School notes for June 30, 2015

Life Beyond High School class set

There will be an informational college workshop for students in ninth through 12th grade at the Camas-Washougal Fire Department Station 42, 4321 N.W. Parker St., Camas, from 3 to 4:30 p.m., Sunday, July 12.

It is sponsored by Life Beyond High School, a community-based nonprofit organization dedicated to providing college and career guidance, including mentoring opportunities, to high school students in Southwest Washington.

To register for the free workshop, visit

Connell earns degree

Mary Connell of Camas has earned a Bachelor of Science degree in interior design from Colorado State University.

She graduated, summa cum laude, at the commencement ceremony May 15.

Connell also received an academic excellence award from the interior design department.

She will continue at CSU to earn a degree in construction management.

Wills graduates from Baylor University

Nathaniel Durand Wills earned a Bachelor of Music degree in composition, cum laude, from Baylor University in Texas.

Commencement ceremonies were held June 8.

Marylhurst University announces graduates

Students from Camas and Washougal were among those who earned degrees from Marylhurst University.

Camas students include Lori L. Eidman, Bachelor of Fine Arts in interior design; Tiffany L. Landers, Master of business administration; and Tracy Marie Philbin, Bachelor of Science in business management.

Julienne M. Clark of Washougal earned a Bachelor of Arts in interdisciplinary studies.

Schiller earns degree from School of Mines

Christopher Schiller of Camas has earned a Bachelor of Science in geology from the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology.

He graduated cum laude. Commencement ceremonies were held June 5.

Baylor University announces spring dean’s list

More than 3,100 Baylor University students were named to the dean’s academic honor roll for the 2015 spring semester, including Nadine Elaina Stone of Camas.

To be named to the dean’s list, a student must be an undergraduate with a minimum GPA of 3.7, while enrolled in a minimum of 12 semester hours.

Baylor University is located in Waco, Texas.

Schauer named to honor roll

Trevor J. Schauer of Camas has been named to the honor roll at Oklahoma University for the spring 2015 semester.

To be named to the honor roll, a student must earn at least a 3.5 GPA.

Gonzaga University announces president’s list

Several local residents were named to the Gonzaga University president’s list for spring semester 2015.

Students must earn at least a 3.7 GPA to be named to the list, and include Anna Holman, Jacob Kempf, Marielle Manila, Megan Napier and David Wright of Camas; and Patrick McCarthy of Washougal.

KMR Group Foundation announces scholarship recipients

Rachel Wildeson and Nicolette Smyshlyayev of Camas High School, and Heather Deulen of Washougal High School were awarded scholarships from a Vancouver nonprofit.

The KMR Group Foundation gave $3,500 scholarships to 17 Clark County high school graduates. The scholarships are renewable for four years.

NNU announces spring semester dean’s list

Emily Tubberville of Camas was named to Northwest Nazarene University spring semester dean’s list.

To be eligible for the academic honor, a student must earn a 3.5 GPA while taking at least 12 graded credit hours of classes at the undergraduate level or six graded credit hours at the graduate level.

NNU is located in Nampa, Idaho.

Washougal resident earns degree

Connor Joseph O’Neill graduated from William Jewell College, Liberty, Moussori, in May 2015. O’Neill earned a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration.

Sorenson honored at annual awards assembly

A Camas resident was honored at the Eastern Oregon University annual awards assembly, Friday, June 12.

Stefani Sorensen was honored for her work in biochemistry.

“Today we have the privilege of honoring some of our best and brightest students,” said Sarah Witte, interim provost and senior vice president for Academic Affairs, who served as master of ceremonies for the event.

Locals graduate from Linfield

A total of 747 candidates for degrees were presented at the Linfield College commencement exercises Sunday, May 31, including those from Camas and Washougal.

Graduates are listed below according to hometown. Students who graduated with honors are listed with honors designation in parentheses.

They are Barbara J. Cutter of Washougal, bachelor of science in nursing; and Camas residents Erin M. Carson, bachelor of arts, international relations; Katelyn Marie Henson, bachelor of arts, anthropology and mass communication (magna cum laude); Tina Cheriche Memsic, bachelor of science in nursing; and Courtney L. Wanamaker, bachelor of science, marketing.