Whatcom Community College getting the word out
BELLINGHAM — Former Whatcom Community College trustee Tim Douglas has received the Trustee Leadership Award from the Washington State Association of College Trustees. He was honored at the association’s spring meeting in Walla Walla last month.
EVERSON — Kids and teens in the Nooksack Valley School District will once again be served free lunches at multiple park locations of the cities of Everson, Nooksack and Sumas.
LYNDEN — At its May 21 meeting, the Mt. Baker Rotary Club awarded $48,000 in scholarships to 24 outstanding Whatcom County high school student graduates of 2019.
WHATCOM — The Lynden/Ferndale Masonic Lodge on May 16 was able to recognize Lynette Ondeck of the Nooksack Valley School District as the first 2019 Educator of the Year to be honored in local districts.
Six Lynden Christian Elementary School third-grade girls participate in the Pioneer Dress-up event of Creative Arts Week on campus Thursday, April 25. Food and attire were in the spirit of the Laura Ingalls Wilder “Little House” books the students have been reading. Farm animals were also pa…
OLYMPIA — Three youths from Whatcom County spent a week working as a page for the Washington State Senate at the Capitol in Olympia. All were sponsored by 42nd District state Sen. Doug Ericksen, R-Ferndale.
WHATCOM — Students and community members hunting for jobs can attend two career and internship fairs this spring at Bellingham Technical College, starting with an Engineering, Industrial & Manufacturing Career Fair on Wednesday, April 17, from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in BTC’s Settlemyer Hall.
LYNDEN — “The Realities of Advance Medical Interventions” is the topic of Dr. William E. Lombard, longtime Whatcom County nephrologist and medical director of DaVita Mt. Baker Kidney Center, speaking at 7 p.m., Wednesday, April 10, at Sonlight Community Church, 8800 Bender Rd.
OLYMPIA — Washington state high school juniors and seniors with an interest in law enforcement as a career have an opportunity to spend a week this summer learning about the roles and job opportunities of the profession.
WHATCOM — Four local students participate this Friday, March 29, in the second level of the National Geographic GeoBee competition, taking place at Highline College in Des Moines.
WHATCOM — The county Farm Bureau will offer $2,000 in scholarships to qualified Whatcom County students this year. At least $750 will be awarded to each winner.
WHATCOM — Patti Fouts, principal of Irene Reither Elementary School in the Meridian district, will be leaving at the end of this school year to become principal of the K-8 Allen Elementary School in Skagit County.