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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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    STEM & Health Science Program

    Careers in this pathway are related to technologies necessary to design, develop, install, and maintain physical systems, and the promotion of health and treatment of disease. These include:

    • Architecture
    • Construction
    • Engineering
    • Fitness
    • Manufacturing
    • Medicine and mental health
    • Nutrition
    • Service-related technologies
    • Therapy and rehabilitation

    LWHS student drills through wood in Materials Science classIs this Pathway for you?

    • Are you curious about how systems/things work?
    • Do you like taking time to work through a problem?
    • Do you spend time taking things apart and putting them back together?
    • Do you enjoy creating, inventing or imagining new and different ways to do different things?
    • Are you interested in how things work?
    • Do you wonder how things are made?
    • Do you like to use math/science skills to build things or solve problems?
    • Are you interested in finding a better way to do things?
    • Do you get satisfaction from helping people?

    Program Information

    CTE Program logo: Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics

    CTE Program logo: Health Science

    CTE Program logo: Architecture & Construction

    CTE Program logo: Manufacturing

    CTE Program logo: Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources