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Peninsula People

Posted: Monday, June 18, 2001

Area students receive degrees

Patrice Scales received a bachelor's degree in human services from the University of Alaska Anchorage.

She is the wife of Steve Scales of Kenai.

William Bradshaw Jr. received a master's degree in clinical psychology from the the University of Alaska Anchorage.

Jennifer Mason received a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering.

She is a 1996 Kenai Central High School graduate and is the daughter of Robert and Joan Mason of Kenai.

Erin Kristine Magee received a bachelor's degree in psychology and sociology from the University of Montana in Missoula, Mont.

She is a Kenai Central High School graduate and is the daughter of Jim and Jan Magee of Kenai.

Jeremey Gray of Soldotna received a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering technology from the Oregon Institute of Technology.

Students honored for educational merits

Travis D. Haskin of Kenai was named to the spring 2001 honor roll at Washington State University in Pullman, Wash.

To be eligible, students must carry at least nine graded hours and earn a 3.75 grade point average or maintain at least a 3.5 cumulative GPA.

Randi Steinbrecher of Seward was named to the chancellor's list for the second semester at University of Wisconsin-Stout,

Students must have a 3.5 grade point average or better to qualify.

Kara Pike was named to the dean's list of the University of Evansville in Evansville, Ind.

To be named to the list, students must earn a 3.5 grade point average while carrying 12 or more credit hours.

She is the daughter of Richard and Susan Pike of Kenai.

Students chosen for awards

The following high school students received the U.S. Army Reserve National Scholar-Athlete Award. Each year the Army Reserve sponsors the program to recognize and honor top male and female scholars and athletes across the nation.

Matt Beaumont-Gay and Joy Epley of Homer;

Brad Burck and Jessi Reilly of Kenai;

Seth Tauriainen and Laura-Beth Covich of Nikiski;

Efsaya Ivanov of Nikolaevsk;

Joshua Smith and Jessica Russo of Ninilchik;

Corbin Sterling and Erin Carr of Seward;

Storman Norman and Amy Lambe of Skyview;

Joshua Gemmell and Kayla Schneider of Soldotna.

Area student inducted into honor society

Tessa Rhyner recently was inducted into the Bradley University chapter of Phi Eta Sigma National Honor Society.

Phi Eta Sigma is a national college honor society for freshman students. To be selected, a freshman must attain a 3.5 grade point average or greater.

She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Rhyner of Kenai.

Soldotna woman enlists

Callie A. Hasting, of Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, recently joined the U.S. Navy for guaranteed training in the Airman Apprenticeship Program.

She will report to duty this month and attend basic training in Great Lakes, Ill.

She is a former Skyview High School student and the daughter of Daniel and Holly Hastings of Soldotna.



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