Rotary honors October’s top students

November 2, 2010

By Staff

The Rotary Club of Issaquah recently named the following seniors as its students of the month for October.

Gabrielle Brask

School: Tiger Mountain Community High School

Category recognized: Science

Parent/guardian: Gayle MacDonnel Brask and Charles Brask

Sponsoring teacher: Mitra Kundu

Hobbies: Promoter for DJ Blue’s Entertainment events; volunteer at the Bruce MacDonnell Foundation

Athletics: In eighth and ninth grade, started dance program for middle school students; in ninth grade, was president of Pacific Cascade Freshman Campus dance club; sophomore year was on the Skyline High School dance team

Future goals: go to Bellevue College; focus is to be a psychologist

Jay Chakravarty

School: Liberty High School

Category recognized: Science

Parent/guardian: Abhijit and Patricia Chakravarty

Sponsoring teacher: Mark Buchi

Scholastic interests: Biology, psychology, economics and statistics

Hobbies: Playing violin, hiking and running

Outside school affiliation: Boy Scouts; Athletes for Kids

Scholastic achievements: National Merit semifinalist; Academic State Champ (wrestling)

Athletics: Eighth in state in wrestling; team captain (football and wrestling)

Activities: Boy Scouts; 2009 Hobby Leadership delegate; 2010 FTE Economics participant

Future goals: biomedical or economics; pursue career in medicine or finance

Grant Lockhart

School: Liberty High School

Category recognized: Math

Parent/guardian: Richard and Bernice Lockhart

Sponsoring teacher: Sherry Leake

Scholastic interests: Math, science and medicine

Hobbies: Wakeboarding, water skiing and golfing

Outside school affiliation: Premier soccer club

Scholastic achievements: 3.9 grade point average

Athletics: State semifinals for 2009 premier soccer

Activities: Achieving personal goals for wakeboarding

Future goals: Four-year university and med school; pursue career as a doctor, possibly a radiologist

Andrew Repp

School: Issaquah High School

Category recognized: Math

Parent/guardian: Curtis and June Repp

Sponsoring teacher: Vale Crain

Scholastic interests: Math, science and social studies

Hobbies: Piano, soccer and baseball

Outside school affiliations: Pine Lake Covenant Church

Scholastic achievements/activities: National Merit Scholarship semi-finalist; 4.0 grade point average; National Honor Society vice president of communications

Future goals: attend four-year college; major in computer science; pursue career as IT professional

Eric Yu

School: Issaquah High School

Category recognized: Science

Parent/guardian: Hong Liu, Wen Yu

Sponsoring teachers: Jeff Dineen, Jared Fernandez and Jay Radmer

Scholastic interests: Math, physics, biology and social studies

Hobbies: Piano

Outside school affiliations: DECA and robotics

Scholastic achievements/activities: National Merit Scholarship semifinalist; DECA; quiz band, first place nationally

Future goals: go to college (MIT is top choice); study science/engineering

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