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Lower valley students earn academic honors

The following students received President’s or Dean’s list honors for fall quarter 2016 from Yakima Valley College.

Tuition costs dropping

Heritage University’s Board of Directors will drop undergraduates’ tuition by 6.3 percent beginning with the 2017-2018 academic year.

Heritage dean’s list released

The following students, by town, have earned a spot on the Heritage University’s Dean’s List, having maintained a semester grade point average of 3.5 or better.

Valley scholars on dean’s list

Lower Valley residents earning a spot on the Eastern Washington University’s Fall Semester Dean’s List includes the following (by city):

Engineering, kids’ style

Yakima Valley College’s Engineering Department will host “Engineering Day for Kids” from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Feb. 11, in the Hopf Union Building activity center.

Holocaust survivor visits area schools

Second-generation holocaust survivor Doris Berg shared stories of her mother’s escape from Prague during World War II with students today.

Valley scholars on dean’s list

Lower Valley residents earning a spot on the Eastern Washington University’s Fall Semester Dean’s List includes the following (by city):

Former valley doctor honored

A University of Washington professor with Lower Yakima Valley ties has received the 2017 Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers.

Board to name new member

A new School Board member will be appointed tomorrow.

Soar Merit scholars named

Two Lower Yakima Valley students are among the first three winners of this year’s Heritage University’s Soar Merit Scholarship.

Open house date planned

Yakima Valley College’s veterinary technology and automotive service technology open house is 4-7 p.m., Feb. 2.

Registration extended

The registration deadline for the next session of “Strong Families” classes has been extended until Jan. 23, due to a late start because of the weather conditions.

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