2018: School of Distinction
2017: School of Distinction
2016: School of Distinction
2015: School of Distinction
2011: Lincoln Center KCTS 9 Golden Apple Award.
2011: Lincoln Center OSPI Innovative Schools Designation. Part of the Tacoma Public Schools district-wide Innovation Zone. District's Lincoln Center overview.
2010: Washington Achievement Award from the Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction and the State Board of Education.
Lincoln in the News:
- 2015_02-14: "Masaki Matsumoto named head football coach at Lincoln". The News Tribune. Read Story.
- 2014_10-03: "A high-poverty public school tries charter-type reforms". Aljazeera America. Read Story.
- 2014_05-30: "Lincoln Center Lessons for Everyone": The News Tribune (editorial). Read Story.
- 2014_05-28: "Getting Ready for Lincoln High 2.0": The News Tribune. Read Story.
- 2014_04-15: "Lincoln High teacher Nathan Gibbs-Bowling named one of America's top teachers". The News Tribune. Read Story.
2012_09-20: MSNBC: No Soft Retirement for this Former NFL QB Jon Kitna is changing tough kids' lives as a coach and teacher at his alma mater. Read Story
2012_05-19: The Seattle Times: Jon Kitna's Greatest Play: NFL QB to High-School Math Teacher Read Story.
2011: KCTS9: The Lincoln Center, "Spotlight on an Innovative Program." Hear the viewpoints of Lincoln Center students and teachers in this follow-up to the Lincoln Center's Golden Apple Award: Read Story.
2011_06-03: "Drum Line brings Tacoma students together": The Seattle Times. Read Story.
2011_03: Principal Leadership: "Bold Ideas for
Secondary School Reform." In this March 2011 article for Principal Leadership Magazine, US
Assistant Secretary of Education Thelma Melendez de Santa Ana describes the
good work she witnessed on a visit to LHS/LC. Read Story.
2011_03-09: "Grant Expands STEM"; LHS Receives a Grant from Washington STEM: Tacoma Weekly. Read Story.
2010_02-21: "Lincoln's Bold Experiment, A School Within A School": The News Tribune. Read Story.