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Trails club announces scholarship opportunity

NEW — 11:30 a.m. April 25, 2015

The Issaquah Alps Trails Club annually sponsors the Bill Longwell Memorial Scholarship, available to this year’s graduating seniors at Hazen, Issaquah, Skyline and Liberty high schools.

The top prize is a $1,000 scholarship, with second place getting $500 and third place receiving $250. The deadline is May 1.

This year’s topic: Participate in one hike sponsored by the trails club (see schedule at issaquahalps.org) and one trail work party through the Washington Trails Association or the Mountains to Sound Greenway. (Trail work parties are listed on their respective websites; some are also listed on the trails club website.) Read more »

Sports

Patriots come up big at state drill competition

Patriots pick up two state titles, while Highlander earns top-three in drill down

Contributed The Liberty High School drill team surrounds its new hardware after winning two state titles at the 2015 state championship March 27 at the Yakima Valley SunDome.

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The Liberty High School drill team surrounds its new hardware after winning two state titles at the 2015 state championship March 27 at the Yakima Valley SunDome.

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Schools

Hazelwood PTSA offers scholarships

The Hazelwood Elementary School PTSA is offering two $1,000 college scholarships to graduating high-school seniors who attended the Newcastle primary school.

Former Mustangs who are part of the class of 2015 and hold at least a 3.0 grade point average are eligible to apply for the awards. The $1,000 scholarships are applied toward the winners’ first-year tuition at any accredited university.

Required application materials, due April 17, include a high-school transcript, letter of recommendation and more.

Application materials are available at http://hazelwoodptsa.org and in the counseling offices at Hazen, Lindbergh, Newport and Renton high schools.

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