School notes for Jan. 3, 2012

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WSU Vancouver offers scholarship workshop

Washington State University Vancouver will host Scholarships 101 at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday in the Dengerink Administration building, room 110. The event is free.

Scholarship 101 is intended for anyone interested in learning where to find scholarships regardless of which college or university a student plans to attend. The workshop will cover where to find the best scholarships, how to write award-winning essays and tips from prior scholarship recipients.

WSU Vancouver is located at 14204 N.E. Salmon Creek Ave., Vancouver.

Storm graduates from EOU

Jana Storm of Washougal graduated Summa Cum Laude from Eastern Oregon University during the 2010-11 academic year. Storm earned a bachelor of science degree in multidisciplinary studies/elementary education.

Summa Cum Laude is a GPA of 3.85 to 4.0

Clark offers Running Start info nights

High school sophomores and juniors can learn how to take the next step in their education by attending one of two Running Start information nights at Clark College.

The sessions will be held from 7 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 18 and Thursday, Jan. 26 in the Clark College gymnasium in the O’Connell Sports Center, located on the southwest corner of Clark College’s main campus, 1933 Fort Vancouver Way, Vancouver.

Running Start allows eligible juniors and seniors to take classes to earn college credit while they fulfill their high school graduation requirements. Students attend regular Clark classes during the day or in the evening, along with “regular” college students. They can choose from a full range of academic and professional/technical courses as long as the students meet the criteria and the classes are college-level. Students pay for books, transportation, and some fees. Waivers and limited textbook assistance are available for those demonstrating financial need.

Individuals who need accommodation due to a disability should call 992-2314 or 992-2835 (TTY), or e-mail tjacobs@clark.edu two weeks in advance.

For more information on Running Start, visit the Clark College website at www.clark.edu/runningstart. For information about the information nights, call 992-2366.

Grad night planning session set

There will be a grad night planning meeting for parents of Camas High School seniors at 7 p.m. Monday.

The meeting will be held at Helen Baller Elementary, 1954 N.E. Garfield St.,

Grad Night is a parent-sponsored drug- and alcohol-free party after the graduation ceremony on Friday, June 15.

For more information, e-mail ellen.doyle@camas.wednet.edu.