Super Kid

Arlington student, future zoologist, enamored with elephants

Kathryn Undercuffler, 16, is heading into her senior year at Arlington High School. She’s part of a world-class robotics team and was a… Continue reading

Bothell teen, aspiring scientist, assembled school TED talk

Deepthi Chandra has been setting an example for North Creek High, months before the brand new school prepares to welcome its first students… Continue reading

Lake Stevens grad headed to Brazil for church mission

Sean Lavering, 17, just graduated from Lake Stevens High School. He is planning to serve a two-year mission in Brazil for The… Continue reading

Jazz festival hit the right note for Mountlake Terrace student

Andrew Sumabat, who plays three instruments in the Mountlake Terrace jazz band, said he was star struck when he met with jazz great Wynton Marsalis… Continue reading

A health scare sparked her interest in sports medicine field

Abby Culver, 18, has been a student trainer for sports teams at Edmonds-Woodway High School. After being treated for a brain tumor, she decided to… Continue reading

Mountain View senior aims toward naturopathy or — who knows?

Selma Marin, 18, was so anxious when she came to Mountain View High School late in her sophomore year that she barely spoke… Continue reading

Next up for Snohomish senior: Neurobiology studies at UW

Jessica Shattuck, 17, has made the most of her four years at Snohomish High School. She will be saying goodbye to it as… Continue reading

Kindness, finding cures rate high for this Mukilteo student

Warren Han, 18, is a senior at Kamiak High School. The wrestling team captain was noted for his outstanding leadership. “However, his incredible… Continue reading

Lynnwood HS senior champions minority experience by volunteering

Jonny DelaCruz is a volunteer superstar who has a passion for helping others, from Seattle to Tanzania. Question: Your principal mentioned that you… Continue reading

‘Busy, busy, busy’ ACES senior leaning toward cosmetology

Hayley Harden, 17, moved around a lot before her mom settled in south Everett with her and her sisters. It took a toll… Continue reading

Out of hardship, actual roses for Leaders in Learning senior

Avery Hohenstein finally found her groove at Leaders in Learning, an alternative program, after two years of school struggles. The budding singer now… Continue reading

Jackson High senior has sights set on global justice

Micaiah Anderson, 18, leads the Multi-Cultural Club at school and is planning on a career in international law. Question: What are your college plans? Answer:… Continue reading

This Granite Falls senior has airplanes in her future

Cassie Collinge, 18, is a senior at Granite Falls High School. She plans to study aerospace engineering at the University of Washington… Continue reading

From illness setback, Edmonds student excels in online courses

Aurora Kerr is a student in the Edmonds School District’s eLearning Academy, where students mostly learn online and meet with teachers periodically at… Continue reading

This Marysville student is on a path to be a NASA researcher

Ollie Reisman, 17, is a senior at Marysville Arts and Technology High School. He got his grades back on track after freshman year… Continue reading

Scriber Lake senior plans to be a traveling nurse

Scriber Lake High School senior EmmaSariah Jensen is a certified nursing assistant and looks forward to continuing her studies to become a licensed… Continue reading

Maltby teen who’s been all over the world wonders what’s next

Trevor Johnston is as well-rounded as he is high-achieving. The 4.0 student and National Merit finalist at Archbishop Murphy High School lives in… Continue reading

Crossroads senior has passion for ‘everything creative’

Jacob Kerst, 18, is a senior at Crossroads High School who is finishing the final requirements for graduation despite missing his freshman… Continue reading

Patience is this Iraqi-born Mariner student’s true virtue

Abdulkader Al-Bayati started at Mariner High School last year speaking very little English. He was born and raised in Iraq. When he was… Continue reading

Marysville Getchell student president: ‘People are my passion’

Chantz San Nicolas, 17, is a positive force at Marysville Getchell High School, where the homecoming court member and student body president focuses… Continue reading