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Gifton Okoronkwo

Gifton Okoronkwo

By Luke Thurber

June 12, 2013


Filed under Feature, Senior Features

httpvh://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s0fGIHulVTk In his senior year, Gifton Okoronkwo won the state title for triple jump. It was his first year on track. It turned out that he had a knack for his newly found sport. He started trying out and messing with track only last summer. He was convinced...

Kristaq Zherdi

Kristaq Zherdi

By Shannon Beaumont

June 13, 2012


Filed under Senior Features

Building houses, finishing his senior project, and now in the very process of graduating high school, Kristaq Zherdi has had a crazy year. The one thing that kept him focused through the year was his passion for playing guitar, which he even used for his culminating project as composing an original song. A...

Bradley Koplitz

Bradley Koplitz

By Gurminder Singh

June 13, 2012


Filed under Senior Features

For high school, I wanted to reinvent myself, I’ve always been kind of shy, so I wanted to make myself be present and be a leader. I didn’t just want to graduate high school with no one knowing who I was or what I did,” said Bradley Koplitz. Koplitz would come to accomplish this goal and become...

Jilene Guiao

Jilene Guiao

By Nick Fiorillo

June 13, 2012


Filed under Senior Features

Jilene Guiao goes above and beyond than what the average teen at MTHS achieves while keeping a bright smile on her face. If you could only use one word to describe Jilene Guiao, “active” would still be an understatement. By the time the final bell rings, Guiao has already taken 7 classes, among...

Ivy Herold

Ivy Herold

By Nazia Khan

June 13, 2012


Filed under Senior Features

With the dinger sounding and the aroma of fresh cupcakes, Ivy Herold isn’t far from the oven. Although most of her activates are fun hobbies; acting, singing, and being a pro at theater sports, are just a few that Ivy Herold is known for. She had quickly found her niche this year; baking. With her...

Nina Penner

Nina Penner

By Gurminder Singh

June 13, 2012


Filed under Senior Features

Nina Penner, one of the most athletic track stars of MTHS, is a senior with many seasonal records in track. Penner said that she started track “in 6th grade when my PE teacher told me to go to an open track meet in Shoreline on Wednesdays.”  She went to the open track meets and they inspired her...

Kenneth Vallester

Kenneth Vallester

By Erick Yanzon

June 13, 2012


Filed under Senior Features

Kenneth Vallester is one of the kindest and gentle hearted gentleman who will be graduating later on this month. He is a Christian and is very involved in his church and in the surrounding community. Vallester’s culminating project was all about helping people who are less fortunate. He visited...

Pooja Jaradi

Pooja Jaradi

By Will Khadivi

June 13, 2012


Filed under Senior Features

You may know Pooja Jaradi as the hard working and smiling teen who is graduating this spring, but what is really behind that smile that she so proudly wears? Wearing a beautiful blue sari during Cultural Week, she danced at the foot of the stage, adding her cultural background into the dance making the...

Kathy Lor

Kathy Lor

By Erick Yanzon

June 13, 2012


Filed under Senior Features

Have you ever wondered who the girl is who wears different colorful wigs and costumes every week? Do you have the guts to do that at school? Well, senior Kathy Lor does. This is how she expresses what she loves to do – cosplaying, sewing, and drawing. Cosplay is a type of performance art in which...

Shawn Semana

Shawn Semana

By AnhViet Nguyen

June 13, 2012


Filed under Senior Features

Despite his numerous accomplishments and activities throughout his high school career, Shawn Semana’s defining qualities are his humility and creativity. Born in San Luis Obispo, Calif., Semana moved to Washington when he was 11 years old. Although he admits that it was a difficult transition, he...

Cassie Soriano

Cassie Soriano

By admin

June 15, 2010


Filed under Senior Features

Cassie Soriano has many talents including drawing, taking photographs, and sewing costumes for the Anime conventions that she regularly attends. Soriano’s many talents were the inevitable product of her love of drawing. She has been drawing since the age of five, with shows like Digimon and Tenshi Mu...

Jesse Anderson

Jesse Anderson

By admin

June 15, 2010


Filed under Senior Features

Few freshmen have the courage to make themselves known. Jesse Anderson, however, has been iconic and inspirational since the start of high school. Most people will remember him as the guy that played trombone with his foot at the Arts Assembly. Being the incredible trombone player that he is, h...

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