Edmonds-area High School Students of the Month for January


Edmonds-Woodway High School

Sydney Donaldson
Mother’s Name: Lindsay
Father’s Name: Michael
GPA: 3.7
Clubs & Activities: Sports Medicine
Athletics: Varsity Basketball, 4 years, Captain for 09/10 and 10/11 seasons, Varsity Volleyball, 3 years, captain senior year
Honors: First team Wesco South Volleyball as a senior. Honorable mention and second team Wesco South on Varsity basketball. 5th place at state junior season. Team Captain for both volleyball and basketball.
Culminating Project: Working as assistant coach for Seattle Youth Basketball team. Creating practice plans and working as defensive coordinator.
Current Employment: Works as a Sno-King referee
Future Educational Goals: Attending Western Washington University next year, playing basketball for the women’s team. Planning on studying sports medicine and looking into the field of becoming a physical therapist.
Josh Jordan
Mother’s Name: Susanne
Father’s Name: Jeff
GPA: 3.515
Clubs & Activities: Co-captain of Sports Medicine Club, attend small groups at Alderwood Community Church
Athletics: Varsity basketball- 3 years Varsity football- 2 years Honors: 2009 Wesco football honorable mention, 2010 1st team all Wesco wide receiver, Herald player of the week: basketball 2008 sophomore homecoming prince, 2010 senior homecoming prince
Community Service: Warrior buddies, helped clean and pick up the Taste of Edmonds, helped set up the athletic booster club auction and school sports garage sale
Culminating Project: Job shadowing Sandy Metzger, Edmonds-Woodway sports medicine trainer
Current Employment: Sno-King basketball referee
Future Educational Goals: I plan to attend a four-year university to study exercise science

Meadowdale High School

Owen Mather
Mother’s Name: Kathy Jo Mather
Father’s Name: Rene Mather
GPA: 3.0
Clubs & Activities: Link Crew
Athletics: Football, Track and Field
Awards: Football Coach Award
Community Service: volunteer at Canyon Creek Church
Culminating Project: leadership classes with youth group at Canyon Creek Church
Current Employment: skilled laborer
Future Educational Goals: ECC then go to a university
Michelle Lyn Wilson
Mother’s Name: Monique Wilson
Father’s Name: Richard Wilson
GPA: 2.5
Clubs & Activities: I am the co-leader of my schools Improv team and club. I also am a senior leader of drama club. In drama club we are currently getting ready to put on our first play of the year “You Can’t Take It With You.” It’s a wonderful play by Moss Hart and George. S. Kaufman. We open Feb. 10.
Culminating Project: My senior project is tutoring kids at my old school Maplewood K-8. It takes most of my time, but it is worth it to see the improvement of a child’s understanding in an certain subject. It’s very rewarding.
Future Educational Goals: I would like to go to Edmonds Community College for two years. And hopefully while I am there I could work for the Office of Student Life. After I get my AA, I plan on attending the University of Washington. I hope to get my degree in fine art and a minor in theatre.
Future Career Goals: Hopefully in the future I can be an actress. I love the stage so if I could do that for the rest of my life, I would be the happiest person on the planet.
Anything else we should know?: I live by the saying “Seize the day” because in the end you never know if it will be your last.

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