Top high school graduates of 2005: A list of local high schools’ valedictorians, salutatorians and other top graduating seniors:
Arlington High School
Valedictorians: Brianna Brooks, Jessica Chase, Andrew Clark, Amy Faxon, Jennifer Frable, Jessica Frable, Mariya Kargopoltseva, Christina Kyle and Leah Mitzelfeldt
Salutatorian: Michelle Vanderwalker
Bothell High School
Valedictorians: Lauren Anderson, David Adkinson, Brad Goring, Phillip Guan and Taylor LaFlam
Salutatorians: Dane Jordan, Andrea Norman and Jessica Stein
Cascade High School
Everett School District does not recognize valedictorians or salutatorians. Class speakers are Rachel Rice, Andrea Woods and Samuel Park.
Coupeville High School
Valedictorians: Kelsi Franzen, Mindy Horr and Andrea Larson
Salutatorian: Taniel Lamb
Darrington High School
Valedictorian: Eliza Schillhammer
Salutatorian: Shauna Kuper
Edmonds-Woodway High School
Valedictorian: Emma Brewster
Salutatorian: Chen Xie
Everett High School
District does not recognize valedictorians or salutatorians. Graduates with 4.0 grade-point averages are Nicole Barhanovich and Jarrid Robinson
Valedictorians: Andrea Crow and Luke Phifer
Granite Falls High School
Valedictorian: Matthew James Ferguson
Salutatorians: Shannon Marie Cross and Krista E. Jensen
Henry M. Jackson High School
District does not recognize valedictorians or salutatorians. Graduates with 4.0 grade-point averages are Cory Bensen, Kim Frederickson, Megan Harrington, Sarah Keating, Pooja Patel, Michael Reading, Karla Slenkamp and Lauren Trettevik.
Kamiak High School
Valedictorian: Melissa Morales
Salutatorians: Steven Johnston, Kristina Wolff, Emily Quayle, James Chin and Alex Lee
District does not recognize valedictorians or salutatorians. Class speakers are Caitlin Craggs, faculty choice, and Jay Ryan Fraser, class choice. Class speakers for alternative Prove High’s commencement are Jennifer Musgrave, Sarah Ness, Andrea Compton and Cheyanne Walker.
Lakewood High School
Valedictorian: Jaeger Weatherby
Salutatorian: Tyler Rumple
Lynnwood High School
Valedictorian: Ryan Murray
Salutatorian: Kegan Mahar
Mariner High School
Valedictorian: Prabhdeep Walia
Salutatorian: Kim Nguyen
Marysville-Pilchuck High School
Valedictorians: Erin Michelle King and Jonathan Dennis Mumm
Salutatorians: Carly Denis Conway and Sarah Christine Whitfield
Meadowdale High School
Valedictorians: Amber Jensen, Olivia Brent-Fielding and Conner Peretti
Monroe High School
Valedictorians: Kaylee Dimaggio, Katrina Sanders, Jasmine Kittler, Bruce John Mencias, Garrett Swanburg, Patrick Mahoney, Whitney Mueller, Katie Love, Logan Erickson and Brett MacIntyre
Salutatorians: Steven Myhre and Sierra Yri
Mountlake Terrace High School
Valedictorians: Grace Johnson, Vi Phan and Jacob Swanson
Salutatorian: Nicole Burns
Oak Harbor High School
Kristi Goebel has a 4.0 grade-point average.
Snohomish High School
Valedictorians: Brian Call, Matthew Earnst, Jameson Mendoza, Kristian Stensland and Katherine Tremayne
Snohomish County Christian High School
Valedictorian: Rylee Wallace
Salutatorians: Tegan Cathey and Tara Holgate
South Whidbey High School
Valedictorians: Lily Fox, Gabrielle Guidry, Shannon McAfee, Phaedra Pascoe, Daniel Richards and Brian Scoles
Salutatorian: Nashua Compton
Stanwood High School
Valedictorians: Shannon Bogart, Eric Bryant II, Christina Heggie, Stacy Holtmann, Grace Kidd, Rachael Lipinski, Daniel Luce, Amanda Rice and Andra Shaughnessy
Salutatorian: Heather Brogan
Stillaguamish Valley School
Valedictorian: Paul Sehmel
Sultan High School
Valedictorians: Caleb Barnhill and Blaise McPhearson
Salutatorian: Katherine Brown
Weston High School
Valedictorian: Tara O’Heren
Salutatorian: Kimberly Anne Young
Everett Teacher of Year: Barb Lark, a speech and language pathologist who leads assisted technology services, is Everett Public Schools’ Teacher of the Year.
Marysville-Pilchuck High School band: The Marysville-Pilchuck High School Tommie Marching Band and color guard performed in the Bremerton Armed Forces Day and Port Townsend Rhododendron parades on their way to Victoria, B.C., where they performed in the Victoria Parade. In the Bremerton parade, the band was awarded first place in the AAAA division, drum majors Ben Myers and Jared Guilke were awarded second place and the color guard, with captain Amber Horman, was awarded second place. At the Port Townsend Rhody Festival, the band received second place in the AAAA division and the color guard received first place.
Teen to study technology: Woody Pearson, Lake Stevens, is among 1,800 high school students nationwide admitted to the National Youth Leadership Forum on Technology. Pearson will explore the technology field from June 27 to July 6 in San Jose, Calif., including workshops with industry insiders and campus visits. Speakers include the likes of Shawn Fanning, founder of Napster, and iRobot chairwoman Helen Grenier.
Honor roll: Students on the George Fox University Honor Roll in Newberg, Ore, include:
Lake Stevens: Diane Medema
Marysville: Tyler Henning
Snohomish: Jordan Wilde
EWU grads: Students who recently graduated from Eastern Washington University in Cheney include:
Bothell: Melissa Gumm, Heather Mack.
Everett: Tiffany Hansel.
Lake Stevens: Jill Knutson.
Marysville: Alexis Welch.
Stanwood: Leslie Harwood
Lake Stevens students of the month: Students of the Month for May in Lake Stevens School District:
Lake Stevens High: Rylee Russell, Daryn Wiseman, Mary Pennington, Travis Egbert, Candace Bonnell, Kenny Anderson, Shelby Sargent and Robert Pantalia.
Lake Stevens Middle School: Megan Home, Richard Williams, Shelbi Earp, Michael Schneider, Jessica Driscoll and Drew Larson.
North Lake Middle School: Marchelle Bostic, Ryan Miner, Tyler Brown, Caitlin Obee, Christin Gianola and Keanan Remke.
State awards for Lake Stevens residents: A parent, a student and the Lake Stevens School District’s communications director recently have received state honors:
Suzanne Quigley, Washington Association of School Administrators’ Community Involvement Award;
Michelle Reed, WASA’s Student Achievement Award;
Arlene Hulten, Washington School Public Relations Association’s awards for Excellent Communication in Newsletter, External Category, and Excellent Communication, Special Purpose Category.
Cogswell places third: Henry Cogswell College participated in the regional 2005 American Society of Mechanical Engineers Student Design Contest held in Lacey. The Cogswell team of senior mechanical engineering students Jean-Michel Fouard and Heath Olinger placed third behind Oregon State University and Oregon Institute of Technology. The contest required designing, testing and building a device that can transport a quantity of rice up and down steps and unload the rice into a container. The teams were ranked based on the amount of rice delivered in 10 minutes. The devices had to meet stringent size, power and functionality requirements as well as maximize payload.
Snohomish foundation scholarships: Scholarships were awarded to 59 Snohomish High 2005 graduates through the Snohomish Education Foundation. The students have contributed to the community through their school involvement, volunteer work, extracurricular activities, part-time jobs and church groups.
Bank of America DECA Scholarship: Amanda York
Bob Miller Memorial Scholarship: John Mitchell
Bruce Fritch Memorial Scholarship: Julia Martin, Sammantha Ray
Burt Family Scholarship: Emily Bader, Aaron Christensen, Elizabeth Lowrimore, Kristofer Weisshaupt
Cecil Holt Memorial Scholarship: Katherine Tremayne
David Gilbert Memorial Scholarship: Addie Tolle
Don Wanser Memorial Scholarship: Shanna Weatherby
Ed &Evelyn Lysons Memorial Scholarship: Kaitlin Cherf, Megan Lawrence
Evans Vocational Scholarship: Kelly Crawford, Stehen Oliver, Ryan Pierce, Jeremy Stradley
Friends of Snohomish Public Library Scholarship: Hunter Motto
Harold &Hazel Marten Writer’s Award: Kacie Sheeler
Harriet M. Shore Memorial Scholarship: Elizabeth Somes, Rebecca Wood
Jay Hajek Memorial Scholarship: Christopher Lennard
John G. “Big John” Hoffman Scholarship: Emily Cassidy
John Sather Memorial Award: Skyberg Thoreson
Kossian Chiropractic Scholarship: Janella Balin
Mark Cowgill Memorial Scholarship: Carrisa Ricci
Niko Teriyaki DECA Scholarship: Justine Langbehn
Pamela Mack Memorial Scholarship: Gabriela Guncay
Paul Shorrock Memorial Scholarship: Joseph Anderton
Pilchuck Veterinary Hospital Pre-Vet Scholarship: Kim Chubbuck
Scott West Memorial Scholarship: Gavin Heinemann
SHS Citizenship Award on Behalf of Washington Mutual: Stacia Bjornethun
SHS Girls’ Volleyball Booster Club Scholarship: Ashley Barnet
Snohomish Family Medical Center Pre-medicine Scholarship: Stacy Tomich
Snohomish Garden Club Scholarship: Emily Stoller-Patterson
Soundair Aviation Services DECA Leadership Scholarship: Ellyn Eickoff
Steve Salvadalena Memorial Scholarship: Jessica Marshall
Snohomish Education Foundation Scholarships: Lindsey Ashby, Kirsten Behla, Staci Boyd, Arthur Coons, Jake Hammons, Elise Harper, Emily Jarchow, Christopher Lennard, Sarah Leopold, Jessica Moore, Erica Nesbitt, Rachel Norwood, Christina Pham, Scott Richards, Elizabeth Somes, Kris Stensland, Shayla Whipple, Kelly Crawford, Jessie King, Stephen Oliver, Stren Pipkin, Jeremy Stradley