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High school students compete with prosthetics design projects
March 18, 2014

prosthetic-arm-poster-80SPOKANE, Wash. – Eighty students from Spokane high schools will put their prosthetic arm designs to the test as part of an annual team project and competition sponsored by Spokane MESA (Mathematics Engineering Science Achievement).

High School exhibits student photography
January 11, 2008

Photo: Yo Yo, by Rebecca White, 18, senior


VANCOUVER – Battle Ground High School’s Photography Club is currently exhibiting more than 30 black and white photographs at WSU Vancouver in the Multimedia Classroom Building gallery. 

Gallery hours are Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 9 p.m., Saturday and Sunday 12 to 5 p.m. through March 27.  All print sales benefit the Battle Ground High School Photography Club.

Parking is available in metered spaces and in the Blue Lot for $3 per day.

Top students receive Regents awards
November 8, 2007

PULLMAN – WSU has awarded Regents Scholarships to 278 students from 184 high schools across the state. The students, who were nominated in their junior year by their schools, will receive scholarships worth as much as $60,000. A complete list of this year’s Regents Scholars and their schools is available at

The top 25 nominees were named Distinguished Regents Scholars, a designation that comes with a four-year scholarship worth approximately $60,000. Two-year awards worth $8,000 went to 75 selected students. Other Regents Scholars received two-year awards worth $6,000.

Each of the Distinguished Regents Scholars’ high schools will receive a plaque recognizing … » More …

WSU revives outreach program
April 24, 2007

Instead of bringing students to the university, bring the university to the students. This is the approach Washington State University is taking with its College Knowledge & Career Options for Youth Program scheduled at Tacoma’s Foss High School, April 26. The program will begin at 8:30 a.m. and conclude at 10:30 a.m.In addition to bringing faculty and staff from its Pullman campus, event organizers have called upon alumni in the area, other local colleges and universities and the professional community to present hands-on workshops.In all, nearly 60 people will visit with Foss’ 1,800 students, teachers and administrators. Career workshops will be provided in areas such … » More …

492 High school principals sent invitation to nominate
March 22, 2006

PULLMAN — Washington State University has sent out invitations to 492 high schools principals and tribal chairs inviting them to nominate their top-two outstanding juniors for the WSU Regents Scholars Program.As part of the packet, high school principals will receive a letter from WSU President V. Lane Rawlins as well as nomination forms. Eligible schools include public high school and private schools approved by the state’s Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction as having at least 100 students in grades 9-12. More than $4 million may be awarded to nominees who choose to attend WSU.This year WSU is extending the invitation to the chairs of nine … » More …

WSU Spokane to ignite scientific inquiry with MESA
March 20, 2006

More than 200 students in grades nine and 10 will put their scientific skills and abilities to the test during the annual WSU Spokane Mathematics, Engineering, Science Achievement (MESA) Competition.The event is slated for March 28 and 30 from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. at Spokane Falls Community College (3410 W. Ft. George Wright Drive) in both the Student Union Building and the Math/Science Building 18.The two-day event will be host to about 60 teams of three to four students who will deliver presentations on various topics centered on scientific inquiry, understanding scientific systems and solving science or engineering problems.Students prepare for two months with volunteers from … » More …

Explore the newest program to boost top achiever visits
December 2, 2005

The number of high-achieving students attending WSU continues to rise. To build on this upswing, Admissions and New Student Programs launched the Explore program this fall. Explore is a focused on-campus Saturday visitation program for outstanding high school seniors throughout the Northwest, providing the opportunity to experience WSU’s world-class programs, faculty and facilities. The program is offered by invitation to high school seniors with GPAs of 3.6 or above or SAT scores of at least 1200. This year’s first-ever event hosted 127 top students, five of whom WSU already has invited to the university as Regents Scholars, and 154 parents and guests. Students attended sessions … » More …