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CWU announces honor roll
Five Valley residents have qualified for Central
Washington University's winter quarter honor roll.
Central Washington University undergraduate students who earn a
3.5 or better GPA while carrying at least 12 graded credit hours of study
are eligible for the honor.
The honor roll students include: Jacob Layman of Carnation;
Mya Janikowski of Fall City; and Kristen Davis, Gregory Willett and
Andrea Oestreich of Duvall.
Valley Dawgs top the dean's list
Students from the Snoqualmie Valley have been named to the
dean's list at the University of Washington for Winter Quarter 2000. To qualify
for the list, a student must have completed at least 12 graded credits and have
a GPA of at least 3.50 (out of 4). Students are notified that they
have achieved this distinction when they receive their grades for the quarter.
This quarter's honorees include: senior Nicholas Gregory Blue,
senior Erica Sacha Fisette, freshman Daniel A. Frost, senior Toni Marie
Hartje, junior Douglas Arthur Plass, senior Katrina Rheannon Rotter,
senior Anders Petter Sjavik, and sophomore Benjamin David Steenbock
of Carnation; junior Jeunai Marie Hampton, sophomore Adam D. Hobart,
junior Jeffrey John Mahan, junior Kevin McCullough, senior Hari Shroff,
and sophomore Christopher Mark Schirado of North
Bend; and sophomore Corey Christian Furulie,
freshman Bridgette Mary Quinn, sophomore Sara M. Shedd, and
senior Nancy Patricia Wiederhold of
Derus named to national academic team
Bellevue Community College (BCC) student Jason Derus of
North Bend was named to the second team of the All-USA Academic
Team. Derus is the first BCC student to receive this honor.
The All-USA academic program recognizes 60 two-year college
students in the nation for outstanding academic and community
Derus is an exemplary student dedicated to school and
community service work. He maintains a 4.0 GPA and volunteers with BCC's
Disability Support Services through the peer tutoring and new student mentoring
programs. He also serves as the vice president for the Phi Theta Kappa
After working in a variety of jobs after high school, Derus carved out
his academic goals and enrolled at BCC to pursue a transfer degree. He
plans to study computer science and architecture at the University of