Wednesday, February 8, 2006
Whitworth students named to honor society
Kimberly Clark, Trout Lake, has been named to Whitworth College's Laureate Society for fall semester 2005.
The student qualified for the academic honor society by maintaining at least a 3.75 grade point average during fall semester 2005.
Whitworth College is located in Spokane.
Biesanz receives award
Nolan S. Biesanz, a construction representative in the Engineering, Maintenance and Support Division of the National Institute of Standards and Technology in Boulder, Colo., was recently awarded the CRITTENDEN Award.
The award recognizes superior achievement by employees who perform supporting services. Nolan was recognized for his devotion to customer service.
Nolan was born in The Dalles, Ore., and raised in White Salmon, where he attended Columbia High School. He moved to Colorado in 1989 and resided in Berthoud, Colo., since 2001.
He served 16 years in the US Marine Corps and has been with the US Department of Commerce National Institute of Standards and Technology for the past 18 years.
He retired at the end of November with 34 years of federal service. He and his wife have moved to Bayard, NE.
Frederick graduates from leadership school
Air Force Senior Airman Cory M. Frederick has graduated from Airman Leadership School at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Tucson, Ariz.
The five-week course is designed to train senior airmen to understand their positions in the Air Force organizational structure, leadership, communications skills, and profession of arms, which are needed for professional development to be effective noncommissioned officers. Airmen are prepared and better equipped to serve as supervisors, managers and rating officials as they progress in their enlisted military careers.
The school is the first of three levels of professional military education programs used to develop and cultivate leadership and supervisory skills, and is a required course for airmen to complete prior to being promoted to the rank of staff sergeant.
Frederick, a crew chief, is assigned to the 355th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron.
He is the son of David P. Frederick of Green St., White Salmon, and Debbie L. Frederick of Belmont St., Hood River, Ore.
His wife, Roxann, is the daughter of David W. Cobb of Stoneridge Road, Temple, Texas, and Nancy J. Potter of Isleta St., Fort Hood, Texas.
The airman is a 2001 graduate of Columbia High School, White Salmon.
Cadet makes dean's list
Cadet Third Class Zach Tindall, Husum, a second-year student at the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo., has been named to the dean's list for the fall semester of the 2005-06 school year. Tindall earned a 3.75 grade point average in his academic work, maintaining a 4.0 average in his major of mechanical engineering.
Tindall is the son of Jim and Pam Tindall of Husum.
Hinman makes honor list
Jessica Hinman was listed to the president's honor roll at California State Long Beach for fall semester.
Students must earn a 3.75 grade point average or better to be listed.
Clary earns 4.0 at Western
Elizabeth Clary was recently congratulated for earning a perfect 4.0 grade point average for fall quarter 2005 at Western Washington University in Bellingham.