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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.

LWHS Science Labs

Why is slime stretchy? How do chickens flap their wings? 

With these questions in mind, two science classes at Lake Washington High School celebrated the last week of school by setting up lab experiments. The labs also gave students a chance to use the new equipment in two of the school’s 20 new classrooms.

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    Skilled & Technical Sciences Program

    Careers in this program are related to the humanities, technical sciences, public safety, and performing, visual, literary, and media arts. These may include:

    • A/V technology
    • Automotive repair
    • Film
    • Firefighting
    • Forensics
    • Journalism
    • Law enforcement
    • Performing arts
    • Telecommunications
    • Visual arts

    WANIC students in Fire Fighting program in full fire fighing gearIs this Pathway for you?

    • Are you able to communicate your ideas to diverse audiences?
    • Are you passionate enough to overcome obstacles?
    • Do ideas inspire you to create?
    • Do you enjoy creating, inventing or imagining new and different ways to do different things?
    • Do you find multiple ways to express your creativity?
    • Do you enjoy drawing, performing or writing stories?
    • Are you interested in technology and its ongoing innovation?
    • Does the idea of working in or being a part of a community that creates excite you?

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