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Newsmakers, July 31-Aug. 6, 2014

Gianna Maria LoPresti, 23, graduated from Southern Utah University with a bachelor’s degree in elementary education and a minor in math. She is the daughter of Art and Dayna LoPresti of Las Vegas.

Megan and Kathleen Cousineau graduated as two of the six valedictorians at Bonanza High School in June. The identical twins played varsity soccer and ran track at Bonanza and plan to attend Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah. They are the daughters of MariJo and David Cousineau of Las Vegas.

Elijah Mitchell, 21, the son of Ron and Towanda Mitchell of Las Vegas, graduated from Princeton University in Princeton, N.J. He graduated from Desert Oasis High School in 2010. Mitchell plans to attend the Florida Institute of Technology.

Air Force Airman 1st Class Stephanie M. Falkis graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio. Falkis is the daughter of George Falkis and Tracy A. Kelleher of Las Vegas and is a 2013 graduate of Centennial High School.

Air Force Airman Ricardo A. Hernandez graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio. Hernandez is the son of Evangelina and stepson of Cesar Duran of Las Vegas. He is a 2012 graduate of East Career & Technical Academy.

Air National Guard Airman 1st Class Lilia Decelles graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio. Decelles is the daughter of Amparo and Elias Arellano of Las Vegas.

Air Force Reserve Airman 1st Class Monica M. Ogata graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio. Ogata is the daughter of Keith and Yolanda Ogata of Las Vegas and is a 2012 graduate of Rancho High School.

Air Force Airman 1st Class Nicholas T. Nguyen graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio. Nguyen is the son of Ha Truong and Phung Nguyen of Las Vegas. He is a 2011 graduate of Palo Verde High School and earned an associate’s degree from the College of Southern Nevada in 2013.

Air Force Airman Kane M. Smoot graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio. Smoot is the son of Juanne Smoot of Las Vegas and is a 2013 graduate of Centennial High School.

Five local students were chosen from among more than 100 local applicants to participate in Bank of America’s national Student Leaders program. The program, in its 10th year, allows selected applicants to gain hands-on work experience. The students’ paid internships at Boys & Girls Clubs of Las Vegas started on June 23. The students are Madison Santoli, Marjorie Valeria Matias Evora, Anton Sorkin, Gareion Glenn and Rene Ortiz.

John Garner of Henderson was named to the spring 2014 President’s List at Georgia Southern University in Statesboro, Ga.

Brittany Legal of Las Vegas was named to the spring 2014 Chancellor’s List at Troy University in Troy, Ala.

Elizabeth Curran of Las Vegas and Rachelle Nettleton of Henderson each earned a Master of Science in education at the College of Saint Rose in Albany, N.Y.

Eleanor Marrs of Henderson was named to the spring 2014 Dean’s List at Bucknell University in Lewisburg, Pa.

Taylor Erling from Las Vegas was named to the spring 2014 Dean’s List at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, N.C.

More than 100 Simpson University students on 14 WorldSERVE teams traveled around the world this spring and summer to provide service to different communities. Bradley Arkens of Las Vegas traveled to Chicago this spring as a team leader; and Summer Holloway of Henderson traveled to Oakland, Calif., this spring as a team member.

Nicole A. Caracci of Las Vegas made the spring 2014 Part-Time Honors List at SUNY Canton in Canton, N.Y. Caracci graduated from Las Vegas High School in 1989.

Sonya Yvette Snyder of Las Vegas made the spring 2014 honor list at Missouri University of Science and Technology in Rolla, Mo.

Dylan Lee of Las Vegas graduated from Ithaca College in Ithaca, N.Y., in May.

Celina Capone of Henderson made the spring 2014 Dean’s List at Ithaca College’s School of Health Sciences and Human Performance in Ithaca, N.Y.

Trenton Gibson of Henderson graduated from Becker College in Worcester, Mass., in May.

Annise Marie Kauffman of Las Vegas made the spring 2014 Dean’s Honor Roll at Fort Hays State University in Hays, Kan.

Sarah Thomas of Henderson made the 2013 fall Dean’s List at the Florida Institute of Technology in Melbourne, Fla.

Air Force Airman 1st Class Mark K. Dimaapi graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio. Dimaapi is the son of Gina and Romalito Santaren of Las Vegas and is a 2011 graduate of Las Vegas High School.

Kaitlyn Maurer of Henderson was named to the spring 2014 Dean’s List at the University of Memphis in Memphis, Tenn.

Anthony Ciampa of Las Vegas made the Dean’s List at Bryant University in Smithfield, R.I.

Blair Wachob of Las Vegas graduated from Frostburg State University in Frostburg, Md.

Air Force Airman Cody R. Reaves graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio. Reaves is the son of Ricky and Heather Reaves of El Cajon, Calif. He is a 2013 graduate of Canyon Springs High School.

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