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4/10 School Notes / Academic Honors

*Western to host campus visit event*Geranium sale will aid senior party*Local students make OSU honor roll*West Salem resident on dean's list

April 10, 2013


Western to host campus visit event

MONMOUTH -- Western Oregon University will host its WOU Spring Visit, the last campus visitation program for the academic year, Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 1:15 p.m.

The Office of Admissions will waive the admission application fee for freshmen and transfer students who apply for fall term 2013 during the program.

Program activities will include information sessions, an admission application workshop and campus tours.

The free event begins in the Pacific Room at the Werner University Center.

For more information: 503-838-8211; online at

Geranium sale will aid senior party

DALLAS -- Orders are being accepted through Monday for geraniums being sold by the Dallas High School 2013 Senior All-Night Party Committee.

Plants come in 5 1/2-inch pots and are available in red, white, orange and pink. Cost is $6 per plant.

Orders and payment must be received in the Dallas High main office by Monday. Plants will be delivered on May 8.

To order or for more information: Trina Moskal, 503-580-1255.


Local students make OSU honor roll

CORVALLIS -- A number of Polk County residents qualified for inclusion on the 2013 winter term scholastic honor roll at Oregon State University.

Students must maintain a grade-point average of 3.5 or better and carry at least 12 graded hours of course work to qualify.

Local students recognized include:

From Dallas -- Straight-A Average: Glen D. Nicol, jr., computer science; and Andrew J. Pfau, sr., chemical engineering. 3.5 or Better: Tyler D. Aldrich, fr., pre-athletic training; Alexander L. Bird, fr., pre-civil engineering; Josefa Gonzales, post baccalaureate, pre-apparel; Priscilla N. Hale, sr., animal sciences; Robin C. Jenkins, sr., zoology; Kevin B. Locke, sr., recreation resource management; Megan E. Lytle, sr., mathematics; Kaden Z. Montague, fr., pre-electrical and computer engineering; Kyson G. Montague, sr., electrical and computer engineering; and Mitchell J. Senger, jr., physics.

From Falls City -- 3.5 or Better: Caleb J. Schmidt, fr., pre-mechanical engineering.

From Independence -- Straight-A Average: Valerie R. Reaves, sr., human development and family science. 3.5 or Better: Jenessa Ellestad, sr., music; Carlos Falcon, soph., exercise and sport science; Benjamin P. Fertig, sr., fisheries and wildlife science; Kathryn A. Hjelmberg, jr., animal sciences; Jeffrey T. Sprenger, sr., pre-mechanical engineering; and Norma E. Villanueva, sr., human development and family science.

From Monmouth -- 3.5 or Better: Derek A. Burbank, soph., agricultural sciences; Kathryn V. Darby, jr., general science; Kate M. Fitzgerald, jr., natural resources; Jessica A. Foelker, post baccalaureate, pre-chemical engineering; Cameron J. Glasscock, sr., bioengineering; Katherine A. Keuneke, jr., interior design; Brett A. Lynn, fr., forest engineering; Zachary D. McClure, soph., general science; Curtis J. Minks, soph., pre-computer science; Matthew J. Osborn, soph., pre-civil engineering; Rachel Sales, sr., public health; and Peter J. Teague, sr., civil engineering.

From Rickreall -- 3.5 or Better: Meghan E. Keck, sr., chemical engineering; Angela J. Porter, jr., liberal studies; and Audrey R. Regan, soph., English.

West Salem resident on dean's list

SAVANNAH, Ga. -- Nicholas Gillett of West Salem has been named to the dean's list at the Savannah College of Art and Design for fall quarter 2012. Full-time undergraduate students who earn a grade-point average of 3.5 or above for the quarter receive recognition on the dean's list.

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