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CWU Chemistry Student to Focus on Wrestling

Zack McCarley was going to major in chemistry whether he was in Bellingham or Ellensburg, but something about Central stood out.

After studying at Highline Community College for three quarters, and working with special needs students for three years, Zack McCarley narrowed his college choices to two.


He would either attend Western Washington University or Central Washington University. McCarley was going to major in chemistry whether he was in Bellingham or Ellensburg, but something about Central stood out.


“This is going to sound really silly, but the gym facility here is better. That was literally a factor,” McCarley said. “That’s how much lifting means to me. I would change my life direction for it. But I also liked the chemistry program here more.”

Read more of this story in the Daily Record.