March students of the month for Edmonds-Woodway, Meadowdale

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Each month, Edmonds-area  high schools select two students of the month to be recognized for their accomplishments and achievements. Congratulations to the following students chosen for March:
 
Edmonds-Woodway High

Student Name: Savannah Broadlick
Mother’s Name: Martha Pilcher
Father’s Name: Jim Broadlick
GPA: 3.66
ASB: ASB Senator for three years, ASB Senior Class Secretary
Athletics: Cross country, track-four year letter, football manager
Honors: Track captain-senior year, cross country captain-sophomore year
Community Service: Younglife Student Leader, Wyldlife Leader, Volunteer for United Way, Volunteer at Marathons, Blood Drive Coordinator for Edmonds Woodway, Prom Chair
Culminating Project: Job-shadowing a veterinarian at Westgate Veterinary Hospital.
Current Employment: Nanny
Future Educational Goals: I will be attending Washington State University and double majoring in psychology and criminal justice. I am also studying abroad in Paris this summer, so I may minor in French.
Future Career Goals: I am unsure of what I want to do, but I am hoping to do something in law or psychology and possibly combining the two.
Anything else we should know?: I lease a horse and do jumping in Monroe, and I go there three or four times a week. I’m also a partial IB student, and I dedicate a lot of time supporting Edmonds-Woodway sports.

Student Name: Tobias Osterhaug
Mother’s Name: Birgit Osterhaug
Father’s Name: Einar Osterhaug
Clubs & Activities: My favorite extracurricular is drama. Through Play Production I spend at a minimum of four hours a week after school in the theater, working on plays. We build all our own sets, costume ourselves, get our own props, choose our plays, and when we do one-act plays we even do the directing. I am currently playing a lead in our musical “Dirty Rotten Scoundrels,” the character of Lawrence, and that means spending three hours a day minimum after school rehearsing during the two weeks before performance. I also enjoy skiing, cooking, and playing video games. I also am a huge history buff, and sometimes I read ourhistory textbook for fun. My favorite thing to learn about is the Cold War.
Athletics: During the fall I play soccer with a rec team that I have played with for the past eight years. I also have played Ultimate Frisbee for the school, but I had to stop doing that because it conflicted with my Drama schedule.
Honors: I am in Full IB (International Baccalaureate), regarded as one of the most difficult high school diploma paths in the country. I take a Full IB course load, meaning I have had six IB courses and play production during the first semester junior year and second semester senior year, and six IB classes (with Theory of Knowledge) second semester junior year, first semester senior year. These classes include core classes, IB Spanish, IB Ecology/Anatomy, and IB Art History. During these classes I have had to write major essays (2,000 word minimum) on topics ranging from the role of women as wives and mothers in “A Doll’s House “and “The Great Gatsby” to a comparison of color theory between Seurat and Kandinsky.
Awards: I received a commendation from the National Merit Scholarship program for being in the 98th percentile of students taking the PSAT. I was accepted into Western Washington University’s Honors Program. I have been in National Honor Society since 10th grade.
Community Service: My community service has been largely theater-based. I assisted with production and directing with Seaview Elementary’s production of “Oliver Twist,” and was a volunteer assistant stage manager at the Phoenix Theater at Firdale Village during their production of “Fuddy Meers.” Other service is mostly through National Honor Society, including Waste Warriors during the Taste of Edmonds, and helping out with multi-cultural club’s Hunger Dinner
Culminating Project: Because I am in Full IB, my culminating project was replaced with the Extended Essay, a 4,000-word independent research-based essay on a topic of my choosing. I chose to do an analysis of the spread and effect of Constantin Stanislavski’s acting method and teachings in the United States. This included many hours logged with books from the University of Washington’s Drama Library.
Future Educational Goals: I plan to pursue a four-year degree in International Relations, or a double major in Political Science and Economics at one of the following universities (acceptance letters pending): Western Washington University (accepted in the honors program), Northeastern University, Pomona College, Swarthmore University, or Lewis and Clark College. I also plan to study abroad in China. I would then like to get my Masters in International Relations.
Future Career Goals: I plan to take the Foreign Service Entrance Exam after completing my Bachelor’s degree, and pursue a career as a diplomat with the State Department. I would someday like to hold a high-ranking position within the State Department, maybe even Secretary of State. I love traveling and I love statesmanship and the flows of international relations.
Anything else we should know?: I have dual-citizenship with Germany, because my mother is a German native and not a U.S. citizen. I also love cats and building computers.

  
Meadowdale High
 
Student Name: Josie Dow
Mother’s Name: Julie Gray-Dow
Father’s Name: Steve Dow
GPA: 3.4
Clubs & Activities: Jazz Band – 9th grade (tenor saxophone), Pep Band – 9th,10th and 11th grade (tenor saxophone), R.A.K.E. (Random Acts of Kindness Club) – 11th grade, Link Crew Leader – 11th and 12th grade, Photo Club – 11th and 12th grade
ASB: ASB senator (class representative) – 9th, 10th, 11th, ASB Executive Officer (Treasurer) – 12th
Athletics: JV soccer and JV tennis – 9th, varsity tennis-10th, #1 singles varsity tennis – 11th, #1 singles varsity tennis and co-captain – 12th
Honors: Nominated to attend NYLSC (National Young Leadership Conference) – 9th grade, Inducted into National Honor Society – 9th grade, Meadowdale High School Homecoming Queen 2010 – 12th grade
Awards: Most Inspirational Player – JV soccer – 9th grade, Most Improved Player- varsity tennis – 10th grade, Most Valuable Player – varsity tennis – 11th grade, #1 WESCO 3A All Conference Single Tennis Player – 11th grade, WESCO Tennis Champion – 11th grade, Everett Herald Athlete of the Week – 11th grade, Presidential Service Award – 11th grade, 2011 Snohomish County Regional Scholastic Art Award, Gold Key Award for Photography – 12th grade
Community Service: Volunteering my time teaching community tennis to children in the summer, volunteering with Habitat for Humanity building houses for families in Everett, 24 hour food drive  for the Lynnwood Food Bank
Culminating Project: I have decided to dedicate my 25 community service hours to working and building houses through Habitat for Humanity.
Current Employment: I am currently employed at Harbor Square Tennis Center.
Future Educational Goals: I will be attending the University of Puget Sound. I am interested in pursuing a Double Major in IPE (International Political Economy) and French.
Future Career Goals: I am hoping to work and live abroad as a diplomat or translator for the U.S.
Anything else we should know?: Summer 2010 – I spent 21 days in England and France with my high school French Class. Winter 2011 – I spent 17 days with my family traveling through Morocco and Spain.
 
Student Name: Pierce Pronovost
Mother’s Name: Claire Janell
Father’s Name: Michael Pronovost
GPA: 3.7
Clubs & Activities: Photography Club
Athletics: Varsity Tennis
Awards: Silver Award in “Scholastic Art & Writing Competition” for a photo (Feb. 2011) Top 30 Finalist photo in Architecture at 2010 Washington State Photo Contest Top 18 Finalist photo in Landscape at 2009 Washington State Photo Contest
Community Service: Volunteer photography for Meadowdale’s Drama Club, volunteer photography for The French Bulldog Club of Puget Sound, volunteer photography for Edmonds Public Schools Foundation’s “5k Fun Run”, volunteer photography for Edmonds Rock ‘n Readathon
Culminating Project: Volunteer photography with Habitat For Humanity
Future Career Goals: Either a pilot or a professional photographer

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