Scholarships for the current semester have been awarded to 24 Washburn
Tech students. The selection process is based on grades, attendance and
Recipients, as listed by hometown, are:
Alma: Laura Donaldson, practical nursing program, Topeka Community
Foundation Beaman Family Scholarship
Berryton: Lucas Springer, building technology program, Topeka Community
Foundation Beaman Familymore...
A simple field trip could open vast possibilities in the minds of local
students. Every seventh grader in USD 501 will have an opportunity to
tour the career programs offered at Washburn Tech, 5724 SW Huntoon St.,
during Youth Career Days set from 9 to 10:30 a.m. and 12:15 to 1:45 p.m.
on April 30 and 9 to 10:30 a.m. and 12:30 to 2 p.m. on May 4 and 5.
The initiative is a joint venture involving Washburn Tech, Topeka Public
A new milestone will be reached by Washburn Tech’s Recycled Rides
program when three vehicles are given away at one time at 9:30 a.m. on
Thursday, May 7, on the south apron of the Kansas Statehouse. In
addition, State Farm Insurance will present another major donation to
the program through the Washburn University Foundation.
“State Farm is known for being a good neighbor, and that shows in their
dedication to the community and Recycledmore...
Learning about career opportunities is anything but work at Washburn
Tech’s Summer Camp. Registration is now open for three sessions,
scheduled in June, that are designed to excite and inspire young minds
as they explore their interests and even consider future career choices.
Campers choose a handful of career explorations in the areas of
construction, health care, human services, technology and
transportation. One day, campers mightmore...
More than 500 prospective students committed to attend Washburn Tech
next fall as part of our own National Letter of Intent Signing Day. They
signed their name and put on a Washburn Tech cap during a ceremony today
in the school’s conference center. Governor Sam Brownback and business
and industry leaders joined family and friends to congratulate the
recruits on their decision to pursue a technical education.
Washburn Tech’s event ismore...