The following local students from Woodinville made the Seattle Pacific University 2015 winter quarter dean’s list.
Kyle Richard Davies Eleah Anna Lovell Paige A. Lovell Molly R. Stinson Rebekah Michelle Williams
Bothell resident Maria Savchenko was among the more than 700 students who graduated from Bob Jones University on Friday, May 8. Savchenko graduated with an AS in Christian Ministries.
Meredith G. Peterson of Woodinville graduated from Unity College in Maine, America’s Environmental College, on May 9.
The following students from Woodinville will graduate from Whitman College in Walla Walla, Washington and receive bachelor of arts degrees on May 24. Megan Bafus Alissa Becerril Emily Krause Julia Saxby
Maryam Abdi of Kenmore has graduated from the University of Evansville with the degree of bachelor of science in theatre.
NATIONAL HISTORY DAY
Northshore Junior High brought 29 students and 18 projects to the 33rd annual Washington State National History Day Contest held Saturday, May 2 at Green River College in Auburn, Washington. NJH had an outstanding day with 11 projects finishing in the top six! Five NJH students, all with individual projects, placed first or second and will be moving onto the National Contest which will be held in College Park, Maryland, June 14 - 18.
First Place Julia Owens, Junior Individual Exhibit: “Eleanor Roosevelt and Her Leadership and Legacy in Changing the Role of the First Lady” Beatrice Duchastel, Junior Individual Documentary: “The Nordstrom Company: A Leader Of The Retail Business Industry”
Second Place Jaeden Burdge, Junior Individual Performance: “Bloom Where You’re Planted: The Life and Legacy Of Narcissa Prentiss Whitman” Johnson Kuang, Junior Individual Documentary: “Vannevar Bush: The Man Who May Win or Lose the War” Jerry Cao, Senior Individual Documentary: “Jascha Heifetz: The Father of Modern Violin Making”
Inglemoor and Woodinville high school Distributive Educational Clubs of America (DECA) teams once again produced impressive results at the 69th annual International Career Development Conference (ICDC) held April 25-28, in Orlando, Florida. Inglemoor students had two first place, one second place and three third place wins. Woodinville students had one first place, one second place and one third place wins.
Northshore’s top results include:
First Place Camellia Clark, IHS Logan Dziuk and Ryan Bauman, IHS Isa Vercelli and Maddie Neubert, WHS
Second Place Brendan Rigby and Eric Dimitrovich, IHS Sydney Burke, WHS
Third Place Ana Osorno and Ruby Li, IHS Raven Apigo, IHS Casey Rosen, IHS Kelcie Urstad, WHS
Top Ten Finishers Donush Abtah, IHS Anali Eisman, IHS Jaclyn Samson, IHS Saige Danby, IHS Lauren Vandicort, IHS Kety Bloch, IHS Patrick Bi, IHS Jenny Laing, IHS Kennedy Bautista-Hernandez, IHS Hannah Piatok, WHS Joe Worley and Brian Rutherford, WHS Jacob Green and Sean Campton, WHS Nick Fouch and Jordan Todhunter, WHS Emily Allen, WHS Lauryn Stafford and Kirann Gable, WHS Devon Richardson, WHS
Students from Northshore’s three comprehensive high schools made an exceptional showing at this year’s Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) Washington State Business Leadership Conference held April 15, in Spokane, Washington. Additionally, Bothell High School placed first in charitable donations. Forty of the students will be participating in the FBLA National Leadership Conference held June 29 - July 2, in Chicago, Illinois.
The first place winners from the state conference are:
Accounting II—Matthew Watson, Bothell High School Banking and Financial—Kim Perdue and Jordan Todhunter, Woodinville High School Business Law—Edward Yang, Inglemoor High School Business Math—Edward Yang, Inglemoor High School Business Presentation––—Jenny Liang and Edward Yang, Inglemoor High School Business Procedures—Gary Wang, Inglemoor High School Digital Design and Promotion—Carly Delucia and Faye Nie, Woodinville High School E-Business—Amrutha Gujjar, Woodinville High School Economics—Julian Rosner, Woodinville High School Global Business—Josh Granaada, Kaylen Dailey and Jordan Todhunter, Woodinville High School Hospitality—Olivia Banks and Ciara DeGraff, Woodinville High School Management Information Systems—Sydney Burke and Kimberly Whelan, Woodinville High School Public Speaking II—Kaylen Dailey, Woodinville High School Sports and Entertainment—Josh Granaada, Keyvan Khaki and Omar Ahmad, Woodinville High School Website Design—Amrutha Gujjar and Claire Kavulu, Woodinville High School
A complete list of winners can be found at www.woodinville.com.
WASHINGTON ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
Eleven Northshore schools received the 2014 Washington Achievement Award from State Board of Education and the Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction. Schools receiving the award are recognized in one or more of six categories including overall excellence, high progress, reading growth, math growth, extended graduation rate and English language acquisition. Overall Excellence – Fernwood Elementary School, Inglemoor High School, Shelton View Elementary School and Woodinville High School High Progress – Northshore Networks Reading Growth – Fernwood Elementary School, Shelton View Elementary School, Sunrise Elementary School and Woodin Elementary School Math Growth – Arrowhead Elementary School, East Ridge Elementary School, Shelton View Elementary School and Woodin Elementary School English Language Acquisition – Kokanee Elementary School and Maywood Hills Elementary School
Nicole Peck of Woodinville received a $2,000 Tom and Tarry Eastep Scholarship from the College of Arts and Sciences at Washington State University. This award is given to mathematics students with a grade-point average of 3.5 or higher and for outstanding academic achievement. Peck graduated from Cedarcrest High School in 2012. She plans to graduate from WSU in December 2016 with a degree in mathematics and operations research. Peck is a member of the Honors Program and Cougar Marching Band and listed on the President’s Honor Roll.
Sara Dicey of Woodinville was named to the winter 2015 honor roll at Spokane Community College.
Madison Mackenzie and Alexander Rees of Bothell were named to the winter honor roll list at Spokane Falls Community College.
Local homeschooled students Nelson Sun of Kirkland, Sabrina Al-Ghosien of Sammamish, Benjamin Brokaw of Woodinville and Cole Welch of Redmond represented Allant Academy as a seventh grade team at the 2015 Washington Middle School Math Olympiad in Arlington, Washington on May 2, earning superiors in every category.
The Skills USA Computer Game statewide competition took place in Federal Way on April 2-4. Digipen’s Wanic Computer Game Design program participants Christine Wright (a student at Woodinville High School) and her team “Cutback Games,” who previously took second at Regionals in February placed first in state for Interactive Application and Game Development. They now qualify to compete at Nationals in Kentucky in June.
Marshall Hobson-Ritz of Kenmore was one of more than 200 students to receive an academic award from Cornell College on April 23. Hobson-Ritz earned the Elmer E. Moots Award.
The following local students were named to the dean’s list for winter 2015 quarter at Eastern Washington University:
BOTHELL Nicole Arnold Melanie Baldwin Ryan Miller Tyler Rise Kathleen Scott Jennifer Skorpen Ryan Tilque Larissa Tufnell Rachelle Wharf Ashley Willie
KENMORE Caitlin Chaussee Ashley Horsefield Andrea Horsefield Maxmillian Miller William Song Brian Trabun
WOODINVILLE Colby Carson Timothy Jackson Kimberly Jones Alek Kacmarcik Desirae Lopes
STUDENTS OF THE MONTH
WHS recognized 16 March Students of the Month before their parents and peers on April 9 at a celebration in the WHS theater. Students of the Month are nominated by WHS staff and are recognized in six areas: Academics, Career & Technology, Citizenship, Global Thinking, Health & Fitness and Personal Expression.
ACADEMICS Chris Ahlstrom Anna Estabrook Samantha Green Bence Horvath Allegra Johnson Tim Player Leah Sainz Jones Sophie Williams Connor Yangas
CAREER & TECHNOLOGY Sarah Crane Sydney Meyer
CITIZENSHIP Nick Andrews Mariana Beckham Shamarra Hardeman Skylar Heinzerling Matt Mack
NATIONAL ACHIEVEMENT SCHOLAR
Bothell High School senior Rebecca Peoples has won a $2,500 National Achievement Scholarship. Peoples was one of 1,300 semifinalists from across the country in competition for one of 800 National Achievement Scholarships.