Peninsula People

Posted: Monday, May 14, 2007

Area students graduate from college

 

The following students graduated from the University of Idaho:

· Homer — Nicholas Cobb Fuller with a bachelor of science degree in business and information systems; and Evgeny L. Olson with a bachelor of science degree in psychology.

· Soldotna — Matthew Thomas Janz with a bachelor of arts degree in international studies; and Jason Redmond with master of science degree in mechanical engineering.

· Kenai resident Joseph David Pault III recently graduated from Colorado State University with a bachelor of science degree in mechanical engineering.

He is the son of Joe and Katie Pault of Kenai and is a 2002 graduate of Kenai Central High School.

· Soldotna resident Buck Bania graduated from Carroll College in Helena, Mont. He was awarded the Bishop Gilmore Memorial Trophy for Outstanding Scholarship for seniors carrying the highest grade-point average after four years.

Jensen earns scholarship

Sara Jensen, of Soldotna, has been awarded the Theodore Roosevelt Honors Leadership Scholarship from Dickinson State University. She is a freshman majoring in biology.

 

Baalke recognized for academic achievement

Soldotna High School student Uriah J. Baalke was selected for membership in the National Society of high school scholars. He was recognized as one of the top scholars in the nation and for his superior academic excellence.

Holland named club sweetheart

Treesa Holland was crowned Soldotna Chapter Sweetheart for the Beta Signa Phi. Holland was chosen for demonstrating the high qualities of a dedicated Beta woman.

VFW scholarship awarded

The Veterans of Foreign Wars Ladies Auxiliary to the Jerry V. Horn Memorial Post No. 10046 in Soldotna awarded the Vicki Webb Nelson Memorial Scholarship to the following high school graduating students with a desire to further their educations: William M. Manuel, first place, Kenai Central High School, $500; Tashina Wortham, second place, Skyview High School, $300; and Patrick T. Moore, third place, Soldotna High School, $200.

The first place winner’s entry was forwarded to state level judging, where he competed with entries from auxiliaries around the state for the $1,000 scholarship award.



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