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Graduates and accomplished students

Local students are honored for their academic achievements .

  • Wednesday, August 4, 2021 9:30am
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Graduates

Four local students graduated this spring from George Fox University. Logan Hanbey, of Black Diamond, earned a Bachelor of Science in Engineering. Kelsey Bunker, of Buckley, earned a Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training. Kaylee Vinson, of Enumclaw, earned a Doctorate of Physical Therapy. Nicole Nelson, of Sumner, earned a Doctorate of Physical Therapy.

Four local students graduated this May from the University of Utah. Aleea Gwerder, of Enumclaw, earned a Bachelor of Science, majoring in kinesiology. Taylor Madsen, of Bonney Lake, earned a Bachelor of Science, majoring in marketing. Nicole Cochran, of Lake Tapps, earned a Doctorate of Physical Therapy. Devin Crump, of Bonney Lake, earned a Master of Business Administration.

Four local students graduated this May from Gonzaga University. From Enumclaw: Scott Flintoff earned a Bachelor of Business Administration, Taylor Sipila earned a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology and Communication Studies, Magna Cum Laude, and Jared Weyer earned a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Magna Cum Laude. Jordan Thompson, of Sumner, earned a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology.

Two local students celebrated graduations from Baylor University. Alexandra Jacobowitz, of Buckley, earned a Master of Social Work in May 2021. Jonathon May, of Sumner, earned a Doctorate of Physical Therapy in May 2020.

Abigail Treff, of Bonney Lake, this July graduated from Tufts University with a Bachelor’s Degree in International Relations.

Eric Larson, of Sumner, this May graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison with a Doctorate of Philosophy, majoring in Plant Pathology.

Levi Norton, of Enumclaw, was among the graduates at Chadron State College’s May graduation ceremonies. He earned a Bachelor of Science.

Chad Larson, of Bonney Lake, this May earned a Bachelor of Science Cum Laude in Cybersecurity Management and Policy from the University of Maryland Global Campus.

Ryker Penner, of Bonney Lake, graduated this May from the University of Findlay with a Bachelor of Science in Health Science.

Steven Konwent, of Bonney Lake, graduated this May from Harding University with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering.

Shaylee Fogelberg, of Enumclaw, graduated this May from the Rochester Institute of Technology.

John Baker, of Bonney Lake, graduated this May from Austin Peay State University.

Academic Achievements

Five local students were named to Southern New Hampshire University’s winter 2021 President’s List, which required a GPA of 3.7 or higher. From Bonney Lake: Michelle Green, Kathryn Getty, Eli Hankins and Amber Lancaster. From Enumclaw: Nicole Lange. Julia Vassallo, of Enumclaw, was named to the University’s winter 2021 Dean’s List, which requires a GPA of 3.5 to 3.699.

Five local students were named to the University of Utah’s spring 2021 Dean’s List, which requires a GPA of 3.5 or higher. From Bonney Lake: Kaylee Coatney, majoring in Pre Nursing, Braeden Goff, majoring in Pre Biomedical Engineering, Quinault Mackey, majoring in Mechanical Engineering, and Taylor Madsen, majoring in Marketing. Ian Pawlak, of Lake Tapps, majoring in Operations and Supply Chain, also made the list.

Three local students were named to Whitworth University’s spring Provost’s Honor Roll, which requires a GPA of 3.75 or higher during the semester: Austin Grant of Black Diamond, Dakota Farrer of Buckley and Abbie Carlson of Enumclaw.

Two local students were named to Eastern Oregon University’s winter 2021 Dean’s List, which requires a GPA of 3.5 or higher: Joshua Clough and Jacey Lindner, both of Buckley.

Bonney Lake resident Connie Ozmer received a Pillars of Strength Scholarship, which offers full tuition for a bachelor’s or master’s degree while attending the University of Maryland Global Campus.

Zachary Stockdale-Pederson, of Sumner, was named to the spring 2021 Dean’s List at the University of Minnesota Twin Cities, earning at least a 3.66 GPA.

Abigail Proffitt, of Lake Tapps, was named to the spring 2021 Dean’s List at Linfield University, earning at least a 3.65 GPA.

Levi Norton, of Enumclaw, was named to the spring 2021 Dean’s List at Chadron State College, earning at least a 3.5 GPA.

Madison Hanenburg, of Lake Tapps, was named to the spring 2021 Dean’s List at Belmont University, earning a GPA of 3.5 or higher.

Steven Konwent, of Bonney Lake, was named to the spring 2021 Dean’s List at Harding University, earning a 3.65 or higher GPA.

Josh Brown, of Enumclaw, was named to the spring 2021 Dean’s List with high distinction at Grove City College, earning a GPA of 3.85 to 4.0.

Aislind Dail, of Sumner, was named to the spring 2021 Dean’s List at the College of St. Scholastica, earning a 3.75 GPA or higher.

Kyla Damerow, a student from Black Diamond, earned Bemidji State University’s dean’s list for the fall and spring 2021 semesters, earning a 3.5 GPA or higher.

Benjamin Morawek, from Bonney Lake, achieved a 4.0 GPA at Hofstra University during the Spring 2021 semester, earning a spot on the Provost’s List.

Nathan Moore, of Buckley, was named to the 2020-2021 Dean’s List at the University of Northern Colorado, which requires a combined GPA of 3.75 or higher during at least two academic semesters.

Gabriel Poyer, of Bonney Lake, earned a place on Spokane Community College’s honor roll for spring quarter 2021, requiring a GPA of 3.0 or higher.

Emily Aeschliman, of Enumclaw, and Stephanie Gaskill, of Sumner, both made the honor roll at Spokane Falls Community College for winter and spring quarters 2021, which requires a GPA of 3.0 or higher.

Justin Cassens, of Bonney Lake, was named to Augustana College’s Dean’s List for the 2021 spring semester, earning a GPA of 3.5 or higher.

Justin Mina-Silva, of Bonney Lake, was named to the University of Alabama’s Presidents List for the 2021 spring semester, which requires a 4.0 GPA.


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