Super Kid

Mountlake Terrace senior marches to the beat of his own drum

Josh Setala, a drummer with an ear for jazz, wants to study music in college and play it after.

 

Amid virus oubtreak, Cascade senior envisions future in public health

Hannah Tran, who wants to work with kids, is eying careers in pediatrics and communication science.

 

Mariner senior wants to make policy and make a difference

Kya, 17, is editor in chief of the school paper. To her young cousins, she’s nail polisher in chief.

 

Marysville junior hopes to be first in family to college

Spencer Sawyer, 17, believes in pushing herself. She’s already working on university applications.

ACES High School junior Regina Lewis, 16, on Jan. 22, 2020 in Everett, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

ACES junior looks forward and upward to a career with planes

Regina Lewis, 16, moved from California in 2018. She built a community here by saying “yes” to new things.

ACES High School junior Regina Lewis, 16, on Jan. 22, 2020 in Everett, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Monroe teen thrives after finding new learning environment

Within a month at Leaders in Learning, Abril Delamora Gonzalez’s grades and attendance recovered.

Everett teen changed his attitude and is ready to graduate

Armando Anguiano-Escutia, an ACES High School senior, caught up on credits at alternative school.

Kamiak senior strives for career in acting and screenwriting

Paige Cox recently had an interview with Harvard. She’s the lead in both of this year’s school plays.

Fixing cars, drumming with a rock icon, living with dyslexia

Jack Tutt once traded a drum set for a Ford Bronco. He also hung out with the drummer from Heart.

This Edmonds HS student went to India to meet the Dalai Lama

Kaylee Meyers, 14, was among six Washington teens on a Compassion 2020 trip with Lt. Gov. Cyrus Habib.

Monroe High quarterback wants to lead on and off the field

As Gio Fregoso’s senior year winds down, the Bearcat wants to be a role model for younger students.

Immigrant Everett High senior makes the most of opportunity

Nattapon Oonlamom, 17, moved from Thailand about seven years ago. Her dream school is Stanford.

Through sticky notes or therapy, Sultan senior wants to help

Jasmine Romero hit a rough patch freshman year. Now, she wants students to know they’ll be alright.

Edmonds-Woodway junior excels in academics and activism

Audrey, 16, is active in theater and started a feminism club. “I’m very vocal, always raising my hand.”

Bullied for autism, Terrace teen finds her voice in music

Mountlake Terrace High School senior Ella Seavers is a multi-instrumentalist with her eyes on the future.

Aaron Steich is a senior at Cedar Park Christian School in Lynnwood. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

A Lynnwood Christian school student helps orphans in Belize

Aaron Steich, a Cedar Park Christian senior, has done mission work for years at impoverished orphanages.

Aaron Steich is a senior at Cedar Park Christian School in Lynnwood. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
Senior Jorge Ortiz in the Chef’s room at Lynnwood High School on Friday, Nov. 8, 2019 in Lynnwood, Wash. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Busy teen is handy with kitchen tools and power tools

Jorge Ortiz, 17, a Lynnwood High senior, also is a bassist in the orchestra and a sandwich artist.

Senior Jorge Ortiz in the Chef’s room at Lynnwood High School on Friday, Nov. 8, 2019 in Lynnwood, Wash. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
Orion Green, a senior at Granite Falls High School, on Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2019 in Granite Falls, Wash. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Granite Falls senior has electrifying vision for his future

Orion Green is an Eagle Scout, pole vaulter and sousaphone player, who likes math and robots.

Orion Green, a senior at Granite Falls High School, on Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2019 in Granite Falls, Wash. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Wet hair, don’t care: Stanwood senior excels in pool and school

Stanwood High School senior Jetlynn Hau graduates this spring. She hopes to swim in college in 2020.

Kamiak High senior thrives in front of the camera and crowds

Aaron Anzalone is an anchor for a student show, emcees pep rallies, swims and loves Super Smash Bros.

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