Discus Award Winner
11th Grade, WA
I maintained a 4.0 for my freshman and sophomore year in High school. In sophomore year i challenged myself by taking AP world history. After getting an A in AP world history i decided to challenge myself further by participating in program called running start. I am currently a high school junior but i take full time college courses at South Puget Sound Community College. I have completed my first quarter at South Puget Sound community college and received all A's. I was presented the Principal's Academic Achievement Award for the 2010-2011 school year. I was also presented the President's Education Awards Program in recognition of outstanding Academic Excellence in 2011. I am also a current member in National Honor Society.
In my freshman and sophomore years in high school i did a lot of community service through Future Farmers of America (FFA). I helped my community by planting flower bulbs, carving pumpkins for town decoration, passing out food at Yelm's Christmas in the park, and helping with the winter storm clean up crew. Recently i have helped a local business called Community Harvest Thrift get up and running by volunteering myself 15 hours a week. I was presented with the Congressional Youth Leadership Council Certificate of Merit by the National Young Leaders State Conference in recognition of Outstanding strength of Character and Leadership.
For the last three years i ran Cross Country for Yelm High School. Each year that i ran Cross Country i have earned an Athletic Varsity letter/ award. In the 2011- 2012 school year i made it to the West Central Districts Cross Country Meet. After Participating in the Districts meet i received the Washington Interscholastic Activities Association Award for recognition of achievement and performance while participating in the District Cross Country Meet. For the last two years i ran long distance track. Last year I earned my first Varsity letter/award for track and field. This month i ran the 2012 5k Crime Stoppers Reindeer Run where i placed Second in my age division.