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U.S. Congressman Jay Inslee paid a visit to Bothell’s North Creek Events Center May 31 to give area youths the scoop on math and science jobs during a career-exploration fair. Attendees sampled treats from Maltby-based “green” business Snoqualmie Ice Cream while visiting with representatives from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Washington State Police, the Department of Ecology and other related organizations.
Inglemoor High’s Brian McCleerey took second place in the landscape color category and Woodinville High’s Luke Larson placed second in architecture black and white in the Washington State High School Photography Competition 08. The event took place May 10 at Inglemoor. Photographers from 47 schools submitted 3,776 entries.
Bothell’s Public Works department is mulling over options for decreasing congestion on Main Street without changing the road’s pedestrian-friendly character. The city hosted a May 28 open house at the Park at Bothell Landing to gather public input on the issue. “We are trying to solicit public input to get a feel for what citizens would perceive to be good solutions,” said Bothell Capital Programs Manager Steve Morikawa.
Amy Sturm ponders the question for a second, smiles and replies: “I don’t think I’ve ever gotten a B ... it’s embarrassing.” The look in her eyes says she knows she’s nailed all A’s — always — in her schoolwork, but she’s not one to brag. But her super success can’t be denied: 4.0 grade-point average, National Merit Finalist, Washington Scholar, editor in chief of the yearbook and more. When the Cedar Park Christian senior strolled down the hallway last Thursday, one friend nudged her and said, “Hey, Amy, congratulations.” It’s probably a greeting she’s used to by now, and it will surely continue into her college years and beyond.
Updates from around the Bothell community.
Following are questions asked of Kenmore dentist Leo S. Henrichsen.
Cascadia Community College President Bill Christopher joked that he wanted a bulldozer to commemorate the event.
Fifty-nine employees have announced their intention to retire from the Northshore School District at the end of the 2007-08 school year. Together, they represent 1,365 years of experience at Northshore and 1,606 total years in education.
The Cascadia Community College Foundation has selected 16 Cascadia students as recipients of scholarships for the 2008-2009 academic year.
The University of Washington, Bothell will hold the seventh annual UW-Bothell Center for Student Entrepreneurship (CSE) final business-plan competition from 5:45-7:45 p.m. May 30 in the Northshore Utility Auditorium, 6830 N.E. 185th St., Kenmore.
It lurks in the darkness, controlling your thoughts. You crave it though you know it will only cause you harm. Slowly you lose control. You can resist no longer ... you eat the doughnut.
• The Bothell Sons of Norway Lodge recently announced the Ray Berg Memorial Scholarship recipients for 2008:
Bothell’s Russell Wacker, a University of Puget Sound graduating senior, has earned the prestigious Fulbright award for the 2008–09 academic year. The Fulbright is the U.S. Department of State’s premier scholarship program. The full grant covers round-trip transportation, language or orientation courses, tuition, book and research allowances, maintenance funds and supplemental health and accident insurance for the academic year, which for Wacker will be in Niedersachen, Germany.
Members of the Seattle Electric Vehicle Association (SEVA) paid a visit to Kenmore Junior High May 22 to help locals plug into the idea of clean transportation.
Bothell native Joe Lia was sure he wanted to be a filmmaker after shooting his first movie for a Skyview Junior High video-production class.
The Greater Bothell Chamber of Commerce will host its fifth annual open house from 5-7:30 p.m. June 11 at the Monte Villa Farmhouse (3300 Monte Villa Parkway, Bothell). The event will include a limited number of exhibit tables, as well as several food and drink tables. The cost is $150 per table. To reserve a space, contact Brittany Beck at firstname.lastname@example.org or (425) 485-4353.
Area youths have an opportunity to hear from KING 5 Meteorologist Shannon O’Donnell and learn about careers in science, finance, public service, law enforcement, health care and other fields at an event hosted by U.S. Rep. Jay Inslee at the University of Washington, Bothell at 1:15 p.m. May 31.