The 2012 graduating class at Arlington High School boasts an astounding eleven students who met the qualifications to be named class valedictorians.
All eleven seniors have 4.0 GPAs as well as impressive records in leadership, community involvement, and extracurricular activities.
Their individual goals are as diverse as the students themselves. Alvin Abes plans to attend the U.S. Naval Academy and become a Navy engineer. Evie Aylesworth, a passionate band student, hopes to become a nutritionist. Sara Deeter will attend Yale College, majoring in English, with a goal of becoming an English teacher.
Jenni Domanowski will compete in the U.S. Olympic Swimming Trials later this month, but her academic path may lead to her to a pharmacist career. Her sister Michelle Domanowski, an accomplished artist, will attend Cornish College of the Arts in pursuit of her artistic goals. Hoping to become a professional performer, Kelsey Ghirardo will continue her education in San Diego, studying vocal music and Kinesiology.
Kyle Kilmer, a NASA Space Grant Scholar at the University of Washington as well as a cross country runner, will major in chemistry or biochemistry at UW. A career in nursing is in the cards for Kelsea Lothamer, who will attend Seattle University in the fall. Earning an academic and swimming scholarship to Grand Canyon University in Phoenix, Hannah Peseau will focus on pre-med studies, with an eventual goal of becoming a naturopathic physician.
Also planning to study pre-med is Katrina Roys, who will be enrolled at Northwest Nazarene University in Idaho. Joshua Scarth, a future student at George Fox University in Oregon, will major in engineering and hopes to become an aerospace engineer.
Congratulations to these outstanding students.