Super Kid

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

Meadowdale High senior asks peers to evaluate privilege

The Meadowdale High School principal calls senior Liam Ball, 18, “an activist, not a complainer.” Ball’s passion for justice and equity has made… Continue reading

Tenacious Cascade senior rises above life’s early obstacles

Cascade High School senior Edna Vetter, 18, had a rough start to life. But with the support of her adoptive family and her… Continue reading

Culture, community count for Heritage High senior

Myrna Red Leaf, 17, is an athlete and student leader who takes pride in her cultural heritage. She is more likely to say… Continue reading

Monroe homeschooler sharpens his skills in metals classes

Johan West, a homeschool student from Monroe, came to Sno-Isle TECH Skills Center for his senior year to take metals classes and has… Continue reading

A daughter of immigrants aims to shape education policy

Aymee Carrillo, 17, is a senior at Everett High School, where she is taking five AP classes, the AVID college-readiness course and is… Continue reading

On pace to graduate early, she’s sure of Weston High transfer

Lauryn Baker, 17, is a junior at Weston High School. The youngest of three siblings, she says her older brothers set a high… Continue reading

AIM senior Samantha Edgar doesn’t let health issues hold her down

Samantha Edgar, 17, has faced limitations with serious health issues, including Addison’s disease and osteoporosis. But the AIM High School senior is overcoming… Continue reading