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June 15, 2005
Dresden Marie Merz received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Vocal Performance with a minor in Literature from Pacific University on May 21, 2005. Merz appeared on the Dean’s List each of her eight semesters at Pacific and graduated with a 3.876 cumulative GPA and Magna Cum Laude honors.
Sophie Thomson of Hood River was named to the Dean’s List at Loyola University in New Orleans. Students must maintain a 3.5 cumulative GPA or higher to be named to the list.
Loyola strives to develop students into a new generation of leaders who possess a love for truth, the critical intelligence to pursue it, and the courage to articulate it. The university serves approximately 5,550 undergraduate and graduate students and is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.
Krista Apland of Hood River was among more than 1,500 St. Olaf College students recognized for academic achievement at the college’s annual Honors Day convocation on May 6. Apland is a junior at St. Olaf.
Honors Day recognizes St. Olaf students who have achieved a grade-point average of 3.3 or higher (on a 4.0 scale.) The convocation also cites St. Olaf students who have been awarded scholarships and fellowships, including Goldwater and Fulbright scholars, senior members of leadership and academic honor societies, and students elected to Phi Beta Kappa, the national scholastic honor society.
St. Olaf College is a national leader among liberal art institutions that fosters the development of mind, body and spirit. It is a residential college in Northfield, Minn., and is affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. The college provides personalized instruction and diverse learning environments, with nearly two-thirds of its students participating in international and off-campus studies.
At Linfield College on May 29, a total of 480 people received degrees in the annual commencement exercise in the oak grove.
Hood River’s Nicholas Robert Dills received his diploma for a Bachelor of Science in biology, and Jeffrey S. Campbell of Mt. Hood received his diploma for a Bachelor of Science in accounting.
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I Can't Keep Quiet singers at "Citizen Town Hall"
‘I can’t keep quiet,’ sing members of an impromptu choir in front of Hood River Middle School Saturday prior to the citizen town hall for questions to Rep. Greg Walden. The song addresses female empowerment generally and sexual violence implicitly, and gained prominence during the International Women’s Day events in January. The singers braved a sudden squall to finish their song and about 220 people gathered in HRMS auditorium, which will be the scene of the April 12 town hall with Rep. Greg Walden, at 3 p.m. Enlarge