Edmonds eLearning Academy
Mother’s Name: Nesrine Oulmi
Father’s Name: Farid Oulmi
Interests: I enjoy reading and writing, computer science, and studying astronomy. I like traveling to other countries to pick up on new languages and exposing myself to different cultures.
Community Service/Work: When not at school, I work as an executive assistant and as an HR assistant.
Future Education Goals: I’m going to study government/political science, law, as well as business management/business law.
Future Career Goals: I’d like to pursue a career in business law, as well as invest in the stock market or work in journalism.
Anything else you want us to know? I’m going to be going to Madagascar over the summer and volunteer to help clean up the ocean waters, monitor the biodiversity, health and growth of the reef system surrounding Nosy Komba. I will also be attending the International University in Monaco next fall.
Edmonds Heights K-12
Father’s name: Michael Benbrook
Clubs & Activities: ASB
Community Service: Volunteer at the Seattle Aquarium
Current Employment: Pacific Science Center
Future Educational Goals: Continuing with the path I’ve been working on so far in a running start with the end goal of a double major in a marine science related degree and photography.
Future Career Goals: Underwater photography would be the dream job, but I also really love working in informal education and getting to teach people about the ocean.
Mother’s name: Laura Johnson
Father’s name: Joshua Johnson
Clubs & Activities: President of Edmonds Heights Thespian troupe
Community Service: Civically engaged in local government and activism.
Significant School Project: Assisted in re-organizing the theater’s costume department.
Current Employment: Awesome babysitter
Future Educational Goals: Masters of Education, University of Washington
Future Career Goals: To become an elementary school teacher, after pursuing a career in the arts
Anything else we should know? Sierra has absolutely loved her time at Edmonds Heights. The creativity and flexibility that the program provides has prepared her in ways that a traditional educational setting could not. The love and support of the EH community has been instrumental to Sierra growing into the young adult she is today.
Mother’s Name: Rhonda Hardan
Father’s Name: Dan Hardan
Clubs & Activities: DECA; Bird Watching Club; President of Puzzle Club; Save Our Shorelines; Science Club
ASB: Executive Secretary
Athletics: Varsity Volleyball all four years; Space Needle Volleyball Foundation for seven years.
Honors: Second Team All Wesco AAA for Volleyball; Athlete of the Week
Anything else we should know? I am a full International Baccalaureate Diploma Candidate
Mother’s name: Almaz Godofy
Father’s name: Yohannes Yohannes
Clubs & Activities: Jazz Ensemble 1, Mellow-Aires, Wind Ensemble, Pep band (drum major), National Honors Society, Tri-M Music Honors Society (president), Link Crew Leader
Honors: Participant of the 2018 WMEA All-State Jazz Choir (playing piano)
Awards: Music Student of the Month for December
Community Service: Summer Music School
Significant School Project: 4,000-word IB Extended Essay on Miles Davis
Future Educational Goals: Nebee hopes to attend either UBC or UW Seattle and study medicine.
Anything else we should know? Full IB diploma candidate. Was a part of the EWHS Jazz Ensemble I that was recognized as a finalist in the 2017 Essentially Ellington competition in New York City.
Meadowdale High School
Mother’’s name: Sherri Woods
Father’s name: Mark Johnson
Clubs & Activities: Bassist in Orchestra, Link Leader Stream Team, National Honor Society Member
Athletics: Football, Track
Honors: Captain of the Football Team; Link Leader
Awards: Rotary Student of the Month; Student of the Quarter; Second Team All WESCO Middle Linebacker
Community Service: Link Leader; volunteer for Meadowdale Summer Camps; Feeding the Homeless in Seattle through Operation Night Watch.
Future Educational Goals: To attend a four-year university
Future Career Goals: To utilize my business and marketing degree to work somewhere where I can manage and contribute to large scale businesses and projects.
Mother’s Name: Clare Gates
Father’s Name: Andy Gates
Clubs & Activities: Link club, Hi-Q, and National Honor Society
Honors: Link leader of the month, and Junior Rotary Student of the Month
Community Service: Peer tutor and volunteer at Boyer’s Children Clinic
Future Educational Goals: To attend a four-year university and, hopefully, be a part of their engineering program.
Mother’s Name: Linda
Father’s Name: Bob
Community Service: Volunteer, Swedish Edmonds Hospital
Significant School Project: I work on on the fifth floor at Swedish/Edmonds Medical Center cleaning, making coffee for patients and staff, and help out when needed.
Future Educational Goals: I would like to graduate Project SEARCH with a paid job.
Future Career Goals: I would like to work at Fred Meyer stocking shelves, facing the shelves, sweeping the floors full time.
Anything else we should know? I like to play the drums.
Scriber Lake High
Mother’s Name: Mistie Cordova
Father’s Name: Eddie Dixon
Awards: Resiliency award
Future Educational Goals: Lassen Community College, then transfer to a four-year college.
Future Career Goals: I hope to one day work as a social worker
Mother’s name: Maria Arteaga
Father’s Name: Julio Dominguez (little brother’s father)
Significant School Project: Proud author of Scriber Lake high school’s book “This is a Movement”
Future Educational Goals: To study psychology and music in college
Future Career Goals: Psychologist
VOICE Transition Program
Mother’s name: Lourdes Magpoc
Father’s Name: Tomas Magpoc
Clubs & Activities: Special Olympics
Athletics: Basketball, bowling and soccer.
Current Employment: Lynnwood Recreation Center
Future Educational Goals: To graduate from the VOICE transition program.
Future Career Goals: Lynnwood Recreation Center sweeping and cleaning!
Anything else we should know? Arne is a hardworking student and employee! He loves Special Olympics and participating in group sports and activities.