Who’s News

June 28, 2011

By Staff

Physics club egg launch makes top 50 nationwide

The Skyline High School Physics Club placed 47th out of 100 teams nationwide competing at the Team America Rocketry Challenge on May 14 in The Plains, Va.

The students designed a rocket that would safely harbor an unbroken egg during its ascent and descent.

“I’m very proud of their accomplishments and their respectful behavior while we were in Virginia,” Becky Fowler, Skyline physics teacher and club advisor, said.

Kiwanis Club of Issaquah honors Key Club members

The Kiwanis Club of Issaquah, and its two sponsored Key Clubs from Issaquah and Liberty high schools, recently honored outstanding Key Clubbers for their active participation in the Kiwanis and Key Club activities, and their leadership and exemplary attitude in service to the community.

The awardees for the 2010-2011 Distinguished Service Awards from IHS were:

  • Nicole Migotsky — first quarter
  • David Park — second quarter
  • Darren Birkwood — third quarter
  • Imam Baghai — Key Clubber of the Year
  • Tiffany Han —  Key Clubber of the Year

From LHS were:

  • Bo Woo — first quarter
  • Kia Vang — second quarter
  • Emerson Collin — third quarter

Association of Eastside Agencies honors Joan Campbell

Friends of Youth Executive Director Joan Campbell was recognized by the Association of Eastside Agencies as the Nonprofit Staff of the Year at the AEA’s seventh annual awards luncheon June 15.

Campbell has served Friends of Youth for 20 years as director of community services, vice president and chief operating officer, and today as president and chief executive officer.

The AEA is a professional membership organization of human service providers.

Cadd Foundation gives Emily Warnock a scholarship

The Cadd Foundation recently awarded a $1,000 scholarship to Emily Warnock, of Issaquah High School.

She was chosen after reviewing her scholastic achievement, extra-curricular activities, financial need and an essay that candidates were asked to write about the importance of travel to one’s education.

Immersion school collects teddy bears for camp program

Students at the French Immersion School of Washington are collecting teddy bears to donate to Moyer Foundation’s Camp Erin, a bereavement camp for children.

More than 20 teddy bears have already been collected, with more to come this summer during FISW’s summer camp program. About 40 teddy bears will be collected.

FISW’s English teacher Misty Swartz is volunteering at Camp Erin this summer, and will bring the teddy bears to the children attending the camp.

The French Immersion School of Washington is a bilingual preschool and elementary school in the Bellevue/Issaquah area. Go to www.fisw.org or call 653-3970.

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