Applause 11/06/17

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff

Savannah McKinnon of Woodinville was awarded the President's Scholarship for the 2017/2018 academic year at Biola University. 

The scholarship is one of the highest scholarships at the university located in LaMirada, California.

Applause 10/30/17

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff

Boston University awarded a Master of Science degree in Project Management to Woodinville resident Jamie E. Mark in September 2017.

Applause 10/16/17

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Stella Anderson, a Leota Middle  School  6th  grader, has been selected to participate in an acting competition in January called IMTA. She will travel to Los Angeles to compete with other aspiring actors in front of more than 200 talent agents.

Stella is represented by local talent agency, Seattle Talent.  She was selected from over 100 clients who auditioned to compete at IMTA 2018. 

Stella needs to raise $7,500 to cover the entry and travel fees.

If you would like to contribute to Stella’s IMTA fund, please go to this link:


The following Washington State University (Pullman, Wash.) area students have earned undergraduate degrees for the Summer 2017 semester.

Note: 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 but less than 3.70.

Bothell Graduates:
Kiersten Courtney Armstrong, Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration, Cum Laude; Melissa Kristine Harris, Bachelor of Arts in Sport Management and Strategic Communication; Hailey Joy Kolar, Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology; Ajay K Singh, Master of Business Administration; Guilherme Jacoe Soares e Silva, Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering; and Allison Elena Vick, Bachelor of Science in Psychology, Summa Cum Laude.

Kenmore Graduates:
Benjamin Bruce Blackburn, Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering; Kathleen Anne Hawley, Master of Business Administration; Alexander Thomas Kuehl, Bachelor of Science in Materials Science and Engineering; Christopher Joseph Kuijper, Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration; and Jessica Rae LeBaron, Bachelor of Arts in Education, Magna Cum Laude.

Additional National Merit semifinalists

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff

Last week we published a story listing the National Merit semifinalists in our reading area.  We inadvertently missed the following students from that list and would like to recognize them now.  Congratulations to all the students!

From Bothell High School:  Kyrie Dowling, Vikram Gill, Maxwell Packer, & Clayton Thomas; From Providence Classical Christian School: Jeannine Brokaw; and from Woodinville Montessori School: Anisha Chutani.


Applause 10/2/17

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WSU Summer Honor Roll 

The following students from Washington State University (Pullman) have earned recognition on the President’s Honor Roll  for the summer semester.  To be eligible for the honor roll, undergraduate students must be enrolled in a minimum of nine graded hours in a single term and earn a grade point average of 3.75 or earn a 3.50 cumulative GPA based on 15 cumulative hours of graded work.

From Bothell:
Colleen Byrne, Monika Cewe, Kendrick Griffin, Dusten Jacobs, Stephanie Johnstone, Angelica Resurreccion, Kiara Seguine, and Allison Vick. 

From Woodinville:
Cole Bonvallet, Hailey Chapman, Mitchell Donnan, Casie Helgeson, Alex Lukin, Julia McMichael, Jacob Morrison, McKenna Palmer, Derek Quist, and Andrus Romman.