Cavelero Mid High School Leadership students ( first row, left to right) Korynn Christler, Makenna Berg, Alex Cortez and Tallon Cote with Jeff McMahon, district manager of Sno-King Waste Management and Kristin Kinder, Waste Management education and outreach coordinator. Leadership students recently started a recycling program at their school.
The Rotary Club of South Everett-Mukilteo recently honored Isabelle Schilbach as their October Student of the Month at Kamiak High School. Also pictured areTrent O'Neal (left) and club president Steve Shea.
Dallas Duplessis of Tulalip was among 11 Native American youth leaders who were honored at the White House as Champions of Change on Thursday.
The Champions of Change program was created as a part of President Barack Obama's Winning the Future initiative.
Dallas, 14, was selected out of hundreds of students who wrote essays sharing stories of leadership and community service.
Dallas is an advocate for healthier eating on the Tulalip Reservation. She and her family have been involved in the Hilbulb Cultural Center program "Growing Together as families," which teaches families healthful eating habits.
She also started the Tulalip Youth Gardeners Club to inspire other kids to garden together with their families.
Rotary Club honors Student of the Month
The Rotary Club of South Everett-Mukilteo recently honored Isabelle Schilbach as their October Student of the Month at Kamiak High School. The award was presented by club president Steve Shea.
Schilbach has been a member of the National Honor Society and the Kamiak orchestra for the past three years. She is a member of the Tri-M Music Honor Society.
Granite Falls student selected for concert
Granite Falls High School senior Andrew Jackson has been selected to participate in the 2012 Washington Music Educators Association's concert Feb. 16 in Yakima.
Jackson will join students from across Washington state to perform under the direction of renowned conductors. All students were selected through auditions. Jackson will play the trumpet in the wind symphony group.
Students start recycling program
Cavelero Mid High School students in the Lake Stevens School District have launched a recycling project.
ASB Leaders initiated the schoolwide recycling program that includes leadership students emptying the blue recycle bins every Friday. Bins are now located throughout the school.
All mixed recyclables can go into the bins including glass and plastic bottles, cans, metals, nonwaxed containers, paper and cardboard.
Local students on Biola dean's list
The following Snohomish County students were named to the Biola University dean's list for academic excellence last spring.
Angela Billdt from Arlington, Andrea Rasmussen from Marysville, Elizabeth Kobayashi from Monroe and Stephanie McEachen from Mukilteo.
Students who are placed on the dean's list have earned a grade point average of 3.6 or higher while enrolled in 12 or more credit units and whose cumulative grade point average is at least a 3.2.
Biola University is located in La Mirada, Calif.
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