• Carley Jones of West Richland was selected as one of 10 Simpson University, Redding, Calif., students to receive an award for work presented during the fifth annual Student Research Symposium.
Jones won the award for best undergraduate paper and will receive a plaque and scholarship funds.
Jones is majoring in Biology.
The Stanley Clark Student Research Awards were presented to specifically selected students at the conclusion of the March 7 symposium, which featured presentations and posters by undergraduate and graduate students.
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• The following students are recent graduates of Pacific University in Forest Grove, Ore.:
Hermiston — Karina Escalante, master’s, counseling psychology; Jonathan Larson, bachelor’s, music.
Kennewick — Jessica Cooley, master’s, physician assistant studies.
, a resident of Prosser, and a member of the Class of 2018 at Providence College, Providence, R.I., recently spent a week working with Habitat for Humanity as part of the College’s Campus Ministry program.
Burnett was among more than 130 Providence College students who volunteered to spend their spring break working at Habitat home sites in nine locations in the United States. They participated through the Habitat campus chapter at at the college, which is sponsored by the chaplain’s office. Burnett worked on a home project in Pittsburgh, Pa.
• Estreyita Rosales was awarded the $2,000 Tri-City Herald/News Tribune of Tacoma Endowed Scholarship from Washington State University. Students who receive this award show financial need, are Hispanic minority students, are studying journalism at WSU and are from the Tri-Cities, Tacoma or Ellensburg.
Rosales graduated from Pasco High School in 2011. She plans to graduate from WSU in May 2017 with a degree in journalism and media production.
Rosales earned her associates degree from Columbia Basin College before transferring to WSU. She has participated in the Edward R. Murrow Boot Camp and is a Cable 8 Productions crew member at WSU.
Rosales is the daughter of Elena and Heriberto Rosales of Pasco.
• The following students made the deans’ list at Azusa Pacific University, Azusa, Calif. These students are honored for a fall 2014 grade-point average of 3.5 or better.
Richland — Danielle Cockrell, applied exercise science major; Nathan Mather, psychology major.
Kennewick — Gary Conachan, Biblical studies major; Molly Walker, nursing major.
Sunnyside — Danika DeGroot, nursing major.