Luke Webster and Joseph Liberto of La Crescenta have each earned placement on the Gonzaga University president’s list for spring semester 2012. Students must earn a 3.7 to 4.0 grade-point average to be listed.
Gonzaga University is a humanistic, private Catholic University providing a Jesuit education to more than 7,500 students near downtown Spokane, Wash.
Matilda Bambanian Asatoorian of La Cañada Flintridge earned a Master of Business Administration and Alex Tejeda of Tujunga earned a Bachelor of Science, Business Management from Marylhurst University.
Marylhurst University is a private liberal arts university 10 miles south of Portland, Ore.
The following students graduated with honors from the University of San Diego on May 27:
From Tujunga, Brian Glynn earned a bachelor’s degree in finance and graduated cum laude.
From La Cañada, Lisa Leyda earned a bachelor’s degree in communication studies and graduated magna cum laude. Ryan Evans earned a bachelor’s degree in economics. Scott Fiedler earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology. Katherine Penniall earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology.
From La Crescenta, Mark Prator earned a bachelor’s degree in marine science and graduated cum laude.
The University of San Diego is a Catholic institution of higher learning chartered in 1949; the school enrolls some 7,800 undergraduate and graduate students and is known for its commitment to teaching, the liberal arts, the formation of values and community service.
Kelsey Carol Chambers of La Crescenta has been named to the dean’s list at Clemson University for the spring 2012 semester. Chambers is majoring in economics.
To be named to the dean’s list, a student achieved a grade-point average between 3.50 and 3.99 on a 4.0 scale.
The following students from La Cañada were awarded degrees during SMU’s May 2012 commencement ceremonies:
Courtney Sarian received a Bachelor of Arts in anthropology. Elizabeth Sanfilippo received a Bachelor of Business Administration in marketing.
Matthew McGlashan received a Bachelor of Business Administration in finance.
Kyle Campbell received a Bachelor of Business Administration in real estate finance.
SMU is a nationally ranked private university in Dallas founded 100 years ago. SMU enrolls nearly 11,000 students who benefit from the academic opportunities and international reach of seven degree-granting schools.
Kirstie Shurie of La Cañada, a graduate of La Cañada High School, will attend Clarkson University in Potsdam, N.Y., as a member of the Class of 2016. Shurie, who will be majoring in science studies, will begin studying at Clarkson in the fall.
Clarkson University is located just outside the Adirondack Park in Potsdam, N.Y. Clarkson is a nationally recognized research university for undergraduates with select graduate programs in signature areas of academic excellence directed toward the world’s pressing issues.
Leegan Lim of La Cañada was among over 1,900 students from Wake Forest University who made the spring 2012 dean’s list.
Wake Forest University combines the best traditions of a small liberal arts college with the resources of a large research university. Founded in 1834, the school is located in Winston-Salem, N.C.
Christopher Huyck-Trout of La Cañada Flintridge and a Communication, Mgmt. & Design major in the class of 2014, was named to the dean’s list in Ithaca College’s School of Communications.
Miles Crosman of La Cañada received a degree from Ithaca College’s School of Humanities and Sciences with a major in acting.
Coeducational and nonsectarian, Ithaca College is a nationally recognized independent college of some 6,300 undergraduates and 400 graduate students located in Ithaca, N.Y.