Local people: March 22, 2013 | TahoeDailyTribune.com

Local people: March 22, 2013

Fonseca graduates from basic combat training

Army Pfc. Moises I. Fonseca has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.

During the nine weeks of training, Fonseca studied the Army mission, history, tradition and core values, physical fitness, and received instruction and practice in basic combat skills, military weapons, chemical warfare and bayonet training, drill and ceremony, marching, rifle marksmanship, armed and unarmed combat, map reading, field tactics, military courtesy, military justice system, basic first aid, foot marches, and field training exercises.

Fonseca is the son of Juan Fonseca Uribe and Maria Delgadillo Mancillas, both of South Lake Tahoe.

He is a 2011 graduate of South Tahoe High School.

Sinclaire receives academic honors at Northeastern University

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Zephyr Cove resident Morgan Sinclaire was recently named to Northeastern University's dean's list for the fall semester, which ended in December.

Sinclaire is a biology major. To achieve the dean's list distinction, students must carry a full program of at least four courses, have a quality point average of 3.5 or greater out of a possible 4.0 and carry no single grade lower than a C- during the course of their college career. Each student receives a letter of commendation and congratulation from their college dean.

In addition to achieving distinction through the dean's list, Sinclaire is a member of the University Honors Program, which offers high-caliber students the chance to further hone their studies and interests, live in special interest on-campus housing, and participate in one or two honors courses each term. Invitation into the honors program is highly competitive and students must maintain a high GPA and strong commitment to campus leadership to remain a part.

Sinclaire is among 1,400 students involved in Northeastern's honors program.

Provided to the Tribune

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