School notes for April 12, 2016

EOU announces winter term dean’s list

Local students have been named to the Eastern Oregon University winter term dean’s list. To be named to the list, students must earn at least a 3.5 GPA and take 12 hours of graded coursework.

Students included John Payne and Michelle Stoller of Camas, and Sonja Adams of Washougal.

Sing Fourth vocal competition registration open

Registration is open for auditions for this year’s Sing Fourth Teen Vocal competition, sponsored by Fort Vancouver National Trust.

Auditions will be granted to the first 45 Clark County high school students.

Auditions will be Saturday, May 14 at Beacock Music. Contest information, including the registration form, is available on the Trust’s website,

A panel of judges will select 10 finalists who will compete in the Sing Fourth Teen Vocal Competition, which takes place on the Vancouver Toyota Main Stage during Independence Day at Fort Vancouver.

The auditions and competition are open to high school students who are residents of Clark County and who have been enrolled in public school, private school or home schooled during the 2015-16 school year.

Contestants should bring a karaoke-style CD of their musical accompaniment to the audition. Songs must be three minutes or shorter.

Finalists will perform the same musical number in front of a panel of celebrity judges for the competition. Contestants will be judged based on originality, skill, poise, likely audience appeal, and family friendly content.

The first place winner receives a $1,000 scholarship to the college of his or her choice, the second place winner receives a $500 scholarship, and the third place winner receives a $250 scholarship. All 10 finalists will receive a DVD of the Sing Fourth program.

Tirza Meuljic of Washougal won the 2015 competition with her performance of “Popular.”

Area students named to dean’s list at UW

Local students have been named to the dean’s list at the University of Washington for fall quarter.

To qualify, a student must have completed at least 12 graded credits and have a grade point average of at least 3.5. Students are notified that they have achieved this distinction when they receive their grades for the quarter.

Camas students include: Erica Sano Abrahamsen, Philip Christopher Barlas, Shiraz Amor Batroukh, Nicole Hope Buckley, Kade Anthony Burns, Ellen De Zoete Fengjun Dong, Halley Rose Flake, Tamara Alexandra Gage, Kellie Jo Guindon, Benjamin Thomas Hagen, Riley Maxwell Hein, Eugene Hsu, Gabriele Cara Tantiongloc Ilarde, Aaron James Jones, Katherine Isabelle Keller, Joy Jihae Kim, Andrew Carter King, Nicholas Strasser Langer, Isabel Y. Lee, Joanna Y. Liao, Christopher Andrew MacKie, Chase James Mathieson, Sean Thomas McClanahan, Josiah Kenneth McMillan, Austin Thomas Miller, Edith Joanna Myers-Power, David Lyle Orchard, Dayne Ornelas, Sharon Ornelas, Jonathan David Ramos, Jennifer Ruth Ross, David William Schroeder, Jonathan Graham Shilling, Min Jin Shin, Eliot Robert Shoemaker, Samuel Huibert Svilar, Ethan Bailey Tarr, Maximilian Charles Urbanek, Phuong-Anh Dahlia Vu, Philip Charles Westphal, Maddi Yi and Jiajun Yuan.

Washougal students include: Joshua Tyler Banks, Alexandra Siobhan Carstens, Kayla Ann Cayton, Mariya Vladimirovna Demyashkevich, Madeline Jayne Down, Audrey Christine Klackner, Adam James Krout, Adrienne Marie Leon, Sarah Lynn Mantey, Robert Christopher Pershing, Robyn Valerie Pfeifer, Timothy Eric Seaman Austin Reed Thomson, Shicon Wen, Jessica Jennifer Woodley, Hannah Marie Wright and Christina Annette Zack.

CHS grad performs concert

Camas High School graduate Jonathan Liao will perform Sunday, May 15, as part of the 43rd season of the Oregon Sinfonietta.

Liao, the Chamber Music Society of Oregon 2016 Concerto Competition winner, will play Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 24 in C minor, K. 491.

The concert will take place at Sunnyside Seventh-day Adventist Church, 10501 S.E. Market St., in Portland.

The event is open to the public. Admission is free, but donations will be accepted at the door.

Liao graduated from Camas High School in 2014, and currently attends the University of Portland.

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