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Cornelius woman gains OSU award

Emily Hepler, a freshman in fisheries and wildlife science, received an outstanding student award for the 2011-12 academic year at Oregon State University in Corvallis.

Hepler, of Cornelius, won the Drucilla Shepard Smith Scholastic Award for superior academic and community involvement.

Local teacher gains science grant

Forest Grove High School teacher Neil Borzcik has received a Partners in Science award from the M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust in Vancouver, Wash. One of 16 grants worth $15,000 each, Borzcik's award will enable him to conduct basic science research over the next two summers.

Banks High School releases honor roll

Students who earned a place on the 2011-12 second semester honor roll at Banks High School include: Freshmen Valerie Acosta, Kindel Bailey (4.0), Mckinzey Banks-Greene, Bailey Barber, Riley Bonham, Avery Cackler (4.0), Ryan Chave (4.0), Kaitlyn Duyck (4.0), Sarah Ellsworth, Lindsey Epifano, Jeffry Fellas, Keenan Johnson (4.0), Scott Krieger, Benjamin Larsen, Ericka Lepschat, Savannah Lorenz, Katie Lyda (4.0), Elizabeth Monroe, Jesus Narvaez, Coryn Nelson, Holden Partain, Collin Purinton, Hayley Purinton, Kortni Ragsdale, Devyn Renne, Evan Reynolds, Jakob Sandhagen, Victoria Schmidlin (4.0), Brianna Shelton, Caitlin Sherburne, Dallin Shurts, Emily Smith (4.0), Tiffany Snyder. Madison Soper, Abigail Sprute (4.0), Oteka Todd (4.0), Hannah VanDomelen, Emily Vandehey, Haven Waters, Ryan Weaver, Jason White (4.0) and Johanna Wren; sophomores Hazel Avendano Gomez, Stefan Bradley (4.0), Annika Bratton, Kyrie Coberley, Skylar Copley, Holly Dotson, Lauren Draves (4.0), Nickolas Evers, Desiree Forcier, Jami Haren (4.0), Emma Heesacker, Amy Hilger, Amaar Iqbal (4.0), Conner Kuehl, Garrett Markham, Adrianna Moore-Denslinger, Tabatha Murdock (4.0), Conner Reed (4.0), Kaitlyn Selfaison, Sierra Smither, Jessica Stark, Aaron Streblow (4.0), Logan Wilmoth and Davie Wren; juniors Jessica Beatty (4.0), Thomas Blatner (4.0), Matthew Borchers (4.0), Ariel Brown, Addison Browning (4.0), Emily Cackler (4.0), Chanse Cauley, Alexis Chung (4.0), Ariana Daskalakis (4.0), Chelsea Dunthorn (4.0), Jordan Duyck (4.0), Samantha Duyck (4.0), Ashley Edwards, Stefani Evers, Louis Fowler (4.0), Riley Gerlinger, Kayla Hardie (4.0), Samantha Haren (4.0), Maddison Kellas, Dallis Kendall, Alaura King (4.0), Gavin Lee, Haley Lipowski, Jacob Lorenz, Christopher Munjar (4.0), Makayla Murry (4.0), Sarah Oravec, Aubrey Rue, Jace Rue, Tucker Sahnow (4.0), Kiana Shurts (4.0), Michaela Shurts (4.0), Wyatt St. Marie, Riley Underhill, Kaylin VanDomelen (4.0) and Laura White (4.0); and seniors Odalis Avendano (4.0), Sierra Bloomer, Jessica Bonnett (4.0), Kajsa Bradley (4.0), Franklin Browning, Chelsie Bunn, Maggi Castellanos, Alexandra Chave (4.0), Jason Clink, Kaitlyn Cole, Kyle Douglas (4.0), Eric Evers, Mitchell Evers (4.0), Andrew Fornataro, Marla Gooding (4.0), Abigail Hardie, Alexander Heath (4.0), Cheyanne Heesacker (4.0), Tyler Heesacker, Bonnie Helm (4.0), Jennifer Hilger, Alan Jordan, Natalie Larsen, Joshua Lenz, Elisa Lorenz, Daniel Louie (4.0), Savannah Lyda (4.0), Melissa Masters 4.0), Kaitlin Mcginnis, Emily Meeuwsen, Molly Miller, Robyn Miller, Johanna Mrosek, Zinaida Polushkin (4.0), Amanda Reaser, Kelsee Schoenky, Kyle Selfaison (4.0), Joshua Sladden, Alexis Smith, Austin Soper, Keith Spiering (4.0), Jacob Stone, Morgan Stone (4.0), Kendra Thompkins, Ashley Vandecoevering and Devin Wyckoff (4.0).