Super Kid

School, friends helped Legacy High senior find confidence

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.

School, friends helped Legacy High senior find confidence
Theater is slice of heaven for Mariner High School senior

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.”

Theater is slice of heaven for Mariner High School senior
Marysville Getchell senior hopes to become a ‘top executive’

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.

Marysville Getchell senior hopes to become a ‘top executive’
Sky Valley senior aiming for an Ivy League pre-med degree

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.

Sky Valley senior aiming for an Ivy League pre-med degree
This Scriber Lake High senior shines behind the stage scenes

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.

This Scriber Lake High senior shines behind the stage scenes
Glacier Peak High School senior Ethan Kelly plays clarinet, helps with theater club and is in the marching band. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

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.

Glacier Peak High School senior Ethan Kelly plays clarinet, helps with theater club and is in the marching band. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
Jack Kuna, 17, is a equipment manager for the Snohomish football and is this week’s Super Kid. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

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.”

Jack Kuna, 17, is a equipment manager for the Snohomish football and is this week’s Super Kid. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Camp with cadavers was eye-opener for Monroe teen, 15

Camp with cadavers was eye-opener for Monroe teen, 15

Gary Colver learned about health careers at Na-ha-shnee for Native American students.

Camp with cadavers was eye-opener for Monroe teen, 15
Mariner student hopes to be a voice for her school

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.

Mariner student hopes to be a voice for her school
Everett High School’s Amina Hussein admits her freshman year was “overwhelming,” but since then she’s learned to connect with people. “I just enjoy being here, the teachers are amazing, the principals talk to me every single day, they’re really inclusive.” (Dan Bates / The Herald)

Everett student empowered by her Kenyan culture

Amina Hussein’s Kenyan heritage and Muslim faith motivate her to positions of leadership.

Everett High School’s Amina Hussein admits her freshman year was “overwhelming,” but since then she’s learned to connect with people. “I just enjoy being here, the teachers are amazing, the principals talk to me every single day, they’re really inclusive.” (Dan Bates / The Herald)
Monroe grad excited ‘to invent all the machines in my head’

Monroe grad excited ‘to invent all the machines in my head’

Myah Wilson is headed to Everett Community College and plans to study mechatronics.

Monroe grad excited ‘to invent all the machines in my head’
Books, dyed hair and race cars are Marysville teen’s passions

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.”

Books, dyed hair and race cars are Marysville teen’s passions
Alabama-bound Marysville senior aims to be a teacher

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.

Alabama-bound Marysville senior aims to be a teacher
Megan Black, 17, a Henry M. Jackson High School senior, has recently been accepted to MIT, participated on the varsity girls swim team and earned a perfect 4.0 GPA. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

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.

Megan Black, 17, a Henry M. Jackson High School senior, has recently been accepted to MIT, participated on the varsity girls swim team and earned a perfect 4.0 GPA. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Aerospace program helped Tulalip teen break out of his shell

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.

Aerospace program helped Tulalip teen break out of his shell
Changing schools, Tulalip teen found motivation to graduate

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.

Changing schools, Tulalip teen found motivation to graduate
Caleb Sanders, Grace Academy senior and star athlete, plans to major in business. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Everett teen excels in sports, baking apple pies and Funko

Caleb Sanders, a senior at Grace Academy in Marysville, plans to major in business.

Caleb Sanders, Grace Academy senior and star athlete, plans to major in business. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
Kimberly Placido, an Everett High School senior, plans on continuing her studies at the University of Washington in Seattle this fall. (Lizz Giordano / The Herald)

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.

Kimberly Placido, an Everett High School senior, plans on continuing her studies at the University of Washington in Seattle this fall. (Lizz Giordano / The Herald)
Adopted from Haiti, she awaits appointment to West Point

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.

Adopted from Haiti, she awaits appointment to West Point
Teen draws artistic inspiration from faith, family and music

Teen draws artistic inspiration from faith, family and music

Navid Rahbin, a North Creek High School junior, is creating illustrations, photos and video.

Teen draws artistic inspiration from faith, family and music
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