Noteworthies: College students earn academic honors

Local college students earn academic honors

  • Megan Buiocchi of Los Altos made the fall semester dean’s list at Hamilton College, which requires a course load of four or more graded credits throughout the semester with an average GPA of 3.5 or above. Buiocchi, a graduate of Woodside Priory School, is a senior majoring in history.
  • Ryan Fisse of Los Altos was one of 19 members of the Bates College Class of 2022 to be named a Dana Scholar. According to a press release from the school, being named a Dana Scholar is the highest honor a Bates first-year student can achieve. Fisse is a 2017 graduate of Los Altos High School. He is the son of Catherine Fisse of Los Altos, and Cynthia and Devin Fisse of Kailua Kona, Hawaii.
  • Kelsey Anne Moran of Los Altos and James Alexander Apffel of Mountain View made the fall semester president’s list at Gonzaga University, which requires a GPA of 3.85 or higher.

Noteworthies: College students earn academic honors

Local college students earn academic honors

  • Nicole Parsons of Los Altos and Sarah Davenport of Mountain View made the fall semester dean’s list at George Fox University, which requires a minimum GPA of 3.5 for 12 or more hours of graded work. Parsons is a junior majoring in psychology and Davenport is a freshman majoring in biology.
  • Caroline Keosaksith and Gabriella Mrozowski, both of Los Altos, made the fall semester dean’s list at Emerson College, which requires a GPA of 3.7 or higher that semester. Keosaksith is majoring in media arts production and is a member of the Class of 2022. Mrozowski is majoring in journalism and is a member of the Class of 2020.

Noteworthies: Local college students make dean's list

  • Sara Bares and Meghan Perna of Los Altos made the fall semester dean’s list at Belmont University, which requires a minimum course load of 12 hours and a GPA of 3.5 with no grade below a C.
  • Los Altos resident Aria Mendhekar, Class of 2023, made the fall semester dean’s list at Connecticut College, achieving Dean’s High Honors.

Four local students made the fall semester dean’s list at Baylor University, which requires a minimum GPA of 3.7 while enrolled in at least 12 semester hours.

  • Los Altos: Melissa L. Doyel, Louise Herrington School of Nursing, and Rebecca Cheri Smith, College of Arts and Sciences
  • Mountain View: Sarah Christina Caylor, Hankamer School of Business, and Hayley Grace Myers, Hankamer School of Business

Eleven local students made the fall semester dean’s list at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, which requires completion of a minimum of 12 graded degree credits in that semester. Each university school or college sets its own GPA requirements.

  • Los Altos: Margaret Eggleton, School of Education; Amy Lang, College of Agricultural and Life Sciences; Rachel Rosen, College of Letters and Science; Skylar Scull, College of Letters and Science; and Matthew Woo, College of Letters and Science
  • Los Altos Hills: Conor Gallivan, College of Engineering, dean’s honor list; Katherine Pederson, School of Business; and Charles Pun, College of Engineering, dean’s honor list
  • Mountain View: Yuxi Lin, College of Letters and Science; Sam Tobin, College of Engineering, dean’s honor list; and Emre Ustuner, College of Engineering, dean’s honor list

Noteworthies

Local students graduate from college

• Rachel Mock of Los Altos Hills earned a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Rochester Institute of Technology.

• Wyatt Eng of Los Altos earned a bachelor’s in bioinformatics from Pacific University. Eng graduated cum laude and received the Outstanding Contributions to Student Life Award from the university.

Noteworthies: Graduations and academic honors

Local students graduate from college

• Krystin E. Skidmore of Los Altos earned a master’s degree in music from Wichita State University. Skidmore’s major was music-opera performance.

Four local students graduated from Tulane University in May.

Noteworthies: College graduations and academic honors

Local students graduate from college

• Molly Aine Dempsey of Los Altos and Rachel Arissa Risk of Mountain View graduated from Baylor University in May. Dempsey earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree. Risk earned a Bachelor of Arts degree and graduated magna cum laude.

• Katelin Sullivan of Mountain View earned an associate’s degree in liberal education from Normandale Community College.


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