education brief

Rocklin resident earns dean’s list

Marissa Hardy of Rocklin recently earned dean’s list at East Tennessee State University. She has attained a grade point average qualifying for inclusion in the dean’s list for ...

Local students graduate university

Three Rocklin residents graduated from Azusa Pacific University May 8. Jacob Blackwell graduated with a bachelor of arts in communication studies; Michael Kevin Blair graduated w ...

Rocklin students earn high PSATs

Rebecca Bills, Kathy Hong, Lucas Brunner and Eric Lovejoy, all Rocklin High juniors, were recently honored by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation for scoring among the top 5 ...

Sierra College professor wins award

Sierra College Professor of Sociology Jennifer Kattman recently received the Paragon Award for New Advisors for The Beta Mu Zeta Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa at Sierra College. She r ...

Lewin first Drexel grad in Sacramento

Rocklin High graduate Kevin Lewin recently became the first graduate of Drexel University’s Center for Graduate Studies in Sacramento. While most of Drexel’s inaugural class ...

Sierra honored at economic Summit

Sierra College received two awards during the 19th annual Placer County Economic Development Summit held March 17 at the Orchard Creek Ballroom at Sun City Lincoln Hills. Sierra ...

Student fourth at county spelling bee

Steven Abramowitz, a fifth-grader at Rocklin Elementary School recently took fourth place at the 2010 Placer County Spelling Bee. Held March 17 at the Placer County Office of Edu ...

William Jessup earns recertification

William Jessup University recently received Western Association of Schools and Colleges, or WASC, recertification; effective for the next eight years. WASC accreditation requires ...

William Jessup’s associate men’s basketball coach heads to Mexico

William Jessup University’s associate head men’s basketball coach Jeff Bussell, is heading to Tuxtla Gutierrez, Mexico to run basketball clinics for 7-18-year-olds in various s ...

Rocklin’s Kim is Merit Scholar

Rocklin High School senior Shawn Kim has been named a National Merit Scholar. Kim was selected out of 1.5 million PSAT test takers in 2008. As a semi-finalist, Kim completed a co ...

Sierra’s Coach Brownell honored

Sierra College softball coach Darci Brownell recently earned the Coaching Achievement Award from the California Community College Commission on Athletics Association. The award w ...

Local named a Bonner Scholar

Margaret Duff of Rocklin has been named a Bonner Scholar at Earlham College. Duff is a senior at the college and is the daughter of Nancy and John Duff of Rocklin. The Bonner Sc ...

Rocklin student earns dean’s list

Dustin R. Bronson of Rocklin recently made the dean’s list for the University of Minnesota Twins Cities campus for the fall 2009 semester. Students on the list all achieved a g ...

Rocklin resident makes dean’s list

Marissa Hardy of Rocklin earned dean’s list status at East Tennessee State University for the fall 2009 session. To receive this honor, students must successfully complete a mini ...

Rocklin resident earns bachelor’s degree from Kaplan University

Aaron Pierini of Rocklin has been awarded a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Kaplan University based in Iowa. Pierini’s accomplishment was celebrated during a ...