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National Merit finalist

Megan Crenshaw of Marysville-Pilchuck High School, was named a National Merit finalist by the National Merit Scholarship Foundation. Finalists are considered for one of more than 8,200 National Merit Scholarships to be awarded this spring. Finalists represent less than one-half of 1 percent of each state’s graduating class.

Archbishop Murphy to state Mock Trial

The senior Mock Trial team from Archbishop Thomas J. Murphy High School qualified for the 2007 YMCA State Mock Trial Championships after finishing second at a Feb. 10 district meet in Everett. The state championship will be held March 23-25 in Olympia.

Jilk in People to People

Lindsay Jilk, a student at Eisenhower Middle School in Everett, was accepted into the People to People World Leadership Forum to be held March 5-11 in Washington, D.C. Lindsay will earn high school credit while studying leadership and exploring the nation’s capital and surrounding historic areas. Lindsay was selected based on outstanding scholastic merit, civic involvement and leadership potential.

ORCA team finishes third at state event

Students from Everett Community College’s high-school Ocean Research College Academy placed third at the recent Washington State Ocean Sciences Bowl, better known as the Orca Bowl.

The team, led by captains Luke McKinley and Jillian Bennett, practiced for eight weeks for the Jeopardy-style academic competition. Sixteen teams competed. Other team members were Sam Ciarcia, Brianne Patterson and Kendra Baird. Teacher Ardi Kveven was the team’s coach.

Gonzaga announces President’s List

Students on the Gonzaga University President’s List in Spokane, include:

Bothell: Andrea Rose Woods

Everett: Stephanie L. Hatchell, Amanda Marie Tallman, Jessalyn Noelle Uchacz

Marysville: Andrea Michelle Crow

Monroe: Katherine Ann Love

Snohomish: Emily Lynn Stecher Bartelheimer, Brett Thomas MacIntyre

Students on deans’ lists

Local students on college and university deans’ lists include:

Adam Aljets, Everett, Grove City College, Grove City, Pa.

Kale Lauer, Everett, Montana State University, Billings, Mont.

Alexis Powell, Everett, Julie A. Medema, Marysville; George Fox University, Newberg, Ore.

Kristin Joy Zietz-Alcala, Everett, University of Washington, Seattle

Michelle C. Gyeney, Mill Creek, Boston University, Boston

College students tops at Hampton jazz fest

Local students were among Bellevue Community College musicians who took first place in five categories at the recent Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival at the University of Idaho. Among the top-finishing jazz combo’s members were Sam Balaoing of Brier (piano) and John Tezak of Arlington (guitar). Among the college’s top-finishing vocalists was Mia Gonzales of Arlington (alto).

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