Kyle Lindor, a senior at Woodinville High School, has signed a national letter of intent to play men’s golf at Western Washington University beginning in the fall of 2012. He was the KingCo 4A titlist this fall, winning by four strokes, and qualified for the state championship in May. Lindor, the school’s team captain and MVP for the second straight year, was a first-team all-KingCo League pick. He received honorable mention as a junior and was a second-team choice as a sophomore.
As a freshman on a team that went undefeated and won the KingCo championship, he was voted Woodinville’s Rookie of the Year. He is a distant relative of WWU Athletics Hall of Fame golfer Claudia Lindor.
The following students graduated from Azusa Pacific University on May 5:
• Woodinville resident Cassandra Jones graduated with a bachelor of science in nursing degree
• Bothell resident Zachary Keene graduated with a bachelor of science degree in applied exercise science.
Stephanie K. Banning of Bothell, a member of the class of 2015 at Washington and Lee University, was recently inducted into Phi Eta Sigma National Honor Society, which is limited to students who complete the first term of their first year with superior academic records.
Dalton Combs will graduate June 2 from Cedar Park Christian School with a GPA of 3.96. He has been accepted into West Point Military Academy and is one of only 1100 freshmen accepted from the whole nation into West Point. He has rigorously trained for years in order to pass the demanding physical testfor admission. He is also a very accomplished lacrosse goalie for Woodinville and was voted “all league” in football for Cedar Park. Dalton is also very actively involved in his church volunteering his time delivering food to the needy.
The following area students were awarded degrees from Creighton University during the spring commencement ceremony:
• Taylor Wilkinson of Duvall earned a master of science degree.
• Stephanie Ortman of Mill Creek earned a doctor of medicine degree cum laude.
John Cronkite of Woodinville was recognized for outstanding academic accomplishments by being named to the LeTourneau University dean’s list for the spring 2012 semester.
Elizabeth Crowley of Bothell graduated from Rochester Institute of Technology with a master of science degree in professional studies from RIT’s Center for Multidisciplinary Studies in the winter 2011–2012 quarter
Kelsey Elizabeth Johnston, daughter of Britt and Lori Johnston of Woodinville graduated cum laude from Pacific Lutheran University on May 27.
She was president of the school’s Marketing Club and recently inducted into Beta Gamma Sigma, an International Honor Society for business.
Yeojin Joo of Lake Forest was among more than 2,800 students who received degrees from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln at commencement exercises May 4 and 5. Joo received a bachelor of arts with high distinction from the College of Fine and Performing Arts.
Raising funds and awareness was behind the fun at the Bellevue Arthritis Walk, May 19 at Crossroads Park. Massage Envy clinic in Woodinville built a team to raise at least $1,000—to be matched by a $1,000 donation
Darcey (Watson) Morrissey, a 1996 graduate of Woodinville High School, earned her masters degree in music education specializing in choral conducting from the University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, Minn. She received her BA in music education from Central Washington University in 2000. She taught nine years in the Lake Washington School District.Presently she is a choral director for NW Girls Choir.
Chelsea and Charlotte Reinnoldt, eighth graders at Woodinville Montessori School, both received four-year merit scholarships to attend Eastside Catholic High School in Sammamish. The twin sisters will start at Eastside Catholic in the fall of 2012.
Stephanie Rubstello of Woodinville earned her degree from the University of Oregon School of Law on May 19. After completing her undergraduate degree in Los Angeles, Calif., Rubstello was ready to get back to the Northwest. She said she missed the laid-back culture and the trees.
In law school, Rubstello involved herself in the small claims mediation clinic. She also tutored legal research and writing students during her second year of law school. Rubstello then became the managing editor for the Oregon Law Review, where she worked with a team of eight staff editors.
She would like to thank her mother for her support and encouragement throughout her time at Oregon Law.
“She believed I could do anything I set my mind to. Even when I wasn’t quite so sure myself.”
Reeceann Cabaniero-Buendia from Woodinville was named to the dean’s list at the University of New Haven for the spring 2012 semester. Full-time undergraduate students must have a 3.50 or better cumulative GPA for the semester to be eligible for the dean’s list.
Woodinville Montessori School (WMS) teams competed at the US Interscholastic Orienteering National Championships at Ft. Ebey, Whidbey Island and Lord Hill Park, Monroe to successfully come from behind to capture 1st place for intermediate schools on a two day combined time. The elementary team won 1st place in their category as well. For intermediate individual medals, Andy Seckinger took 1st, Erik Nygaard 3rd with Tyler Chu in
4th. Notable runs were made by Andy Seckinger on Day 2 andThomas Wheeler on Day 1. Kyle Roecks finished 10th moving up on Day 2, with Brian Ellis doing well the first day.
Intermediate Girls notable finishes were Ivy MacDuff in 5th, Yola Stehling in 7th with Sierra McCowan, Lauren Porter and Lauren Wilson all with improved Day 2 runs over the first day.Elementary girls swept the individual medals 1-2-3 with Yula Stehling, Audrey Javadoff and Taylor Sibthorp. Zoe Sibthorp and Leah Chu completed the team.