Julie Ring of Napa graduated from Pacific University (Ore.) with a doctorate in optometry.Madeline Anderson of Napa was among 35 Carthage students who competed in the American Model United Nations conference Nov. 17-20 in Chicago. Anderson represented Israel. Anderson was part of the group t…

The following Gonzaga University students from Napa participated in graduation exercises during the commencement ceremony that was held on May 13: Tilly Blakesley and Joseph Panchesson, cum laude.

Napa resident Lisa Oakley, majoring in comp sci/mathematics and Napa resident Damian Hoke, majoring in mechanical engineering, were both named to the Northeastern University dean’s list for the spring semester, which ended in April.

Erik Shearer of Napa, who attended local schools, taught college for 18 years and became interim vice president for instruction at Napa Valley College two years ago, is NVC’s new assistant superintendent and vice president of academic affairs.

Annabelle M. Huffman of Napa earned her bachelor of fine arts degree from the University of Colorado Denver College of Arts & Media on May 12. Her area of study was illustration.  

Napa Valley College has named two educators – Dr. Steven Fawl of Vacaville and Paul Wagner of Napa – as winners of the 2018-19 McPherson Award, created to recognize top teachers in honor of the school’s founding president, Dr. Harry McPherson.