Math championship: Several students at Stevenson Elementary School in Bellevue won awards at the 2005 Washington State Math Championship...

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Math championship: Several students at Stevenson Elementary School in Bellevue won awards at the 2005 Washington State Math Championship on Saturday in Blaine, Whatcom County. The first-place team award went to fifth-graders Michael Lee, Jerry Li, Helen Yu and Darren Wu. Fifth-graders Pei Tao, Lucinda Li, Bonnie Pan and third-grader Darryl Wu won the third-place team award. Fifth-graders Matthew Klucher, David Oh, Daniel Gorrie and Aviv Caspi placed fourth.


Assistant principal of the year: Greg Hart of Mount Si High School in Snoqualmie was recently named the Kingco AAA assistant principal of the year. Hart has been assistant principal for 16 years and graduated from Mount Si in 1978.


Ballet Summer Programs: Nine intermediate/advanced students at The International School of Classical Ballet in Kirkland were accepted to prestigious ballet summer intensive programs throughout the nation after auditions in January and February. Lauren Anderson, Ryan Burton and Briley Neugebauer were accepted to the Houston Ballet Academy, Brett Bauman to the Princeton Ballet School, Jillian Lambrecht to the American Ballet Theatre, Tessa Olmstead to the National Ballet School of Canada, Miles Pertl to the San Francisco Ballet School, Emily Sneeringer to the Atlanta Ballet School and Latiff White to the Milwaukee Ballet School.


Art Contest: The Sammamish Art Commission recently announced the Sammi Awards art-contest winners. Quanquan Li won best of show. Suzanne Chamberlin and Cherry O’Neill placed second and third, respectively. Michael-Marie Haunreter placed first in the teen category, and Adithi Addepalli placed first in the youth category. This year’s theme was “The Spirit of Sammamish.”


Compiled by Angie Ma


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