Lynden Christian High School announced its first-semester honor roll:
Seniors: Toby Dalla Santa, Trevor Dalla Santa, Renae De Waard, Bryn Knapp, Nate Meppelink, Luke Olson, Tyler Reardon, Rebecca Steiger, Marissa Veldman, Breanna Veltkamp and Hunter Weinert.
Juniors: Dylan Blok, Braelyn McClure, Gavin McFarland and Amber Velasco.
Sophomores: Holly Hiemstra, Dualton Hommes, Jenah Korthuis, Anna Olson, Alexa Tjoelker, Sam Vander Griend and Kori Vander Veen.
Freshmen: Sarah Ball, Josh Lingbloom, Samantha Nokes and Aunna Weinert.
Seniors: Abby Asplund, Dustin Brandsma, Payton Bruland, Dillon Carhuff, Ashley Cummins, Jesse Feddema, Ciarra Flint, Davis Hagedorn, Adam Han, Brady Harvey, Kelly Heerspink, Hannah Hollander, Molly Honcoop, Fi-Fy Huang, Jack Huang, Alisia Jacobsen, Mikayla Jansma, Billy Kang, Sean Kim, Stephanie Korthuis, Agnes Li, Angelica Mata, Luke Reardon, Colin Robinson, Janice Rubbert, Will Scholten, Blake Te Velde, Dillon Vander Hoek, Jonathan Veltkamp, Emily Visser, Andi Wang, Weston Whitner, Kristen Williams and Lara Zhao.
Juniors: Connor Blok, Trevor Burden, Madison Burke, Sam Douge, Cody Engelsma, Cassie Feddema, Kari Folkertsma, Ian He, Marissa Hielkema, Courtney Hollander, Clayton Kaemingk, Trevor Kamena, Eric Kwon, Drake Likkel, Ju Ho Nam, Ryan Pitcher, Haley Rettmer, Jenny Sung, Karis Van Diest, Lexi Vander Griend, Livi Vander Griend, Breton Vander Zouwen, Jesseca Velthuizen and Grant Williams.
Sophomores: Jack Boersma, Morgan Braithwaite, Brandon Brockmeyer, Sebastian Canfield, Brianna De Boer, Annkia Fluik, Cody Fransen, Mindy Honcoop, Lauren Huleatt, Aeyre Johnson, Bridget Johnson, Kara Kroon, Liam Kroontje, Daphnee Manderson, Neal Meyer, Julia Morris, Lincoln Olson, Kristiana Roorda, Allison Smit, Ellie Steensma, Zach Steensma, Courtney Van Beek, Colee Van Weerdhuizen, Sophia Van Zonneveld, Emily Veening, Madison Wiese, Jonathan Wiley, Kelly Woo, McKenzie Young and Jay Zheng.
Freshmen: Megan Blok, Moriah Buys, Christina Colacurcio, Amanda De Jong, Daniel Doucet, Kenna Drost, Paige Ellens, Karibeth Engelsma, Jake Friberg, Makayla Geleynse, Haley Hollander, Sarah Hollander, Jevin Holleman, Brady Hornstra, Lea Huizenga, Rachel James, Steven Kenner, Jake Kroontje, Monet Lamphere, Caitlyn Macy, Emma McKay, Jo Meppelink, Hailey Nordstrom, Clayton Polinder, Haley Ponnech, Zach Roetcisoender, Emma Stump, Brittany Te Velde, Carli Tjoelker, Daniel Traina, Hannah Van Dellen, Kara Veldman, Allison Visser and Eric Vree.
These Bellingham student were named to the 2012 fall-semester Dean's List at the University of Portland, Ore.: Aaron Doud, senior, physics; Emily Hart, senior, elementary education; Ruby Machado, sophomore, political science; Melanie Pierce, senior, physics; Biana Singh, senior, communication; Amy Smith, senior, nursing; Rachel Thomas, senior, drama; and Alyssa Wicknick, freshman, biology.
Jessica Alvarez, 18, of Bellingham was one of six Distinguised Finalists for Prudential Spirit of Community awards in Washington state. The volunteer-service awards for middle- and high-school students nationwide are sponsored by Prudential Financial in partnership with the National Association of Secondary School Principals. The top two winners in Washington were from Vancouver and Seattle.
Joshua Godfrey of Ferndale was named to the 2012 fall-semester Dean's List at Northwest Nazarene University, in Nampa, Idaho.
Jerome Schwartz, a 1999 graduate of Sehome High School, has written several episodes of the new TV show "Zero Hour," which premiers at 8 p.m. Feb. 14 on ABC. Schwartz wrote episodes five and 10, co-wrote episode seven, and received credit for the season-ending episode 13. He previously was a writer for the CBS show "Cold Case."
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