Applause - Feb. 6, 2012

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff

Haley Buccola, a sophomore Christian studies and music major at Hillsdale College, was named to the dean’s list for the 2011 fall semester. She is the daughter of Jerry and Kay Buccola of Woodinville and is a 2010 graduate of homeschooling.

Jill Buccola, a junior history major at Hillsdale College, was named to the dean’s list for the 2011 fall semester. She is the daughter of Jerry and Kay Buccola of Woodinville and is a 2009 graduate of homeschooling.

Tufts University recently announced the dean’s list for the fall 2011 semester. Among these students are:

Audrey Michael of Bothell, class of 2015; Trevor Partington of Woodinville, class of 2014

Dean’s list honors at Tufts University require a semester grade point average of 3.4 or greater.

Katherine MacKay of Woodinville spent January studying in India through a special program at Linfield College. MacKay is a senior majoring in elementary education. She is the daughter of Craig and Kate MacKay of Woodinville. She is a member of Greenfield, Linfield’s conservation club and choir. She took the class “City and Countryside in Transition: Poverty and Empowerment in India.”

Students traveled to New Delhi and Mumbai, India, to document and address the social and cultural change engendered by globalization. After a cultural orientation to Indian people and culture in New Delhi and Agra (site of the Taj Mahal), students traveled to Mumbai to explore the ways in which the quickly globalizing Indian economy has impacted persistent poverty in the region.  In particular, students examined the role of local and international non-profits, non-governmental organizations, grassroots community organizations, women’s empowerment groups and religious charities in addressing the needs of the poor.

Woodinville High point guard Robbie Jackson, Woodinville High School point guard, has signed a letter of intent and will be attending Concordia in Portland, Ore., next fall.

Cadet Jason Jungmin Lee of Bothell has been named to the dean’s list at The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina, for academic achievement during the fall 2011 semester.Lee is seeking a bachelor’s degree in physical education.Dean’s list recognition is given to those cadets and active duty military students whose grade point average is 3.2 or higher.

Idaho soccer welcomes forward Reagan Quigley of Woodinville to the Vandal soccer program. Quigley will join the Vandals in the fall as a freshman. Quigley is a 5-6 forward who is a three-year varsity player who scored 42 goals in three seasons for Woodinville High School. She led the Falcons to the Washington 4A state quarterfinal in 2010 as a junior and earned 2011 All-KingCo 4A honorable mention accolades. She was also a state finalist in the 400m for the WHS track team and helped its 4x400m relay to a state runner-up finish in 2009.

Jacob Klein, a resident of Woodinville, was among over 1800 students from Wake Forest University who made the fall dean’s list.

Caitlin Coggeshall, WHS 2007, was recently offically sworn in as a Peace Corps volunteer. She is currently surving in the Ukraine teaching English in grades 5 through 10.

Woodinville resident Rhacacia M. Pierre was named to the president’s list for Coastal Carolina University’s fall semester 2011.

The Kirkland/Juanita, Mountlake Terrace and Woodinville Albertsons stores announced a major environmental sustainability accomplishment by reaching the first milestone in zero waste classification. These three SUPERVALU stores achieved a total waste diversion rate of over 90 percent, diverting a total of 2.6 million pounds of waste annually from landfills.

Locally family owned Snohomish County business Pure Clean Carpet Cleaning has been recognized in national trade magazine as a “2012 Industry Leader” Benjamin Surdi, owner, since 2008, is a recognized industry leader who has won several awards, including Evening Magazine’s “Best of Western Washington.” Surdi was recognized by Cleanfax Magazine, a national trade publication for the carpet cleaning industry.The magazine chooses only three companies each year in the field as “Industry Leaders.”

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