The Maltby Cafe won Best Breakfast in King5’s Best of Western Washington awards. This is the 16th time the cafe has won Best Breakfast.
UW Bothell physicist and first chancellor Warren Buck has been chosen as a History Maker — a select group of African Americans who have made substantive contributions in their fields. On Friday, Nov. 7, Buck was honored at the Library of Congress, where his oral life story will be permanently housed. The History Makers include movie stars, athletes and scientists, among others. Buck was one of 400 invited to attend the ceremony in Washington, D.C.
Anyone who has encountered Buck knows that his passion runs deep when it comes to physics and the sciences.
Master Detailing Certification
Craig MacKay of Woodinville’s Clean Planet Detailing joined nine of his fellow Air Force One Detailing Team members as Celebrity Guest Detailers at SEMA November 4-7 in Las Vegas. SEMA is the largest automotive specialty and aftermarket tradeshow in the world. Nearly 200,000 attendees enjoyed the live demonstrations from MacKay and the team, who were invited by both SONAX Car Care and Flex North America as guests in their exhibits every day.
MacKay was also awarded his long awaited, but well-deserved Master’s Certification for detailing and paint correction during the Detailing Success Network’s annual meeting following the show. The Masters Certification is the highest level available to the industry.
School of Distinction
Northshore Networks and Secondary Academy for Success (SAS) have been named 2014 School of Distinction award winners for the Puget Sound Educational Service District (PSESD). The award recognizes the top 5 percent of schools in Washington state that have made sustained improvements in reading and math over five years. Northshore Networks and SAS were two of 50 schools in 18 school districts within the PSESD region, and were recognized at an awards ceremony Nov. 4.
Northshore Networks is an individualized, customized and independent learning program for Northshore students in grades 1-12 as an option to the traditional learning environment.
SAS is an alternative high school for students in grades 9-12 whose learning styles require different instructional approaches and who need or want an alternative setting to the large comprehensive high school.
This year, several young dancers from Woodinville will perform in the Pacific Northwest Ballet’s Nutcracker. Shea Kozel is playing the role of Party Girl; Ashleigh Steedman is playing the role of Infantry; Nora Hayden is playing the role of Party Girl; Faye Hayden is playing the role of Infantry Officer; and Sophie Steedly is playing the role of Artillery Officer.
All dancers attend PNB School, which is recognized as one of the top three ballet training institutions in the United States. After 31 years, this is the last year of the PNB’s one-of-a-kind Stowell & Sendak Nutcracker.
STUDENTS OF THE MONTH
Woodinville High School recognized 38 September/October Students of the Month before their parents and peers on Nov. 14 at a celebration held in the WHS theater. Students of the Month are nominated by WHS staff and are recognized in six areas: Academics, Career & Technology, Citizenship, Global Thinking, Health & Fitness and Personal Expression.
CAREER & TECHNOLOGY
HEALTH & FITNESS