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Saturday, February 8, 2014

Mentors have message for kids: Go to college

Gracie Benson (second from left), Angilena Gutierrez (center) and Sophia Bianco (to the right of Angilena) are among fifth-graders from Central Elementary in Ferndale, Whatcom County, examining seaweed from a sea-life exhibit as part of Western Washington University's Compass 2 Campus program.