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Applause - April 9, 2012

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff

Congratulations to sophomore Alex Eppenauer for receiving honorable mention recognition in the 2012

Region-at-Large Scholastic rt and Writing Awards .The honorable mention distinction shows tremendous creative promise and places students in the top 20 percent of their region.

The following Oregon State University students have been named to the honor roll:

Bothell —

• Straight-A Average: Edward T. Eichelsdoerfer, junior, athletic training.

• 3.5 or Better: Allison R. Medina, sophomore, exercise and sports science; Samantha J. Reed, freshman, university exploratory studies; Levi J. Suryan, junior, pre-mechanical engineering.

Duvall —

• 3.5 or Better: Stephanie C. Mackay, junior, exercise and sport science; Jeffrey D. Miller, sophomore, pre-elect & computer engineer.

Kenmore —

• 3.5 or Better: Jeanette M. Stager, senior, interior design.

Snohomish —

• 3.5 or Better: Garret E. Ascherl, senior, nuclear engineering; Callie E. Buongiorno,  junior, zoology; Melissa M. Cook, sophomore, animal sciences; Jennifer M. Hanzsek, freshman, pre-interiors; Austin W. Thody, freshman, pre-nuclear engineering.

Woodinville —

• Straight-A Average: Corinne M. Fargo, sophomore, biochemistry and biophysics.

• 3.5 or Better: Kelli A. Le Breton, sophomore, exercise and sport science; Hans K. Luchsinger, sophomore, pre-elect & computer engineer; Charles H. Martin, senior, computer science; Kjersti E. Ochsner, post baccalaureate, art; Zachary M. Schroeder, sophomore, pre-elect & computer engineer.

Applause - April 2, 2012

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff

The following Northshore area residents were among 1,371 students named to Biola University’s fall 2011 dean’s list for academic excellence:

Cassandra Carsrud, resident of Bothell

William Parker, resident of Woodinville

Gretchen Pelatzky, resident of Bothell

Nicole Webber, resident of Lake Forest Park

Caleb Wheeler, resident of Woodinville

Biola students are placed on the dean’s list to honor those with a grade point average of 3.6 or higher.


Caya Johnson of Woodinville, a member of the class of 2015 at Occidental College, was named to the dean’s list for the fall 2011 semester.

Students must earn a GPA of 3.5  or better to be eligible.

Applause - March 26, 2012

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff

Alli Beard of Woodinville has been named to the dean’s list for the  2011 fall semester at Saint Mary’s College of California.  Beard is  a graduate of Archbishop Murphy High School. A psychology major and a member of the SMC women’s soccer team, Beard  also earned West  Coast Conference All-Academic Honors and was named to the 2011 West  Coast Conference All-Academic Honorable Mention Team.

Rebecca Berge, daughter of Daniel Berge of Woodinville and Christine Larson of Everett, was named to the Dean’s List of Emory College, the undergraduate, liberal arts college in Atlanta, Ga., for the 2011 fall semester. Students must be in the top 20 percent of Emory College or have approximately a 3.81 grade point average or higher to be named to the dean’s list.


Alexandria Fleming, the daughter of Jacqueline Moore of Seattle and Alexander Fleming also of Seattle, has been named to Randolph-Macon Academy’s Dean’s List for the second quarter of the 2011-12 school year. Alexandria is a junior at Randolph-Macon.


Yeojin Joo of Lake Forest has been named to the deans’ list/honor roll at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln for the fall semester of 2011. Joo is a senior music major in the College of Fine and Performing Arts .


Boston University awarded academic degrees to 1,658       students in January 2012.        Among the graduates was Henry H. Lee of Woodinville, who received a doctor of philosophy in biomedical engineering.


Kaitlyn McElrath,   a 2011 graduate from Northshore Networks made the dean’s list for the first semester at Gustavus Adolphus college in St. Peter, Minn.  After declaring her major, she was invited to become a member of Phi Beta Kappa. She entered school this fall as an accredited sophomore after finishing her associate arts degree (AA) at Shoreline Community College.

Lauren C. Michael, a resident of Bothell, has recently been named to the dean’s list at Boston University for the fall semester.

Samantha Pell, a student at Woodinville High School, has been nominated to represent Washington as a national youth correspondent to the 2012 Washington Journalism and Media Conference at George Mason University. Pell has been awarded the opportunity to join a select group of 250 students from across the country to participate in an intensive week-long study of journalism and media. Pell was chosen based on academic accomplishments and a demonstrated interest and excellence in journalism and media studies. National youth correspondents participate in hands-on, experiential learning through decision-making simulations that challenge them to solve problems and explore the creative, practical, and ethical tensions inherent in journalism and media.


Danielle Towslee of Woodinville has been named to the fall semester dean’s list at Lafayette College in Easton, Penn. To qualify for dean’s list, a student has achieved at least a 3.60 semester grade point average out of a possible 4.0.


The following local students have been named to the University of Dallas honor roll for the fall 2011 semester:

• Nicholas Harmon, a junior politics major from Bothell

• Mitchell Pohl, a senior history major from Mill Creek

Students on the University of Idaho dean’s list include:

Charles Anthony Ive, of Bothell - College of Letters Arts & Social Sciences

Brandon Bossung Sweeney of Brier - College of Art & Architecture

Sondra Nicole Williams of Brier - College of Letters Arts & Social Sciences

Courtney Blythe King of Duvall - College of Art & Architecture

Caroline Mariah of Lake Forest Park - College of Education

Alexander Zakar Kolva - College of Engineering

Mark  Eisenhuth

Traci Lee VonJouanne of Woodinville - College of Agricultural & Life Sciences

Trace Benjamin Hobgood of Woodinville - College of Business & Economics


Caroline H. Wade, a member of the class of 2013 at Colby College in Waterville, Maine, was named to the dean’s list for her outstanding academic achievement during the fall semester of the 2011-12 year. Wade, the daughter of Kathy Wade of Lake Forest Park is majoring in biology with a concentration in cell and molecular biology/biochemistry at Colby. She attended Lakeside School.Students whose grade point averages were 3.61 or higher were named to the dean’s list.t


Angela S. Wu of Woodinville has been named to second honors on the Clark University dean’s list. This selection marks outstanding academic achievement during the fall 2011 semester.To be eligible for second honors, students must have a grade point average between 3.5 and 3.79, of a maximum of 4.3.

Applause - March 5, 2012

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff

Elizabeth Grace Aeschbacher of Woodinville was named to the dean’s list for the fall 2011 semester at Washington University in St. Louis.

Aeschbacher is a graduate of Woodinville High School and is enrolled in the university’s College of Arts and Sciences.

Also named to the dean’s list at Washington University is Michael Daniel Postetter of Kenmore. Postetter is a graduate of Inglemoor High School and is enrolled in the university’s Olin Business School.

Kelsie Axelrod of Redmond was named to the honors list for the fall 2011 semester at Bentley University.

The following area students have earned placement on Gonzaga University’s president’s list. Students must earn a 3.7 to 4.0 grade-point average to be listed.

•Christopher Benshoof, Duvall.

•Hannah Cocanour, Woodinville.

•Allison Cutuli, Bothell.

• April Dick, Woodinville.

•Rashell Doty, Woodinville.

•Rebekah Ellison, Kenmore.

•Nicole Fugiel, Bothell.

•Megan Gogal,  Mill Creek.

•Trevor Herrin, Woodinville.

• Kayla Heyer, Bothell.

•Jessica Hofmann, Bothell.

•McKenzie Horner, Woodinville.

•Richard Kellogg, Mill Creek.

• Shawn Klopp, Carnation.

• Derek Klopp, Carnation.

•Benjamin Lance, Mill Creek.

•Alexander Lund, Kenmore.

•Alexis Miller, Woodinville.

•Garrett Musar, Lake Forest Park.

• Jason Nadeau, Bothell.

•Andrew Newcombe, Lake Forest Park.

•Kathryn Norton, Woodinville.

•David Orella, Woodinville.

•Meaghan Rieke, Woodinville.

• Jasmine Roe, Kenmore.

• Kyle Ryan, Mill Creek.

•Laura Shellooe, Woodinville.

•Kristie Slattengren, Kenmore.

•Erin Springer, Lake Forest Park.

•Matthew Stodola, Woodinville.

• Nicole Vasilatos, Bothell.

•Lindsay Waltner, Woodinville.

•Stefanie Watson, Woodinville.

•Jennifer Wilson, Mill Creek.

•Benjamin Yee, Woodinville.

The following area students were named to the academic dean’s list at Azusa Pacific University for fall semester 2011

• Lake Forest Park resident and  global studies major Berit E. Anderson

• Woodinville resident and marketing major Jacqueline Conforto

• Woodinville resident and  biochemistry major Christopher A. Cronkite

• Woodinville resident and  theology major Rebecca Fredrickson

• Woodinville resident and  nursing major Cassandra E. Jones

• Woodinville resident and  communication studies major Melissa M. Lund

• Woodinville resident and  liberal studies major Signe M. Olsen

Stephanie Banning of Bothell, a member of the class of 2015 at Washington and Lee University, has earned honor roll status for the recently ended fall term.

Honor roll status at Washington and Lee represents a term grade-average of at least 3.75 on a 4.0 scale.


Loren Endsley of Duvall was among more than 560 students at Eastern Oregon University named to the dean’s list for the 2011 fall term.

The following students have earned placement on Gonzaga University’s dean’s list. Students must earn a 3.5 to 3.69 grade-point average to be listed.

• Virgil Allen, Bothell.

•Shelby Cheslek, Shoreline.

• Reese Clark, Mill Creek.

•Samantha Cobb, Woodinville.

•Alexander Hagel, Woodinville.

•Cricket Harber, Lake Forest Park.

•Rachel Krebsbach, Bothell.

• Jake Leland, Carnation.

•Sarah Merkley, Lake Forest Park.

•Maryam Nozari, Woodinville.

•Marshall Riordan, Lake Forest Park.

•Grace Stocker, Duvall.

•Benjamin Thompson, Woodinville.

• Anja Trost, Woodinville.

•Sophia Waltier, Mill Creek.

Applause - Feb. 13, 2012

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff

Berklee College of Music announces that Danielle Ummel of Mill Creek and Nalini Krishnan of Woodinville have been named to the 2011 fall dean’s list.


Coming off their series win over No. 30 UC San Diego, the No. 33 Western Oregon baseball team has swept the initial Great Northwest Athletic Conference weekly awards for the 2012 baseball season. Travis Bradshaw, a senior right-handed pitcher from Woodinville, was named the GNAC Pitcher of the Week after he allowed just three hits in 6.1 innings in theWolves’ 2-1 win Saturday as he made his first WOU start. He allowed just one hit in the first five innings which included setting the Tritons down in order four times. Bradshaw didn’t walk a batter and fanned four. Last year he pitched in seven games, all in relief.


Benedictine College has recognized those students who have distinguished themselves academically during the last semester, including Alyssa Elmenhurst of Woodinville who was named to the dean’s list for the fall semester. To achieve the dean’s list, students must carry a minimum of 12 credit hours and have an average 3.5 to 3.9 grade point average.


Lauren Hamilton, of Woodinville, a student on Fairleigh Dickinson University’s Metropolitan Campus, located in Teaneck and Hackensack, N.J., has been named to the honor’s list for the fall 2011 semester. To qualify for the honor’s list, a student must carry a 3.5 or better grade point average out of a possible 4.0 and be enrolled in a minimum of 12 letter-graded hours (four courses).


Allison Krause of Woodinville has been named to the dean’s list for the 2011 fall semester at Trinity University. The dean’s list honors Trinity students who maintained a grade point average of 3.65 or better while enrolled in a minimum of 15 semester hours.

Loyola Marymount University has announced the following area students who were named to the dean’s list for the fall 2011 semester:

• Sarah Carratt of Mill Creek

•  Aaron Turner of Bothell

•  Elise Tyler of Mill Creek

• Christine Nafziger of Woodinville

• Samantha Whidby of Woodinville

• Jillian Jaccard of Woodinville

• Tauras Vilgalys of Woodinville

• Katrina Freitag of Lake Forest Park

Students named to the dean’s list have completed 15 semester hours at LMU and earned a cumulative grade point average of 3.5 or better. Additionally, a student must have completed all of his or her courses and never received an F in any course.


The following Whitworth University students have been named to the Whitworth University Laureate Society for fall semester 2011:

• Rose Halcomb of Bothell

• Amy Wyatt of Bothell

• Lisa Pierce of Kenmore

• Austin Vander Wel of Kenmore

• Emily Furnish of Woodinville

• Annie Aeschbacher of Woodinville

• Kristin Beltz of Woodinville

• James Meyer of Woodinville

• Kayla Stafford of Woodinville

• Kristin Wucherer of Woodinville

The student(s) qualified for the academic honors society by maintaining a grade point average of at least 3.75 during the semester.


Wesley Jean Steeb, a junior history/pre-med major at Hillsdale College, was named to the dean’s list for the 2011 fall semester. She is the daughter of David and Karen Steeb of Woodinville and is a 2009 graduate of Cedar Park Christian High School.