Ollie Reisman, 17, is a senior at Marysville Arts and Technology High School, and will be a freshman at Western next fall.
The workshop was facilitated by David Roberts of Kulshan Services LLC and was funded by the U.S. EPA through the Puget Sound Partnership. It was also sponsored by the Northwest Straits Initiative. Students from the Resilience Institute at Western Washington University helped facilitate the workshop.
Five years ago they were two broke Western Washington University students in Bellingham with nothing but a plan and a squirrel costume.
The top eight men’s and women’s teams from the West Region will battle to advance to the Spring Championships, which will be held April 22-23 at Stanford, where they will play for a trip to the National Championships May 5-6 in Marietta, Georgia.
Four former Western Washington University student-athletes make up the 2017 class for induction into the school’s Hall of Fame in mid-May.
When Mike Cox quit, he did so with gusto.
After 25 years, he retired last week from the Environmental Protection Agency with a tough message for the boss, Administrator Scott Pruitt.
(Cox is a Western alumnus.)
David Nelson, professor of economics at Western Washington University and founder and CEO of Finance & Resource Management Consultants Inc., Bellingham, Wash., took to the stage at the 2017 NACS State of the Industry (SOI) Summit with a red baseball cap and a truckload of “Trumpisms” that he brought back down to earth with this message: “America is becoming great again.”
“A new president is potentially a game changer,” said Nelson, who discussed how this “improbable event,” the election of Donald Trump, came about and what the implications are for the U.S. economy and the convenience-store industry.