Brianna Smith, October student of the month from Mary Walker High School was introduced by Rotarian Marty Hilton. Brianna, who was adopted from a foster children’s program introduced her mother, Stefany Smith. Stefany serves as Mayor of Springdale, Washington. Brianna is an Upward Bound student and the current ASB Secretary. She holds a 3.2 GPA and said art is her favorite class. She recently started a mural of butterflies and sunflowers on the side of the Community Center in Springdale. She is a member of the varsity volleyball team and would like to become an FBI agent. Brianna would like more school spirit at Mary Walker and feels that it has already improved with the new administration. She is looking at Central Washington University or Seattle University after high school. She said, “Once my mind is set, I get it done!”
Principal Clint Hull introduced Anthony Todd of Riverside High School. He is a receiver and quarterback on the school’s football team. He has grown up with a “stay at home” dad, a unique privilege most of us have never experienced and his mom is an ARNP. Anthony plays first trumpet in the Jazz Band, is senior Class President, a member of the Honor Society and has a 4.0 GPA. He loves football and track and likes belonging to a small school. He feels that it makes him well rounded. He currently has applied for the US Naval Academy and wants to go to Medical School and study Emergency Medicine. He also helps older citizens with their yard work.
Deer Park High School Principal Joe Feist introduced Carmen Kiewert. Carmen is a 4.0 student and in the running for Valedictorian. She is very focused and organized. Carmen loves school and works with the Stag Custom Apparel and Print department of the school. She is DECA President and is passionate about all sports; soccer, tennis, basketball, and volleyball. She is Senior Class President and wants to take soccer to the next level in college. Carmen loves history class and is very involved with both soccer and volleyball. Carmen’s mother, Andrea and her grandfather Larry Kiewert were present to acknowledge Carmen’s achievements. “DIG Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month.”
What is the Deer Park Rotary Club?
The Rotary Club of Deer Park is about serving others, building relationships, and developing the next generation of leaders. Its annual fundraising events provide scholarships and educational activities for local students. Every month they select and honor outstanding high school students within our community. Their programs are not just for club members! For more information or to learn how you can make a difference in your community through Rotary, visit: DeerParkRotary.com
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