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WSU Spring Graduates

The following Washington State University students have earned undergraduate degrees for the spring 2008 semester. Honors earned by students are as follows: summa cum laude for a cumulative grade point average of 3.90 or better, magna cum laude for a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.70 but less than 3.90 and cum laude for a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.50 or better but less than 3.70.

Marysville: Allison Lei Fawcett, Bachelor of Arts in Speech and Hearing Sciences; Gregory Russell Floyd, Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration; Melissa Jeane Neff, cum laude, Bachelor of Science in Veterinary Science; and Brena Sullivan, Bachelor of Arts in Psychology.

WSU President’s Award

Forty undergraduate and graduate students have been selected to receive the 2008 President’s Award at Washington State University. The students were recognized at a dinner and program on Sunday, April 27, in the Student Recreation Center on the WSU-Pullman campus.

For more than a decade, the President’s Award has been bestowed annually to less than one percent of the university’s undergraduate and graduate students who exemplify exceptional leadership and service to the university and the community. Students are selected based on their leadership and engagement consistent with the university’s values of inquiry and innovation, character, teamwork and diversity.

Arlington: Arianna McColley-Hopkins, an Apparel Merchandising Senior.

Lakewood: Tyler Jimenez, a Mechanical Engineering Junior.

Scholarships at WSU

Two Arlington students have been awarded scholarships at Washington State University for the 2008-2009 academic year.

Jessica L. Frable, a 2005 Arlington High School graduate, has received a $1,000 Ruth and Fred Schroeder Class of 1921 Scholarship for her academic achievements and interest in business. In the past she has received a Crimson Regent Scholar award and won the WSU Business Club Case Competition this year. She is also an active member of the Beta Alpha Psi sorority and the Residence Hall Association.

Frable plans on graduating from WSU in December of 2008 with a degree in accounting. She is the daughter of Joan and Glenn Frable of Stanwood.

Shun-Yi Tsang, a 2006 Arlington High School graduate, received a $1,000 Elvine Lindahl Smith Memorial Scholarship for her academic excellence. She is also a member of the National Society of Minorities in Hospitality and was placed on the President’s Honor Roll.

Tsang plans on graduating from WSU in 2010 with degrees in accounting and hospitality business management. She is the daughter of Amy Petterson of Arlington.

UW Dean’s List

Students from the Marysville area have been named to the Dean’s List at the University of Washington for Spring Quarter. To qualify for the Dean’s List, a student must have completed at least 12 graded credits and have a grade point average of at least 3.50 (out of 4). Students are notified that they have achieved this distinction when they receive their grades for the quarter.

Marysville: Santiago Abujen II Abadam, senior; Merve Aktas, senior; Caitlin Ruth Andrews, senior; Samantha Gloria Brend, junior; Jeremy Tyson Brudvik, senior; Angela Joan Clements, sophomore; James Monte Ervin, junior; Kelley Lynn Frodel, senior; Maria Magdalena Golescu, senior; Eric Benjamin Hagarty, junior; Josh Micheal Hairston, senior; Ryan Michael Henderson, senior; Kelsey Breanne Larsen, sophomore; John Kustaa Mansfield, senior; Acacia Janel Marie Marable senior; Jean Marie McKeever, senior; Cynthia Michelle Meadows-, sophomore; Benjamin Reuben Noblitt, senior; Sean Patrick Parker, senior; Seth David Rasmussen, senior; Zachary T Reed, , senior; Atriya Salamati, senior; Abigail Joy Scott, senior; Shelly Lynn Siegel, senior; Benjamin Robert Skredsvig, junior; Stephannie Anne Stokes, senior; Brendon Jeffrey Sucher, senior; Jordan Garrett Thill, junior; Cherisse Marie Webb, senior; Sarah Christine Whitfield, senior; Mikayla Ann Whitley, sophomore; Gregory Louis Winchell, senior; Taylor Lawrence Wirtz, sophomore.

Tulalip: Brian Gheorghe Cian, senior; Cecilia Hannah Gobin, junior.

PLU Areté Society

At Pacific Lutheran University, outstanding student scholarship in the liberal arts is recognized by election to the Areté Society, founded in 1969 and sustained by PLU’s Phi Beta Kappa faculty.

On May 24, 25 new student members were inducted into the society, including Lindsey Webb, the daughter of Vic and Ronda Webb of Arlington. A graduate of Arlington High School, Lindsey is studying philosophy and the classics at PLU.

Areté Society members must have a grade point average of at least 3.7, completed 110 liberal art credit hours, two years of college-level work in a foreign language and one year of college math. Each spring, the faculty fellows of the society elect student members, including juniors and seniors, in recognition of their commitment to the liberal arts and record of high achievement.

ROTC Scholarship

Karl-Friedrick Overman of Arlington, a sophomore at Claremont McKenna College was recently selected to receive a Civilian Marksmanship Program Reserve Officer Training Corps college scholarship for the 2008-2009 academic year. To earn this scholarship, Overman excelled academically, demonstrated strong leadership qualifications and has the potential to be an officer.

WSU Spring Graduates

The following Washington State University students have earned undergraduate degrees for the spring 2008 semester Honors earned by students are also listed as follows: summa cum laude for a cumulative grade point average of 3.90 or better, magna cum laude for a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.70 but less than 3.90 and cum laude for a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.50 or better but less than 3.70.

Arlington: Jolanda Marie Barnett, summa cum laude, Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration; John Thomas Chase, Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration; Jessica Lynn Coronado-Perez, Bachelor of Arts in Social Sciences (General Studies-Social Sciences); Omar Alejandro Estrada, Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice; Lydia Jayne Hansen, Bachelor of Science in Psychology; Arianna Meg McColley-Hopkins, magna cum laude, Bachelor of Arts in Apparel, Merchandising and Textiles; Hailey Maureen Starr, Bachelor of Science in Natural Resource Sciences; and Kate Melissa Williams, Bachelor of Arts in Communication.

Stanwood: Dillon James Merrick, Bachelor of Arts in History; Christopher Lee Sheehan, Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice; and Alina Rebecca Steiner, Bachelor of Arts in Communication.

EWU Spring Dean’s List

Students from Arlington who made the Spring Dean’s List at Eastern Washington University are Susan Bradford, Mary Forrey, Ryan Jones, Phillip Roy and Amy Wagner.

UW Dean’s List

Students from Arlington and Lakewood have been named to the Dean’s List at the University of Washington for Spring Quarter. To qualify for the Dean’s List, a student must have completed at least 12 graded credits and have a grade point average of at least 3.50 (out of 4). Students are notified that they have achieved this distinction when they receive their grades for the quarter.

Arlington: Laura Suzanne Bader, senior; Tawni Jo Brewer , sophomore; Nina Tammy Brogan, senior; Matthew Kenneth Bry, senior; Aaron Paul Burke, senior; Mike Allen Carl, senior; Danielle Navidad Catudi, ophomore; Sean Padraic Dowell, senior; Erin Marie Gorr, senior; Mathew Raymond Hyldahl, senior; Nigel I A Kilmer, senior; Jill Anne Kjargaard, junior; Ashlee Michelle Malkuch, senior; Daniel Markham, senior; Shannon Elizabeth O’Hara, senior; Megan Broderick Petersen, junior; Stephanie Renee Raines, senior; Eliza Rose Schillhammer, junior; Anna Joyce Thordarson, sophomore; Natasha Mukhar Tyson, sophomore.

Lakewood: Reyna M Batac, senior; Tyler Scott Burns, senior; Katie Nicole Buser, senior; Joshua Paul Chan, senior; Kushal Chandra, senior; Matthew Paul Deisen, senior; Antonio Martin Espino, sophomore; Lindsay Nicole France, senior; Kimberly K Guy, junior; Russell William Hansen, junior; Andrea R Johnson, junior; Marshall Q Johnson, senior; Robert L Jones, senior; Aiya Marcella Kenny, junior; Hyung Yong Kim, sophomore; Jeffrey Martin Koontz, senior; Jessica Lynn Langlow, senior; Jeemin Lee, freshman; Page Randall II Level, senior; ; ; Matthew Raymond Long, senior; Daniel Scott Lunghofer, senior; Alyson Brooke McWherter, junior; Justin Chase Minaker, senior; Phillip Kent Tysdal Olson senior; Brice Sterling Parrish, freshman; Ji Soo Shin, junior; Samuel John Timbers, senior; Brittney Anne Van Woerkom senior; Ariel Blanche Vanmechelen senior; Pamela Ashlee Vertefeuille senior; Thile Vo, junior.

Georgetown University Dean’s List

Emmett Sapp of Darrington was named to the Spring Semester 2008 Dean’s List.

Sapp received Second Honors, with a GPA of 3.7 or above on a 4.0 scale. “Reaching the Dean’s List at Georgetown is a distinct accomplishment, and I congratulate these students for this honor,” said Georgetown University President John J. DeGioia.

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