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NT High grad, Korie Kromydas, rows global at UC Santa Barbara

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Korie Kromydas, daughter of Nick and Teresa Kromydas of Tahoma, graduated on Father’s Day from the University of California at Santa Barbara with a Bachelor of Arts degree in global and international studies, and plans on a career in international business and law.

A four-year member of the women’s varsity crew team as a rower and coxswain, Ms. Kromydas was awarded the UCSB Coxswain’s Cup for the 2006-2007 season. In her senior year, she was also awarded the most outstanding athlete of the year award for her exceptional and outstanding performance.

The Tahoma resident also earned the Legacy Award given to four year rowers to represent participation and dedication to the team. Her team won several medals at the Western Intercollegiate Rowing Association finals and also participated at the Dad Vail Regatta in Philadelphia.

A 2004 North Tahoe High School graduate, Korie worked as a volunteer tutor with children in low income households to encourage them in school work and positive prospects for Schools on Wheels. She also volunteered for the Boy’s and Girl’s Club of Santa Barbara after school and holiday programs to provide guidance and structure for children.