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Snohomish student overcame debilitating migraines to excel
At the homeschool program Academy Northwest, senior Jacob Nowlan finds himself thriving again.
Senior makes the most of ‘a better learning experience’
Trevor LaFond has left past struggles behind at Leaders in Learning High School in Monroe.
An orphan from Rwanda finds freedom at his own pace
Jean Christian Niyonkuru pursues his love of cars at Sno-Isle Tech Skills Center.
Sno-Isle TECH Skills Center is his home away from home
Robert Knight is building on his home-schooling with courses in precision machining and electronics.
At this stage of life, she’s ready for anything
Glacier Peak High School senior Freja Jorgensen was drawn to theater early on.
Lake Stevens senior asks: ‘What can you do in 3 seconds?’
Grace Fortney created an award-winning seatbelt safety video.
Her 14 years at Grace Academy have been ‘pretty cool’
Senior Jenna Knudson has attended the Marysville Christian school since preschool.
North Creek junior gearing up for a big 2019
T.J. Ingersoll, who will be in the school’s first graduating class, helps build a positive climate.
‘We’re all different and we all just need to respect each other’
Everett High School senior Amy Nguyen wants to be a doctor, helping those in developing countries.
Snohomish High senior is cherishing all the moments
Emma Lande has a new appreciation for life as she battles Hodgkins lymphoma.
On cusp of adulthood, Arlington senior readies for ‘real’ world
Destiny Robinson of Arlington High School is aiming for a career in genetic counseling.
Yale-bound Camano teen excels at sciences, music at Stanwood
Jack Softcheck is considering a career as a medical doctor, but his love of music is a strong lure.
Busy Jackson High student hears entrepreneurship calling
The competitive dancer keeps an active schedule of school, dance and work to feel highly productive.
Thinking positively: ‘I want to be the best of the best’
Heritage High senior Kimberly Smoley plans a career in dermatology.
Homeschooled Everett teen tries to capture feelings in art
Her work is on display at the Schack Art Center and she hopes to become an animator.
Granite Falls student’s advice: ‘get involved’
She went from playing video games to building her own computers and creating a food drive database.
Flexible schedule fits Lake Stevens teen’s ballroom dance life
AIM High School in Snohomish, an alternative program, lets Erik Linder compete across the world.
Her school’s tragedy set her on a course to become a nurse
Marysville Pilchuck senior Cheyenne Coe decided she wants to be an emergency room nurse.
At one point she dropped out; now she’s graduation-bound
Anita Bradford-Diaz has had her share of setbacks, but they only seem to increase her motivation.
This Marysville student is an actor, debater, gamer, leader
Marysville Arts & Technology’s Brady Uker likely to pursue “anything social.”