Wheaton College student Jenise Clark of Mill Creek was named to the dean’s list for the spring 2015 semester.
Chad Thomas received a $2,000 Charles W. Harrison Scholarship from the Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture at Washington State University. This award is given to full-time students taking engineering-track courses leading to a bachelor of science in engineering or computer science. Thomas graduated from Woodinville High School in 2012.
Tanner Scholten of Snohomish and Emily Furnish of Woodinville were awarded degrees from Whitworth University in Spokane.
Chandra Jacquez, a native of Mill Creek, received a CER-Diagnostic Medical Sonography degree from the University of Iowa at the close of the spring 2015 semester.
Chandler Olson, rising junior at Yale University and graduate of WHS Class of 2013, has recently returned from an internship in Thessaloniki, Greece with the internationally recognized youth organization AIESEC. For one month Chandler worked alongside a global team of interns as the head of social media relations for a local NGO.
The Elite Diamonds Girls Fastpitch 12u Team, based out of Rijo Athletics in Woodinville, had a great weekend competing in the NSA Western World Series Tournament held in Snohomish County.
The team finished second in the B Division and just concluded a very successful season winning first place in USSSA State, fourth place in NSA State and second place in this tournament.
From left to right: Top row: Coaches Kylie Sparks, Ryan Ellis, Mike Pluschke, Adam Eaton. Middle row: Makenzie Burke, Camille Eaton, Kaitlynn Bridgewater, Emma Jacobs, Elliotte Wood, Jordan McCannon, Lily Zwiefel. Front: Payton Pluschke, Penny Walker, Reagan Ellis, Jaclyn Huntzinger. (Courtesy photo)
The following local students from Bothell were named to the Dean’s List at Linfield College for the spring semester. Madison Babb Marquesa Dixon Morgunn Ewing
Mark Verburg was named to the Boston College Dean’s List with first honors for the 2015 spring semester.
ENVIRONMENTAL EXCELLENCE AWARD
For the fifth time, EvergreenHealth in Kirkland has been selected as the winner of a Practice Greenhealth Environmental Excellence Award, which recognizes the hospital system for its efficiencies and environmental stewardship while improving patient safety and care through tools, best practices and knowledge.
Danielle Towslee of Woodinville graduated from Lafayette College in Easton, Pennsylvania and earned a bachelor of arts in economics. She was also named to the 2015 spring semester Dean’s List for outstanding academic achievement.
Grant Matthew Petty of Mill Creek graduated from Samford University during recent commencement exercises. Petty earned a Bachelor of Science from McWhorter School of Pharmacy.
Hunter Corbett of Bothell earned a Bachelor of Science with a concentration in early childhood education from the State University of New York at New Paltz.
Audrey Michael of Bothell graduated from Tufts University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in international relations, summa cum laude.
Western Washington University recently released the names of the Outstanding Graduates for the 2014-15 academic year, and two Inglemoor High School alums were on the list, Rachel Hsu and Corena Sharp. Outstanding Graduate is a high honor based on grades, research and writing, service to the campus and community, and promise for the future. Rachel Hsu, the Outstanding Graduate in Art, graduated in June with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree with a major in art and a minor in art history. Corena Sharp, Outstanding Graduate in American Cultural Studies, graduated in June with a Bachelor of Arts degree. She completed a major in American cultural studies as well as a concentration in law, diversity and justice: transnational advocacy – along with minors in international studies, and education and social justice.
Alexandra L. Castro received her doctoral degree in pharmacy during the 2015 University of Washington commencement exercises. Dr. Castro is a 2007 graduate of Woodinville High School and a recipient of the Woodinville Rotary Club Academic Scholarship and a recipient of the Providence Everett Medical Center’s scholarship award for outstanding volunteer and academic achievement.
Stacy (Hathcox) Martin received a Ph.D. in molecular biosciences from the College of Veterinary Medicine at Washington State University. Martin’s dissertation is titled “Development of Suicide Enzyme-Based Therapeutics.”
Yelong Shen of Bothell graduated from Kent State University with a Doctor of Philosophy from the College of Arts and Sciences.
PHI KAPPA PHI
The following local residents recently were initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines. Ryan Anderson of Kenmore was initiated at Central Washington University. Sara Anderson of Woodinville was initiated at University of the Pacific.
BATTLE IN BEND
From left to right: Top row: Coaches Jeff Rees, Josh Lingerfelt, Jim Fowler, Joe Ayers, Jim Holden. Middle row: Griffin Bye, Justin Link, Charlie Stalnaker, Cooper Ayers, Michael Komola, Sam Lingerfelt. Bottom row: Nathan Woodside, JT Marsh, Ty Vandall, Jaxon Fowler, Parker Holden and Jackson Rees. (Courtesy photo)
The Valley Bombers select 9U baseball team came in first place in the Battle in Bend tournament in Bend, Oregon on June 20 and 21. The team is made up of kids from Woodinville, Duvall and Carnation.
TOURNAMENT OF CHAMPIONS
The Woodinville Little League Majors Thunder Team is made up of fifth to seventh grade girls from five different Woodinville schools: Evelyn Morgan, Brooke Tilson, Aaliyah Price, Maddy Augustine, Natalie Kirstein, Brianna Fredrikson, Hannah Mismas, Kaitlyn Gallo, Taylor Bazemore, Sasha Kahn, Kat Smith, Alex Nyberg and Makenna Mosher. Coaches: Ron Mosher, Ron Nyberg and Corey Smith.
Woodinville Little League Majors again brought home the trophy for the annual Tournament of Champions, with the Thunder team defeating Magnolia/Queen Anne Mailboxes 4-1 in seven innings at Husky Softball Stadium in Seattle.