Super Kid

Books, dyed hair and race cars are Marysville teen’s passions

Angel Marion Davis carries copies of her best essay everywhere she goes, “because I’m that nerd.”

 

Alabama-bound Marysville senior aims to be a teacher

Macy Scallan has been a cheer captain, ASB officer, tutor and a Big Buddy at her elementary school.

 

Megan Black, 17, a Henry M. Jackson High School senior, has recently been accepted to MIT, participated on the varsity girls swim team and earned a perfect 4.0 GPA. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Next stop MIT for Jackson scholar, swimmer — and politician?

Megan Black is a 4.0 student and a varsity swimmer who dreams of a job at the Federal Reserve.

 

Aerospace program helped Tulalip teen break out of his shell

Gio Bryan wants to work at Boeing. First, he’s graduating from an alternative high school in Tulalip.

Changing schools, Tulalip teen found motivation to graduate

Nancy Enick, 18, started at Heritage High School this school year. She’s since gotten straight As.

Caleb Sanders, Grace Academy senior and star athlete, plans to major in business. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Everett teen excels in sports, baking apple pies and Funko

Caleb Sanders, a senior at Grace Academy in Marysville, plans to major in business.

Caleb Sanders, Grace Academy senior and star athlete, plans to major in business. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
Kimberly Placido, an Everett High School senior, plans on continuing her studies at the University of Washington in Seattle this fall. (Lizz Giordano / The Herald)

Everett High School senior holds her Filipino culture close

Immigrating to the US as a fifth-grader, Kimberly Placido will be moving on to UW this fall.

Kimberly Placido, an Everett High School senior, plans on continuing her studies at the University of Washington in Seattle this fall. (Lizz Giordano / The Herald)

Adopted from Haiti, she awaits appointment to West Point

Meanwhile, Lakewood High School senior Stella Seth is staging a comeback in track after tearing her ACL.

Teen draws artistic inspiration from faith, family and music

Navid Rahbin, a North Creek High School junior, is creating illustrations, photos and video.

After depression, Crossroads teen found acceptance, kindness

Clay Freeman hopes to study at community college and become a financial planner.

Senior at ACES has overcome a lot in her path to graduation

After a rough freshman year, Devan Page found her footing at the alternative high school in Everett.

Mountlake Terrace High School senior Britta Sinclair performed as a cheerleader in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade in November. “I was the only person from Washington there,” she says. “I kind of expected to be the only one from here, just because cheer isn’t as big as it is in other states.” (Dan Bates / The Herald)

After years of watching Macy’s parade, Terrace teen joined in

Britta Sinclair cheered through the streets of New York. She’s a senior at Mountlake Terrace high.

Mountlake Terrace High School senior Britta Sinclair performed as a cheerleader in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade in November. “I was the only person from Washington there,” she says. “I kind of expected to be the only one from here, just because cheer isn’t as big as it is in other states.” (Dan Bates / The Herald)
Mountlake Terrace High senior Sophie Burbank loves playing hockey and wants to pursue studies in educational policy.(Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

A Terrace hockey player ready to take on the school system

“There’s a disconnect between teachers and the people who make policy,” says Sophie Burbank.

Mountlake Terrace High senior Sophie Burbank loves playing hockey and wants to pursue studies in educational policy.(Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Herald Super Kid Elijah Beals, a senior at Glacier Peak High School, loves soccer and hopes to be a pastor. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

Faith pointing the way to the future for Glacier Peak senior

With pastors for parents, Elijah Beals, 18, has a passion for people, soccer and all kinds of music.

Herald Super Kid Elijah Beals, a senior at Glacier Peak High School, loves soccer and hopes to be a pastor. (Dan Bates / The Herald)
Arlington High ASB vice president Favian Villanueva says organization has been crucial in balancing his academics, activities, family and friends, and a job. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Arlington senior sets his sights on aerospace engineering

Favian Villanueva competes in cross country and track, is ASB vice president and a physics tutor.

Arlington High ASB vice president Favian Villanueva says organization has been crucial in balancing his academics, activities, family and friends, and a job. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Mukilteo teen’s trip to Japan brings lessons in food, family

Margaret Schroeder was one of 27 Kamiak students who participated in the Kakehashi Project exchange.

Sequoia High School graduating senior Liam Taylor hopes to be an underwater welder. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

This future welder who likes sharks is thinking deep

Liam Taylor, a Sequoia High School graduating senior, wants to be an underwater welder.

Sequoia High School graduating senior Liam Taylor hopes to be an underwater welder. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

All set: Cascade volleyball player looks to study medicine

Avery Riggs loves chemistry and plans to attend a conference in June for future medical leaders.

He’s called the ‘King of Sultan,’ because everybody knows him

Patrick Hess, 20, talks to anybody and everybody. He also loves powerlifting and Eminem.

Granite Falls High senior Aleksander Dimitrov has worked in robotics and on the school’s Eco Car, but his goal is to become a software engineer. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Making video games is part of this teen’s career path

Aleksander Dimitrov, of Granite Falls, wants to become a software engineer.

Granite Falls High senior Aleksander Dimitrov has worked in robotics and on the school’s Eco Car, but his goal is to become a software engineer. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)