Savanna Navarro Kresse, vice president for the Associated Students of WSU Tri‑Cities and a senior history major, earned an “Honor Role” award through the ALL IN Challenge Awards program, where she was invited to be honored in Washington, D.C.
The Cougar players went all-in on the effort, raising $700 themselves by donating an autographed jersey for the live auction and even contributing their own money to the cause. Cougar Head Coach Chris Soriano’s family matched their donations.
The awards, part of this year’s Research Week celebrations, are given for outstanding achievements, contributions, and service in research development and research administration.
As part of this year’s Research Week celebration, the Office of Research and the Graduate School cosponsored several competitions
Proceeds from the event, held by the College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, will fund a scholarship in Gaskins’ honor.
Topics tackled by the teams made up mostly of freshmen ranged from solutions to aging out of the foster system to college roommate selection, and from adjusting to college life to finding American resources for immigrants.
Each recipient will be recognized at the Presidential Awards ceremony scheduled to begin at 12:15 p.m. inside the CUB Senior Ballroom in Pullman.
The recognition is for the campus’ 95,000 square foot home located near the heart of downtown Everett.
Mike Utley and Sue Durrant are among the 2019 Walk of Fame inductees.
For the second-straight year, Washington State Athletics saw record numbers in Cougar Athletic Fund annual giving while other areas showed huge upswings over previous years.