Issaquah Rotary Club honors top students

April 26, 2011

By Staff

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

Forrest Hurley

Forrest Hurley

-School: Liberty High School

-Category of recognition: physical education

-Parent: Jennene Hurley

-Sponsoring teacher: Emily Corley

-Achievements: lacrosse team captain (two years); varsity athletic letters (track, football)

-Activities: FCA president, Link Crew, Associated Student Body Spirit director

-Interests: history, aviation

-Hobbies: lacrosse, pole vault, snowboarding, football

-Future goals: undecided about educational goals; become a pilot

Meggie Martenson

Meggie Martenson

-School: Tiger Mountain Community High School

-Category of recognition: Running Start

-Parents: Sara and Gregg Martenson

-Sponsoring teacher: Bradley Nyhof

-Achievements: 3.5 grade point average; Running Start; 4.0 grade point average at Bellevue College

-Activities: leadership; selling cookies at school to raise money

-Hobbies: cooking, writing, skiing

-Outside school affiliations: working at Jitters Coffee in Bellevue; helping at Bellevue animal shelter

-Future goals: complete AA at Bellevue College; transfer to Central Washington University; become an elementary school teacher

Jessica Warren

Jessica Warren

-School: Liberty High School

-Category of recognition: pre-vocational

-Parents: Phyllis and Robert Warren

-Sponsoring teachers: Nancy Montgomery, Pamela Juretic, Debbie Sutton and Andy Fickert

-Achievements: 3.714 grade point average; first place Pro Start Restaurant Management Competition

-Activities: three years of culinary arts; Culinary Arts Management Team (2009); volunteer for catering events

-Hobbies: reading, movies, collecting records

-Outside school affiliations: Wilton’s cake classes

-Future goals: Renton Tech for baking/candy making; professional baker

Nick Wright

Nick Wright

-School: Issaquah High School

-Category of recognition: physical education

-Parents: Robert Wright/Christine Wittekind

-Sponsoring teacher: Buddy Bland

-Achievements: 3.6 grade point average; National Honor Society inductee; KingCo Second Team cornerback; NFF Scholar Athlete (2010); four-year scholar athlete; DECA state qualifier

-Activities: advanced marketing; economics; DECA

-Hobbies: football, weight training, hiking

-Outside School Affiliations: Athletes for Kids mentor; DECA member

-Future goals: four-year university; major in business with concentration in finance

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