Rotary Club of Arlington recognizes local students

Rotary Club of Arlington recognizes local students
February 2020 Rotary StudentsEight outstanding middle and high school students from the Arlington, Darrington and Lakewood School Districts were recognized Feb. 20 by the Rotary Club of Arlington for making a difference in their respective schools. The Rotarians wanted to recognize students who stand out in different ways in their schools. The Rotary Club also donated $50 to a charity of the student’s choice.

Megan Scott from Arlington High School constantly tries to make her school a better place. “Last year, Megan led a movement to raise mental health awareness by placing posters in the lunch room which defined many mental health issues,” said Art Teacher, Audrey Funk. Megan’s $50 contribution is being made to the National Alliance on Mental Illness.

Lakewood High School student, Natasha Lowery, is very bright, dedicated, innovative, and loves a challenge. “She maintains a 3.87 GPA while at the same time challenging herself with advanced classes by participating in College in the High School as well as Running Start, not to mention a busy after-school schedule,” said Principal Jeanette Grisham. Natasha’s $50 contribution is being made to the CSP Foundation.

Brevin Ross from Darrington High School is well-respected amongst his peers and takes an active role in the student body. “He is academically strong taking challenging AP and College-in-the-High-School courses and lots of science,” said Principal Cindy Christoferson. Brevin’s $50 contribution is being made to the Wounded Warrior Project.

Weston High School student, Desaray Low, is a student who looks out for her classmates. “She is the first to encourage her peers to seek out quick and mature resolutions to problems,” said Principal, Andrea Dixon-Hundredmark. Desi’s $50 contribution is being made to Seattle Children’s Hospital.

Leonardo Sandoval from Lakewood Middle School is a dedicated student who always puts forth excellent work. “Leo is the type of student that teachers dream of having – an all-around great guy who takes advantage of every opportunity to work hard and excel,” said Principal, Amanda Cote. Leo’s $50 contribution is being made to the VH1 Save the Music Foundation.

Ava Wolfe from Post Middle School comes to school every day with a positive attitude. “She is helpful to everyone around her and is a positive role model to everyone she encounters,” said Principal, Voni Walker. Ava’s $50 contribution will be made to the Arlington Food Bank.

Haller Middle School student, Peyton Wold, is a leader in the school. “As a new student at Haller this year, Peyton joined Leadership class and has played a key role in organizing assemblies and spirit days,” said Haller Teacher, Terri Stanton. Peyton’s $50 contribution will be made to the Alzheimer’s Association of Washington.

Patience Hartman from the Stillaguamish Valley Learning Center has a kind heart, is a leader in her school and is dedicated to her education. “Patience turns her assignments in on time and puts strong effort into her schoolwork, which is reflected in her excellent grades,” said Assistant Principal, Karrie Marsh. Patience’s $50 contribution will be made to the Special Olympics.