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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

Grace Academy

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

Lake Stevens

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

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