Edmonds-area High School Students of the Month for September
Edmonds-Woodway High School
Clubs & Activities: Member of DECA – National association of marketing students, Link Crew Leader, Random Acts of Kindness Club Leadership, Member of European Heritage Club, 2012 WE Day attendee, 2012/2013 Seattle City of Music Conference attendee
ASB: Vice President of Edmonds-Woodway High School, Edmonds LASC (Local Association of Student Councils) representative to the WASC (Washington Association of Student Councils) board, Interhigh representative for inter-district communications
Honors: Full International Baccalaureate Candidate
Awards: First place in the Business Marketing category at the 2012 DECA area competition; September Student of the Month; Hearst scholarship finalist for the State of Washington; 2012 Youth Challenge Award nominee for RAK (Random Acts of Kindness) Club; 2011 Outstanding Achievement in Geometry; 2012 Outstanding Achievement in French 2
Community Service: Steering Committee Chair and member at The VERA Project, a Seattle non-profit all ages music venue; Volunteer with first graders at Terrace Park Elementary
Current Employment: Tutor
Future Educational Goals: Attend a four-year college majoring in business to earn my degree.
Future Career Goals: Enter into the political/business sphere while maintaining involvement in the arts.
Anything else we should know? I tested a seven out of a possible seven on my International Baccalaureate Art History test. I’m an avid runner with a personal record of eight miles in 80 minutes.
Clubs & Activities: Marketing Director of Random Acts of Kindness Club (RAK); DECA Marketing Association Member; Life Scout Boy Scouts of America.
ASB: My freshman and sophomore year I served as the class of 2014′s President. My junior year I gained an interest in school-wide events and decided to run for student body vice-president. After having a year’s experience as EWHS’ VP, I currently hold the position of ASB President.
Honors: Tri M Music Honor Society Member, National Honor Society Member
Awards: I’ve received the DECA individual quick serve management state qualifier; Edmonds-Woodway High School choir’s most inspirational underclassman, 2013; Mello-Aires jazz choir most inspirational member, 2013.
Community Service: Some of my favorite volunteering sites include Global Leadership Adventures Costa Rican service trip in communities needing assistance, 2013, various Eagle Scout projects and College Place Middle School glee choir, 2012.
Culminating Project: This year I created “Warrior Connection,” a program that connects freshmen and upper classmen so that first year students can receive advice from experienced Warriors. I’m hoping this will become a tradition at Edmonds-Woodway and that it will leave a great legacy that future generations of Warriors can enjoy.
Future Educational Goals: After my Senior year, I plan to attend a four-year university and earn a degree in marketing or business administration with a minor in a foreign language.
Future Career Goals: I would love to become a marketing director for a magazine company or for a university. Otherwise, I would love to teach marketing in a college or high school.
Anything else we should know? Warriors are some of the best people in the world and I’m glad to be one of them.
Meadowdale High School
Mother’s Name: Mansoureh Semiari
Father’s Name: Esmaeel Naeemi
Clubs and Activities: 2012-2013 Link Crew member
Athletics: Meadowdale Girls Tennis
Honors: National Honors society member
Awards: Junior of the Month by the Rotary Club of Edmonds, Presidential Service Award
Community Service: Volunteered over 100 hours at the Iman Fasi center of Kirkland
Future Educational Goals: I would love to pursue my education all the way to Ph.D.
Future Career Goals: Engineering but still deciding on what field
Clubs & Activities: Link Crew leader (3 years), BSU member (Three years, one year as Treasurer)
Athletics: Basketball (four years, two on varsity) Cross Country (four years, two on varsity), Track and Field (2013, varsity)
Honors: National Honor Society member
Awards: Presidential Service Award, Link Leader of the Year (2012-13), Most improved Runner (2012), Edmonds Rotary Junior Student of the Month (November 2012).
Community Service: I’ve spent the last three years volunteering in the community. I have tutored Algebra, Geometry and Pre-Calculus with the National Honor Society. The past few summers, I have coached at the Meadowdale Summer Basketball Camp as well as training with the Link Crew in August.
Future Educational Goals: I want to attend a four-year college or university.
Future Career Goals: Pursue a career in the medical field
Scriber Lake High School
Clubs & Activities: Recognition at student awards assembly
Athletics: I’m not really the athletic type, so some of the hobbies I enjoy are hiking, camping, salmon/steelhead fishing and playing video games.
Future Educational Goals: I want to attend college and get a high-paying job.
Future Career Goals: Get a part-time job while finishing up school then move on to college training to become a tug boat captain.
Anything else we should know? I have overcome a number of difficult situations in my life to graduate on time but I’m still trying and will soon have my diploma.
Clubs & Activities: Leadership, W.O.W. Sno-isle (Culinary Arts), La Cima, La Chispa
Awards: Academic awards- English, History, Reading, perfect attendance (recognition assembly), snowboarding.
Culminating Project: Juvenile probation counselor, The IF Project- bringing the IF project presenters for an all-school event.
Future Educational Goals: Diploma, then to Central Washington University to study criminal justice
Future Career Goals: Become a Juvenile Probation Officer to help other young adults succeed in life and take the right path for the future.
Anything else we should know? The most important thing in my life is to succeed and be the first one in my family to graduate from high school. I want and will be going to college to set a good example and be a good role model to my younger siblings.