Applause

By Pauline Sipponen, Columbian news assistant

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Maritime training

CALIFORNIA MARITIME ACADEMY, VALLEJO, CALIF.

Alec Bittner was named to the fall 2013 dean's list. He recently embarked on a two-month training cruise aboard the university's 500-foot vessel, The Golden Bear, with ports of call in Hawaii, South Korea, Vietnam and the Marshall Islands. Bittner is a 2013 graduate of Skyview High School.

On campus

EMPORIA (KAN.) STATE UNIVERSITY

Shiree Bent of Vancouver has received a Laurence C. Boylan Thesis Award for the 2013-14 academic year. Bent is a graduate student in English, modern languages and journalism.

MONTANA STATE UNIVERSITY

Sara Ashback of Ridgefield has been awarded a $3,000 Schweiger Memorial Scholarship. She is a freshman, pursuing a degree in civil engineering.

OREGON STATE UNIVERSITY, CORVALLIS

These Clark County students were on the winter 2013 honor roll:

Camas: Brittney Oljar, Kelsey Stulbarg.

Ridgefield: Megan Holeman, Alicia Stewart, Anna Stewart.

Vancouver: John Boucher, Loren Brown, Tyler Burbank, Ashley Dupuy, Justin Frost, Jeffrey Garmire, Mallory Nickles, Courtney Schaub, Josephine Sechrist, Heather Selin, Leanna Williams, Andrea Young.

EMMY AWARD NOMINATIONS

Vancouver Public Schools' educational shows "Famous Scientist — Johannes Kepler" and "Science, Tech Day Challenge," produced by Nick Voll, television production supervisor; Ian Southworth, video production specialist; and Nate Macon, producer, were nominated for two 2014 Northwest Emmy Awards. Winners will be announced at an awards banquet June 7 in Seattle.


Submissions: P.O. Box 180, Vancouver, WA 98666, pauline.sipponen@columbian.com or 360-735-4524.

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