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December High School Students of the Month

December High School Students of the Month

Posted on 01/03/2018

Edmonds eLearning Academy

Student Name: Corinna Dumale

Interests: I enjoy traveling with good company & love playing soccer.

Community Service/Work: I work at Taco Time and volunteer at my church to help watch the children.

Future Education Goals: One of my future education goals is to earn my bachelor’s degree to become a pediatrician.

Future Career Goals: My future career goal is to become a pediatrician to help kids.


Edmonds Heights K-12

Student name: Natalie Smith
Mother’s name: Kim Smith
Father’s name: Jamie Smith

GPA: 3.83

Clubs & Activities: Most of my current school activities involve musical theater and I am currently stage managing two shows.

ASB: I served on ASB council as a freshman and sophomore.

Honors: I am an Honor Thespian with the International Thespian Society.

Community Service: I direct the elementary kids choir at my church and sing in the youth band.

Significant School Project: When I was completing dual credits (both in college and high school) in ASL, I was able to volunteer for the school district meetings, providing child care for deaf students. During my freshman, sophomore and junior years, I was part of the Rising Star Project at 5th Avenue Theatre in Seattle.

Current Employment: Monday through Friday, from 6:45-10 a.m., I work at Sprouts Preschool.

Future Educational Goals: In October, I received my acceptance letter for University of Mary Hardin-Baylor in Belton, TX. My plan is to double major in Communications and Christian Studies.

Future Career Goals: My heart’s desire is to work overseas with children.

Anything else we should know? Since Edmonds Heights is a K-12 school, I have been fortunate to be on the campus since I was a 1-year-old. My two older sisters graduated in 2014 and 2016 from the same school.

Student Name: Hunter Brown

Mother's Name: Tiffany Brown-Lutack

Father's Name: Bobbi Lutack

GPA: 4.0 (SCC)

Clubs & Activities: Sculpture (SCC), hanging out with his girlfriend (Sophie), Xbox and making videos with friends, playing with his dog (Milo), spending time with his family.

ASB: Former ASB President 2015-2016

Community Service: Working at an Elephant Sanctuary in Thailand for 3 weeks (earlier this year).

Current Employment: UPS Store

Future Educational Goals: Transfer Associates Degree from Shoreline Community College.


Edmonds Woodway High

Student name: Olivia Olson

Mother's Name: Vivian Olson

Father's Name: Greg Olson

GPA: 4.0

Clubs & Activities: National Honor Society Vice President; speech and debate team Social Chair

Athletics: Varsity tennis and cross country

Honors: AAUW Women in STEM Recognition for achievements in math; September STEM Student of the Month; Rotary Youth Leadership Awards Conference

Awards: Minerva Vanguard Award; Voice of Democracy Audio Essay Contest – third place in State

Community Service: Peer tutoring and 10-11th grade French translator for EWHS ELL student

Significant School Project: I wrote my Extended Essay (4,000 words on any subject of our choosing) on how the evolution of advertising in food reflects changing societal values in America.

Future Educational Goals: I am interested in pursuing law and political science degrees.

Future Career Goals: International Law and Global Politics

Student Name: Graeme Hafford
Mother's Name: Leigh-Ann Hafford
Father's Name: Thomas Hafford
GPA: 3.972
Clubs & Activities: Wind Ensemble, Pep Band, Jazz Band I, Tri-M, NHS, ski instructing at Olympic Ski School
Athletics: Cross country (?All but senior year?)
Honors: Jazz band to Essentially Ellington in New York (honorable mention sax section); saxophone quartet to state solo and ensemble competition in 2016; NHS nationally accredited Level 1 ski instructor
Community Service: Habitat for Humanity store in Lynnwood
Current Employment: Ski instructor, sax coach/babysitter
Future Educational Goals: Four-year university (hopefully UBC, McGill University, or UW)
Future Career Goals: Interested in urban forestry, planning, and linguistics
Anything else we should know? I’m a nut about language and committed daily to learning French, German, and Spanish (and maybe some Polish for fun).


Lynnwood High School

Student Name: Katina Hurtado

Mother's Name: Janelle Hurtado

Father’s Name: Carlos Hurtado

GPA: 3.95

Clubs & Activities: Class Office, Tri-M, Liberty in North Korea

ASB: Leadership

Athletics: Cheer

Honors: AP

Awards: National Honor Society

Community Service: Swedish/Edmonds Hospital Volunteer

Future Educational Goals: I would like to attend a four-year university and medical school.

Future Career Goals: I want to work in the medical field as a nurse anesthetist.

Student Name: Meghan Potter


Mountlake Terrace High

Student Name: Hannah Gibson

Mother’s Name: Kerry Gibson

Father’s Name: Jeff Gibson

GPA: 3.8

Clubs & Activities: Key Club, IATRIX 21, Teens Against Tobacco Use, National Honors Society

ASB: As a cheerleader, I have been a member of ASB since my Sophomore year.

Athletics: MTHS Cheerleading: sophomore, junior, and senior years

Honors: MTHS Cheerleading Captain in 2016-2017 and 2017-2018

Community Service: Volunteer for the Greater Seattle Business Association

Future Educational Goals: After high school, I hope to go to Gonzaga University and major in biology with a minor in psychology.

Future Career Goals: In the future I want to become a Pediatric Neurologist.

Student name: Chase Alberts

Mother's name: Jeanette Alberts

Father's name: Jeff Alberts

Clubs & Activities: Key Club member, ASB, DECA Officer for two years, Link Crew, Co-President of Rowdy Rooters with Corey Takeya, Hiking Club member

ASB: I was a representative my freshman year, Sophomore Class Treasurer, Executive ASB Treasurer and Senior Class President.

Athletics: Fencing at Salle Auriol

Community Service: I’ve been collecting cans for the food drive every year; leading the DECA blood drive; and am an active member of Key Club

Future Educational Goals: To graduate from a four year university with a business degree.

Future Career Goals: A job in finance or marketing


Meadowdale High

Student’s name: Renee Brown

Mother’s Name: Lisa Ugalde Soros

Father’s name: Kevin Brown

GPA: 3.2

Clubs & Activities: BSU and LSU

ASB: I’m often on the committee for planning assemblies and I am often a speaker

Athletics: I often volunteer for school sports events

Awards: Student Of The Quarter; Student Of The Month Junior and senior years.

Community Service: I volunteer as a speaker for school. I go to elementary schools and help set up classrooms. I also stay after school and help students raise their grades.

Current Employment: I work at the Family Fun Center

Future Educational Goals: I don’t know if I would like to be an English teacher or go into medicine. Either way, I will be helping someone along the way.

Future Career Goals: My career goal is that I can help anyone

Anything else we should know? I love the people who are in this school and I wish upcoming seniors to have an amazing year and to finish well.

Student’s name: Peter Davies

Mother’s Name: Carol Davies

Father’s Name: Kevin Davies

GPA: 3.6

Clubs & Activities: Drama Club President

ASB: Senior Senate

Significant School Project: I directed the mainstage play

Future Educational Goals: I want to go to Chapman University in Orange, Calif.

Future Career Goals: I want to be an English teacher

Anything else we should know? Shout out to my pet snake Stanley


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Student’s name: Lupe Arteaga Lopez

Clubs & Activities: dancing

Awards: I got a trophy for running once.

Community Service: Volunteer at Swedish Edmonds Hospital

Current Employment: Student in Project SEARCH Swedish Edmonds

Future Career Goals: I would like to work at the Goodwill someday.
Anything else you’d like us to know? I like reading and working with small children. Someday I would like to be a daycare teacher.


Scriber Lake High

Student’s name: Dakota Brown

Father’s Name: Chris Brown

Clubs & Activities: Snowboarding club.

Current Employment: Panera Bread

Future Educational Goals: Enrolled to start in september for UTI tech

Future Career Goals: Welder

Student’s name: Clarissa Eastman

Mother’s Name: Pam Clark (aunt)

Father’s Name: Brian Eastman

Clubs & Activities: Social Justice

Awards: outstanding student award, outstanding in math

Current Employment: Wendy’s

Future Educational Goals: Study at EDCC for my AA, transfer to WSU for their vet program

Future Career Goals: Veterinarian doctor