Letters to the Editor

In brief

City seeks volunteer

for Korean exchange

The city of Snoqualmie is considering a student exchange or group study program with the city of Gangjin in South Korea.

The city is seeking a volunteer to research and advise on the viability and logistics of the program. Previous experience with student exchange and sister city programs is preferred.

For more information, please contact Michelle Maddux at mmaddux@ci.snoqualmie.wa.us or call (425) 888-1555.

Valley students earn

scholarships to Western

Two Valley graduates have been selected for President’s Scholarships from Western Washington University at Bellingham.

Katherine Woolsey, daughter of Don and Susan Woolsey of North Bend, received a $500 President’s Scholarship for the 2008-2009 academic year.

Breanna Morris, daughter of Anthony and Shirley Morris of Fall City, received a $1,000 President’s Scholarship for the year.

Woolsey, an incoming freshman, earned a 3.66 GPA at Mount Si High School, and is interested in becoming an environmental studies or sciences major. Woolsey is a National Honor Society member and former Rotary student of the semester. She hopes to become a lawyer focused on environmental policy after graduating from Western.

Morris, also an incoming freshman, earned a 3.73 GPA at Mount Si High School, and is interested in majoring in Japanese. Morris is a National Merit Scholar commended student, and she visited Japan as a foreign exchange student in 2007.

President’s Scholarships are awarded to approximately the top 8 to 10 percent of incoming freshmen and transfer students, and are based on superior academic achievement.

North Bend student named to Boston U. dean’s List

Stephen J. Matlock of North Bend has recently been named to the dean’s list at Boston University for the spring semester.

Boston University is the fourth largest independent university in the United States, with an enrollment of more than 29,000 students in its 17 schools and colleges.

The university offers courses in the liberal arts, a broad range of programs in the arts, sciences, engineering, and professional areas, and state-of-the-art facilities for teaching and research.

Cadice named to dean’s list at military institute

Michael D. Cadice, a rising senior from Snoqualmie, was named to the dean’s list at the Virginia Military Institute for the spring 2008 semester. Cadice, son of Mr. and Mrs. Victor G. Cadice, is majoring in international studies. He is among the 461 cadets named to the list, from a total enrollment of more than 1,300 at the institute. To be eligible, a cadet must have a term grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale and no grade below C. The Virginia Military Institute, located in Lexington, Va., is the nation’s oldest state-supported military college. U.S. News and World Report has ranked VMI among the top three undergraduate public liberal arts colleges for the last seven years.

Gospel concert planned in Carnation

Tolt Congregational United Church of Christ will host the Total Experience Full Gospel choir concert, 7 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 3.

Donations received at the concert will go to hurricane relief work. Tolt Congregational United Church of Christ is located at 4851 Tolt Ave., Carnation. For more information, call (425) 333-4254.

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