North Bend students Amanda Gates, Elizabeth Ballinger-Dix get college honors

Elizabeth Ballinger-Dix of North Bend graduated recently from Amherst College in Amherst, Mass. Ballinger-Dix, who majored in English, was one of 464 seniors who received their degrees. She is the daughter of Judy S. Ballinger of North Bend.

University honors for Amanda Gates

North Bend’s Amanda E. Gates earned Second Honors for the spring 2013 semester at the University of San Diego with a 3.5 grade point average. Gates graduated from Mount Si High School in 2011 and is a sophomore studying mechanical engineering.

Second Honors require a GPA of a 3.4 .


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