The Boise Music Festival is turning up the heat with some big names in music at Expo Idaho June 27th with Shaggy, Gloriana, Nick Jonas and, Rob Thomas. Six stages round up every music genre, the carnival is back and, new this year is a kid zone, including a Family Variety stage; truly there is something for everyone. With all of the upgrades to the festival, it’s a perfect time for attendees to learn about Upgrade U.0 at CWI!
The Meridian Dairy Days opened at the Speedway with CWI Night and the Horticulture Street Team was part of the action!
With temperatures rising, the carnival all set and Dairy Days ready to begin, the event kicked off with kid’s bike races followed by the evening's racing. Jacqueline and Patty, Street Team for the night, made sure that everyone at the raceway was sporting their CWI sunglasses as they looked cool in the heat of the night!
The Summer is off to a hot start and the CWI Street Teams are looking forward to another fun summer of community events! Be sure to look for the Art, Horticulture, Media and Exercise Health Science clubs sporting their neon orange, green, yellow, and pink shirts out and about at the events throughout the Treasure Valley this season. The student street teams are excited to spread the message of Upgrade U.0 and share their personal upgrades with the community. Look for the teams at the Speedway, Hawks, Music Festival, Fairs, etc.
Students with the College of Western Idaho Art Club spent the day in creative bliss at the Nampa Festival of Art event August 9 and 10. First thing in the morning, Amanda Richards, Brittany Bishop and, Teresa Gonzalez all gathered in the rose garden at Lakeview Park in Nampa to judge entries for the art contest. After careful deliberation, the team made their choice and joined the crowds enjoying the many local artisan booths throughout the park.
College of Western Idaho student clubs “Pigged Out on Family Fun” at the Canyon County Fair this past Saturday, July 26. The Art Club started the afternoon by admiring the art on display and judging the craft submissions. Before the heat of the day set in, the 4-H members and their animals competed for best in show; the Street Team showed up at the right time with CWI fans to cool them off while they waited for results.
CWI Street Teams are MOO-ving onto the Canyon County Fair scene Saturday, July 26! We’ve been talking to people across Ada County about attending the College of Western Idaho this fall, and now Canyon County it is your turn! CWI is once again proud to be sponsoring the Fair Community Stage and on Saturday the Street Teams will be looking to meet fair-goers and share some CWI fun! Find our student teams in bright t-shirts to get your CWI gear or look for the CWI booth near the grandstand area.
Students with the College of Western Idaho (CWI) Culinary Arts Club enjoyed a memorable night at the ball park on Thursday (July 10). From start to finish the CWI Street Team was taking in all aspects of the game. CWI student Skyler Vande Vooren threw out the first pitch and the fun was only starting there. Laurie Vande Vooren joined him in the dugout for some photos with the players. On the way to the stands, they met Boise Hawks’ mascot Humphrey.
The Boise Music Festival started early and with the Horticulture club kicking off the Street Team efforts to bring the message of community college to an anticipated crowd of 80,000 people! This team was busy and didn’t stick to the streets; they took their message off the beaten path. While showing off her hacky sack skills, Jacqueline shared degree options with concert goers. The team engaged in some terrific conversations about attending college while waiting for Train to take the stage.
It was another great race night at Meridian Speedway, complete with kids bike races, a five car pileup, an upset in the Street Stock class, and a number of high school racers battling it out. College of Western Idaho (CWI) Community Night delivered everything under the sun including information on starting college or finishing the admissions process. The CWI booth was busy visiting with event-goers interested in college, handing out fun CWI prize items and soaking up the racing fun! CWI will be out in force at the Speedway again Aug. 16, see you then!
The Street Team has been flying around the Treasure Valley so fast, almost as fast as the race cars at the Meridian Speedway. Catch up to our busy team and visit the College of Western Idaho (CWI) booth at the Meridian Speedway June 28 to see what you can learn about starting college at CWI this fall.
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