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College News - April 26

American University

The following students were named to the dean's list at American University in Washington, D.C., for the fall 2007 semester - Annette Scott of Gresham and Jamison Terauchi of Gresham.

Berklee College of Music

The following student was named to the dean's list at Berklee College of Music in Boston for the fall 2007 semester - Jeremy Reinhold of Gresham.

George Fox University

Four students from the East County area were selected to serve the 2008-09 academic year for George Fox University's undergraduate student government association.

The students will serve on the Associated Student Community's Central Committee, which leads student government campus activities. The students and their new jobs are:

• Vice President Emily Jackson of Damascus, sophomore communication arts major.

• Activities Director Amber Shore of Gresham, sophomore elementary education major.

• Communications Director Rob Leslie of Sandy, junior computer and information science major.

• Public Relations Director Kevin Seyler of Corbett, freshman history major.

George Fox University is a Christian university in Newberg that offers degrees in more than 40 majors, degree completion programs for working adults, five seminary degrees and 12 master's and doctoral degrees.

Eastern Washington University

The following student was named to the dean's list at Eastern Washington University in Cheney, Wash., for the winter 2008 term - Taylor McClish of Gresham, Gresham High School.

Linfield College

Trisha Castaneda-Gonzalez of Gresham will be featured in Linfield College's production of 'Bleacher Bums,' a play about loyal Chicago Cubs fans that will run May 1-4 and May 8-10 at the Linfield College Marshall Theatre in McMinnville. Castaneda-Gonzalez is the daughter of Tom and Teresa Gonzalez. She is a junior majoring in theater arts. She has appeared in many other plays at the college, including 'The Learned Ladies,' 'Women in Congress' and 'The Waiting Room.' In addition, Castaneda-Gonzalez and Sandy resident and sophomore Will De Biccarri were given certificates of merit for their performances in the college's production of 'Crave,' which ran in March. The play used intense performances to explore how addiction affects the lives of its characters.

The two students were also nominated to compete in the Irene Ryan Acting Competition, which will be held in Moscow, Idaho, in February 2009.