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PLU Dean’s List

At Pacific Lutheran University, more than 850 students were named to the Dean’s List for Fall 2007. The list recognizes outstanding academic achievement, as it requires a grade point average of at least 3.5 for the term.

Honorees included Laurel Gamman. She is the daughter of Larry and Helen Gamman of Marysville, Wash. A 2006 graduate of Lakewood High School, Laurel is pursuing degrees in history and psychology.

CWU Honor Roll

The following students made the Winter 2008 Honor roll for Central Washington University.

Marysville: Brittany A Berg, Catherine Michelle D’Ambrosia, Heather M Huswick, Marion Gray Javier, Heather M O’Brien, Kathleen Renee O’Brien, Tami Jean Pool, Kaitlyn Marie Shannon, Michael James Thurmond, Kiley Elizabeth Verbon.

Tulalip: Amber Dawn Marie Fischer, James D. Orr, Katie Nicole Underwood.

EWU Dean’s List

The following students made the Winter 2008 Dean’s List at Eastern Washington University.

Megan Jones and Brian Mueller of Marysville and Katherine Bartlett of Lakewood.

UW Dean’s List

Students from the Marysville area have been named to the Dean’s List at the University of Washington for Winter 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).

Marysville: Francis Rainier Villanueva, Merve Aktas, Brian Matthew Anderson, Samantha Gloria Brend, Zachary Alan Christopher, Angela Joan Clements, Kelley Lynn Frodel, Maria Magdalena Golescu, Farha Habib, Eric Benjamin Hagarty, Ryan Michael Henderson, Timothy Sean Hughes, Erin Andrea Jurkovich, Louis Lui Kam, Joong Do Kim, Sara Evelyn King, Kelsey Breanne Larsen, Acacia Janel Marie Marable, Josh Keith Matlock, Cynthia Michelle Meadows, Chandry Camille Moore, Benjamin Reuben Noblitt, Martha Jeanne Ollmann, Sean Patrick Parker, Nayrika Salamati, Abigail Joy Scott, Michael Tomas Smith, Stephannie Anne Stokes, Brendon Jeffrey Sucher, Ashley Lynn Wake, Cherisse Marie Webb, Taylor Lawrence Wirtz.

Tulalip: Erin Dionne Fryberg, Cecilia Hannah Gobin.

M-PHS grad receives EWU scholarship

Maria Howard of Marysville, Wash., has been awarded a Transfer Academic Honors Scholarship for $2,500 for the 2008-2009 academic year. This scholarship is awarded to students with a cumulative GPA of 3.7 or higher, transferring with an AA degree.

Howard’s mother is Gina Melendrez and stepfather is Burt Saches of Marysville.

WWU Honor Roll and Degrees

Western Washington University 2008 Winter Quarter honor roll and degree recipients.

Marysville Honor Roll: Ally Rochelle Avery, Danielle Jodean Brend, Laura Francine Degerness, Alice Anne Famelos, Dannielle Elyse Ramos, Klayton Kirby Schaufler, Emily Noelle Schiessl.

Marysville graduates: April Marie Bosley, BS in Biology —Marine emphasis; AnneMarie Cooper, BS in Environmental Science; Anna Marie Jensen, BA in Psychology.

Stanwood Honor Roll: Tracy A. Crosbie, Laura Lyn Holzer, Amanda J. Johns, Lara Lindsay Roberson.

Stanwood graduates: Matt Paul Biggerstaff, BA in Business Administartion — Operations Management; Nathan Michael Hadzariga, BS in Physics; Amy Ruth Olson, BS in Physical Exercise — Pre-Physical Therapy; Garrick William Olson, BS in Computer Science.

Graduates from Portland

The University of Portland 2008 winter quarter graduates from Marysville are Erica Dunn, BA in Organizational Communication and Douglas Sparacio, BA in Sociology. Douglas also made the Dean’s List.

ROTC Scholarship

Mr. Karl-Friedrick Overman of Arlington, a Sophomore at Claremont McKenna College was recently selected to receive a Civilian Marksmanship Program Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) 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.

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. This select group included Lindsey Webb. She is the daughter of Vic and Ronda Webb of Arlington, Wash. 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.

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