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Relationships are important for student leader at Jackson High

Dartagnan Phan, a senior at Henry M Jackson High School, gets to know many of the school’s 2,400 students in his role… Continue reading

Sultan High senior reaches out to classmates in positive ways

DeeAnna Wesson has a nurturing spirit and is known for her care for her classmates at Sultan High School. She started a support… Continue reading

Something ‘just clicked’ for Arlington senior on business track

Edward Radion went from self-described apathy his freshman year at Arlington High School to a polished young businessman who’s already at work building… Continue reading

Cascade High senior, 15, stays active with sports, leadership

Mohamed Nour is on track to graduate from Cascade High School at age 15. The go-getter is applying to universities while staying busy… Continue reading

Senior student-athlete is getting the most out of MPHS

Abby Magee, 17, is a star student, a leader and accomplished swimmer at Marysville Pilchuck High School. Her competitive drive extends to all… Continue reading

Monroe teen overcomes grief to push on to higher education

As a reserved boy in eighth grade, Erick Garcia-Ramirez struggled through a dark time after the death of a beloved aunt. But with… Continue reading

Mountlake Terrace High School senior is a STEM leader

Elizabeth Jurgensen, 17, has a sweatshirt that spells out “Th-I-N-K” with symbols from the periodic table of elements. After discovering her niche… Continue reading

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Avid photographer: Takes sparkling shots of basketball action and serene landscapes. Started photography on his middle-school yearbook staff and is continuing now with the high… Continue reading

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Positive signs: Is in fourth year of American Sign Language classes and is spending this quarter in sign language classes at Seattle Central Community College.… Continue reading

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Musical talent: Plays trumpet in marching and jazz bands. Used to play in the orchestra pit for high school musicals until a ruptured eardrum this… Continue reading

Eleasha Clement, 17, Meadowdale High School senior

A good sign: Started learning American Sign Language seven years ago and plans to pursue a career working with young deaf children. Resourceful: Has exhausted… Continue reading

Zach McCune, 17, Stanwood High School senior

Aiming high: Wants to be a pilot. Applied to the Coast Guard Academy as well as the Air Force Academy. Was nominated by U.S. Sen.… Continue reading

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Behind the scenes: Handles lighting and sound for the school’s jazz choir, Jazzmine, which has led to an internship and other concert and theater jobs… Continue reading

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Super student: Carries a 4.0 grade-point average, heads the school’s National Honor Society chapter and handles a schedule with four college-level advanced placement classes in… Continue reading

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Horse lover: Volunteers 10 to 15 hours per week at Equifriends, a nonprofit therapeutic riding center for people with disabilities. Grew from a childhood love… Continue reading

Super Kid: Amanda Miller, 19, Sequoia High School graduate

Made it: Graduated March 30 after five years of high school. Struggled her freshman and sophomore years at Henry M. Jackson High School, then missed… Continue reading

Super Kid: Megan Siler, 18, Cascade High School graduate

New dog: Helping train Spencer, a 1-year-old golden retriever and Labrador retriever mix, for Canine Companions for Independence. Has had him since he was 2… Continue reading

Super Kid: Melissa Appel, 18, Everett Homeschool Alternative graduate

Self-starter: After moving out of her home her sophomore year, spent a little over a year at Cocoon House for homeless teens and has since… Continue reading

Maria Mendoza, 17, Bothell High School senior

School leader: Has been involved in student body leadership since middle school and this year is Bothell High School’s ASB president. “I just choose to… Continue reading

Charlie Tran, 18, Mariner High School senior

Hard work: Grew up in a family without much money, but a belief that effort and education pay off. Takes tough classes and stays up… Continue reading