Congratulations to junior Natalie Depasqualie, who has accepted an invitation to attend Willamette University in Salem, OR and will be playing collegiate level softball for the Bearcats, following her graduation from Cal High in 2019.
Willamette is a nationally renowned private liberal arts university, founded in 1842. Willamette is the first university established in the western U.S. and has become a national leader in sustainability and civic engagement. This beautiful, historic campus features a residential undergraduate College of Liberal Arts, plus two professional graduate schools focusing on law and management.
Salem is the capital city of Oregon and Willamette is located across from the domed Oregon State Capitol building, set amid a park with gardens, including an abundance of art from local artists. Geographically, Salem is located just south of Portland, about an hour away by car.