Super Kid

Super kid: Jes LaPlante, 17, Lakewood High School junior

Deep roots: Has grown up in Lakewood community. “I’m a lifer. I have been here since preschool. I have lived in the same house all… Continue reading

Super Kid: Rebecka "Becky" Gilbertson, 13, Granite Falls Middle School, 8th grade

Taking charge: Is student body president and has enjoyed playing a leadership role. Recent dance earned the ASB $384 and included about two-thirds of the… Continue reading

Super Kid: Gabby Vo, 18, Lynnwood High School senior

Helping the world: Wants to make a career of raising awareness of international causes such as malaria and AIDS. Is working on a presentation on… Continue reading

Super Kid: Rebecca Rice, 17, Cascade High School senior

Trained fingers: Finished second in the state among high school oboe players this year after third-place showings as a sophomore and junior. Work ethic: Practices… Continue reading

Super Kid: Alyssa Zeigler, 16, junior Marysville-Pilchuck High School

A wish come true: While a freshman, received a gift from the Make-A-Wish Foundation, an organization that grants the wishes of children with life-threatening medical… Continue reading

Super Kid

His hometown: Likes living in Mukilteo and going to school there. “The community is really supportive. When you think of a town, you think of… Continue reading

Super Kid: Luke Passalacqua, 18, Arlington High School senior

Serving country: Comes from a military family. Dad is in the Coast Guard; mom is in the Navy reserves. Breaking the ice: Dad breaks the… Continue reading

Superkid: Katie Stone, 18, Sultan High School senior

Musical trifecta: Plays the tenor saxophone in the Sultan High School jazz band, trombone in the pep band and clarinet in the wind ensemble. Is… Continue reading

Super Kid: Maddy Kollmeyer, 18, AIM High School senior

Family first: Cared for her grandma, Elizabeth Smith, as she dealt with esophageal cancer. This year, when cancer spread, Kollmeyer moved in. Helped with medicine,… Continue reading

Super Kid: Meadowdale’s Kevin Ng focused on photography

Question: You recently were awarded the Schack Art Center’s annual Susan Jane Russell Art Scholarship for your photography portfolio. Could you talk a little about… Continue reading

Super Kid: Katherine Ball, Lake Stevens High

Katherine Ball, 17, is a senior at Lake Stevens High School and a Running Start student in Everett Community College’s Ocean Research College Academy. Ball… Continue reading

Super Kid: Kendall Swanson, Lake Stevens High School senior

Kendall Swanson, 18, is a senior at Lake Stevens High School. She has been accepted to Oregon State University and plans to major in chemistry… Continue reading

Super Kid: Kymberlie Kenagy, Sultan High senior

Question: Tell me about school? Answer: I’m in Running Start, which I started my junior year. I didn’t want to stay at the high school.… Continue reading

Super Kid: Grayson Baden, senior, Arlington High School

Question: We hear you are one of those students who loves school. Not all kids would admit to that. Is it true? Answer: Absolutely. I… Continue reading

Super Kid: Kira Bryant, Marysville Mountain View

Question: The Marysville School District has many options for high school. Why did you choose Marysville Mountain View? Answer: I skipped eighth grade. I knew… Continue reading

Super Kid: Rahwa Beyan, Edmonds-Woodway senior

Rahwa Beyan, 17, is a senior at Edmonds-Woodway High School. She is a singer and spoken-word performer who takes the stage every month… Continue reading

Super Kid: Spencer Graham, Meadowdale High School

LYNNWOOD — Spencer Graham, 18, is a senior at Meadowdale High School in Lynnwood. The Boys &Girls Clubs of Snohomish County recently named him Youth… Continue reading

Super Kid: Volunteer serves man and beast

Nick Wooldridge, 17 is a senior at Crossroads High School, Granite Falls. Question: Tell me about your award for volunteer work. Answer: In 2011 I… Continue reading

Super Kid: Myrinda Wolitarsky, Glacier Peak High School senior

Myrinda Wolitarsky, 18, is a senior at Glacier Peak High School in Snohomish. She strives to influence others with her positive energy. She’s been involved… Continue reading

Super Kid: Chris Damitio, Archbishop Murphy High School senior

Chris Damitio does it all. During his time at Archbishop Murphy High School in Everett, the senior has been involved with athletics, clubs, student government… Continue reading