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Catch the Cougar Spirit

Tomyia Wallace holder her catch and fly fishing rod.

Tomyia Wallace, mid cast, waste deep in the middle of a mountain stream.

Tomyia Wallace, smiling, holding her fish and fly fishing rod bent over the stream.

Tomyia Wallace is many things: US Navy veteran, first-generation college student, future farmer, and fly fishing enthusiast. You might call her a trailblazer. She calls herself a proud Coug.

Every day, Washington State University students like Tomyia are forging new paths toward a brighter future. They are solving problems, innovating solutions, and cultivating the skills they’ll need to be tomorrow’s leaders. They are connected by their commitment to make the world a better place. It’s the Cougar spirit.


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