NASELLE - The following is a list of graduating seniors who received honors and scholarships during the 2006 Naselle High School graduation.
The class of 2006 VALEDICTORIAN award was presented to DOUG WISE, the SALUTATORIAN award to KATHERINE HERROLD.
Graduating seniors who earned a cumulative grade point average of 3.5 or above received GOLD HONORS: DOUG WISE, KATHERINE HERROLD, BRITTANY PELLERVO, SARAH DOTSON, EVAN HENDRICKSON, MEGAN KATO. SILVER AWARDS for a GPA of 3.2 to 3.49 went to: KEEGAN McGUIRE, KARISSA SULTEMEIER, ALYCIA RODRIGUEZ, BRITTANIE VAUGHN, LAURA ETZ.
The Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction presented
WASHINGTON STATE HONORS AWARDS for outstanding performance on their SAT or ACT tests as well as a strong GPA went to: DOUG WISE, EVAN HENDRICKSON, KEEGAN McGUIRE.
DOUG WISE received the Washington Association of Secondary School Principals award for being among the top one percent of graduating seniors for outstanding academic achievement.
SARAH DOTSON was awarded the Principal's Leadership Award.
Seniors were awarded well over $200,000 in scholarships
The two winners of the Lyle and Elaine Patterson Tribute Scholarships, presented on behalf of the Merle and Betty Sorenson family were RICKY JOHNSON AND KATHERINE HERROLD.
Seven members of the class of 2006 received scholarships generated by the annual sturgeon derby through the efforts of the Wahkiakum Dollars for Scholars and the Naselle Education Foundation. The recipients were: DOUG WISE, KEEGAN McGUIRE, KATHERINE HERROLD, BRITTANIE VAUGHN, KARISSA SULTEMEIER, CHELSEA JOHNSON, and CRYSTAL BARTOLUS.
The recipients of the four year Alvina D. Frisbie Scholarships awarded by the Chinook Tribe were: KATHERINE HERROLD and CHELSEA JOHNSON.
KATHERINE HERROLD received a four year Dean's Scholarship and a four year out of state tuition waver from the University of Oregon.
Three students, ALYCIA RODRIGUEZ, BRITTANY PELLERVO, and MEGAN KATO, were awarded John and Pearl Doll scholarships presented by the Naselle Education Foundation.
Six seniors received scholarships from the Naselle Assembly of God Church. They were: SARAH DOTSON, MEGAN KATO, CHELSEA JOHNSON, BRITTANY PELLERVO, KARISSA SULTEMEIER, and ALYCIA RODRIGUEZ.
The Naselle Lions Club awarded two scholarships. The recipients were: BRITTANY PELLERVO and ALYCIA RODRIGUEZ.
BRITTANY PELLERVO received the Jacob and Wilhelmiina Pakenen Memorial Scholarship. She also received the first annual Covered Bridge Scholarship awarded by the Wahkiakum County Foundation.
ALYCIA RODRIGUEZ received three scholarships, one from Hancock Forest Management, one from the Wahkiakum County Fair Board, and the Agnes Appelo Memorial Scholarship from the Wahkiakum Community Foundation.
The Bank of the Pacific, Naselle Branch, through the Naselle Education
Foundation, awarded SARAH DOTSON a scholarship. She also received the Mae Streifel Memorial Scholarship presented by the Naselle Education Foundation.
SARAH DOTSON received several scholarships: The Ralph and Marie McGough Memorial Scholarship, the Adam Richter Scholarship from The Women of the Bay Center United Methodist Church and Star Night, the local American Legion Ladie's Auxiliary, and the Washington Independent Telephone Association. She was offered a two year University Recognition Scholarship from Washington State University. Sarah will decline that offer and attend the University of Washington.
KARISSA SULTEMEIER received a Derby Scholarship from the Wahkiakum Dollars for Scholars Foundation. The Wahkiakum Community Foundation and Carlton Appelo presented the first annual Berneice Appelo Memorial
Scholarship to KARISSA SULTEMEIER. She also received the a scholarship from the Pacific County Sheriff's Reserve.
The Naselle Education Foundation, on behalf of Wahkiakum West Communications, presented two scholarships to: KARISSA SULTEMEIER and DOUG WISE.
DOUG WISE also received a four year Baylor University Regents Baylor Scholarship as well as an Achievement Baylor Scholarship. In addition, he received a National Merit College Sponsored Scholarship. It is anticipated the he will also receive a four year Robert C. Byrd Scholarship through Washington's Higher Education Coordinating Board.
EVAN HENDRICKSON received the Bobbitt Hall Memorial Scholarship and the Carson Burkhalter Memorial Scholarship, the latter award through the Naselle Education Foundation.
The Naselle Community Congregational Church awarded three first annual Love Your Neighbor Scholarship to: MEGAN KATO, BRITTANIE VAUGHN, and CRYSTAL BARTOLUS.
The Campbell Group, through the Naselle Education Foundation, presented scholarship to MEGAN KATO. She also received a scholarship from the International Woodworker's of America, Local No. 3-11.
BRITANNIE VAUGHN received a scholarship from Masonic Lodge-Occident No. 99.
The Naselle Education Foundation presented six scholarships to: CALEB HAZEN, the Margaret Hill Memorial Scholarship to HOLLY DAVIS, the Peggy Busse Memorial Scholarship to KEEGAN McGUIRE, the Ron Holm Memorial Scholarship to GEOFF DUNN, the H. Robert Johnson Memorial Scholarship to AOY MARION, and the Rueben Penttila Memorial Scholarship to COLBY ENGELSON.
KEEGAN McGUIRE received a scholarship from Alpha Theta Epsilon Sigma Alpha, Chapter No. 3711. He has also been offered a four year Denver Bound Scholarship from the University of Colorado. He has declined this offer and will attend the University of Washington. He also has the distinction of completing his Associate of Arts Transfer Degree from Clatsop Community College this spring.