March 27, 2012
Eagles booster club honors athletes of the month
The Issaquah High School Booster Club honored Fletcher Martin for the February and Anna Fairhart for the March Red Robin Scholar Athlete awards.
The award is given to a senior who has shown outstanding accomplishments both as an athlete and as a student at Issaquah High and in the Issaquah community.
Martin has participated in varsity basketball for two years, varsity golf and freshman football. He also received Honorable Mention All-King County in basketball as a junior. He has maintained a 3.9 grade point average while taking Advanced Placement calculus and honors English.
Additionally, Martin has volunteered with his church the past seven years and twice a year goes to Mexico to help build houses for the less fortunate. His team has built a school for orphans that is now up and running. For the past two summers, Martin has been a basketball camp counselor, a math tutor and a neighborhood bible study leader for younger children.
Fairhart maintains a 4.0 grade point average, is in the National Honor Society, received the Quarterly Honors Award in 2011 for pre-calculus and Advanced Placement French and has served as a Junior Statesmen of America for three years. She is also the Associated Student Body treasurer.
Athletically, Fairhart has participated in varsity track, varsity swimming, varsity cheerleading, competitive cheerleading and has been a top scorer in varsity gymnastics for four years.
Fairhart has been a Sunday school teacher for three years and served breakfast for up to 300 homeless men in Seattle with her church. Additionally, she has been a mini cheer camp leader, a French tutor for first- and second-year students, and works part time teaching gymnastics to younger children.