LITTLE BOSTON — The following North Kitsap residents earned degrees from Northwest Indian College. An asterisk indicates honor roll status.
- Bachelor of Arts, Native Studies Leadership: Shoshanna Bayes, Suquamish; Sandra Horton, Port Gamble S’Klallam; Tara Witcher, Suquamish.
- Bachelor of Science, Native Environmental Science: Azure Boure, Suquamish; Sasheen DeCoteau, Port Gamble S’Klallam; Noel Purser, Suquamish.
- Bachelor of Arts, Tribal Governance and Business Administration: Melissa Streun*, Port Gamble S’Klallam.
- Associate of Arts, Early Childhood Education: Michelle Blighton; Vincea Hibbets*, Suquamish; Heather Sullivan, Port Gamble S’Klallam.
- Associate of Arts, General Direct Transfer Degree: Jeremy Bagley*, Suquamish; Gayle Benson, Hualapai; Faith Raymond; Bethany Swift*, Port Gamble S’Klallam.
Graduation ceremonies will take place on June 16 at the Lummi Nation.
Northwest Indian College’s main campus is located at Lummi. The college also has full-service extended campus sites at Muckleshoot, Nez Perce, Nisqually, Port Gamble S’Klallam, Swinomish, and Tulalip.
Northwest Indian College awards bachelor’s degrees in Native Studies Leadership, Human Services, Native Environmental Science, and Tribal Governance and Business Management; associate’s degrees in arts and science, applied science, technical arts, and transfer programs; and certificate programs.