Rotary Club honors students of the month

March 1, 2011

By Staff

The Rotary Club of Issaquah recently honored the following seniors as its students of the month for February.

Isabelle Chu

Isabelle Chu

-School: Issaquah High School

-Category of recognition: music

-Parents: Lawrence and Janet Chu

-Sponsoring teacher: Doug Longman

-Achievements: 4.0 grade point average, National Merit commended status

-Athletics: two black belts in martial arts

-Activities: principal cellist of the Evergreen Philharmonic and formal principal of Bellevue Youth Symphony Orchestra; second in state for large ensemble (2009)

-Scholastic activities: biology (and pursue that in college); National Honor Society executive board

-Hobbies: playing cello in orchestra and small ensemble/chamber groups; photography, fashion and traveling

-Outside school affiliations: Universal Energy Martial Arts; Eastside Chamber Choir and Orchestra; Sapor Dei Quartet; volunteer at Clark Elementary School

-Future goals: attend a four-year liberal arts college; dream school is Amherst or Princeton; still undecided on a career

McLane Harrington

McLane Harrington

-School: Liberty High School

-Category of recognition: music

-Parents: Janett and Michael Harrington

-Sponsoring teacher: Phillip Danley

-Achievements: 2050 SAT score; 3.855 grade point average; enrolled in two Advanced Placement classes; scored a five on Advanced Placement English exam

-Activities: Seattle Youth Symphony Orchestra; WMEA All State 2009-11; president of Invisible Children Club; drum major 10th through 12th grades; wind ensemble (four years); jazz band; band president

-Scholastic interests: art, music and English

-Hobbies: reading, drawing/painting, playing music; being with friends

-Outside school affiliations: Seattle Youth Symphony Orchestra

-Future goals: liberal arts degree, minor in music; undecided on career

Kylie Ishimitsu

Kylle Ishimitsu

-School: Liberty High School

-Category of recognition: drama

-Parents: Angie and John Ishimitsu

-Sponsoring teacher: Katherine Kukas

-Achievements: Running Start

-Activities: president of Harry Potter Club; president of Drama Club

-Scholastic interests: English

-Hobbies: soccer, singing, lighting design, acting

-Outside school affiliations: Starfire Soccer Club; BC GSA; Village Theatre

4Future goals: four-year university, majoring in environmental science or theater; undecided about career choice

Teresa Micheletti

Teresa Micheletti

-School: Issaquah High School

-Category of recognition: drama

-Parents: Joe and Tami Micheletti

-Sponsoring teacher: Jolly Whiting

-Scholastic achievements: maintaining good grades despite being extremely active in outside school activities (especially stage managing)

-Activities: Drama Club vice president; Girl Scout troop president; multiple jobs at Village Theatre; GSA treasurer; stage manager of five school plays; co-director and assistant lighting designer for Drama Club’s children’s show

-Scholastic interests: physics, although it is very challenging; choir for all four years and still enjoy it

-Hobbies: horseback riding, reading, being a nanny, hiking and skiing

-Outside school affiliations: Girl Scouts (troop president); Village Theatre (assistant stage manager for KIDSTAGE and production assistant internship position for Main Stage)

-Future goals: attend Western Washington University to major in technical theater with a focus on stage management; pursue career as stage manager, hopefully at Village Theatre

Ashley Pfaff

-School: Tiger Mountain Community High School

Ashley Pfaff

-Category of recognition: outstanding senior

-Parent: Angela Pfaff

-Sponsoring teacher: Hilary Oliver

-Achievements: math skills; best attendance

-Athletics: racing trophies

-Scholastic interests: math and health

-Hobbies: traveling and cars

-Outside school affiliations: On weekends, I enjoy movies with my friends/family.

-Future goals: Renton Technical College for the registered nurse program, then transfer to the University of Washington to specialize in neonatal nursing

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