Phuture Phoenix West

Cyndie Shepard, wife of former UW-Green Bay Chancellor Bruce Shepard, has started another version of the Phuture Phoenix with students from Western Washington University, where Bruce is president. The WWU program will start with fifth-graders in Whatcom and Skagit counties to show them that college is an attainable goal regardless of their background or financial situation, The Bellingham Herald reports. Read more.