Northwest NEWS

April 5, 1999


More school news

Science teacher selected

   Ms. Linda Hill, a science teacher at Bothell High School, has been selected to participate in the Partners In Science program, which provides opportunities for high school science teachers to engage in frontier research at colleges and universities during the summer. Ms. Hill was chosen as a result of her proposal entitled "Antioxidant Response to Mitochondrial Mutations," submitted jointly by Hill and Dr. Jeffrey R. Schultz, Pacific Lutheran University. A Partners in Science award of $14,000 extending over two years has been made to Pacific Lutheran University to support this collaborative summer research effort.

Two selected as Washington Scholars

   Two Northshore School District seniors, Mary Z. Haider from Inglemoor High and Tristen Juanita Johnson from Woodinville High, have been selected as Washington Scholars. The Washington Scholars Program was established by the State Legislature in 1981 to designate 147 graduating seniors annually statewide, three from each legislative district, for academic achievement, leadership, and community service. To qualify for the grant, a Scholar must enter a college or university in Washington within three years of high school graduation and maintain a 3.30 g.p.a.

New chancellor for UW Bothell

   University of Washington President Richard L. McCormick will recommend to the Board of Regents that Warren W. Buck be appointed chancellor and dean of the UW Bothell. The regents are expected to act on this appointment at the board's April 16 meeting. Buck's annual salary will be $155,000. The effective date of his appointment has not yet been determined.