Timentwa selected as Gates Scholar winner for 2012


Matt Timentwa is shown at Lake Roosevelt High School. He was selected last Friday as a Gates Millennium Scholar and wins a free ride to Eastern Washington University, the university of choice for Timentwa. He is the 10th Gates Scholar to come out of Lake Roosevelt High School.

Lake Roosevelt High School announced its 10th Gates Millennium Scholar this week.

Winning a free ride to a university of choice was Matt Timentwa, a Nespelem resident, who has attended school here since kindergarten.

Timentwa’s specialty is math and science.

The Lake Roosevelt senior received news that he had won the Gates scholarship last Friday.

The scholarships are given to minority students who come from lower income families and who qualify under an extensive process. Students selected must have at least a 3.3 grade point average. Timentwa carries a 3.5 grade point average and takes...

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