Bridgestone video finalist from Everett
Matthew Robertson of Everett is a top 10 finalist in the annual Bridgestone Safety Scholars video contest.
Robertson’s video about safe driving and decisions behind the wheel was selected by a panel of judges and was chosen from 1,466 entr
ies, said spokeswoman Molly Williamson.
As a finalist, Robertson won a set of new tires by Bridgestone or Firestone. The first-place winner is awarded a $10,000 scholarship, and second- and third-place winners receive $5,000 each. There is also a chance to have the video used as a public service announcement.
Robertson graduated from Jackson High School in Mill Creek and plans to attend Biola University in La Mirada, Calif., in the fall.
You can see the videos at safetyscholars.com.
Local grads on college honor rolls
Kayley Freshman-Caffrey received dean’s list honors with a 3.97 GPA for the past school year at American University in Washington, D.C. She placed in the top 3 percent of students.
Freshman-Caffrey graduated from Cascade High School in 2010 as a salutatorian.
Felicia Figgins of Everett was named to the president’s list at Cottey College in Nevada, Mo.
Figgins is the daughter of Angela and Scott Figgins.
Kacee Burgoyne of Lynnwood was named to the spring semester dean’s list at Mayville State University in Mayville, N.D.
Leah Brown of Oak Harbor was named to the spring semester dean’s list at Taylor University in Upland, Ind.
Arlington student a Taylor U graduate
Jaclyn Fehlhaber of Arlington recently graduated from Taylor University in Upland, Ind. Fehlhaber earned a bachelor’s degree in management.
South Everett Lions award scholarships
The South Everett Lions Club recently awarded four $1,000 scholarships to students at two local high schools.
Cascade High School students were Natasha Brown-Butler and Ruslan Stahknyuk.
Mariner High School students were Oleg Dovgalyuk and Brittney Raley.
Snohomish student earns scholarship
The Scholarships for Military Children Program recently awarded Rexford Ryman of Snohomish with a $1,500 college scholarship.
Local students receive scholarships
The Washington Association of Learning Alternatives recently awarded two local students with scholarships.
Appolonia Thomaier of Edmonds Heights received $1,000 and Paige Missler of Sequoia High School in Everett received $500.
Kiwanis Club Dux awards
The Kiwanis Club of Snohomish recently awarded two eighth-grade students with Dux awards.
Recipients were Breanna Chance of Centennial Middle School and Chloe Heindl of Valley View Middle School.
They will receive certificates of achievement and $100.
The word “dux” is Latin for leader. Students who show leadership are selected by teachers, counselors and principals.
Snohomish student a Skills USA winner
Sean Johnson of Snohomish recently won the Skills USA national gold medal in a precision machining, post-secondary contest held in Kansas City.
Johnson graduated from Glacier Peak High School and the Sno-Isle skills center precision machining program.