Woodinville’s Maja De Bonte joined 66 other gifted kids from across the country on Sunday for Yunasa, a week-long camp from the Institute for Educational Advancement (IEA) led by experts in the field of gifted education. The camp is designed to remind bright campers that they are more than just intellect, and campers will spend the week exploring and growing the intellectual, spiritual, emotional, social and physical aspects of their lives. Yunasa, in its 13th year, is held in Fenton, Mich.
Andrew Pearson of Woodinville was recognized for outstanding academic accomplishments by being named to the Spring 2014 President’s List at LeTourneau University. Pearson achieved a perfect 4.0 grade point average to receive this honor.
The following local students were among 745 students who made the Dean’s List at California Lutheran University for the spring semester.
Caitlin Fransen of Mill Creek is a business administration major.
Brady Mickelson of Bothell is a multimedia major.
Eight Woodinville High School graduates are among 59 graduates of the class of 2014 to receive scholarships through the Northshore Scholarship Foundation. Five other Woodinville graduates had their scholarships renewed.
The recipients, the scholarship, their school of choice and intended fields of study include:
Isaac Bailey, Pride Family Memorial, Washington State University, engineering.
Emily Burgess, Woodinville Lions Club, Seattle Pacific University, applied human biology.
Julian Doyle, Paul Michael Roberts Music.
Ragen Huck, Pride Family Memorial, Washington State University, special education.
Sara MacCaul, Peg Phillips Theater Arts, Washington State University, communications.
Darelle Oblefias, Woodinville Rotary Make a Difference, Cascadia Community College, business.
Micha Rubart, Rusty Young Community Leadership, Western Washington University, business and marketing.
Eric Urstad, Greater Woodinville Chamber of Commerce, Whitman College, economics.
Woodinville Rotary renewed scholarships for Shayla Dorstad, Bellevue College, psychology; Walker Bruhn, Whitman College, pre-med; Maggie Raicu, Cascadia Community College, web development and programming; Sydni Heaton, Cascadia Community College, sociology. The Pride Family Memorial scholarship was renewed for 2013 Woodinville graduate Chloe Merino, studying behavioral neuroscience at Western Washington University.
The Foundation and its supporters have awarded 1,631 scholarships over the past 30 years with a value of $2.3 million. Scholarship offerings for academic year 2015-16 will be posted on the Foundation website, www.ns-scholarship.org, about November 1.