Youth in the news

May 14, 2002

Imperial Valley College recently announced two art students selected for the Dora Nuffer Scholarship for the spring 2002 semester.

Miriam V. Marcuson has a 3.87 grade-point average and is majoring in art. She is an El Centro resident.

Mario I. Chavez has a 2.36 grade-point average and is undeclared. He is a Calexico resident.

The $150 award is for the fall 2002 and spring 2003 semester.

Joanna Irene Barthelme of El Centro graduated from Azusa Pacific University with a bachelor's degree in communication studies on May 4.

Barthelme was joined by more than 1,000 graduates at the spring commencement.

"Developing disciples and scholars since 1899, Azusa Pacific is a comprehensive Christian, evangelical university dedicated to supporting ‘God first' and excellence in higher education, and making a positive impact on society," a press release states.


The main campus lies 26 miles northeast of Los Angeles, with several other locations throughout California. Total student enrollment exceeds 6,800. APU offers more than 40 areas of undergraduate study, 20 master's degree programs and three doctorates. For more information call (800) 825-5278.

LEXINGTON, Va. — Lisa Nicole Jones, a senior at Washington and Lee University in Lexington, has earned honor roll status for the winter term.

Honor roll status at Washington and Lee represents a term grade-point average of at least 3.75 on a 4.0 scale.

She is the daughter of Nancy and Randall Jones of El Centro.

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