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People In the News 06-20-13

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Los Alamos Chapter of Hadassah members Charlie Thorn and Andi Kron, were honored with the Los Alamos chapter of Hadassah as the top nonprofit organization in the Vecinos Volunteers program of 2012. These volunteers logged the highest number of hours of service of any group and were awarded $8,000. The award ceremony took place June 12 at Fuller Lodge.

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Colleen Fearey, of Los Alamos has earned Highest Honors for the spring semester of the 2012-2013 academic year at the University of New Hampshire. Students named to the Dean’s List are those who have earned recognition through their superior scholastic performance.

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Haley Ball, a 2012 graduate of Los Alamos High School made the Dean’s List for Spring 2013 in the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences at Northern Arizona University.

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Adam Nekimken, of Los Alamos participated in Gonzaga University’s graduation exercises during the commencement ceremony on May 12 in Spokane’s Veterans’ Memorial Arena. Nekimken graduated Magna Cum Laude with a bachelor of science in mechanical engineering.

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Paula Barclay, Cindia Hogan and Tammy Lu Olinger have recently been presented with the RE/MAX Hall of Fame Award.  This award honors top producing Realtors.®
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Frances Hundley, of Los Alamos, has graduated from Pomona College with a bachelor of arts in molecular biology. Commencement was May 19. While a student at Pomona, Hundley earned Phi Beta Kappa honors. Hundley is a graduate of Los Alamos High School. She is the daughter of Michael and Pamela Hundley of Los Alamos, and the sister of Val Jackson.

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The Steve Stoddard Scholarship for nursing and education was awarded Amanda Milligan and Analicia Ronquillo. Milligan received the nursing award. She will attend the University of New Mexico to pursue bachelor and master degrees in nursing. Ronquillo received the teaching award. She will attend the University of New Mexico to pursue a degree in special education with plans to work in public education as an occupational therapist for students with special needs.