EVEREST COLLEGE 2013 DREAM AWARD
Michael Couch, Vancouver, and an honor graduate of Everest College-Portland, received the college's 2013 Dream Award. Everest College recognizes one graduate each year who has completed a post-secondary education while overcoming extraordinary challenges and demonstrating exceptional leadership. Couch will receive a $2,500 scholarship to pursue an advanced degree in his field of study. He is a veteran of the Air Force and employed as a pharmacy technician at Kaiser Permanente.
HILLSDALE COLLEGE, HILLSDALE, MICH.
Micah Meadowcroft and Nathanael Meadowcroft, brothers from Vancouver, were named to the fall 2013 dean's list.
IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY, AMES
Karen Wirth, Brush Prairie, and Jonathan Bauer, Camas, were named to the fall 2013 dean's list.
JAMES MADISON UNIVERSITY, HARRISONBURG, VA.
Olivia McGuigan, Vancouver, was named to the fall 2013 dean's list.
SEATTLE PACIFIC UNIVERSITY
These local students were named to the fall 2013 dean's list:
Battle Ground: Emma Fix, Tyler Pace.
Camas: Adam Carlson, Olivia Clements, Martin Horn, Christine Nghiem, Samantha Stevens, Jacob Young, Jennifer Young.
Ridgefield: Kamille Dobbins.
Vancouver: Shamele Battan, Shane Bowman, Tyler Breier, Hannah Chong, Briana Chui, Kaitlin Davies, Brandon Duncan, Siera Flintoff, Julie Flower, Jordan Hess, Julia Jones, Kimberly Lowery, Kara Martin, Robin McGuire, Daniel Mudge, Hong Nguyen, Marissa Renella, Genevieve Roberts, Nicole Scovil, Timothy Seemuth, Christy Sheddy, Olivia Wallace, Scott Welch.
Washougal: Samantha Schulz.
SHERIDAN COLLEGE, SHERIDAN, WYO.
Darcie Ek, Bush Prairie, was named to the fall 2013 honor roll.
SPOKANE COMMUNITY COLLEGE
These local students were named to the fall 2013 honor roll:
Hanna Clizbe, Kalama; True Moua, Ridgefield; Samantha Burmester and Paige Olshefski, Vancouver.
THE STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK, CANTON
Lindsay Dobrinski, Vancouver, was named to the fall 2013 dean's list.
UNIVERSITY OF DAYTON, DAYTON, OHIO
Sarah Yedlick, Camas, was named to the fall 2013 dean's list.
UNIVERSITY OF WYOMING
These students were named to the fall 2013 dean's list or honor roll:
Charis Holscher, Camas; Trevor Brown, Ridgefield; Melissa Garrison, Vancouver.
WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY, PULLMAN
Thanh-Thuy Nguyen was awarded a $1,000 Auvil Undergraduate Research Award. Nguyen graduated from Mountain View High School in 2006 and is the daughter of Hong Y. Tran and Dung Nguyen of Vancouver.
WESTERN WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY
Morgan Ambrose, daughter of Curtis and Tina Ambrose of Vancouver, received a Kenneth and Lorraine Mortimer $2,667 renewable scholarship. Ambrose expects to graduate in 2016 with a degree in special education/elementary education.
Joshua Bird, Ridgefield, was selected for Washington State's Legislative Internship Program for the winter quarter. Bird is a political science major.
Evan Rumble, son of Newt Rumble and Barbara Kusik of Ridgefield, received a $3,000 CREATE scholarship. He is a senior majoring in arts education.
Olivia Ponzetti, daughter of James and Rosanne Ponzetti of Vancouver, received a $3,000 CREATE scholarship. She is a junior studying communication sciences and disorders, and also educational theater.
WILLAMETTE UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF LAW, SALEM, ORE.
Bradley Thayer, Vancouver, was named to the fall 2013 dean's list.
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