Rotary club honors top students
December 4, 2013
Kirsten Donno, a senior at Hazen High School, was selected as a Renton Rotary Club Youth of the Month for November.
She maintains a 3.99 grade point average, and is involved in National Honor Society, leadership, Future Business Leaders of America and the district Instructional Materials Committee.
Donno has been named an Academic All Star, an FBLA member of the month and member of the year, and has received the Harvard Book Award and Technology Award.
She works part time at Caradigm, a healthcare software company, and volunteers as an algebra tutor.
Donno plans to enroll at a four-year college to study computer science or computer information. Her dream is to become a computer programmer or program manager.
Hazen sports teams excel in classroom
Thirteen of Hazen’s 16 eligible sports teams were recognized by the Washington Interscholastic Athletics Association as either distinguished or outstanding based on a combined grade point average of 3.0 or higher.
The Highlanders’ girls cross-country team leads the way with a combined grade point average of 3.81.
The honor celebrates teams that show excellence on the field and in the classroom.
Hazen senior named to all-state band
Hazen High School senior Katrina Garner has been selected to perform as part of the Washington Music Education Association’s All-State Concert Band.
Garner, who plays trumpet, was selected through a rigorous audition process to participate in the prestigious event that showcases some of the best musical talent in the state.
She will join other outstanding high school student musicians in Yakima in mid-February.