Education briefs: Carson City’s Corey Reid makes Dean’s List |

Education briefs: Carson City’s Corey Reid makes Dean’s List

Corey Reid

Carson grad makes Dean’s List

Corey Reid of Carson High School’s class of 2015 earned a place on the Dean’s List for the Fall 2015 and Spring 2016 semesters at Azusa Pacific University in Southern California.

This honor is awarded to full-time students who maintain a grade-point average of at least 3.5. He also was honored on the NCAA Division II All Academic Men’s Track & Field Team.

In addition, Reid was chosen for NCAA Division II Second Team All-American 2016 Indoor Track & Field Team, as well as the NCAA Division II Second Team All American 2016 Outdoor Track & Field Team.

Reid is a sophomore majoring in Computer Science.

Dinner and auction to benefit local school

Grace Christian Academy is holding its 11th annual Black & White Gala Dinner & Auction at 6 p.m. Oct. 7 at the Carson Valley Inn in Minden.

Tickets cost $40 each or $75 for two. Raffle tickets will be available.

Grace Christian Academy is at 2320 Heybourne Road in Minden. For more information, call 775-782-7811.

Carson native selected for university marching band

Bailey Griffin of Carson City has been selected for the 2016-17 Harding University Thundering Herd marching band. The band performs at all home football games and selected fall exhibitions and parades.

Griffin, a clarinet player, began the 2016 Thundering Herd season with an intense weeklong marching band camp on campus prior to the start of the fall semester. During this time students reviewed marching fundamentals, learned and reviewed drum major commands, participated in sectionals led by members of the music faculty, participated in music rehearsals, and learned the pregame and first halftime shows.

Directed by Dr. Wesley Parker, the band consists of instrumentalists including woodwind players, brass players and percussionists from all majors.

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WNC recognizes 86 on Summer Dean’s List

Western Nevada College is proud to announce that 86 students have qualified for the 2016 Summer Dean’s List. Students must get a grade-point average of 3.50 or higher and complete six units of classes or more.

Carson City: Justin Albert, Benjamin Allbritten, Charles Anderson IV, Jesica Aragon, Jayson Berry, Erin Broo, Jason Carter, Tanisha Chacon, Jeanine Demar, Kimberly Everett, Lenna Fagan, Lisa Gardner, Justin Hammond, Caitlyn Jeffers, Lori Judnick, Erica Lagios, Jordan Lamoreaux, Julianna Masters, Rebecca McGee, Linda Meekins, Shelbie Norrup, Dustin Parker, Liliana Samuels, Valerie Seukteoma, Michael Shonnard, Richard Tucker, Jeremiah Ussher, Kyle Vaughn, Caroline Vess, Hugh Welden, Lisa Woolley

Coleville: Miriam Dao

Dayton: Courtney Bradley, Amber Bromley, Leslie Drews, Edward Hipsley, Kurt Kucharek, Sarah Plett, Yvonne Rickman, Belen Ruelas, Lourdes Soto, Rebecca Wynters

Fallon: Rosemary Anderson, Kimberly Barrenchea, Thomas Bynum, Jerri Crandall, Haley Davis, Daniel Janok, Karah Mabry, Herbert McElvain, Summer Pell, Shannon Roop, Grace Rowan, Andrew Souza, Paige Thorn, Ruby Ugalde, Enrique Valdivia, Melyssa Williams

Fernley: Tracy Bradfute, Graciela De Leon, Grace Woodruff

Gardnerville: Audrey Clark, Victoria Fristed, David Fristed, Racylilian Ogilvie, Kathleen Scott, Angelita Solano, Leslie Wright

Incline Village: Carissa Collins

Minden: Maxine Cooper, Taylor Gray, Nathan Johnston, Jennifer Visnovits

Reno: Jill Ceniceroz, Justin Chavez, Richelle Deguzman, Tasha Fleming, Mary Shepherd

Sparks: Heather Ingrao, Lisa Ruiz

Stagecoach: Matthew Hodges

Washoe Valley: Donovan Harrison, Joshua Patterson, Gennifer White

Yerington: Shannon McNeil

Ashland, Ore.: Hannah Harville