Melody A. Baker graduated from Colorado Technical University May 15, 2012, with a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Business Administration, concentrating in Human Resource Management. Baker is a member of the International Honor Society Sigma Beta Delta with a 4.0 grade point average.
Several area students graduated from the University of Washington this June. From Battle Ground: Katherine Barrows, Noel Carbajal, Anna Cleveland, Daria Giuchici, Heather Gunning, Kelsey Price, Daniel Veja and Jack Wallis; from Brush Prairie: Tsung Hwa, Sophia Burkhart, Holly Burton, Sara Gemma, Steven Hanks, Julie Lerman, Erica Morris and Vivian Quintana; from Ridgefield: Eileen Byrne, Elizabeth Carlson, Emily Christianson, Logan Engard, Greg Gertsen, Kevin Gifford, Jonathan Groat, Peter Madsen and Scherezad Neelufer Yusef.
Eric Oblander of Battle Ground earned a bachelor’s degree May 27 from the University of San Diego in communication studies.
Troy A. McLenithan of La Center and Sara Schneider of Ridgefield both recently graduated with bachelor’s degrees from George Fox University. McLenithan received a degree in Management and Organizational Leadership and Schneider received a degree in Elementary Education.
Jaclyn Wiebold of Battle Ground was named to the Dean’s List for the spring 2012 semester at Concordia University, St. Paul. She is a senior majoring in Christian Ministry.
Several North Clark County students were named to the Washington State University Pullman President’s Honor Roll for the 2012 spring semester. To be eligible for this honor roll, undergraduate students must be enrolled in a minimum of nine graded hours in a single term at WSU and earn a grade point average of 3.75 or earn a 3.5 cumulative GPA based on 15 cumulative hours of graded work. The following students were listed on the spring 2012 President’s Honor Roll. From Battle Ground: Zachary Anderson, Sarah Auld, David Black, Kimberly Burris, Kathryn Cannon, Marites Castro, Rebekah Chacon, Sierra Cobb, Benjamin Coder, John Consiglio, Kathryn Drimmel, Daniel Eastvedt, Cameron Elde, Justin Erickson, Bjorn Ernst, Danielle Fields, Alexandria Franco, Brianna Gier, Ashley Gillis, Jennifer Griffis, Heidi Guiney, Summer Heasley, Donna Hoff, Christi Hosking, Chip Johnson, Amber Johnstun, Nicholas Jolma, Cheryl Jones, Cori Jones, Jason Juhala, Rebekah Juhala, Lindsey Karlsen, Reid Koskiniemi, James Kramer, Kimberly Lawrence, Maxwell Lee, Matthew Lewis, Danielle Lippert-Coon, Jessica Maguire, Robert McCabe, Timothy Mofford, Sara Morris, Jeremy Nelson, Terry Nile, Maleah O’Connor, Sarah O’Keefe, Isabela Oliveira, Jayson Osborn, Thomas Prendergast, Daniel Quarto, Karrin Rheinson, Karen Roeske, Michelle Schauer, Shaina Schlansky, Victor Schlonga, Samuel Schultz, Stephanie Smitherman III, Nicole Tolmie, Erin Tompkins, Olli Wanzek, Carrie Wiman, Rachel Zalk, Emily Zander and Jeannie Zaro; from Brush Prairie: Harris Baciuc, Nicholas Carter, Jason Clarke III, Mary Davies, Nikki Dunham, Steven Gere, Justin Gillispie, Angela Goetz, Kyle Hodges, Tara Hushbeck, Camryn Irwin, Janene Jones, Daniel Kim, Kirsten Larson, Chad Lawrence, Megan Lawrence, Eric Lucescu, Taryn Marion, Shawn McClean, Marysa McKay, Patrice Moffat, Sarah Neveux, Kendall Nielsen, Daniel Rausch, Courtney Rich, Noah Robbins, Kailey Romey, Steffen Silvis, Jonathon Spafford, Kaitlin Stewart, Katie Surritt and Stephen Weiss; from La Center: Jacob Denny, Alexandra Fox, Katelyn Fulton, Natalya Gruntkovskiy, Vitaliy Gruntkovskiy, Thomas Miller, Levi Rose, Anthony Schnelle, Joseph Spence, Glen Stratton, Brandon Tuttle, Elizabeth Englund, Bryan Ruhe and Miles Yaw; from Ridgefield: Rachel Abella, Katie Barton, Troy Beall, Richard Becker III, Attar Bhangal, Andreana Bird, Samantha Bournival, Benjamin Brimlow, Casey Callahan, Brooke Cushwa, Sydney Ferryman, Amanda Giffoni, Justin Gill, Amber Graviet, Jessica Jones, Joel Keelin, Katelyn Kindt, Mariya Kornechuk, Madison Kozacek, Brooke Kromminga, Grace Kwon, Kimberley Lauman, Chad McClure, Caylene McCoy, Kristin McMahon, Clare Meiners, Grant Michael, Megan Miller, Kavita Palmore, Chenae Ryder, Haley Sharp, Rachel Thompson, Crystal Van Laeken and Sarah Smith; from Woodland: Rachel Bender, Dana Bolen, G. Dean Bolen, Jr., Randi Hall, Steve Kelley, Michelle Kooiman, Amanda Kysar, Amber Olinger, Candice Paulus, Nina Preston, Wendy Roldan, Julia Spaude, Jarrod Townley, Jalise Zumstein and Carrisa Nelson; from Yacolt: Michelle Brown, Brittany Hemry, Paula Holmgren, Kirk Koskiniemi, Rebecca Parker, Ashley Pirrone, Kathryn Walters, James Wedding and Elowyn Kandoll.
The following Washington State University students have earned undergraduate degrees for the spring 2012 semester. From Battle Ground: Jason Arrowsmith, Alexandria Bice, John Consiglio, Shannon Crabtree, Daniel Eastvedt (Magna Cum Laude), Andrea Gorby, Heidi Harer Guiney (Magna Cum Laude), Stephanie Hansen, Mackenzie Harris (Cum Laude), Melissa Hewson, Cheryl Jones (Magna Cum Laude), Jason Juhala, Lindsey Karlsen (Summa Cum Laude), Nicholas Lawrence, Christopher Levi, Danielle Lippert-Coon (Summa Cum Laude), Andrew Mayer, Sarah O’Keefe, Danielle Phelps, Kaitlyn Sanborn, Ruthanna Shirley, Trisha Simmons (Summa Cum Laude), Richard St. Cyr, III, Jessica Stockton, Nicole Tolmie (Cum Laude), Amanda Washington, Rheann Young, Rachel Zalk (Cum Laude), Emily Zander (Summa Cum Laude), Brianna Gier and Kyle Thomas; from Brush Prairie: Kelly Amundson, Harris Baciuc (Magna Cum Laude), David Belokonny (Summa Cum Laude), Ian Brauner, Nathaniel Corigliano, Molly Haynes, Janene Jones (Summa Cum Laude), Taryn Marion (Magna Cum Laude), Kyle Milburn, Danna Olson, Emily Ostrowski, Daniel Rausch (Magna Cum Laude), Kelly Schrock, Steffen Silvis (Magna Cum Laude) and Stephen Weiss (Summa Cum Laude); from La Center: Natalya Gruntkovskiy (Summa Cum Laude), Thomas Miller (Cum Laude); from Ridgefield: Deanna Anderson, Cheryl Ayers, Miles Bedinger, Charissa Bradshaw, Nicholas Buck, Derek Burton, Steven Clem, Colton Culbertson, Allison deVincenzi (Magna Cum Laude), Joelle Emerson, Zachary Etter, Lauren Fern (Cum Laude), Justin Gill (Cum Laude), Jacob Hochhalter, Timothy Horne, Joel Keelin (Cum Laude), Grace Kwon (Magna Cum Laude), Kimberley Lauman, Kirian McClure (Cum Laude), Devin McMahon, Kristin McMahon (Summa Cum Laude), SueAnn McWatters, Megan Miller (Magna Cum Laude), Trevis Peterson, Sarah Smith (Cum Laude), Cody Vandersloot, Matthew Warren, Jeffrey Williams and Shannon Wright (Magna Cum Laude); from Woodland: Jamie Butler, John Kafferlin, Nicole Meritt (Summa Cum Laude), Hannah Shenk Nohrenberg, Amber Olinger (Summa Cum Laude), Nina Preston, Brian Sorensen, Kerri Gettmann (Magna Cum Laude) and Elizabeth Teitzel; from Yacolt: Carlie Bailes, Lacey Brown (Cum Laude), Brittany Hemry (Magna Cum Laude), Jude Homola, Shayne Hoyt, Roland Lau, Rebecca Parker (Summa Cum Laude), Trista Ueckert and James Wedding (Cum Laude).
Chris Easter from Brush Prairie received a bachelor’s degree June 9 from North Central College in Naperville, IL. On June 9, 581 students earned bachelor’s degrees and 111 earned master’s degrees.
Eric Schalla of Santa Barbara, CA, earned his Master of Business Administration from Bainbridge Graduate Institute in Seattle June 10. Schalla is a 2000 graduate of Battle Ground High School who entered the U.S. Marine Corps after graduation, and later earned a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo. He now manages his family’s printing business in Santa Barbara, finding ways to increase sales, decrease environmental impact and become more involved in the community. He was the 500th graduate from Bainbridge Graduate Institute.