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Where Are They Now: Roslyn VanSickle

Roslyn VanSickle is originally from Clarkston WA and currently in her fourth year at WSU. She is majoring in Bioengineering and Mechanical Engineering with an interest in the design and testing of medical devices. She has been a member of SWE since her freshman year and has served as the secretary for the past two years. She is passionate about encouraging women to pursue engineering as a career and is leading SWE’s Kids’ Science and Engineering day this spring. Roslyn is driven by her goals to improve the quality of human life and one day hopes to have a corgi.

Welcome Back Slideshow

Welcome back to the 2017-18 School year!  Here is the slide show that was presented to the Clarkston school district teachers and staff. Click here to view slideshow.  

Science and Engineering Quest

The Science and Engineering Quest, arranged by Highland Elementary's Tim Weber,  is a competition for 5th and 6th graders in Clarkston. The purpose of the event was to give students many opportunities to develop plans to solve scientific engineering tasks.  The contest consisted of 5 engineering events: Straw Catapult; Egg Drop; Bridges; Rube Goldberg; and Save the Monkeys. The competition event was held on June 4th in the CHS Gym; over 2/3 of Clarkston's 5th and 6th graders entered at least 1 of the events for the Science and Engineering Quest, sponsored by the Setlow Science Grant. The 5 engineering projects students contended for were the ...

Legends Event 2017

We honored Judi Akers and Cari Meyers on January 11th, 2017 with a wonderful celebration.  Both ladies have had a tremendous impact on the education community! Thank you to all who attended!!” Judi Akers has taught at Parkway Elementary for 30+ years.  Besides teaching, Judi has also supervised the Student Council for years, planted trees around Parkway on Arbor days and organized Master Gardeners to work with the students and create the Parkway garden.  Judi says that Teaching has always been her joy and passion.  Each day is a new adventure.  Her students, past and present, have truly made a difference in her life.  Judi cannot imagine ...

Where Are They Now: Raeann VanSickle

Raeann VanSickle graduated Summa Cum Laude in May of 2017 from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Prescott, AZ.  Her degree is a Bachelor of Science in Aerospace Engineering.  She was active in SWE (Society of Women Engineers) and the Eagle Space Flight Team. She has spent this summer working as a 2nd year intern for Aerojet Rocketdyne in Redmond, WA.  This August she will start work on her Master's degree at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign campus.  She has received a Stillwell fellowship from UIUC and will be doing research on Aerospace structures and materials.

Mini Grant Recipients

Congratulations to all of our Mini Grant recipients! 2016-17 Mini-Grant Recipients:  $3302 was awarded for CEF mini-grants and $2500 was awarded for Setlow Science mini-grants. 2016 CEF Mini-Grants: Highland Elementary: $500 for Conscious Discipline supplies Parkway Elementary: $250 for Library books Parkway Elementary: $900 for Ipads Holy Family: $146 for informational & classical literature books LMS: $250 for library books LMS: $900 for Chromebooks for the English program CHS: $106 for art supplies CHS: $250 for library books 2016 Setlow Science Mini-Grants: Highland Elementary: $1000 for the Science Quest ...

Where Are They Now: Past Recipients

Foundation Scholars Class of 2004 Afton Wicks is currently attending Lewis Clark State College working towards her Nursing Degree. Class of 2005 Kathryn DeVleming graduated from Whitman College with a History Degree.  She was recognized as an outstanding Senior in the History Division.  She is heading to Japan to teach English at a small private school. Class of 2007 Megan VanCleave is a Junior at University of Idaho.  She made the 2009 Dean’s List and her ultimate goal is to become a High School Counselor. Class of 2008 Brian Johnson is a sophomore at Montana State University-Bozeman majoring in Mechanical Engineering. Brent ...