Four scientists, Dick Kouzes, Ljiljana Paša-Tolić, Jon Schwantes and Katrina Waters, from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory have been selected to join the Washington State Academy of Sciences.
They will join other scientists and engineers from across the state being recognized for outstanding scientific achievement and leadership. Academy members provide expert scientific and engineering analysis to inform public policymaking and work to increase the role and visibility of science in Washington State.
Kouzes is a PNNL laboratory fellow working in neutrino science, homeland security, nonproliferation and computational applications.
Paša-Tolić is a PNNL laboratory fellow and lead scientist for visual proteomics with the Functional and Systems Biology group in PNNL’s Environmental Molecular Sciences Division and the Environmental Molecular Sciences Laboratory.
Schwantes is a PNNL senior research scientist and nuclear and radiochemistry team lead with over 20 years of experience as a radiochemist working in areas related to the environment, super-heavy element chemistry and physics, astrophysical nucleosynthesis, science-based stockpile stewardship and nuclear forensics.
Waters is PNNL’s Biological Sciences Division director. Her research is focused on the intersection of environmental exposures and infectious disease on human health.
He finished his junior career by collecting 144 points in 63 games in 1989-90, a total which sits second all-time in Americans franchise history for points in a single season.
Barnes went on to enjoy a 16-year professional career which saw him play 1,136 games in the NHL with the Winnipeg Jets, Florida Panthers, Pittsburgh Penguins, Buffalo Sabres, and Dallas Stars. During his NHL career, he totaled 575 points (261 goals, 336 assists) and reached the Stanley Cup Final twice (Buffalo, 1999; Florida, 1996).
Barnes served as captain of the Buffalo Sabres during the 2001-02 and 2002-03 seasons. He then joined the Dallas Stars where he would again hold a leadership role and wear an ‘A’ during the 2006-07 and 2007-08 seasons.
Since retiring from his playing career in 2008, Barnes has spent five years as an assistant coach with the Dallas Stars. He also has coached at the youth level as an assistant coach with the Dallas Stars Elite 14U AAA and a head coach at the Okanagan Hockey Academy in Penticton, British Columbia. Most recently, he worked as a pro scout for the Seattle Kraken.
Barnes will be the 15th Head Coach in Americans franchise history.
The program ran from June 11-30 at the Columbia Basin College vaccination site. Everyone who received their first or second shot was eligible to get a gift card. The Benton-Franklin Health Department handled gift card distribution.
Additionally, since 2015, UScellular has donated $115,000 to Boys & Girls Club of Benton and Franklin Counties to support Science, Technology, Engineering and Math, or STEM, educational experiences and other initiatives, including $30,000 in 2021.
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