Salvatore Collora, a 15 year-old Woodinville resident, has received a 2017-2018 Canadian Sport School Hockey League Scholastic Award and was named to the Bantam Prep All-Academic Team. The annual awards ceremony was held at the South Okanagan Events Centre, celebrating student athletes that have excelled this season in the classroom, community, and on the ice.
Joseph Collora, a current junior at Woodinville High School has won First Place at WA State FBLA 3-D Animation 2017-2018 competition. Joseph will represent WHS in attending the Nationals in Baltimore, Maryland at end of June.
Colin Boit of Sammamish and graduate of Eastside Catholic High School was named to the Honor Society at Dartmouth (Hanover, N.H.). He is a senior studying Economics modified with Math.
Karam Dana is the recipient of the 2018 University of Washington Bothell Distinguished Teaching Award, one of the University’s highest honors.
Dana, an assistant professor in the School of Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences, joined the faculty in 2012. In recommending him for the award, the award selection committee cited Dana's focus on reciprocity, rigor, empathy and learning, as well as courses that resonate with students who care about social justice, fairness and equality.
“Karam has consistently performed at the highest level and fully represents the high value that faculty at UW Bothell place on teaching and learning,” said Chancellor Wolf Yeigh in making the announcement.
The award carries a $5,000 honorarium. Dana will be honored at awards ceremonies and recognized at the UW Bothell commencement ceremony.
Hayley Houston, an Inglemoor Freshman, has just returned from competing at the 2018 North American Junior Freeride Championships at Snowbird, Utah. Hayley won the 12-14 Female Snowboard event and was crowned the Overall North American Champion in the that division.
The Championship was the final event of the IFSA (International Freeskiers & Snowboard Association) season. Hayley, who represents Stevens Pass and is on the Olympic Freeride Team, competed in five Pacific Northwest events and was excited to have an undefeated season.
Hayley has been skiing since she was 2 years old and chose to switch to snowboarding when she was 7 years old, despite being in a family of skiers. She is sponsored by Stevens Pass Mountain Resort as well as Sisters in Action Sports.