Mackenzie Bowman of Bothell has enrolled as a student at the University of Toledo. Bowman, a graduate of Henry M Jackson High School, is majoring in bioengineering at UToledo.
The King County executive recently announced the winners and finalists in the second-annual Small Business competition. Among the winners were Kenmore Camera, a finalist in the Small Business of the Year category, and The Root Connection (Woodinville), the winner in the Rural Small Business of the Year competition. For more information, visit http://www.kingcounty.gov/exec/constantine/BusinessAward.aspx.
Metropolitan King County Councilmember Kathy Lambert, who represents District 3 in northeast King County, has been recognized as a certified public official after completing the prescribed coursework of the statewide County Training Institute Program Partners which includes courses in county budget and financial management, ethics and public service, risk management, county government structure/roles and responsibilities, effective communication and strategic planning. “The coursework was particularly valuable because it covered many important topics such as budgeting, how to avoid lawsuits for public officials and how to increase efficiency in operations,” said Lambert.
Karen Ochsner of Woodinville won the Western High-Point Select Amateur title at the 2012 SmartPak American Quarter Horse Association West Novice Championship Show in Las Vegas October 7.