August 6, 2015
NEW — 9 a.m. Aug. 6, 2015
Locals contribute to patents for inventions
The following federal patents were awarded to inventors in Washington:
- Suk Ping Wong, of Sammamish, and Joseph Skidmore, of Issaquah, were part of a team of co-inventors with L’Oreal USA Creative awarded a design patent for an ornamental design for a “charger for powered brush handle.”
- Adam J. Muff and Matthew Tubbs, both of Issaquah, were part of a team of co-inventors from International Business Machines awarded two patents — one for a “vector execution unit with prenormalization of denormal values” and the other for a “vector execution unit with prenormalization of denormal values.”
May 12, 2015
Lori Martin recognized as outstanding leader
Lori Martin was presented with the Nurse Assessment Coordinator of the Year award May 6 at the American Association of Nurse Assessment Coordination Annual Conference in New Orleans.
April 28, 2015
The Washington Student Achievement Council and the Association of Washington School Principals recently announced the names of 654 Washington Scholars from 263 high schools this year.
April 21, 2015
Liberty senior receives scholarship to EWU
Diego Prado, a Liberty High School senior, received a $3,000 Presidential Scholarship to Eastern Washington University for the 2015-16 academic year.
To qualify, students must have a cumulative high school grade point average of 3.8 or higher, above a 1,250 SAT or a 28 or better ACT score.
January 27, 2015
Alexa Meyer to wed Charlie Meissner
Glenn and Amy Meyer, of Issaquah, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Alexa Pierce Meyer to Charlie Meissner. Read more
November 18, 2014
Sonia Dailey enrolls at Pratt Institute
Sonia Dailey, of Renton, has started studies at the prestigious Pratt Institute, in New York, New York.
August 26, 2014
National Merit Scholarship
Five local high school seniors are among its collegiate-sponsored winners for the 2014 scholarship program of the National Merit Scholarship Corp.:
- Catherine Ball, Issaquah High School, is pursuing a degree in computer programming at Macalester College in St. Paul, Minn.
- Grant Vaska, Issaquah High School, will attend Washington University in St. Louis, Minn.
- Kathleen Park, of Sammamish, will pursue a degree in communications at Wheaton College near Chicago.
- Shanchen Pu, of Sammamish, will pursue a degree in medicine at Northwestern University in Evanston, Ill.
- Nikila Vinugopal, of Sammamish, will pursue a career in dance at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City.
July 1, 2014
The Issaquah Women’s Club has awarded four $1,000 “Follow Your Dreams” scholarships to senior girls in the Issaquah School District.
The scholarship winners are Skyline High School students Sydney Smith, Madison Laycock and Gabrielle Diebner, and Liberty High School student Jana Walker.
June 3, 2014
The Issaquah Branch of the American Association of University Women held its second annual Fashion Show Fundraiser on April 26.
The Issaquah Chico’s provided stylish fashions that were modeled by members of the AAUW branch.
Ninety tickets were sold and 22 prizes were obtained or donated by branch members. The event brought in more than $4,000 in net profit.
The focus of the fundraiser was to raise money to send eighth-grade girls from Issaquah schools to the AAUW WA Tech Trek camp in July at Pacific Lutheran University. The camp will focus on the STEM fields — science, technology, engineering and mathematics. The profit will allow three young girls to go. Applications are being processed.
January 14, 2014
Thundering Angels give to food bank
Bill Werner, sergeant-at-arms for the Thundering Angels Motorcycle Club in Issaquah, donated $525 on behalf of the club to the Issaquah Food Bank.
The money was raised through donations during the Thundering Angels Motorcycle Ride and Rally at Triple XXX Rootbeer Drive-in in July.