STEM/RALLY News February 2021

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Washington State Opportunity Scholarship

Thanks to the tireless outreach by Pat Lange, CCL Regional Administrator at ESD113, there were 97 applications submitted for the Washington State Opportunity Scholarship – 2021-2022 STEM Baccalaureate – in the Capital region this year. This prestigious award provides up to $22,500 over five years to students who plan to pursue a STEM major at any Washington 4-year college or university. Stay tuned for updates.

Mason County Consortium:

  • The Mason County Child Care Action Council is starting a new virtual Play Group for Spanish speakers. , that will be held on Thursdays at 11:00 – 11:30. They have 7 more slots left to fill. Also, free group for families with children ages birth to five. Contact Dominga Antonio-Nolasco 360-515-6200 or [email protected], for more information.
  • Timberland Regional Library (TRL) continues to provide drive-up services. Grab bags can be picked up from the parking lot. Chromebooks can be checked out for up to seven weeks to customers in good standing. The Library has WIFI as well. Upcoming events: “TRL’s Got Talent” a virtual talent show. Library hours: Tues. – Thurs.: 10:00-6:00; Fri. – Sat.: 10:00-5:00.

Lewis County Thrives:

  • WSU has a new virtual 4H Adventure page on Facebook.
  • The Autism Coalition Conference is asking for nominations for the Cultivating Inclusion event to recognize the community, businesses, and individuals that promote inclusion.

RALLY

  • Pac Mountain Workforce Development Council, in partnership with ANEW, is planning a Construction Boot Camp program. The program begins April 1 for dislocated WIOA-eligible adult and youth