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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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    Procedure Fundraising Activities Involving Students

    File: 3530P

    Soliciting Funds From Students 
    The following charitable drives involving students have been approved. 

    • American Cancer Society 
    • American Diabetes Association 
    • Arthritis Math Olympics 
    • Children's Hospital 
    • Cystic Fibrosis Spell-A-Thon 
    • Doctors Without Borders USA 
    • Invisible Children, Inc. 
    • Jump Rope for Heart 
    • Make-A-Wish Foundation 
    • March of Dimes 
    • Multiple Sclerosis Read-A-Thon 
    • Red Cross 
    • Susan G. Komen for the Cure 
    • The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society 
    • UNICEF 
    • World Vision 

    Solicitation of funds by these organizations shall be subject to the following regulations: 

    1. Collections shall be conducted in a manner which minimizes the amount of school time required. 
    2. Contributions shall be made on a voluntary basis only. 
    3. Containers should be provided and collections conducted so that the amount of the individual contributions or lack of contributions shall not be known to others. 
    4. If collections are sponsored by the school ASB, rather than the charity, ASB private monies procedures need to be followed. 

     

    Adopted:
    09/01/19

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