School notes for April 9, 2013

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Locals graduate from WSU

The following students earned bachelor’s degrees from Washington State University for fall term 2012.

Camas: Bailey, Agnieszka Maja – bachelor of arts in English, Summa Cum Laude; Ediger, Chase Michael – BA in business administration; Edmonson, Melanie Dee – bachelor of science in psychology; Enns, Michael Patrick – BA in social sciences; Klotz, Carrie Megan – BA in English, Cum Laude; Lesesne, Ashley Elizabeth – BA in human development; Ongtooguk, Eric – BS in Biology; Phillips, Sarah Jean – BS in Psychology; Plank, Alisha Nicole Krout – BS in nursing, Summa Cum Laude; Rhodes, Karilyn Sylvia – BS in nursing, Magna Cum Laude; Sanders, Shawn L. – BS in biology; Sherwood, Brett Matthew – BS in environmental science; Shynne, Sujatha – BA in digital technology and cult; Stach, Anthony M. – BA in business administration; Sweet, Cynthia Marie – BA in social sciences; Wambold, Destiny Dakota – BS in psychology; Weishaar, Scott Bradley – BA in sport management; White, Nicole Wallace – BA in philosophy.

Washougal: Amaneha, Leona Ashley – BA in social sciences, Summa Cum Laude; Bastian, James Anthony – BA in English; Englund, Phillip Kristian – BA in English; Kelley, Jessica Dawn – BS in nursing, Summa Cum Laude; Merriman, John Foster – BA in business administration; Roscher, Ayelen E. – BA in social sciences; Zumwalt, Michelle A. – BS in nursing, Summa Cum Laude.

Aviation resource fair set

Anyone who is interested in learning about careers and educational possibilities in the field of aviation is invited to attend the Aviation Education Resource Fair from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, at Pearson Field in Vancouver.

The event will host many aviation employers and provide the chance to learn about educational opportunities in aviation.

Admission is free.

For more information, call 992-1800 or visit

Local helps win Mock Trial

Allison Emmet of Camas helped her St. Mary’s Academy team members win the state championship for Mock Trial.

Emmet, a junior, and 12 other girls placed first out of 14 teams. They will head to the National Mock Trial Championships in Indianapolis, Ind., next month.

The competition is organized by the Classroom Law Project.

Excelsior student earns honors

Casey Volgmann has been named student of the month at Excelsior High School in Washougal.

Called, “Phoenix on Fire,“ students chosen for this honor exemplify the characteristics of being inspiring, responsible, respectful, having great attendance, an excellent work ethic and a positive attitude.

Smith is a ‘Woman of Distinction’

McKenna Smith, a senior at Camas High School, has been named a “Woman of Distinction,” by Washington State University Vancouver.

Every year, the college concludes Women’s History Month by celebrating women who, “Inspire, mentor and empower others.”

Smith has been on the yearbook staff since her sophomore year and is editor-in-chief this year. She has been a teen mentor and volunteer at the Humane Society of Southwest Washington for two years.

Smith plans to attend WSU Vancouver and become a neonatal intensive care nurse.