Monroe senior an NMSP semifinalist
Monroe High School student Tom Meeus has qualified as a semifinalist in the National Merit Scholarship Program.
Meeus plans to study neuroscience and biology for a career in the medical field of neuroscience research.
Arlington students commended
Arlington High School seniors Corinne McClure and Rebecca Snyder have been named commended students in the 2011 National Merit Scholarship Program.
About 34,000 commended students throughout the nation are being recognized for their exceptional academic promise. The group is in the top five percent of more than 1.5 million students who entered the competition.
Kamiak announces scholar awards
A total of 111 Kamiak High School students have earned the designation of AP Scholar by the College Board in recognition of their exceptional achievement in the college-level advanced placement exams taken last spring.
Thirteen of the students qualified for the highest honor, the National AP Scholar Award. The students are Dylan Angell, Sunita Chepuri, Hyuk Joon Choi, Adam Clarkson, Devin Field, Jeffrey Giorgi, Michael Gross, Mark Logue, Zachary Lum, Tyler Oshiro, Dylan Pickus, Curtis Whittle and Bryan Yang.
Another 47 students qualified for the AP Scholar with Distinction Award, 22 received the AP Scholar with Honor Award and 42 qualified for the AP Scholar Award.
Arlington woman on Berklee dean’s list
Allison Preisinger was on the dean’s list for the summer semester at Berklee College of Music in Boston.
Local students study at Bryant University
Leigh Fishback of Edmonds and Mikayla LaRosa of Marysville have been admitted to Bryant University in Rhode Island.
Snohomish student earns master’s
Puneet Pal Singh of Snohomish graduated from the University of New Haven in West Haven, Conn., this summer with a master’s degree in computer science.
Local students enroll at Indiana university
Monroe High School graduates Emily Bourg and Jordan Moses, and Coupeville High School graduate Julie Clark are enrolled at the University of Evansville in Evansville, Ill.