More News

Calendar of Events

Profiles: Chinese teen gives back to homeland
One year after adoption, Kaitlyn Pegram returns to help others

History: LL part of Cougars' renowned season

On the November Library page: New youth programs on tap for November; Book Review

In the November Wave: Pint-sized princess
The Wave is a special section just for kids, geared toward children in kindergarten through fifth grade

In the November Fountain: Living a life of compassion
The Fountain is a special section about and for Liberty Lake seniors

Community and Education Briefs

Search the News Archive Search the News Archive

Education Briefs
5/28/2014 1:26:39 PM

Harris accepts residency
Stuart Harris graduated from Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences, College of Osteopathic Medicine on May 10 and has accepted an internal medicine residency at Community Memorial Hospital in Ventura, Calif. 

The former Liberty Lake resident also recently returned from a month in the Philippines doing a medical mission with Reach International Health Care and Training.

MSU awards Wolf
Rebecca Wolf, 21, graduated with honors from Montana State Univ. on May 3. She was named "Outstanding Senior" by the College of Education, Health, and Human Development.

Rebecca is the daughter of Betty and Gary Wolf of Liberty Lake.

Troyer sisters awarded college diplomas
Kelly Marie Troyer and Amber N. Troyer recently met graduation requirements from their respective colleges. Kelly graduated with a bachelor of science in nursing from Regis University (Denver, Colo.) on May 4, while Amber is scheduled to graduate June 14 with a bachelor of science in biology at Eastern Washington University.

Mark and Kim Troyer of Liberty Lake are the proud parents.

LL Kiwanis announces scholarship recipients
The Liberty Lake Kiwanis Foundation recently announced the winners of their 2014 scholarships. A total of $12,000 was awarded to 15 high school students from the following schools:

Barker: Chanoa Marx, Casey Meade, Megan Jennen, MiKayla Ruddell

Central Valley: Katy Dolan, Haley Feider, Hailee Herbst, DongGyun Kim, Kelsey McCune, Mara Orentstein, Joshua Ross, Curtis Schmitz

Gonzaga: Aubrey Spear

University: Tucker Foote, Taylor Smith

West Valley: Olga Gorbenko

WSU awards scholarship
Delaney Dorsey was awarded a $3,000 Frank and Irene Potter Memorial Scholarship by the College of Arts and Sciences at Washington State University. Students receiving this award must be majoring in liberal arts humanities.

Dorsey, who is currently listed on the President's Honor Roll, plans to graduate from WSU with a degree in political science in 2015. She is the daughter of Erin and Tom Dorsey of Liberty Lake.

Colleges honor local students
The following Liberty Lake residents were recently recognized by colleges for their recent academic performance or meeting graduation requirements. Information was provided via press releases submitted from schools. 

Champlain College (Burlington, Vt.)
President's List, 4.0 GPA
Keelan Southerland 

Gonzaga University
2014 Spring Commencement
Taylor Kelley, Bachelor of Arts in Sociology; Patrick McNeil, Bachelor of Business Administration in Business Administration

Seattle Pacific University (Seattle)
Dean's List, 3.5+ GPA
Taylor Anne Cline

Spokane Community College
Winter honor roll, 3.0+ GPA
Robert Allen, Allen Baker, Gregory Benzel, Amy Berg, Douglas Bowen, Rachel Butler, Kelly Campbell, Camille Clarkson, Danielle Cosper, Chris Cote, Chanse Cramer, Jeannine Crump, Brooklyn Cushman, Whitney Cushman, Jonathan Dunn, Jared Fincher, Jocelyn Labrier, Joe Long, Michael Marcus, Sean Morrison, Sara Mower, Sheena Moya, Caleb Newbill, Stephanie Ofarrell, Chad Ohl, Allie Oleynik, Randy Paul, Kevin Ruiz, Desiree Russell, Stephanie Scheurer, Haley Schwartz, Ann Welzig, Stephanie Welzig, Bridget Wharton, Curtis Zolman

Spokane Falls Community College 
Winter honor roll, 3.0+ GPA
Liberty Lake: Michaela Adams, Philip Avenger, Jenna Bryant, Matthew Busch, Kara Cook, Allison Dimmler, Alyssa Garro, Samantha Avey, Trevor Cook, Mindy Curry, Stephen Ertel, Ronda Gimlen, Fay Hulihan, Aaron Kennedy, Robyn Kinsella, Christian Koch, Steven Ludington, Mike Mc Lain, Zelpha Miller, Jessica Neihoff, Victoria Olsen, Jordyn Sandford, Kendyl Spencer, Cody Tibesar, Kaitlyn Torres, Kellsey Torres, Brooke Wayman

Advertisement