Anna Bruen of Olympia made the winter 2009 dean’s list at Eastern Oregon University.
Sarah L. Bowen of Olympia made the the spring semester dean’s list at Bucknell University. She is the daughter of Thomas and Susan Bowen.
Marykay Ellen Ballard and Cassandra Lynn Smith, both of Olympia and Quinter John Davison of Centralia, graduated from Azusa Pacific University on May 9, 2009.
Lacey resident Justus Green graduated from the University of Portland on May 3 with a bachelor’s degree in nursing and a minor in Spanish. He is the son of Jerry and Gem Green.
Thomas Jefferson School of Law awarded a juris doctor degree to Bradley J. DeVoi, the son of Joe and Laurie DeVoi, Olympia.
Saint Martin’s University Society of Fellows has elected the following local students as its spring semester 2009 student fellows: Brittney Dawson of Lacey, Anesse Hansen of Olympia, Jill Kershaw of Tenino, Shayna Malone of Olympia, Jessica Mathwig of Olympia and Ryan Pantier of Lacey.
For the 38th consecutive year, the Altrusa Vocational Recognition Awards have been awarded to eight graduating high school seniors. The award recognizes students who are working in a job while completing their high school credits. At a dinner April 28 at Indian Summer Golf and Country Club, Altrusa International of Olympia honored the following students: Chase Herring, Capital High School; Brandon Morris, CHOICE High School; Lindsey May, North Thurston High School; Jessica Thurman, Olympia High School; Mayra Mojica, Rochester High School; Bradley Turner, Shelton High School; Ashley Aulis, South Sound High School; and Zak Reichel, Yelm High School.
The Thurston County Democrats will present the 2009 Evalyn Poff Scholarship. to Joel Bray, Olympia High School; Anna Stusser, Olympia High School; Anna Grzankowski, River Ridge High School; and Caleb Hayes, Running Start. Alternates are Lisa Nguyen, Capital High School and Kim Bauer, Olympia High School.
Western Washington University student Kodi Wilson, daughter of Gregory and Robyn Wilson of Olympia, received a $2,000 President’s Scholarship for the 2009-2010 academic year.
Western Washington University student Emily Wallen, daughter of Norm Wallen and Linda Schactler of Olympia, received a $2,000 President’s Scholarship for the 2009- 2010 academic year.