Media advisory: Tri-Cities running start celebrates first year

Media advisory: Tri-Cities running start celebrates first year

RICHLAND, Wash. – Washington State University Tri-Cities will celebrate the first year of its running start program with a ceremony at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 25, on the grassy area between the West Building and Consolidated Information Center (CIC) on campus.

Chancellor Keith Moo-Young, who was instrumental in bringing the program to WSU Tri-Cities, will address the history of the program and campus. History associate professor Bridget Farley will congratulate participants on their achievements on behalf of WSU Tri-Cities faculty members. The ceremony will recognize 14 running start delegates who volunteer at various campus events.

All running start students will receive a certificate of achievement; graduating high school seniors will receive an additional certificate for completing the program.

For more information about running start, visit The program is accepting applications for the 2016-17 school year.


Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities public relations specialist, 509-372-7333,