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Applause - May 26, 2014

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff

DECA PRESIDENT
Bothell High School junior Hannah Hunt will serve as the Washington state DECA Area Three President for the 2014-15 school year. Hunt is an advanced marketing student and has been actively involved in DECA for the past two years.

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Applause - May 19, 2014

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff

EAGLE SCOUTS
App SchumakerJacob, Jim and Samuel Schumacher. (Photo courtesy of David Johnson)Samuel and Jacob Schumacher, members of Boy Scout Troop 574, Bothell, were awarded the Boy Scouts of America highest honor, the rank of Eagle Scout at a Court of Honor, Sunday, May 4. Samuel and Jacob are the sons of Jim and Katherine Schumacher. Many leaders of the troop were in attendance to honor Samuel and Jacob. Samuel returned the honor of mentor to Cedar Park Pastor Rich Haugo for significant impact in his life. Jacob returned the honor of mentor to both Matt Comstock for his valuable life skills and volunteerism towards Scouting, and to Howard Litterell, owner of H & K Floor Coverings, for his assistance with his Eagle project. In addition to the ceremony, the parents presented both Samuel and Jacob a gift to commemorate the occasion. This gift however, was actually a challenge to continue with the third point of the scout law: “A Scout is Helpful.” Jim and Katherine presented their sons with the “Schumacher Challenge,” a gift of $500 each. Their sons have one year to utilize the funds and their abilities to impact their community in a positive way and report back to those in attendance with how they chose to utilize the funds to impact the community.

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Kirkland student chosen as winner for Washington in Doodle 4 Google competition - your turn to vote

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Doodle4GoogleRenaise Kim (right) was honored for her winning Google doodle at an assembly at Lake Washington High School. (Courtesy photo)

A talented Kirkland student could soon have her art on the Google homepage for hundreds of millions to see.  Google announced the 50 state winners in its seventh annual Doodle 4 Google competition, a contest open to K-12 students across the United States to redesign the Google logo inspired by the theme “If I could invent one thing to make the world a better place...”

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Lake Washington Tech science instructor recognized for tireless innovation and faculty influence

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It is a rare educator who earns kudos from students, faculty and the state board. But anyone who knows Lake Washington Institute of Technology science instructor Jo Nelson will tell you that she’s exceptional in every way.

Recently, the State Board for Community and Technical Colleges awarded Jo Nelson the Anna Sue McNeill Assessment, Teaching, and Learning Award, an award to recognize an individual’s contribution to going above and beyond to coach and mentor to grow better students and educators.

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Northshore high schools compete at the FBLA State Conference

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Over the spring break, 134 Northshore high school students competed in the Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) State Conference in Seattle, Wash. Students from all three comprehensive schools placed in various categories, including 53 students who will advance to the national conference in Nashville, Tenn. June 27-July 3. Results are listed below:

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