Banquet honors 17 Edmonds School District student-athletes

EDMONDS — A total of 17 student-athletes from the four high schools in the Edmonds School District — Edmonds-Woodway, Lynnwood, Meadowdale and Mountlake Terrace — were awarded a combined $30,000 in scholarship money during the district’s annual banquet Wednesday at Edmonds-Woodway High School.

Meadowdale’s Adrianna Valadez received the largest scholarship award, earning $3,000 for her dedication to sports and her community. Valadez, who played soccer, basketball and track and field for the Mavericks, plans to attend the University of Washington where she will major in Sociology with a minor in Law, Societies and Justice.

Edmonds-Woodway’s Kristen Reijonen received the second-largest scholarship award, earning $2,500 for her leadership on the court. Reijonen, who played volleyball and basketball for the Warriors, plans to attend the University of Washington to pursue a law degree.

Lynnwood’s Ally McArthur and Mountlake Terrace’s Britta Sinclair received the third largest scholarship award of $2,250 apiece for their athletic and academic accomplishments.

McArthur, who played volleyball and competed in track and field for the Royals, plans to attend Brigham Young University-Idaho to pursue a career as a veterinarian or in politics.

Sinclair, who competed in cheer for the Hawks, plans to attend Gonzaga University where she will study nursing and anesthesiology.

Other student-athletes receiving scholarship awards Wednesday included Edmonds-Woodway’s Ingrid Fosberg ($2,000), Lynnwood’s Ian Bjornson ($2,000), Mountlake Terrace’s Jesse James Martineau ($2,000), Edmonds-Woodway’s Grant Christian ($2,000), Lynnwood’s Sarah Nguyeneung ($1,750), Meadowdale’s Kelsey Cummins ($1,750), Mountlake Terrace’s Kennedy Cooper ($1,500), Lynnwood’s Hannah Swartz ($1,500), Meadowdale’s Mathew Hartono ($1,500), Lynnwood’s Alex Nguyen ($1,000), Meadowdale’s Andrew Burk ($1,000), Edmonds-Woodway’s Luke Walker ($1,000) and Mountlake Terrace’s Trevor Leen ($1,000).

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