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WSU student named McGowan Scholar
April 22, 2008

PULLMAN – William Leadingham, an International Business and Entrepreneurship double major in the College of Business at WSU, has been awarded a full tuition scholarship for his final year at WSU from the William G. McGowan Charitable Fund.

The McGowan Charitable Fund established the McGowan Scholars program, which recognizes the academic achievements and excellence of students pursuing a major offered by an accredited business school. It is designed to encourage leadership ability, interpersonal skills and a significant involvement in academic, campus and community activities. It also recognizes excellence of character, a spirit of innovation and entrepreneurial potential.

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Custodian cleans up in Idaho lottery
December 3, 2007

Photo: Jerry Eveland in a hallway at Streit-Perham Hall. (Photo by Robert Hubner, WSU Photo Services).

For many years, Jerry Eveland has used what he calls his “system” for playing the lottery. Once a week, he buys three $1 lottery tickets, selecting numbers randomly generated by the game’s computer, as he commutes between his home in Potlatch, Idaho, and his job as a custodian at Streit-Perham Hall on the Pullman campus. 

On Oct. 15, his system paid off big time.

Eveland won $200,000 from the Idaho Powerball Lottery.

“I was stunned,” … » More …