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More than 4,100 distinguished students recognized nationwide

Redmond, Wash. – The National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) announced this week that one additional Lake Washington School District (LWSD) student will receive a National Merit College-Sponsored Scholarship:

Kevin Zhang, Nikola Tesla STEM High School - National Merit Purdue University Scholarship 

A group of freshman from Nikola Tesla STEM High School is helping kids with Cerebral Palsy move around a little easier. As part of their end of year project, this team partnered with a program by the name of Go Baby Go

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Dozens of LWSD students earned their way to the 2021 International Career Development Conference (ICDC), which was held virtually in late April and early May. Of that group, about 30 students competed as finalists and two students placed as high as third.

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    Career and Technical Education

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    Whenever possible and appropriate, actual work experience opportunities shall be part of career exploration programs and vocational and technical programs. 

    As appropriate, work experience shall take the form of career-exploratory activities, work done in shops and laboratories of the various technical/vocational schools and departments, or cooperative programs provided through local businesses and industries. The school system itself shall provide student job experiences in certain departments. 

    In all instances, programs offering practical work experience shall be organized and conducted solely for the purpose of providing the students with a valuable career exploratory or training experience. Federal and state requirements pertaining to the employment of minors shall be observed, and funded programs shall meet federal and state guidelines. 

    Current practice codified 1988

     

    Adopted:
    09/01/19

    LEGAL REFS.:
    RCW 28A.150.500  
    RCW 28A.230.130  
    RCW 28A.700, generally  
    20 U.S.C. 2301 et seq.

    CROSS REF.: