|Applause - June 13, 2011|
|Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff|
The following Woodinville residents recently graduated from Eastside Catholic High School: Allison DeJong, first honors, headed for Carleton College; Miles Linde, valedictorian and on his way to Washington State University; Laura Shellooe, first honors, to attend Gonzaga University; Max Wolfram, second honors, to attend St. Olaf College
Lauren E. Bennett, of Bothell, was among the 548 students awarded a degree at St. Lawrence University’s Commencement ceremony, held May 22 on campus in Canton, N.Y. Bennett graduated from Henry M. Jackson High School in Mill Creek and received a degree (cum laude) in global studies and minored in Francophone studies and economics.
Alexandria Fleming, the daughter of Alexander Fleming and Jacqueline Moore of Mill Creek, received the Most Valuable Player Award for track during the spring sport season. Fleming is a sophomore at Randolph-Macon Academy.
Jordan Brown of Woodinville is the Division II Junior Champion after two days of competitive bowling in the Brunswick All-Star Varsity Tournament of Champions which recently took place in Lynnwood. His first place achievement earned him not only a trophy but scholarship money he will be using towards his college education.
Earlier this spring Jordan and his teammates placed first in Division E of the Washington State USBC Tournament where bowlers from around the state competed for awards and scholarship. Jordan also went on to place in the top for his division in the all-around category.
His placement in both events qualified him for a scholarship award.
Jordan also holds a second degree black belt in Jeet Kune Do, a blue belt in Brazilian Jujitsu and is a recent home school graduate with honors.
Reece Ann Buendia, a 2010 Woodinville High graduate, finished her freshman year at the University of New Haven with a few highlights. She made the deans list and was named the outstanding math student for fall and spring semesters. She finished 4th in the NE-10 conference for high jump. She played volleyball for the New Haven womens volleyball team and high jump for the track team this spring.
Woodinville resident Andrew McLauchlan has returned from a three-week service-learning trip to Nicaragua with 17 fellow students from the University of Portland.
McLauchlan participated in the Nicaragua Immersion through the University of Portland Moreau Center for Service and Leadership.
The group met with local organizations and community leaders and participated in building a school in the small town of San Ramon.
US Lacrosse, the national governing agency for lacrosse, has named Northshore Lacrosse Club players Miles Sokol of Woodinville an Academic All- American and Foster Wisman of Kenmore an All-American.
Both are seniors at Inglemoor High School. Sokol and Wisman are four year varsity starters, including Northshore’s 2008 Division II State championship team and have been captains for Northshore’s 2010 and 2011 teams. Sokol, a full IB diploma recipient at Inglemoor will attend and play lacrosse for Haverford College.
Wisman, with four years of all-state honors, 182 career high school goals, and 129 career assists will attend and play lacrosse for Rochester Institute of Technology.
Three Skyview Junior High School students earned summer camp scholarships from the Eastside Audubon. Each camp provides participants with an outdoor experience.
• Sean Chapman will attend the Olympic Coast Hiking summer camp course. Participants will explore the Olympic rainforest, hike the ocean beach and explore tide-pools.
• Sarah Kenison will participate in the Extreme Ecosystems camping trip and river raft in Eastern Washington.
Campers will survey a forest canopy, beachcomb, trek through desert sand and explore local habitats and track down the occupants.
• Corrina Lee will attend the "Get Your Green On!" camping trip and river raft in Eastern Washington. The camp emphasizes ways to live sustainably, and campers will investigate resource management and visit a wind farm.