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Recognitions for the week of June 20, 2021

Students from Juneau earn degrees, credentials

Local students graduate from Oregon State University

More than 7,000 students representing all 50 states and 73 countries have earned degrees as part of Oregon State University’s class of 2021, the university announced.

Several local students were among those who graduated, the university said in a news release.

The graduates were celebrated with an in-person, informal processional of graduates through the Corvallis campus to Reser Stadium followed by brief remarks from OSU leaders on June 11. Oregon State University President Emeritus Edward J. Ray gave the commencement address during a virtual ceremony June 12.

Graduates from Juneau and Douglas include Alicia J. Duncan, Bachelor of Science, Anthropology; Sam E. Good, Bachelor of Science, Accountancy; Eric W. Scott, Doctor of Education, Adult and Higher Education; Joseph A. Slagle, Bachelor of Science, Natural Resources; Allyson N. Strong, Bachelor of Science, Animal Sciences; and Maxwell H. Schoenfeld, Bachelor of Science, Summa Cum Laude, Natural Resources.

Educators earn child development associate credential

Eighteen educators in Southeast Alaska earned their child development associate credential during 2019-21, Alaska Association for the Education of Young Children announced.

The CDA credential is a widely recognized credential in early childhood education administered by the Council for Professional Development, according to AYEC. Early educators who earn the credential are well prepared to foster social, emotional, physical and cognitive growth of young children.

According to AYEC, educators from Juneau who earned the credential include Robbie Spencer-Rowe, Genevieve Beattie, Patricia Lanham, Jerrica Razpotnik, Crystal James, Aubrey Corey, Destiny Perdon, Ashia Skaftestad, Waughnita James-Elton and Kayla Svinicki.

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