Congratulations to the October Students of the Month for Edmonds-Woodway and Meadowdale high schools, which were announced earlier this week by the Edmonds School District:
Mother’s Name: Kyung Chung
Father’s Name: Mook Chung
Clubs & Activities: FCCLA, Key Club, Mix and Multicultural Club, Science Club
ASB: In leadership all four years. Freshman year secretary, sophomore and junior class president, senior year appointed officer.
Athletics: Noncompetitive gymnastics outside of school.
Honors: Enrolled in partial IB and one AP class.
Community Service: Volunteer in Key Club activities. Attends Seattle Grace Presbyterian Church. Within youth group, she holds the position of secretary/treasurer.
Culminating Project: Likely going to job shadow someone in the field of marine biology.
Future Educational Goals: Will attend a four-year university to study marine biology.
Future Career Goals: She is interested in studying species that live at deep depths in the ocean, where we don’t often have the ability to study and learn about them. She also really likes turtles.
Mother’s Name: Gail Sailer
Father’s Name: Rick Huegli
Clubs & Activities: President of senior class, volunteering at Husky football game concessions to raise money for Senior Prom. Has previously been a class rep for student government.
Athletics: Plays club soccer and has since she was 10. Plays with Seattle United currently. Has played on Washington’s Olympic Development Program (ODP) Team Soccer. Invited to national camps with ODP and selected in regionals.
Honors: Has taken ASL for three years and is active within the deaf community at the school. She is a peer mentor at EWHS.
Community Service: Traveled with Shoreline Covenant Church to Tijuana to teach this past summer; previously traveled to Tijuana to build two houses.
Future Educational Goals: Planning a four-year university and will play D1 soccer. Interested in biology or zoology.
Mother’s Name: Lori Hipke
Father’s Name: David Hipke
Clubs & Activities: He is very involved in music. He plays guitar in Jazz Band I and in the Vocal Jazz group called “Impressions.” He also plays percussion in the Wind Ensemble and is captain of the drumline.
Honors: He was the guitarist for the 2010 WMEA All-State Jazz Band, three-time guitarist for the Edmonds All-Star Jazz Choir, and guitarist for the 2010 Edmonds All-Star Jazz Band. Also, he is part of National Honors Society.
Awards: AP Scholar with Distinction, various soloists awards at different regional jazz competitions over the years.
Community Service: He volunteers at Edgewood Baptist Church by leading and playing guitar in the Youth Band on Sundays.
Future Educational Goals: He is applying to University of Washington, Stanford, Washington University in St. Louis, and Harvard. He plans to major in some form of pre-medical studies, such biochemistry or virology.
Future Career Goals: He would like to go into the medical field, but he hasn’t decided on an area of specialization.
Mother’s Name: Anne McCool
Father’s Name: Andy McCool
Clubs & Activities: She is the president and cofounder of DnD Club, President of Go Club, has been a Girl Scout for 11 years, and recently started taking Tae Kwon Do classes at the Lynnwood Rec Center.
Athletics: JV Cross Country (10, 11, 12), and JV Tennis (9, 10, 11 and is planning on 12)
Awards: Gold Key for a mosaic table in 9th grade
Community Service: Girl Scouts, 120-some hours working as a junior counselor at week-long community camp the summers after 9, 10 and 11th grades. She plans to go back and be a full counselor this summer before heading off to college.
Culminating Project: None – Full time Running Start Student on top of her high school classes, so she can take the EdCC senior experience class instead.
Future Educational Goals: 4-year college. She’s planning on majoring in either computer or information science, and she is hoping to get into MIT or UW.
Future Career Goals: Programmer, animator, considering becoming an officer in the Navy.