service credentials. Recipients needed a minimum high school grade-point average of 3.6 to be considered.

Lunasin receives Air Force ROTC scholarship

Jonathan G. Lunasin has been awarded an Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps college scholarship. The cadet was selected on the basis of comprehensive test scores, high school scholastic achievement, school officials' evaluations, extracurricular activities and community involvement. The scholarship is designed to cover the cost of tuition, textbooks, laboratory and incidental fees, and a nontaxable monthly stipend during the school year. Lunasin, the son of Josefina G. and Verisimo A. Lunasin of Juneau, is a 2003 graduate of Juneau-Douglas High School.

Local trio graduates from Southern Oregon

Patrice Helmar, Seth Wilson and Rebecca Sakarias recently graduated from Southern Oregon University. Helmar received her bachelor of arts degree in English and writing, Wilson graduated with a bachelor of science degree in geography, and Sakarias graduated magna cum laude with a bachelor of science degree in mathematics and physics.

Lindley named to Biola University's dean's list

Kara Louise Lindley has been named to the dean's list for the 2003 spring semester at Biola University in La Mirada, Calif. The dean's list honors students who earn a semester grade-point average of 3.6 or higher while enrolled in 12 or more credit units and whose cumulative GPA is at least 3.2. Biola University is a Christian liberal arts university.

Gaisford awarded O.S. Carman scholarship

Molly D. Gaisford of East Peoria, Ill., daughter of Steve and Lori Christensen of Juneau, has been selected to receive an O.S. Carman Scholarship from the University of Illinois College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences for the 2003-04 academic year. This award is given annually to new transfer students.

Gaidsford graduated from Dunlap High School in 2001 and has transferred to University of Illinois from Illinois Central College. She will be entering her junior year, majoring in dietetics.

Eley attends Summer Scholars Program

Elizabeth Eley, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. David Eley, was among 111 students selected to attend Washington and Lee University's Summer Scholars Program held June 29 to July 25. Students from 29 states, Turkey, Bulgaria and Switzerland attended the four-week program.

Washington and Lee's Summer Scholars Program is an academic program designed to provide students with an opportunity to sample college life. Its primary goals are to stimulate and extend the intellectual curiosity of the participants and to help prepare them to meet the academic and social challenges of college.

Auger enlists in Delayed Entry Program

James E. Auger has enlisted in the United States Army's Delayed Entry Program, which allows an individual to join the Army, secure his or her guarantee and delay their departure date for up to 365 days. Auger's test score and enlistment as a motor transport operator qualifies him for a $5,000 incentive. He will leave for basic training at Fort Leonard Wood, Mo., on Sept. 3.

He is a 2002 graduate of Ketchikan High School and is the son of Jack L. Auger of Ketchikan.

Welpton receives yacht design degree

Gregory Welpton graduated from the Landing School of Boatbuilding and Design on June 28, after successfully completing the yacht design program. The school is an internationally prominent, post-secondary trade and technical institution that provides programs in boat building, yacht design and marine systems.

The yacht design program is a ten-month long course that is focused on contemporary and leading-edge vessel design, construction and systems installation.

Anderson receives psychology degree

Melanie "Lonnie" Anderson, Juneau-Douglas High School class of 1998, graduated with distinction from the University of Virginia in May with a degree in psychology. She will be pursuing a licensed massage practitioner certificate at the Brenneke School of Massage in Seattle this fall, while establishing residency in Washington for a master's degree in education.

Hickey graduates from MIT

Jason Hickey graduated in June from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, Mass., with a Bachelor of Science degree in computer science and engineering with a minor in mathematics. He graduated with a 4.5 GPA on a 5.0 scale. His MIT humanities concentration was in political science, including classes at Harvard's John F. Kennedy School of Government.

Hickey is working on a master's of engineering degree in electrical engineering and computer science at MIT and will complete his degree in the spring. A 1998 graduate of the Juneau-Douglas High School Phoenix program, Hickey is the son of Susan and Mark Hickey.

Bruce named to dean's list

Christina Bruce was named to the University of Washington's spring dean's list due to her high grade-point average. A notation will be placed on her university transcript.

Eastern Washington honors students

Julius Cumlat, Rebecca Hand, Jamie Matheson, Mindy Montag, Tanna Peters and Robb Travis were named to the dean's honor list at Eastern Washington University for the spring quarter of 2003.

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