The Sumner School District will honor 12 seniors as part of the annual Senior Showcase at 7 p.m. tonight at the Sumner High School Performing Arts Center.
Seniors represented in this showcase are selected by the district based on their ability to best exemplify the theme of the year. The Class of 2014’s theme was “Dare to Soar.” Students are nominated by their teachers and a council picks the top 12.
This year’s recipients are:
• Catherine Bone will be graduating with a full International Baccalaureate diploma. She plans on attending the University of Oregon after graduating.
• Amy Brandt is a current senior class officer and cross country captain. She has maintained a 3.9 GPA while being the honor society vice president.
• Lexis Dyer is the current Family, Career and Community Leaders of America vice president. She has received honors as the Washington state national representative for two years in a row.
• Jacob Fuller-Pettit is a leader in servant connections as well as being a partial International Baccalaureate student. Jacob has been on the honor roll the last three years. He has also been honored with being the student of the month multiple times.
• Tristen Hargrove is a valuable player on the Spartan football team. Tristen looks forward to being the first male in his family to go to college.
• Adriana Hernandez has worked hard to support her family while going to school. By possessing the eight essentials of Sumner High, she has been awarded with the student of the month award.
• Hannah Johnsrud will graduate with a full International Baccalaureate diploma. She plans to attend Vanderbilt in Tennessee upon graduation.
• Dejon Lynch came to Sumner High School his junior year. He has been a valuable football player and leader on the Sumner Spartan Football team for the past two years.
• Karla Malpica is very involved at SHS. Her goal is to attend a community college and then transfer to a four-year college to obtain her degree in international business and Spanish teaching.
• Angie Mayr is a full-time Running Start student who still makes time to be a drum major in the school’s nationally recognized band program. She plans to attend the University of Washington next year.
• Arturo Jesus Perez Dolores is currently the National Honor Society president, Community Action Service Club president, and Cross Country team captain. He has been awarded many honors, including International Baccalaureate Math student of the year and Tacoma Athletic Commission athlete of the year. Arturo has received a four-year scholarship to attend Notre Dame.
• Victor Padilla is very involved in athletics, including football as a nose tackle, and track as a shot put and discus thrower. He also participates in the Sumner Cheer team as a stunt man.