Jan 2017 – College and Career Day returns to Columbia High School, thanks to a $2,900 grant from Umpqua Bank. For the first time in over a decade, CHS students will participate in a school-based event this spring. Students will attend career presentations, speak with college representatives, and engage in workshops to help them in their post-graduation life. Pictured from left to right: Amanda McDonald, Umpqua Lead Associate; Barbara Cosner, Umpqua Bank Manager; Jenny Hallead, CHS Counselor; Leigh Hancock, WSVEF grant writer; and Anne-Marie Slater, WSVEF Exec. Director. Photo courtesy of Michelle Scott, The Enterprise.
CenturyLink representatives presenting a check of $5,000 for Unibooks for field studies to Emily Gehrig, Agricultural science teacher and Craig McKee, principal at Columbia HS. Spring 2016
CenturyLink representatives present $5,000 check to two science teachers at Henkle Middle School for A set of Unibook laptop/tablets that will allow scientific modeling, field studies and CAD opportunities. Spring 2016 L to R: Anne-Marie Slater, WSVEF Director, Michael Hannigan, Rich Lyons, Steve from Centurylink, Haley Ortega principal and another CenturyLink employee.