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Achievements: Tekoa teachers awarded Hagan Foundation grants

From staff reports

Several teachers of Tekoa School District have been awarded grants from the Hagan Foundation for projects of their choosing. Ms. Hubert and Miss Delgado will use their grant to create literacy luggage and a social emotional counseling library. Mr. Green will use his grant to create a K-12 percussion program. The Hagan Foundation is a private family foundation that provides financial grants to not-for-profit organizations to benefits the areas of the arts, education, environment, religion, and social services.

Milton Lee Olson of Medical Lake has been named to the Deans Honor Roll at Fort Hays State University, requiring a minimum 3.6 grade-point average for the fall 2017 semester. Olson is a sophomore majoring in information networking and telecommunications for web and mobile application development.

Justin Pintak of Pullman has been named to the Dean’s List at Ithaca College for the fall 2017 semester. Pintak majors in Integrated Marketing Communications. Pintak has also been selected to assist in venue operations for the 2018 Winter Olympic Games, being held Feb. 9-25 in Pyeongchang, Korea.

Makenzie Funk of Colbert has been named to the Knox College Dean’s List for the 2017 fall term, requiring a minimum grade-point average of 3.6. Funk is a graduate of Mount Spokane High School.

Corinn Bryant of Spokane has been named to the University of New Hampshire’s Dean’s List for earning High Honors the fall 2017 semester, requiring a minimum 3.65 grade-point average. Bryant is majoring in Exchange.

Dakota Lovins of Veradale has been named to Emerson College Dean’s List for fall 2017, requiring a minimum grade-point average of 3.7. Lovins is majoring in Comedic Arts.

Erin Fay of Chattaroy received a Doctor of Nursing Practice in Nursing from Wilkes University in the winter 2017 term.

Catalina Michea of Spokane has been named to the Fall 2017 dean’s list at Becker College, requiring a minimum grade-point average of 3.5, no grade below a B and no incomplete or withdrawal grades.

David Alan Kalberg of Coeur d’Alene has been named to the Deans Honor Roll at Fort Hays State University for the fall 2017 semester, requiring a minimum grade-point average of 3.6. Kalberg is a sophomore majoring in education.

Tony Hazel of Spokane has been named to the Dean’s List at Olivet Nazarene University for the fall 2017 semester, requiring a minimum grade-point average of 3.5.

David Stockdale of Colbert received a Doctorate of Chemistry from the University of Iowa at the close of the fall 2017 semester.

Bayley Welk of Colbert has been named to the Culver-Stockton College’s Dean’s List for the fall 2017 semester, requiring a minimum grade-point average of 3.5 with no grade lower than a C. Welk is a Criminal Justice major.

Daniele Modderman of Spokane Valley has been named to the Cedarville University Dean’s Honor List for 2017 fall semester, requiring a minimum grade-point average of 3.75.

Natalya Ferch of Spokane has been named to President’s Honor Roll at Oklahoma City College for the fall 2017 semester, requiring a minimum grade-point average of 3.9.

Mikah Nunley of Pullman and Michaela Kay of Spokane have been named to the Oklahoma City University Dean’s Honor Roll for fall 2017, requiring a minimum grade-point average of 3.5.

Tyler Jordan of Spokane has been named to Explore Center Dean’s List of Distinguished Students at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln for the 2017 fall semester, requiring a minimum grade-point average of 3.6. Jordan is a graduate student in the Master of Business Administration program.

Drew Petroske of Chattaroy has been named to Fort Lewis College’s Dean’s List for the fall 2017 semester, requiring a minimum grade-point average of 3.6.Petroske’s major is Sociology.

To submit an item for the Achievements column, email Erik Solberg at eriks@spokesman.com.

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