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Achievements: Local students earn honors at Montana universities

Local students earn honors at Montana universities during the spring 2016 semester. Students are listed by their hometowns.

  • The University of Montana has named students to the dean’s list for earning a GPA of 3.5 or more on a 4.0 scale. Students who earned a perfect 4.0 GPA are noted.

Bonners Ferry: Hannah Nishek; Savannah Woods.

Coeur d’Alene: Mariah Bell; Ryann Carlson; Audra Coulston; Mary Gintz, 4.0; Laura Jaquette; Brett Lawson; Savannah Lovitt, 4.0; Mattie Scott; Jackson Widmyer.

Colbert: Mitchell Kayser, 4.0; Ashley Unruh; Julia Woodd.

Deer Park: Barret Cook.

Greenacres: Maya Anger; Elizabeth DeReu, 4.0; Hailey Hawkins.

Harrison: Graydon Myhre, 4.0.

Hayden: Austin Buschbacher; Ethan Cordes; Madison Renaldo; Keagan Shillington, 4.0.

Hayden Lake: Kayla Zurosky

Liberty Lake: Haley Feider, 4.0; Taylor Hansen; Troy Staker.

Mead: Ashlee Pedersen.

Moscow: Jenna Jones; Jordan Lyman; Martha Schmidt.

Newport: Miranda Frederick.

Nine Mile Falls: Erin Tiffany.

Post Falls: Janette Chacon.

Rathdrum: Paige Bullard; Laiken Wilkening.

Ritzville: Bridger Smith.

Sagle: Brittany Claffey.

Spokane: Emily Allen, 4.0; Andrew Basinger; Matthew Belles; Haylee Brown, 4.0; Clare Fairbanks; Kelli Flanigan; Haydn Halsted; Maree Herron; Monica Ingham; Shelby Lambdin; Deryk Mann; Sarah Maxwell; Hannah McDaniel; Jesse Miller; Stephanie Parrish; Rachel Petek, 4.0; Taylor Simpson; Trudy Stebbins; Isabella Sturgeon; Michelle Tatko; Madison Thompson; Sydney Thun; Kirsten Tucker; Samuel Wood.

Spokane Valley: Morgan Bedard; Andrew Daly; Wendy Gregory; Jessica Lammon; Taryn Miller; Madison Payne; Michael Prothero.

  • Montana State University has named several residents to the dean’s list after they earned a GPA of 3.5 or more for the semester and to the President’s list after they earned a 4.0 GPA.

President’s List

Colville: Taryn Edlin, Shannon Saint.

Liberty Lake: Brock Benzel, Rachel Casey, Carlin Coulson.

Mead: Caroline Madill.

Spokane: Kathryn Pintar.

Spokane Valley: Kjora Sande.

Dean’s List

Colbert: Erich Hahn, Samuel Wilkes.

Deer Park: Tanner Bollum, Ryan Thompson.

Kettle Falls: Luke Beardslee, Leanne Henry.

Lacrosse: Jacob Johnson.

Mica: Emily Paukert.

Newman Lake: Jacob Winkler.

Pullman: Camryn Hood.

Spokane: Emma Bragg, Keegan Bray, Michelle Chapel, Neal Gray, Delany Junkermier, Bridget McMahon, Christopher O’Donnell, Sydney Pfarr, Jack Schmitz, Emily Winn.

Spokane Valley: Tyler Duquette, Derek Judge, Ciara Melville, Jacob Rountree, Emily Sior, Noah Stanley.

Veradale: Keely Weisbeck.

  • Montana Tech has named local students to the semester honor roll (GPA of 3.25 or more), dean’s list (GPA of 3.5 or more) and chancellor’s honor roll (GPA of 4.0).

Coeur d’Alene: Katelyn Pollard, honor roll; Austin Sisson, dean’s list.

Colbert: Gunnar Kayser, chancellor’s honor roll.

Elk: Kevin Basnaw, chancellor’s honor roll; Rachel Basnaw, dean’s list.

Hayden: Robbie Harshman, honor roll; Lee Holloway, honor roll; Devin Ward, honor roll.

Liberty Lake: Matte Kondryszyn, dean’s list.

Newport: Ryan Basnaw, dean’s list; Christopher Longly, dean’s list.

Post Falls: Kurt Zimmerman, dean’s list.

Pullman: Trevor Edwards, dean’s list; Scott Fleener, chancellor’s honor roll.

Rathdrum: Kabri Emerson, honor roll; Robin Hallett, honor roll.

Spokane: Benjamin Krupla, dean’s list.

Spokane Valley: Jacob Yedica, honor roll.

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