Katelynn Marie Blume, Co-Valedictorian
Katelynn Marie Blume ’07, a native of Whitefish, Montana, graduated as
the Valedictorian in 2003 from Timberline High School. At Saint
Martin’s, she majored in Chemistry, with a minor in Biology, and is
graduating with a 4.0 grade point average. An avid runner, she has been
a member of the track and cross country teams. Katelynn is married to
Gary Downing and is the daughter of Christopher and Pamela Blume of
Lacey. In the fall, she will begin graduate studies at the University of
Washington School of Pharmacy.
Reyana Corazon Glass, Co-Valedictorian
Reyana Corazon Glass ’07, graduated in 2004 as
Valedictorian from her high school in Salem, Oregon. She had a double
major, Sociology & Anthropology and Community Services, at Saint
Martin’s University and she earned a 4.0 grade point average. Reyana was
involved in numerous co-curricular activities, including extensive
volunteer work. She plans to pursue a master’s degree in social work
from the University of Washington at Tacoma. Reyana is the daughter of
Deborah Jane Stasse, Co-Valedictorian
Deborah Jane Stasse ’07 had a lengthy professional career before
deciding to attend college. She began her studies at South Puget Sound
Community College before enrolling at Saint Martin’s University. She
majored in Psychology, with a minor in Sociology, and earned a 4.0 grade
point average. Deborah served internships through the Psychology
Department as part of her Saint Martin’s education.
Saint Martin’s University academic honors
Cum laude – Candidate has earned a cumulative grade point average
of 3.40 to 3.59 and is distinguished by the bronze cord worn around the
Magna cum laude – Candidate has earned a cumulative grade point
average of 3.60 to 3.79 and is distinguished by the silver cord worn
around the neck.
Summa cum laude – Candidate has earned a cumulative grade point
average of 3.80 to 4.00 and is distinguished by the gold cord worn
around the neck.
Society of Fellows – The Society of Fellows is the University’s
honor society. It was founded in 1971 to distinguish members of the
student body and faculty who, by their outstanding work in teaching and
learning, contribute to the intellectual life of the University.
Students, who are nominated for the Society, are inducted once specific
criteria established by the society are met. These students wear the
medallion of the society with their academic garb.