Katie was named a National Merit Scholarship semifinalist among 326 students from Minnesota and 16,000 across the nation. This month, she advanced as a finalist and is now waiting to see if she’s selected to receive a Merit Scholarship® award.
Students in the News
Students in Spring Lake Park Schools are involved in many activities in and outside of the school day. We are Panther proud of their accomplishments in academics, arts, athletics and activities and more. Read some of our student highlights in the stories below.
Fifth and sixth graders are on a mission to improve the lives of Hawaiian Monk Seals at the Minnesota Zoo. The Westwood Intermediate and Middle School students designed, built and presented enrichment prototypes as part of this year’s ZOOMS STEM Design Challenge.
Brendan Abrahamson is the first 17-year-old in the history of the Opportunities in Emergency Care program to earn his certification as an EMT.
The Pantherettes have earned a trip to the state tournament for the 17th consecutive year after placing second in both jazz and high kick at the Section 3AAA championship on Saturday, February 8.
Panther student-athletes Kayla Devine, Cyrinus George, MaKenzee Stone and Donald (Trey) Toner III participated in Signing Day on Wednesday, February 5 and committed to play their sport at the collegiate level.
After spending eight days doing a deep dive into a topic from the 1860s, Westwood Intermediate and Middle School sixth graders presented research on their chosen topics to fellow students, staff and family members at an 1860s presentation event on Wednesday, January 29.