Caroline Sontra (left), Aashna Singh (center) and Jasmin Rivas-Pacheco. (Rotary Club of Everett)

Caroline Sontra (left), Aashna Singh (center) and Jasmin Rivas-Pacheco. (Rotary Club of Everett)

Rotary Club of Everett honors November Students of the Month

Rotary Club of Everett honored three high school students as November’s Rotary Students of the Month. Each month during the school year the club recognizes outstanding students in Everett for their accomplishments and their promise.

November students are:

Jasmin Rivas-Pacheco, Sequoia High School.

Jasmin is an incredibly driven student, her advisor reports, and is proactive, passionate and willing to help anyone at any time. She plans to graduate early, in February, and attend Central Washington University, where she will study education with an emphasis in art. She wants to be an art teacher.

Caroline Sontra, Everett High School.

Her advisor says that Caroline shows up early and stays late, and she skillfully balances assertiveness, strength and courage with flexibility, empathy, openness to feedback and grace. Everything she touches — a project, an assignment, a group she works with — is better, stronger and sparkling with good, because of her touch. She plans to study biology at Northwest University in Kirkland. She wants to be a veterinarian.

Aashna Singh, Cascade High School.

Aashna has been a class officer or an ASB officer during her four years at Cascade. Aashna has been involved in National Honor Society, Link Crew, Interact Club and chair of the Cascade High School Food Drive. She has been active through her youth group, neighborhood service, community planting events and Comcast Cares Days.

Rotary is an organization of business and professional leaders united worldwide to provide humanitarian service and build goodwill and peace. Chartered in 1917, the Rotary Club of Everett is one of three Rotary clubs in Everett and among more than 35,000 Rotary clubs in 182 countries.

In 2020 the Rotary Club of Everett provided $214,000 in scholarships to students from the Everett area. The club also supports college-bound students in the Everett School District’s AVID program. Club members represent a broad spectrum of business, governmental, charitable and public service occupations and support service projects in the Everett community and around the world. The club meets in an online Zoom session at noon Tuesday. For more information: www.everettrotary.com.

Edmonds College wins seven regional awards for marketing, communications

Edmonds College’s Marketing and Public Information office received seven Medallion Awards from the National Council for Marketing and Public Relations (NCMPR).

The Medallion Awards recognize outstanding achievement in design and communication at community and technical colleges in each of NCMPR’s seven districts. Edmonds College is in District 7, which includes Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington, and the Canadian provinces of Alberta, British Columbia, Saskatchewan, and Yukon Territory. This year’s awards acknowledged work completed between July 1, 2019 and June 30, 2020.

EC received a gold award for its “Save Your Spot” bus advertisements, which promoted the college’s quarterly registration and enrollment campaign. The college also won six bronze awards for its Triton Quarterly brochure, “Find Your Calling” video short, “Continue with Confidence” online marketing campaign, logo redesign, bus ads for online certificates and degrees, and social media advertisements for its Running Start program.

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