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Education notebook: Pair named National Merit Scholarship winners

Two local students were recently announced as National Merit Scholarship winners.

Hanna Fahsholtz, a graduate of Lewis and Clark High School, won the National Merit University of Southern California Scholarship. She is considering a career in environmental policy.

Rachel Yates, a graduate of Oaks Classical Christian Academy, won the National Merit University of Oklahoma Scholarship. She is considering a career in physical therapy.

Scholarship winners receive between $500 and $2,000 each year for up to four years of undergraduate study.

Senior wins award in scholars program

Freeman High School senior Megan Paternoster was one of 120 students from Washington selected to participate in the Washington Aerospace Scholars Summer Residency program, which was July 12-17 at the Museum of Flight in Seattle.

Paternoster won the program’s only individual award, the William E. Boeing Jr. Community Collaboration Award, which is presented to the student who demonstrated excellent communication and collaboration skills.

Elementary school supply lists shorter

Spokane Public Schools recently condensed elementary school supply lists and made them more consistent from school to school in an effort to reduce costs and confusion that comes with back-to-school shopping.

To find 2015-16 supply lists, check school websites at www.

To submit news about your school, students and staff to the Education Notebook, send the details to or call (509) 459-5434.
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