• Monday, March 21, 2011 12:01am
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Everett student to play Benaroya Hall

Rebecca Rice of Everett, a section leader in the Central Washington University wind symphony, helped her school win the right to perform at Benaroya Hall in Seattle.

The CWU wind symphony competed with about 700 others throughout the nation for the chance to perform at the College Band Directors National Association conference on Friday. Only the top three groups were invited to perform at Benaroya Hall.

Rice is the drum major of the school’s marching band, principal oboe in the orchestra and wind ensemble and student co-coordinator of the Wind Ensemble Festival.

Granite Falls district honors students

The Granite Falls School District announced the following Success in Education award winners for third quarter:

Rudy Engstrom, Taggert Myhre, Lauren Binckley-Galloway, Kelsey Green, Josiah Mace, Erynn Snel, Travis Scott, Dmitri Rondorf and Hannah Schneiders.

The students were recognized at the March 16 school board meeting.

Success in Education Awards are presented quarterly to students who show an understanding of the importance of education, and serve other students, teachers or the community.

Local students on Azusa dean’s list

The following students from Snohomish and Island counties were named to dean’s list for the fall semester at Azusa Pacific University:

Fredrick S. Arnold of Coupeville; Sarah M. Byrne and Jacob B. Sheridan of Everett; Julia J. Cory of Monroe; Christina-Ja K. Lancaster of Stanwood; Luke J. Laures and Devon Uy of Camano Island; Karl-Friedrik D. Overman and Caleb J. Scarth of Arlington; Alexandria J. Schlafer and Mark A. Souther of Mukilteo; and Scott C. Shelford of Snohomish.

Azusa Pacific University is an Evangelical Christian university in California.

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