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Oregon dean’s list: Students on the Deans List at the University of Oregon in Eugene, Ore., include: Kate Alexandra Nelson and Betsy Anne Reed, Stanwood; Lisa Marie Andrews, Everett; Alec Danielle Zimmerman, Langley; Kathryn Jeong-Hye Wallace, Lynnwood; Michelle Christine Stoffel, Stanwood.

Young Scholars: More than 90 local youngsters were among the nearly 700 fifth- through eighth-graders selected by the Washington Search for Young Scholars. The program is operated by the University of Washington’s Halbert and Nancy Robinson Center for Young Scholars. To be eligible, students had to score in the upper 3 percent in reading and verbal or math and quantitative sections on a recent standardized achievement or aptitude test, or a score greater than 439 in reading or 467 in math on the Washington Assessment of Student Learning. Seventh- and eighth-grade students had to take either the SAT I or ACT college-entrance test to qualify. Local students honored, listed by hometown:

Bothell: Matthew Campbell, fifth grade, Cedar Wood Elementary; Haley Gabrielle, fifth grade, Woodland Elementary; Amber Harwood, sixth grade, Martha Lake Elementary; Yuta Kato, seventh grade, Northshore Junior High; Merrek Mason, fifth grade, Oak Heights Elementary; Shalee Moore, fifth grade, Edmonds Home Resource Center; Sarabeth Mullins, sixth grade; Anne Seckinger, sixth grade, Woodinville Montesorri; Gavin Shaw, fifth grade, Oak Heights Elementary; Mircea Tatar, sixth grade, Martha Lake Elementary; Alexander Wade, sixth grade, The Evergreen School.

Brier: Sofia Drogomiretskiy, fifth grade; Benjamin Hummel-Schluger, sixth grade, Terrace Park School; Matthew McClenny, seventh grade, Briar Terrace Middle School; Austin Roberts, fifth grade; Preston Sahabu, seventh grade, Briar Terrace Middle School; Sara Taylor, seventh grade, Briar Terrace Middle School; Miranda Troutt, sixth grade, Briar Terrace Middle School.

Edmonds: Alan Carter, fifth grade, Sherwood Forest Elementary; Amanda Cowan, sixth grade, King’s Elementary; Morgan Gardea, fifth grade, Sherwood Forest Elementary; Chloe Hansen, sixth grade, Meadowdale Elementary; James Kim, sixth grade, Meadowdale Elementary; Heather Mahurin, sixth grade, Terrace Park School; Andrew Nam, eighth grade, Brighton School; James Nam, sixth grade, Brighton School; Ryu Roh, sixth grade, Westgate Elementary; Alexis Scott, eighth grade, Home Resource Center; Nolan Tarbox, sixth grade, Woodway Elementary; Nicole Trueb, sixth grade, Westgate Elementary.

Everett: Monica Cook, sixth grade, Gateway Middle School; Jake Hecla, fifth grade, Immaculate Conception; Victoria Major, eighth grade, Edmonds Home Resource Center; Alain Orbino, sixth grade, Lake Stevens Middle School; Kevin Roberts, seventh grade, Evergreen Junior High; Kyle Schuman, sixth grade, Northshore Christian Academy.

Lynnwood: Adel Barnes, fifth grade, Martha Lake Elementary; Connor Blomquist, fifth grade, Martha Lake Elementary; Shilo Frombach, sixth grade; Casey Grant, fifth grade, Oak Heights Elementary; Alexandra Gregoryk, fifth grade, Meadowdale Elementary; Woody Gu, fifth grade, Terrace Park School; Richard Hansen, fifth grade, Meadowdale Elementary; Tyeson Harbin, fifth grade, Sherwood Forest Elementary; Nicole Harris, fifth grade, Martha Lake Elementary; Jacob Hughes, sixth grade, Oak Heights Elementary; Robert Hysa, fifth grade; Raechel Kowalik, fifth grade, Meadowdale Elementary; Ryan Kuan, fifth grade, Martha Lake; Danny Lee, sixth grade, Meadowdale Elementary; Rachel Lockhart, fifth grade, Maplewood; Conner Marsh, sixth grade, Meadowdale Elementary; Jacob Morgan, fifth grade, Oak Heights Elementary; Jennifer Nguyen, fifth grade, Meadowdale Elementary; Sierra Olsen, fifth grade, Oak Heights Elementary; Felicia Patton, seventh grade, Meadowdale Middle School; Sarah Payne, fifth grade, Meadowdale Elementary; Alyssa Rogers, fifth grade, Brier Elementary; Matthew Schmeling, seventh grade, Briar Terrace Middle School; Drew Schmitz, fifth grade; Jennifer Schmitz, sixth grade; Sidney Shea, fifth grade, Oak Heights Elementary; Andrew Reeves, sixth grade, Oak Heights Elementary; Stephen Weikel, seventh grade, Terrace Park School.

Marysville: Christopher Fifield, sixth grade, North Lake Middle School.

Mill Creek: Elizabeth Aagard, sixth grade, Heatherwood Middle School; Michael Haeger, seventh grade, Heatherwood Middle School; Colin Misich, fifth grade, Cedar Wood Elementary; Vivian Tran, fifth grade, Oak Heights Elementary; Nicholas Zuzula, sixth grade, Heatherwood Middle School.

Mountlake Terrace: Connor Christensen, sixth grade, Mountlake Terrace Elementary; Juleh Eide, fifth grade, Terrace Park School; Lincoln Sea, seventh grade, Briar Terrace Middle School.

Mukilteo: Brett Anderson, eighth grade, Harbour Pointe Middle School; Mark Anderson, sixth grade, Explorer Middle School; Jessica Keller, fifth grade, Fairmount Elementary; Alex Leal, fifth grade, Northshore Christian Academy.

Snohomish: Seth Bauman, sixth grade, Cascade View Elementary; Dana Breseman, sixth grade, Woodinville Montessori; Clayton Brock, sixth grade, Evergreen School; Miranda Currier, fifth grade, Machias Elementary; Alana Fouts, sixth grade, Machias Elementary; Rien Grootveld, fifth grade, Machias Elementary; Danika Marzluff, fifth grade, Maltby Elementary; Alexander Neale, eighth grade, Valley View Middle School; Amy-Eloise Neale, fifth grade, Cathcart Elementary; Angee Ni, fifth grade, Penny Creek Elementary; Jeremy Patella, sixth grade, Totem Falls Elementary; Anastacio Rivera, fifth grade, Machias Elementary; Victoria Tjok, fifth grade, Meadowdale Elementary; Kazimir Wall, eighth grade, Lake Stevens Middle School; Zayin Wall, sixth grade, Lake Stevens Middle School.

Woodway: Jack Roben, fifth grade, Sherwood Elementary.

Snohomish High School FBLA: Snohomish High School’s Future Business Leaders of America club won the following awards at the recent State Business Leadership Conference in Seattle:

Robyn Dvorak, outstanding president

Robyn Dvorak and Caitlin Witham, outstanding members

Jordan Reichelt, first place, business procedures

Jordan Reichelt, first place, international business

Kiku Mizuno, fifth place, business law

Caitlin Parker-Arnett, fifth place, business communication

Chapter awards: First, largest number of professional members, West Central Region; first, largest percentage of local chapter membership, West Central Region; first, largest professional membership, entire state; first, local recruitment of chapters, entire state; first, largest percentage of professional members, entire state.

Jordan Reichelt will represent Snohomish High School and Washington state in the International Business competition at the FBLA National Leadership Conference in Nashville, Tenn., June 27-July 3. It is his second trip.

Voc scholarship: Snohomish High School senior Robyn Dvorak received the Washington Award for Vocational Excellence Scholarship. It will cover two years of tuition at any public college in Washington.

Lodge honors: Lane Dalton and Sarah Spiker were chosen by the Snohomish chapter of the Masonic Lodge as the top outstanding junior boy and girl at Snohomish High School. Snohomish teacher Mark Perry was honored as Educator of the Year.

Volunteers thanked: Lake Stevens School District recently honored this year’s 1,800 volunteers who have together logged 32,000 hours of service. An outstanding volunteer was recognized from each school, among other awards.

Building Level Volunteers of the Year:Glenwood Elementary: Anita Caffee; Highland Elementary: Karen Tadio; Mount Pilchuck Elementary: Loretta Tavares; Skyline Elementary: Tammy Steele; Hillcrest Elementary: Heather Greer; Sunnycrest Elementary: Robin Swanson; HomeLink: Debbie Large; Lake Stevens Middle School: Michelle Foster; North Lake Middle School: Linda Briggs; Lake Stevens High School: Charlene Pollock; PROVE High School: Monica Vandegrift

Distinguished Service Award: Terri Spencer, Leslie Elsemore

Partner in Education: Washington Mutual Bank

Students of the month: Lake Stevens School District’s students of the month for March:

Lake Stevens High School: Crystal Cook and Jimmy Wall, ninth grade; Hannalei Hermes and Zach Zweifel, 10th grade; Tam To and Seth Shuler, 11th grade; Emily Dykgraaf and David Stevens, 12th grade.

Lake Stevens Middle School: Jamie Ann Foster and Bronson Jones, sixth grade; Leah Ray and Tyler Fryberg, seventh grade; Nataliya Fedorchuk and Carl Funnell, eighth grade.

North Lake Middle School: Andrei Arevalo and Sierra Partlow, sixth grade; Tayler Blumenfeld and John Gleason, seventh grade; Cameron Bacon and Kim Dengchamleon, eighth grade.

Staff honors: Recipients of Lake Stevens School District’s staff Apple Award for April: Arlene Hulten, director of public relations for Lake Stevens School District; Janet Rich, psychologist for Skyline Elementary and Lake Stevens Middle schools; John Bennett, custodian for Mount Pilchuck Elementary School; Hillary Herron, English teacher for Lake Stevens High School; Francine Morris, courier for Lake Stevens School District.

Department scholars: Monroe High School’s department scholars for March:

Ninth-grade block: Caitlyn Echterling

Art: Alexandria Neibert

Choral music Richard Anonson

English: Richard Sines

Health: Anthony Noble

Instrumental music Shayla Behling

Instrumental music Thomas Blue

Marketing: Tessa Degel

Math: Sarah Rybarczyk

PE: Peter Gallagher, Kimberly Gustafson

Science: Brittany Jarnot

Social studies: Kyle Ingersoll, Stephanie Vega

Tech. education: Michael Southwick

World languages: Parker Lautensleger

WASL kudos: Schools in the Northshore School District recently received 57 awards for improving student achievement in reading, writing and math on the Washington Assessment of Student Learning. The following 10 schools received awards for boosting student success in all three subjects: Fernwood Elementary, Frank Love Elementary, Lockwood Elementary, Maywood Hills Elementary, Woodmoor Elementary and Skyview Junior High, all in Bothell; Moorlands Elementary in Kenmore; and Kokanee Elementary, Wellington Elementary, and Woodinville High School, all in Woodinville.

Warrior pride: Edmonds-Woodway High School recently honored students with “Warrior Pride awards for their “positive qualities and consistent contributions … (to) enhance the school and make it a better place.” Students honored during an April 27 “Warrior Pride breakfast include Jessica Allen, Chase Biro, Andy Burke, Matt Clayton, Ryan Crockett, Zachary Engelbrecht, Erica Farrar, Garret Gerlach, Kendall Hamilton, Amy Harder, Cody Hulbert, Kieth Kalanquin, Ana Kochetova, Drew Lockhart, Carly MacKay, Leah Monroe, Nathan Monson, Kisa Nishimoto, Serena Park, Mercedes Paynter, Marina Pita, Samantha Poor, Cecilia Portnoff, Disko Praphanchith, Woody Simmons, Hunter Sismaet, Kurtis Tegman, Betelehim Waldermariam, Kellie White, Jessica Wong and Nickie Zweegman.

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