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Alexis Bloom of Nevada City, graduated May 6, with a bachelor of arts degree in Hispanic studies, from Lewis and Clark College, in Portland, Ore.


The fourth quarter honor roll for Sierra Christian School is:

Third grade: Chelsea Arnold, Riley Ballard, Haley Blair, Emily Garcia, Emerson Helmuth, Peter McDowell and McKenna Toles.

Fourth grade: Mira Earles, Blue Jansma, Cameron Manchester, Celeste Mazon, Hannah Reinhardt and Ashley Smith.

Fifth grade: Abigail Carothers, Jacob Collins, Jelena Lomeli, Josey Poppin, Kaila Reader and Joel Sauter.

Sixth grade: Tyler Grebe and Jesse Poppin.


Lilah Sutphen earned a bachelor of arts degree from the University of California, Davis, with a major in sociology and a minor in education on June 14.

Sutphen, a 2003 graduate of Nevada Union High School, plans to attend the Thomas Jefferson School of Law in San Diego to obtain a juris doctor degree and practice of law.


Jonathan Gibilisco of Penn Valley was recently awarded a $1,000 aviation scholarship by the Sutter Buttes Chapter of 99s – an international organization of women pilots – to further his education to attain his Airframe and Powerplant license.

Gibilisco is enrolled at Redstone College of Aviation Technology in Broomfield, Colo. He is a 2006 graduate of Bear River High School, where his senior project was on becoming a professional pilot.

He is the son of Tina Gibilisco and John W. Halpin of Penn Valley.


To submit any item to the Learning page, contact Staff Writer Soumitro Sen at soumitros@theunion.com or call 477-4229.

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