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Joshua Sterling graduated May 7 from Embry Riddle Aeronautical University in Dayton Beach, Fla. He graduated summa cum laude with a degree in aeronautical science and a minor in air traffic control.

Sterling is pursing a career in aviation. He is currently on an internship with the regional airline, Express Jet.

A 2001 graduate of South Tahoe High School, he is the son of Kevin and Michelle Sterling of South Lake Tahoe.

Whittell grad on dean’s list

Shelly Zaskoda has been placed on the College of Fine Arts Dean’s List for her scholastic and artistic achievements at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, during her second year fall and spring semesters.

She and fellow recipients will be honored in the upcoming fall term with a reception and certificate of recognition.

A graduate of Whittell High School, Zaskoda is the daughter of Gary and Yvonne Zaskoda of Stateline.

Woman heads to law school

Erin Zaskoda will pursue a law degree at Whittier Law School in Costa Mesa starting in August. She has been accepted as a fellow in their center of Intellectual Properties/Entertainment.

Zaskoda, a 2000 graduate of Whittell High School and a 2004 graduate of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, is the daughter of Gary and Yvonne Zaskoda of Stateline.

Recognition for biology grad

Zachary Ivan Martin graduated with High Distinction from the University of Nevada, Reno on May 14 with a bachelor of science degree in biology. Martin, the son of Martha and Paul Winberg, is a 1997 graduate of South Tahoe High School. He started school at South Lake Tahoe in the third grade at Meyers Elementary School.

In September 1997, Martin enlisted in the Army and was stationed at Fort Wainwright, Alaska, where he became a firefighter, EMT III and achieved the rank of sergeant. While enlisted, he attended college and upon his discharge in September 2001, he attended Lake Tahoe Community College. He transferred to UNR in 2003, where he was on the Dean’s List for two years.

While he was at UNR, Martin served in the Air National Guard in Reno. He is presently on active duty in the Air Force in Reno and is awaiting admission to medical school.


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