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Everett Rotary honors three as Students of the Month

From left to right: Everett High student Nancy Barraza, Sequoia High student Alise Sheppard, Cascade High student Elizabeth Wilson. Photo courtesy of Everett Public Schools.
From left to right: Everett High student Nancy Barraza, Sequoia High student Alise Sheppard, Cascade High student Elizabeth Wilson. Photo courtesy of Everett Public Schools.

From an Everett Public Schools News Release.

Recipients awarded for the month of February.

Rotary Club of Everett honored Cascade High School student Elizabeth Wilson, Everett High School student Nancy Barraza, and Sequoia High School student Alise Sheppard as Rotary Students of the Month on February 28, 2017.

Each month the club recognizes outstanding area high school students for their accomplishments and their promise.

Elizabeth Wilson intends to attend either Washington State University or Gonzaga. Her interest is in studying either chemistry or biology as well as being able to help others.

Nancy Barraza plans on attending Washington State University this fall and studying for a degree in psychology. Her interest is in helping individuals with disabilities.

Alise Sheppard is on track to graduate in the next month, which she stated was a significant change for the positive after earlier educational challenges. She realized the importance of an education and has made significant strides in the last two years. She intends to study cosmetology at the Gene Juarez Academy, obtain a business degree in the future, and open her own salon.

About the Rotary Club of Everett: Rotary is an organization of business and professional leaders united worldwide to provide humanitarian service and build goodwill and peace.

Founded a century ago in 1916, the Rotary Club of Everett is one of three Rotary clubs in Everett. There are more than 35,000 Rotary clubs in 182 countries.

Last year the Rotary Club of Everett provided $180,300 in scholarships to students from the Everett area and kicked off its Centennial Year celebrations by committing $100,000 in grants and other support for college-bound students in the Everett School District’s AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination) program.

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