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EWU announces area scholarship recipients

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Area students have been awarded scholarships for the 2005-2006 school year at Eastern Washington University.

Gelar Biscaro of Medical Lake received a $2,000 presidential scholarship. Biscaro is the son of Marlyn and Rogelio Biscaro of Medical Lake and a 2005 graduate of Medical Lake High School.

Samantha Bowen of Chattaroy, who is studying dental hygiene, received a $1,500 Whittenbach scholarship. Bowen, a 2003 graduate of Riverside High School, is the daughter of Marlene and Abraham Bowen of Chattaroy.

Carolyn Doyle of Cheney, who is studying interdisciplinary studies, received a $1,000 women’s studies scholarship. She graduated from Eagle Rock High School in California.

Heather Little of Spokane, a 1997 graduate of Brighton High School in Salt Lake City, received a $2,500 trustees scholarship. Little, who is studying dental hygiene, is the daughter of Jan Nelson of Salt Lake City and Don Nelson of Orem, Utah.

Matthew Manville of Spokane, a 2002 graduate of Cheney High School, received a $500 engineering and design scholarship. Manville, who is studying mechanical engineering technology, is the son of Diana and Ken Manville of Spokane.

Crystal Morgan of Cheney, a 2002 graduate of Cheney High School, received a $2,500 trustees scholarship. Morgan, the daughter of Wendy Morgan of Four Lakes and Chester Felch, is studying marketing and general management.

Lance Selle, the son of Lorie and Robert Selle of Deer Park, received a $2000 presidential scholarship. Selle is a 2005 graduate of Deer Park High School.

Sarah Schurkamp of Chattaroy, who is studying elementary education, received a $1,850 Howard and Lorene Franz scholarship. Schurkamp, the daughter of Evelyn and Dennis Schurkamp of Chattaroy, is a 2002 graduate of Riverside High School.

Jennifer Taylor of Spokane, a graduate student studying biology, received a $2,500 Herman Swartz and Jean Swartz Bennett and Frances and William Werschler scholarship. Taylor, the daughter of Tana and Ed Taylor of Battle Mountain, Nev., is a 1993 graduate of Battle Mountain High School.

• Army Pvt. Samuel Pedro has graduated from basic training at Fort Jackson, S.C. Pedro is a 2005 graduate of Medical Lake High School.

• John McMurtery recently graduated from The Juilliard School in New York City with a Doctor of Musical Arts degree. McMurtery, the son of Michael and Dorothy McMurtery of Spokane, is currently teaching at the school.

He is a 1993 graduate of Shadle Park High School.

• Paulette Noble of Wellpinit, Wash., was named outstanding department president of the year by the Veterans of Foreign Wars Ladies Auxiliary during the organization’s national convention in Salt Lake City.

Noble, a member of the Horton-Strength Auxiliary 3386, is the Washington Ladies Auxiliary president. This is the highest award given in the organization.

Tim Feulner of Spokane was recently recognized as a National Advanced Placement Scholar. The recognition is given to those passing eight or more AP tests with a score of 4 or higher.

Feulner, a 2005 graduate of Gonzaga Prep, will be attending Regis University in Denver in the fall.

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• Alice Loraine of Coeur d’Alene was recently awarded a $2,500 transfer academic honors scholarship at Eastern Washington University for the 2005-06 school year. Loraine, the daughter of Loraine and Cyril McGowan of Post Falls, is a graduate of Los Gatos High School in California. She is studying physical therapy.

• Clifford Murphy of Troy was recently awarded a scholarship for the 2005-2006 school year by the Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation.

• Mary Sears of Coeur d’Alene was named to the National Budget Committee of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Ladies Auxiliary during the organization’s recent national convention in Salt Lake City. Sears, who is past national president, is a member of the Coeur d’Alene Auxiliary 889.

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