Applause - February 12, 2018

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Marie Haaland of Bothell was named to Fall 2017 Dean's List at Hofstra University (Hempstead, NY). 
HONOR ROLL-Fall 2017
Eastern Washington University
From Bothell
Carl Christensen
Nicole Daoura
Devin Fife-Aebischer
Makenzie Ley
Samuel McPherson
Camille Mercer
Nicole Oswald
Lena Porter
Emily Simmons
Madison Sires
Sydney Thompson
Tiffany Van Eaton
Rachelle Wharf
Jessica Zemp
From Duvall 
Megan Budig
Bridgette Debacker
Adeline Playstead
Trevor Zakrajsek
From Kenmore 
Tyler Furnish
Cameron Miller
Kathleen Mohn
Jennifer Richardson
Savannah Youmans
From Woodinville 
Jacob Andrews
Colby Carson
Tyler Davis
Eric Fueng
Alek Kacmarcik
Valerie Landguth
Desirae Lopes
Noah White
Alexander Mischke of Woodinville graduated with a B.S. Civil and Environmental Engineering from the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology (Rapid City, SD). 
Vivek Bhupatiraju of Bothell received a Master of Science in Computer Science from the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta, Georgia.
Duncan Luth of Woodinville graduated with honors from Montana State University in Bozeman in December 2017.

Local Business Owner Honored with Prestigious Award at Annual Convention

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In recognition for consistent success in its business operation, WIN Home Inspection Woodinville recently received an award celebrating its achievements at the brand’s annual conference. The President’s Premier and Outstanding Customer Service Award recognizes Bob Twaddle for completing 453 inspection is 2017 with a customer service rating of 98.9%.

Main factors in selecting WIN Woodinville for this prestigious honor include a consistent dedication to exceptional customer service and a continued focus on growing their presence throughout the market.

“Being selected to receive this award and getting recognized amongst my peers is a validating moment as a small business owner,” said Bob. “This honor makes serving all of our realtors and their clients in the local community so gratifying.”

Bob has been a WIN Strategic-Partner and owner/operator of WIN Home Inspection since late 2014 and has completed over 1300 inspections in Woodinville, Bothell, Mill Creek, Duvall and the greater Seattle eastside.

WIN Home Inspection provides inspections for prospective buyers as well as pre-listing inspections for home sellers. Some clients also conduct milestone or anniversary inspections to check on the “health” of their home years after purchasing. Regardless of which type of inspection someone needs, clients receive a clear, robust report within 24 hours.

For more information on WIN Home Inspection Woodinville, please visit or call 425-497-9629.

Applause - February 5, 2018

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James Terrance Brejda of Kenmore made the Fall 2017 Dean's List at Greensboro College (Greensboro, NC). 
The following students from Woodinville been named to the Whitworth University (Spokane, WA) Provost's Honor Roll for the fall semester 2017.
 Hendricks David
 Meyer Matthew
 Michael Benjamin
Abigail Laird, a native of Bothell, has been named to the University of Iowa's (Iowa City, IA) Dean's List for the 2017 fall semester.
Julia Maxine Howard of Kenmore was named to the University of Alabama's (Tuscaloosa, AL) President's List for the fall 2017 semester.
Washington State University - President’s Honor Roll, Fall 2017
From Bothell
Danny Ghassan Aboulhosn
Nicholas Casey Anderssohn
Abbey Michelle Bankaitis
Krista Mae Brutman
Monika Cewe
Christina Maria Cheshier
Spencer Keith Curtright
Hak B Do
Kevin Michael Fisherkeller
Austin Michael Fothergill
Kendrick Ann Griffin
Kenneth T Haak
Jaide Ashlyn Hagen
Evan Andrew Harder
Alexandra Layne Heinrich
Melinda Hoffman
Lindsay Alexandra Hosler
Jessica Marie Howe
Dusten Aaron Jacobs
Alexander Nicholas Jensen
Stephanie Noel Johnstone
Erica Bryn Kalista
Julian Alexander Khalifa
Emily Leslie Kindelberger
Alea Renee Kular
Brandon James La Marr
Angelina Anqi Liang
Eleanor Irene Markewicz
Andrew Philip McLaurin
Alida Margaretha Melse
Hendrik Abraham Melse
McKenzie Hiroko Mills
William Matthew Muehlhausen
Andrew Thomas Nelson
Devon Thyra Nirschl
Caitlin Joy Pankratz
Catherine Alane Reitzel
Matthew Rowland
Dennis Samuel Sanchez
Kiara Paulina Seguine
Makenna Marie Smith
Andrew Richard Staten
Jack Woodin Stiger
Vanessa Erika Tav
Melissa Jean Thatcher
Austin John Paul Treherne
Madison Leigh Williams
Madison Elisabeth Wittman
Emily Erin Yusen
Hilary Xcaret Zuniga
From Duvall
Spencer Stephen Boudreau
Nicole Marie Cox
Hannah Shaye Eudy
Amanda Jeanne Fairbanks
Mary M Kraft
David Paul Mulnix
Madeleine O’Connor
Madison Rose Vidican
Reece Thomas Yugawa
From Kenmore
Cristalle Ann Barnard
Anna X Buzzell
Megan Rose Clinesmith
Kristen Jaye Dahlin
Sidney del Ray Murphy
Elizabeth Anne Murray
Annabella Elizabeth Paulay
Adrienne Elizabeth Reagan
Alexis Julia Robichaud
Kevin Charles Schindler
Olivia Mariah Rose Stapp
From Woodinville
Krista Adams
Morgan Atchley
Dylan Avery Axelson
Jennifer Elyse Beyer
Jordan Biggs
Brittney Anna Bodine
Cole Ashton Bonvallet
Matthew Walker Brady
Ronald Jarred Bruce
Isabelle Anne Cherrington
David Richard Colburn
Mitchell Alexander Donnan
Logan Charles Dziuk
Anna Marie Estabrook
Parker A Guillen
Casie Madison Helgeson
Claire Cornish Jacobsen
Daniel Stephen Jekel
Mark Gerald Killebrew
Mee Jin Kim
Jenna Anne Lounsbery
Dante Jacob Ludlow
Sara Elizabeth MacCaul
McKenzie Jacquelyn Malloy
Julia Ann McMichael
Jacob Andrew Morrison
McKenna Christyne Palmer
Emily Lynn Paratore
Derek Allen Quist
Sean Michael Roberts
Andrus McLean Romman
Taylor Lee Ryland
Lauren Jennett Setzer
Chad Elliott Thomas
Brianna Hope VanderWeide
Shalena Alane Weagraff
Thomas Martin Wick
Anna Marie Willie
Sara Elina Willie
Nicholette Marie Wooten
Jay Allen Wyrick
Mantz Joseph Wyrick

Applause - Jan. 29, 2018

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff

student of the month

Student of the Month

The Woodinville Chamber was pleased to honor the January 2018 Student of the Month, sponsored by the Northshore Schools Foundation. This month’s featured student was Kira Fontana, a Senior at Woodinville High School. Pictured here: Larry Hansford (Kira’s Grandfather), Sherry Hansford (Kira’s Grandmother), Robin Fontana (Kira’s Mother), Kira Fontana (January Student of the Month), Carmin Dalziel (Northshore Schools Foundation), Josh Butchart (Woodinville High School), and Kimberly Ellertson (Woodinville Chamber). Photo courtesy of Photography by Carol Hook.

Lauryn Nicole Rhinehart of Woodinville has received Fall 2017 Dean's List Honors from Fairfield University (Fairfield, CT).
Emiley Melillo of Kenmore earned Fall 2017 Dean's List Honors at Roger Williams University (Bristol, R.I.).
Sallie Bieterman and Marissa Secreto, both of Woodinville, have earned Dean's List Honor's from Emerson College (Boston, MA).
Cole Benton and Luke Mollerup, both of Woodinville, earned Fall 2017 Dean's List recognition at George Fox University (Newberg, Ore.).
Worcester Polytechnic Institute in Worcester, MA announced the following students to their Fall 2017 Dean's List:
Xandria Korn of Woodinville, is a member of the class of 2019 majoring in chemical engineering.
Basak Soylu of Bothell, is a member of the class of 2018 majoring in mechanical engineering.
Saige Tyndall of Bothell, was named to University of Jamestown's (Jamestown, ND) Fall 2017 Dean List.
Montana State University (Bozeman, MT) has announced the following local area students to its undergraduate President’s and Dean’s honor rolls for fall semester 2017.Students with a perfect 4.0 grade point average for the semester were named to the President’s Honor Roll. An asterisk follows the names below.
Bothell: John McVickar, Liam O’Rourke, Caleb Sill
Duvall: Cassandra Chriest, Mikala Zilinsky
Woodinville: Melissa Adolfson, Markelle Felt*, Catherine Fernandez*, Parker Gregory, Samantha Jensen, Rachel Kepl
The following local area residents have earned placement on the Gonzaga University (Spokane, WA) President's and Dean's List for fall semester 2017.
President's List - Woodinville:
Students who earned a 3.85 to 4.0 grade-point average:
Emily Michelle Arnesen
Emmy Kai Billmaier
Amy Elizabeth Falla
Jacob T Gordon
Andrew James Hall
Ariana Lindsay Hibbard
Dillon Noble Hoopes
Maxwell Montagu McKee
Dean's List - Woodinville:
Students who earned a 3.5 to 3.84 grade-point average:
Laura C Baddeley
Olivia Lauren Banks
Daniel William Bies
Jessica F. Bruce
Daniel Maynard Fredrickson
 Emily Rose Ganz
 Elizabeth A. Merdgen
 Jacob Nathan Yee
Ali McAllister-Day of Bothell was named to the University of New Hampshire's (Durham, NH) Dean's List for the Fall 2017 Semester.  McAllister-Day is majoring in BiomedSci: Med&VetSci.
Christina Willis of Bothell was named to Harding University (Searcy, AR) dean's list for the Fall 2017 semester.  Willis is a sophomore communication sciences and  disorders major.

Alyx Farris of Bothell was named to Knox College (Galesburg, IL) Dean's List for the Fall 2017 semester. 
Bothell Native Dean Shinner was named to Fall 2017 Dean's List at Ithaca College (Ithaca, NY) in the college's School of Humanities and Sciences.
Brandon Francis Soh, a freshman at the University of Washington (Seattle), was named to the Dean's List for the fall semester. 

Heavy Restaurant Group announced the purchase of  Proven Bread + Pastry to their family. Located in Woodinville’s ‘Warehouse District’, Proven is a small family owned bakery that launched in early 2015.
In addition to providing bread and pastries to Heavy Restaurant Group’s nine restaurants, Proven has expanded production and currently has relationships with PCC Natural Markets and several other restaurants and wineries in the area as well as numerous farmer’s markets.  Proven will no longer have a retail location.



Applause - Jan. 22, 2018

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SOCCER2Woodinville High School Freshman and Varsity Soccer Teammates, Alexia Fulkerson (CenterBack) and Holland Pilukas (Keeper), brought the hardware home by winning the Region IV Olympic Development Program (ODP) Championship tournament with their Washington State Elite Player Development (EPD) U16 team.  The tournament was held January 5-8, 2018 in Phoenix, Arizona.
Game one Jan 5:
WA 3 v NM 0
Game two Jan 5:
WA 1 v So CA 1
Game three Jan 6:
WA 2 v UT 1
Semifinal Jan 7:
WA 1 v AZ 0
Championship game Jan 8:  WA 2 v So CA 1 tied 1-1 at the end of regulation and play went into overtime, then on to PK shootout.
Eastside Community Aid Thrift Shop Donates $150,082 in 2017
In 2017 Eastside Community Aid Thrift Shop donated $150,082 back into our Eastside community through 22 grants, vouchers, Day of Caring Cards, and five community college scholarships. They are looking to provide grant funds to additional 501 3C organizations on the Eastside, especially small groups needing a little help. The requirements and grant application can be found on their website Grant applications are reviewed monthly.
ECA is an all-volunteer organization, located at 12451 116 Ave. NE, Kirkland. Clean, resalable items can be dropped off during business hours 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Monday through Saturday; open until 6:00 p.m. Friday. Phone: 425-825-1877.
The following organizations were awarded money in 2017:
HERO House $8,000
Assistance League® of the Eastside OSB® Program $8,000
Hopelink $8,000
Camp Unity Eastside $8,000
Community Care Alliance (Care Day) $5,000
Farms for Life $8,000
Cascadia Community College Foundation-3 scholarships $6,000
Friends of Youth $5,000
Imagine Housing $8,000
Boots to Shoes Foundation $5,000
Raven Rock Ranch $5,000
Helping Hands for the Disabled $8,000
Sophia Way $10,000
LWIT -2 scholarships $4,000
NAMI $3,000
King County Sexual Assault Resource Center $5,000
Eastside Legal Assistance $5,000
Lifewire $5,000
Sibling House $5,000
Little Bit Therapeutic Riders $5,000
Eastern European Counseling Center $2,000
KIN $3,000
Seattle Education Access $5,000
Congregations for the Homeless $3,000
Sophia Way client vouchers $5,677
Imagine Housing vouchers $496
Lifewire Vouchers $3,872
Bethlehem Vouchers $2,366
Day of Caring $10 cards $670
Baylor University in Waco, Texas has named the following Woodinville students to the Dean’s Academic Honor Roll for the 2017 fall semester:
Rachael Maria Davis, Robbins College of Health and Human Sciences; Erin Rachelle Keith, School of Music; and Meghan J McCahill, Hankamer School of Business
Spokane Falls Community College in Spokane, Wash. named the following local students to their fall honor roll:
Kelsey Brobeck of Bothell
Mahnaz Motamed of Kenmore
The following students have made the Scholastic Honor Roll Fall term at Oregon State University in Corvallis, Ore.
From Bothell:
Straight-A Average: Jazmyn A. Crouch, Sophomore, Psychology; Jenna L. Galvagno, Freshman, Political Science; Abby J. Mydland, Freshman, Animal Sciences.
3.5 or Better: Lauren N. Bickhaus, Junior, Human Devel and Family Science; Rebecca M. Crawford, Junior, Biology; Casey R. Gosselin, Senior, Environmental Sciences; Trevor D. Peterson, Senior, Psychology.
From Woodinville:
3.5 or Better: Ben M. Angelo, Junior, Finance; Rebecca E. Ledsham, Sophomore, Pre-Mechanical Engineering.
The following students from Bothell who attended Providence Classical Christian were named to the Dean’s List for the Fall 2017 semester at Grove City College (Grove City, PA):
Mitchell Bonner and Bradley Evans
Emiley Melillo, of Kenmore WA, has been named to the Fall 2017 Dean’s List at  Roger Williams University, in Bristol, R.I.
Halle Sciarrino of Woodinville, WA has made the Dean’s List, with a 3.94 GPA, at the University of Louisville, KY for the Fall of 2017.  Halle entered U of L as a Junior, after completing two years as a running start student and graduating with her Associates in Integrated Studies from Cascadia College.  She is majoring in Criminal Justice.
Jared Weigler of Kenmore was named to The University of Rhode Island (Kingston, RI) Dean’s List.  To be included on the Dean’s List, students must have completed 12 or more credits during a semester for letter grades with at least a 3.30 quality point average.