High School Students of Month for June


eLearning - Roxana ValleaEdmonds E-Learning Academy

Roxana Valea
Mother’s Name: Violeta Sandu
Father’s Name: Emil Valea
GPA: 3.32
Clubs & Activities: Hawkeye newspaper as a freshman and sophomore
ASB: None
Athletics: Cross Country (freshman and sophomore year), Track and Field (freshman year), Girls Swim (Senior Year)
Honors: I took many AP and honors courses including English honors (freshman year); English honors (sophomore year); AP chemistry, AP biology, AP US, AP English language and composition, AP psychology (junior year); eLearning AP english literature and composition, eLeaning AP government (senior year)
Awards: I was awarded the Alderwood Middle School Honor Garden Award Feb. 16, 2011 for consistently exceeding expectations in citizenship, academic tenacity, and devotion to learning.
Significant School Project: STEM Exposition March 2015
Future Educational Goals: I plan to finish associates of science at Everett Community College in three years, then transfer to the University of Washington to finish my biochemistry major.
Future Career Goals: I plan to use my biochemistry major to work in a laboratory setting, hopefully at one of the institutions in downtown Seattle.
Anything else we should know? I completed “Project Biotech” over the 2014 summer (July 7-11, 2014) at Shoreline Community College by Institute for Systems Biology and look forward to participating in the “Biotechnology and Human Health” project again over the 2015 summer.

eLearning - Austin FrazierAustin Frazier
Mother’s Name: Marcia
Father’s Name: Rick
Awards: Student of the Month
Future Career Goals: I just want to make enough money to support myself happily, while doing something I love.
Anything else we should know? I like turtles.

Edmonds Heights K-12

EHK12-Asmaa Abdel-HakimAsmaa Abdel-Hamid
Mother’s Name: Tyseer Hamid
Father’s Name: Wael Abdel-Hamid
GPA: 4.0
Clubs & Activities: MSA (Muslim Student Association)
Future Career Goals: A job that involves helping others in need.
Anything else we should know? I’m a self-taught digital artist.

EHK12-Amber KinmanAmber Kinman
Mother’s Name: Tracy Kinman
Father’s Name: Brian Kinman
GPA: 3.74
Community Service: I have volunteered at various camps throughout high school as a cabin leader, summer staff, kitchen crew, etc.
Significant School Project: I am graduating with my high school diploma and AA degree from Edmonds Community College.
Current Employment: I just left my job at Pump it Up in Lynnwood and am currently working as a full time nanny for the summer.
Future Educational Goals: I will attend the University of Washington in the fall and was admitted as a freshman into the Department of Architecture.

Edmonds Woodway High

EWH-Olivia EgejuruOlivia Egejuru
Mother’s Name: Anthonia Egejuru
GPA: 3.75
Clubs & Activities: Debate Society – (2011 – 2012); Black Students union, Secretary (2013 – present); Warriors for Christ – (2013 – present); National Honors Society – 2014-15; National society of high school scholars – Ambassador, 2014-15; Expanding your Horizon / STEM conference at Edmonds Community College  2014; Students of Color career conference, “Dare to Dream at Everett Community College, 2014; We Day Seattle conference, Key Arena, 2015.
Athletics: Junior varsity girls tennis, 2013-14
Honors: National Honors Society; National Society of High School Scholars
Awards: Dare to Dream Students of Color; Inter-school debate competition; NAACP ACT-SO Seattle branch – silver medal in math competition; Warrior pride
Community Service: Edmonds Summer Math Program – 126 hrs. Edmonds-Woodway High college planning night – nine hours; Edmonds-Woodway High after school library tutoring – 17 hours;  Edmonds-Woodway seventh period tutoring – 16 hours; MLK Day of service – four hours; St. Vincent de Paul – 15 hours.
Significant School Project: Comeback Clothes drive
Future Educational Goals: To attend a four-year private university, major in biochemistry and minor in mathematics, then continue to graduate school to study dermatology.
Future Career Goals: I plan on being a Dermatologist.

EWH-Mouhammed TawilMouhammed Tawil
Mother’s Name: Loubaba Joudeh
Father’s Name: Basem Tawil
GPA: 3.961
Clubs & Activities: Help the Community Club; Enviornmental Club; Work Hard Play Later; The Writing Cente; DECA; Youth Migrant Project
Athletics: Tennis; Track and Field
Honors: IB Art History Student of the Year; Hall of Fame (Top 10 students of the year); Lynnwood Rotary Student of the Month;
Edmonds Rotary Scholarship Recipient; Ewing C. Kelly Scholarship Recipient
Awards: Athletic Scholar Award; Washington State Honors Award; DECA Achievement Award
Community Service: Youth Migrant Project; Local Lynwood Food Bank; RASKC Cats
Significant School Project: Youth Migrant Project
Current Employment: Councilor at Edmonds Summer Day Camp Catering
Future Educational Goals: Receive my undergraduates degree from UW while majoring in Law, Societies, and Justice followed by attending Georgetown University’s Law School.
Future Career Goals: Become a lawyer and save enough money to buy my mother the Jaguar she has been asking for since I was born.

Meadowdale High School

MHS-Kevin NguyenKevin Nguyen
Mother’s Name: Hanh Le
Father’s Name: Tuan Nguyen
GPA: 3.75
Clubs & Activities: Meadowdale Link Crew for 2 years, Senior Class Senator, and National Honors Society. In my free time, I enjoy playing tennis, basketball, and going on hikes.
Athletics: I was on Varsity Tennis for the 2014-2015 season.
Awards: Meadowdale High School Student of the Month (x4) and recognized as a United States Achievement Academy Scholar.
Community Service: I volunteered at the Lynnwood Food Bank for 4 years, Earth Corps for 2 years, and I am still volunteering for the Heart of Edmonds project.
Significant School Project: I helped the Nickof Time Foundation when they came to Meadowdale to do heart screenings on students. We detected 8 students that needed serious follow up due to their heart condition.
Future Educational Goals: I am attending the University of Washington Seattle this Fall, and I hope to attend the University of Washington School of Medicine after that.
Future Career Goals: I want to become a cardiologist and eventually start a nonprofit organization to provide families in poverty in my home country, Vietnam with food and safe/clean drinking water.

MHS-Sara CoppaSara Coppa
Mother’s Name: Kristy Coppa
Father’s Name: Paolo Coppa
GPA: 3.9
Clubs & Activities: Jazz Band 2, Jazz Band 1.5, Jazz Band 1 (2 years), Junior and Senior Drum Major of the pep band
ASB: Inter-high Representative
Athletics: Volleyball (Four years, fifth in state junior year and Academic State Champions senior year); Senior Captain, basketball (two years); Tennis (three years, sixth place in league for doubles); Senior Captain
Honors: Honors World History, Honors English 9, Honors Algebra 2, Honors Biology, Honors English 10, AP World History, Honors Chemistry, Honors Pre-calculus, AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, AP Chemistry, AP United States History, AP United State Government and Politics, AP Language and Composition, AP Literature and Composition
Awards: Northwest Interscholastic Activities Association Cliff Gillies Student Award, Edmonds School District Academic Athlete Award, Edmonds Jazz Connection Scholarship, Washington State Honors Award, AP Scholar Award, Meadowdale High School Student of the Month
Community Service: Over 100 hours of Hazel-Miller tutoring
Current Employment: Pump It Up!/Cafe Rio Mexican Grill
Future Educational Goals: To attend the University of New Haven to study Criminal Justice – Crime Analysis and Forensic Science. I’ll spend my first semester abroad in Prato, Italy.
Future Career Goals: To become an FBI Special Agent in the Criminal or Intelligence division.
Anything else we should know? I won “Most Spirited” in senior polls because I love this place and these people and am very proud to represent and support them – loudly and excessively!

Scriber Lake High School

SLH-Haylee PearsonHaylee Pearson
Mother’s Name: Samantha Sergent
Awards: Student of the Month, Rotary Youth Challenge Award
Significant School Project: My work was published in the newest school book “We Hope you Rise Up”. I performed a reading from a previous Scriber book at Edmonds Community College.
Future Educational Goals: An art-based career or Deaf Studies

SLH-Derrick StropeDerrick Strope
Father’s Name: Derrick Strope
Clubs & Activities: InStep outdoor exploration
Honors: Student of the Month
Significant School Project: Particapting in the InStep program, climbing mountains and exploring nature.
Future Career Goals: I hope to go into Real Estate

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