LA MIRADA, California — Eight students from Whatcom County were named to the Biola University Dean’s List (GPA 3.6 or higher) in fall 2020.
Bellingham — Anna Aslan, Rebecca Cunningham and Katelyn Grams.
Lynden — Kathleen Burden and Cassandra Hallinan.
Everson — Kristin Dick.
Ferndale — Sidney Lang and Zachary Sorenson.
PARKLAND — Claire Skaggs, a student at Meridian High School, has been named a Pacific Lutheran University President’s Scholar and awarded the President’s Scholarship of $30,000 per year, plus the opportunity to compete for more.
Claire was one of 123 students selected for this top academic and leadership scholarship offered by PLU. Over 400 incoming first-year students who met the high eligibility standards applied.
President’s Scholars are selected based on academic achievement, service and leadership as well as the potential to effect positive change and leadership in both the academic and co-curricular life of PLU. This year’s President’s Scholarship recipients have on average a 3.99 GPA. Ten will go on to earn $35,000-per-year Harstad Founder’s Scholarships or one of five full-tuition Regents’ Scholarships.
SPOKANE — Darius Walker-Perkins of Custer, Washington, has been awarded a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Whitworth University.
UNIV. OF WYOMING
LARAMIE, Wyoming — The University of Wyoming lists Nathaniel C. Snow of Nooksack, Washington, on its 2020 fall semester President’s Honor Roll (4.0 GPA).
ROCHESTER INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
ROCHESTER, New York — Cassiar Beaver of Bellingham was named to the Dean’s List (GPA 3.4 or higher) at Rochester Institute of Technology for the 2020 fall semester. Beaver is in the game design and development program.
WICHITA STATE UNIV.
WICHITA, Kansas — Wichita State University announces that Tammy L. Kenyon of Ferndale, Washington, was on the dean’s honor roll (at least 3.5 GPA) for fall 2020.
UNIV. OF NEBRASKA
LINCOLN, Nebraska — Mason Dale Rutgers of Ferndale was named to the Deans’ List (3.75 GPA or higher) at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln for the fall semester of the 2020-21 academic year. Rutgers is a freshman majoring in agronomy.
UNIVERSITY OF IOWA
IOWA CITY, Iowa — Dana Ruffatto of Bellingham was named to the dean’s list for the 2020 fall semester at the University of Iowa. Ruffatto is majoring in an area of nursing.
WHEATON, Illinois — Wheaton College student HeeJin Noh of Lynden, Washington, was named to the Dean’s List (3.5 GPA or higher) for the fall 2020 semester.
CEDARVILLE, Ohio — Cedarville University recently released its fall 2020 Dean’s Honor List (3.75 GPA or higher), and Kelsey Matthews of Lynden, Washington, was named on it.
UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA-BEAUFORT
BLUFFTON, South Carolina — The University of South Carolina-Beaufort announces that Aurya Downey of Bellingham, Washington, is named on the fall 2020 President’s List (4.0 GPA).
UNIVERSITY OF IDAHO
MOSCOW, Idaho — The University of Idaho announced its 2020 fall Dean’s List (at least a 3.5 GPA), and these locals are listed: Bellingham — Brian Walker, communications and marketing; Christine Hoefgen, ag and life sciences; Kaitlyn Harvey, chemical and biological engineering; Ferndale — Hailey Pelton, ag and life sciences; Lynden — Elle Moore, ag and life sciences.
DIXIE STATE UNIV.
ST. GEORGE, Utah — Included on the honor roll for the fall 2020 semester at Dixie State University was Fiona Layton of Bellingham.