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School, friends helped Legacy High senior find confidence
Fahana Bijapuri, 17, had a hard time moving here from India. She has since been class president.
Theater is slice of heaven for Mariner High School senior
Heaven Ewers, 17, wants to be famous on stage for something meaningful — not a “one-hit wonder.”
Marysville Getchell senior hopes to become a ‘top executive’
Joseph Ecolango, 17, is a leader in the FBLA club. He also enjoys the arts, history and languages.
Sky Valley senior aiming for an Ivy League pre-med degree
Michael Marcham wants to keep serving others as an orthopedic surgeon for impoverished communities.
This Scriber Lake High senior shines behind the stage scenes
Jenna Jensen has found a creative outlet in theater set design and wants to pursue it as a career.
Band friends turned to family for this Glacier Peak senior
Ethan Kelly, 17, has played clarinet for years. After high school, he hopes to study sound design.
This Snohomish High senior gets in the game from the sidelines
Jack Kuna, 17, brings the footballs to the field. “I’m always there to help them out.”
Camp with cadavers was eye-opener for Monroe teen, 15
Gary Colver learned about health careers at Na-ha-shnee for Native American students.
Mariner student hopes to be a voice for her school
Jade Steigerwald is going to be a student leader on the Mukilteo School Board next year.
Everett student empowered by her Kenyan culture
Amina Hussein’s Kenyan heritage and Muslim faith motivate her to positions of leadership.
Monroe grad excited ‘to invent all the machines in my head’
Myah Wilson is headed to Everett Community College and plans to study mechatronics.
Books, dyed hair and race cars are Marysville teen’s passions
Angel Marion Davis carries copies of her best essay everywhere she goes, “because I’m that nerd.”
Alabama-bound Marysville senior aims to be a teacher
Macy Scallan has been a cheer captain, ASB officer, tutor and a Big Buddy at her elementary school.
Next stop MIT for Jackson scholar, swimmer — and politician?
Megan Black is a 4.0 student and a varsity swimmer who dreams of a job at the Federal Reserve.
Aerospace program helped Tulalip teen break out of his shell
Gio Bryan wants to work at Boeing. First, he’s graduating from an alternative high school in Tulalip.
Changing schools, Tulalip teen found motivation to graduate
Nancy Enick, 18, started at Heritage High School this school year. She’s since gotten straight As.
Everett teen excels in sports, baking apple pies and Funko
Caleb Sanders, a senior at Grace Academy in Marysville, plans to major in business.
Everett High School senior holds her Filipino culture close
Immigrating to the US as a fifth-grader, Kimberly Placido will be moving on to UW this fall.
Adopted from Haiti, she awaits appointment to West Point
Meanwhile, Lakewood High School senior Stella Seth is staging a comeback in track after tearing her ACL.
Teen draws artistic inspiration from faith, family and music
Navid Rahbin, a North Creek High School junior, is creating illustrations, photos and video.