|Applause - July 18, 2011|
|Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff|
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 spring 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).
Lea Shim of Bothell was named to the merit list of Oxford College, the two-year liberal arts division of Emory University located in Oxford, Ga., for the 2011 spring semester. Shim also received an associate in arts degree from the college. She is the daughter of Mong L. Shim and Pauline Shim.
Brent Miller, 2006 Woodinville High School graduate, graduated from the University of Portland in June. A pitcher for UP Pilots baseball,Brent garnered honorable mention honors on the West Coast Conference All-Academic team. Brent now works at Amazon.com in Seattle.
Western Washington University student Anne Elizabeth Forman, daughter of Paul and Kathie Forman of Woodinville, received a $5,000 President’s Study Abroad Scholarship for the 2011-2012 academic year. The President’s Study Abroad Scholarships were awarded to the most deserving students, based on merit and financial need. Forman, a junior, holds a 3.76 GPA and graduated from Woodinville High School in 2008. She is a Spanish/cultural anthropology double-major and is a Spanish tutor at Sehome High School in Bellingham. She plans to return to South America after graduation and teach English, then come back to the U.S. and teach high school Spanish.
Jill Buccola, a junior majoring in English/history, has been named to the dean’s list at Hillsdale College. She is the daughter of Jerry and Kay Buccola of Woodinville. Jill was homeschooled.
Woodinville resident Alice Kay Granger graduated with high honors recently from Northeastern University. She majored in human services.
Kaleigh Ansdell and Katie Main, both of Bothell, and Amy Hammerquist of Woodinville have been named to the Linfield College dean’s list.
Teach For America recently announced that Kelsey Longmuir, a Woodinville native, has been accepted to the organization’s 2011 corps. Teach For America is the national corps of top recent college graduates who commit to teach for two years in urban and rural public schools and become lifelong leaders in the pursuit of educational equity. Longmuir is a 2007 graduate of Woodinville High School and 2011 graduate of Occidental College. She will teach in Denver.
The following area students received bachelor of arts degrees from Whitman College:
Bothell — Glory Bushey, Magdalena Dumpit, Wayne Lichty
Mill Creek — Jaspreet Gill
Kenmore — Stephen Campbell
Woodinville — Abigail Rhinehart and Taylor Overturf