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Wayzata High School Headlines

WHS Student wins award from the United Nations Association USA!

Congratulations to Lauren Hlavacek, class of 2019, who is the first student from Wayzata High School to earn the National Community Service Ambassador Award from the United Nations Association USA this year! This award recognizes students who make the decision to invest energy and effort in others by volunteering in their local community


If you are interested in applying for this reward, more information is available at The application deadline is April 15.

Mathworks Math Modeling Challenge

Two teams of WHS students competed in the "Mathworks Math Modeling Challenge" earlier this month.  The teams had 14 hours to write a paper in which they created a mathematical model to address the societal issues surrounding substance abuse.  While both teams made the top 20% in the nation, one of the teams, made up of juniors Amanda Chan, Zachary Xiong, and George Lyu, and seniors Alisha Zhu and Caroline Zeng, made the top 6 out of 877 teams nationwide!  They will be traveling to New York City on April 29th to present their papers and win up to $20,000 for their team!  Congratulations! 

District Headlines

Wayzata High School (WHS) seniors Anika Ahluwalia, Sophia He, Andrew Hyde and Ruhi Shirodkar and juniors Aarohi Shah and Brian Lin have earned a perfect score on their ACT college entrance tests.