Academic Honors

Dallas Lions award scholarship

DALLAS — Dallas Lions Club has awarded a $1,000 scholarship to graduating senior Troy Howard. He will be pursuing a degree in criminal justice at Western Oregon University.

OSU releases spring honor roll

CORVALLIS — Oregon State University announced last week the names of local students who made the Scholastic Honor Roll spring term.

A total of 1,017 students earned straight-A (4.0). Another 3,745 earned a B-plus (3.5) or better to make the listing. To be on the Honor Roll, students must carry at least 12 graded hours of course work.

Students on the Honor Roll included:


Straight-A Average: Kimberly R. Brown, senior, women, gender, and sexuality; Kaden Z. Montague, senior, electrical and computer engineering; Jacob R. Shryer, sophomore, pre-mechanical engineering; and Mychal P. Westendorf, senior, forest engineering.

Between 3.5 and 3.99: Alexander L. Bird, senior, civil engineering; Tyler J. Curtis, sophomore, pre-forest/civil engineering; Janet H. Ferguson, senior, chemistry; Layla K. Field, junior, human development and family science; Emily A. Lund, junior, public health; Conner J. Maclean, sophomore, pre-civil engineering; Amanda J. McCollister, senior, human development and family science; Joseph P. Orton, sophomore, biology; Garen L. Porter, sophomore, pre-computer science; Dana J. Taylor, sophomore, nutrition.

Grand Ronde

Between 3.5 and 3.99: Amy D. Hyatt, senior, human development and family science.


Straight-A Average: Troy V. Tyma, junior, physics

Between 3.5 and 3.99: Courtney K. Chase, sophomore, pre-business; Carlos Falcon, senior, exercise and sport science; Alexxa D. Gonzalez, freshman, psychology; Matthew G. Grandquist, junior, biology; Stephen Hinkle, junior, English; John R. La'Gere Jr., senior, industrial engineering; Megan R. Marchand, junior, agricultural sciences; Emma J. Miller, senior, agricultural sciences; Sydnee R. Stoller, senior, agricultural business management; Jose S. Trujillo, senior, psychology.


Straight-A Average: Hanna R. Brown, sophomore, bio-health sciences; Benjamin E. Petersen, senior, history; Emily F. Wells, junior, sociology.

Between 3.5 and 3.99: Erica B. Brown, senior, bio-health sciences; Paul A. Falling, senior, computer science; Makayla R. Kachlein, junior, animal sciences; Sean R. Maroney, sophomore, economics; Trevor Nash, freshman, biology. Abbie E. Potts, sophomore, bio-health sciences; Emily G. Rogers, senior, animal sciences.


Straight-A Average: Bridget H. Regan, senior, zoology.

EOU announces spring dean’s list

LA GRANDE, Ore. — Eastern Oregon University named 515 students to the dean’s list for the 2016 spring term. Qualifying students achieve and maintain a grade-point average of 3.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale while completing a minimum of 12 hours of graded coursework for the duration of the term.

The following students from your area earned this distinction:

Tanner Yarbrough, of Dallas, Raylene McGuire, of Independence, and Keoni Ana, of Monmouth.

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