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INDIANAPOLIS – In the spring of 2020, teachers across the country found new ways to reach their students. The same is true for ag educators and FFA advisors.   As the country dealt with the COVID-19 pandemic, FFA advisors across the country found ways to continue sharing the message of...
FFA is a dynamic youth organization that changes lives and prepares members for premier leadership, personal growth and career success through agricultural education.   FFA develops members’ potential and helps them discover their talent through hands-on experiences, which give members...
WENATCHEE - It’s the final month for students to apply for Washington Apple Education Foundation (WAEF) scholarships. Annually, the tree fruit industry awards $1 million in scholarships through WAEF to students raised in families with ties to Washington’s tree fruit industry. The deadline for...
WENTCHEE/OMAK - The 2021-2022 Wenatchee Valley College Foundation scholarship application is now open. The deadline to apply is Monday, Feb. 21.  Student applicants only need to fill out one application to be considered for over 60 scholarships. The foundation will award more than $300,000...
The Lake Chelan School District has had quite a few inquires about the news release from the WIAA executive board last week about the start dates for the sport seasons the 2020-2021 school year.  The WIAA has set their dates for the year, however each region has local control to alter the...
 OLYMPIA - Gov. Jay Inslee’s move on Jan. 18 to make all of the state’s public-school employees eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine, regardless of their age, is good news, says Sen. Brad Hawkins, ranking Republican on the Senate Early Learning and K-12 Education Committee.  The governor’s...
OMAK - The Associate Students of Wenatchee Valley College (ASWVC) have scheduled a speaker to discuss the importance of education and mental health this January. The virtual presentations are open to all WVC employees and students.    Author and college mental health specialist Josh...

Briana Pardo Courtesy Wenatchee Valley College
OMAK - Briana Pardo, a Wenatchee Valley College at Omak alumna, was selected as the WVC nominee for the Transforming Lives Award. She was  honored at a virtual ceremony by the Washington State Association of College Trustees (ACT) on Jan. 26. She will receive a $250 award from the ACT.  ...
MANSON - The Manson School Board has passed a resolution placing a levy proposition on the Feb. 9  Chelan County Special Election Ballot.  If approved, the levy would replace an expiring Educational Programs and Operation (EP & O) Levy passed by voters in February 2019. Historically, Manson...
NCW - The Community Foundation of NCW is now accepting scholarship applications for students who plan to attend community college, university, or trade school in Fall 2021.   Over 100 scholarships are available to high school seniors, current college students, and non-traditional students, each...

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