The nomination period for the 2016 election has concluded. Candidate applications are posted at http://www.washingtonscienceolympiad.com/boardinfo.html. Email ballots have been distribtued to WSO membership for votes. Email ballots must be returned by June 15. Paper ballots may be turned in at the Annual Meeting - date and location TBA. Note that with transition to 3-year board terms and some vacated board positions, 7 candidates will be elected as follows: three 1-year terms; one 2-year term; and three 3-year terrms. Student advisor positions are 1 year. If you have any questions, contact Sue Murphy,
The 2016 Annual Meeting took place on July 16 at the Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences in Yakima. See BoD Meeting Minutes for info.
All coaches, students, and parents are encouraged to attend.
Since 2010, the Society of Professional Engineering Employees in Aerospace (SPEEA) has awarded $4,300 in grant funds to Washington Science Olympiad to fund new teams. New schools interested in applying for one of the 20 2016-17 SPEEA registration waivers should contact Sue Murphy. Thank you, SPEEA.
Adalis Corporation awarded a $5,000 grant to Washington Science Olympiad to support efforts for involving more schools and students in Science Olympiad. Headquartered in Vancouver, Adalis is a technical and industry leader in packaging, supply chain, and plywood composing fields. Thank you, Adalis.
Washington Science Olympiad is part of the Washington Combined Fund Drive. This campaign is directed toward most State of Washington/public service employees. Contributions received through this campaign will go toward recruiting and scholarships. Be on the lookout for campaign information and consider including WSO in your contribution.
State and higher education employees may contribute via the Washington Combined Fund Drive - charity #1479519.
For more information or to contribute directly, contact the State Director
Nominations for 2017-20 WSO Board of Director positions are being accepted through April 2017. See our Board of Director's page for candidates' nomination form, cover letter and resume.
Memorial Fund. Over the last few years, Washington Science Olympiad has lost two extraordinary champions for Science Olympiad - Gordon Patterson and Glenn Voshell.
To honor their memories, Washington Science Olympiad is accepting contributions to be used for scholarships and to assist in recruiting efforts for new teams. For more information, please contact State Director.
For information about participating in Washington Science Olympiad, click here.
Registered teams will be contacted by the tournament director/s with specific information about the competition. If you have questions, contact the appropriate tournament director.