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Caden Natterstad, Francinne Alarcon are the October Students of the Month


November 29, 2017 | View PDF

Francinne Alarcon

Marysville Getchell High School students Caden Natterstad and Francinne Alarcon were recently recognized as the October Students of the Month.

The local Marysville Kiwanis and Soroptimist clubs hand out the award each month to honor students who go above and beyond in their academics, extracurricular activities and community involvement.

Francinne Alarcon has been the Bio-Med Academy Student of the Semester twice.

She is a leader in various clubs at her school.

At the Key Club she is currently the vice president where she plans events and fundraisers, and promoted the importance of service by providing a variety of volunteer opportunities to fellow club members.

Last year she was the secretary for the club.

Francinne has also been a member of the National Honor Society since 2016.

This year she is the president and helps lead the club's meetings and plans fundraisers and other activities. She was the treasurer last year and kept track of the local club's funds and assisted in planning out events.

In ASB leadership, Francinne was the junior class treasurer last year where she helped with events like Homecoming and Macho Volleyball, as well as participating in the junior class service project of painting a school wall.

With the local NJROTC she was a platoon commander in 2016.

Francinne also participated in the NJROTC's Academic Team and her team placed second out of 26 teams in their final competition of the year.

In her community Francinne has volunteered more than 60 hours of her time in 2016 and more than 170 hours so far in 2017.

That includes time at the Marysville Community Food Bank to help assist families receiving food, and at the local YMCA to clean up and serve food at community dinners which help feed individuals who are homeless.

With the Marysville Kiwanis Club she helps to serve food and assists with events like the Oyster Run, the Marysville Fishing Derby, Movies in the Park and Touch-A-Truck.

Caden Natterstad is currently the Getchell ASB vice president and is helping to develop the mentorship program.

At the School for the Entrepreneur Caden has been involved with the mentorship program that helps freshman through their first year at the school.

As part of ASB leadership at the school he has helped with assemblies and managing committees for school-related events.

At Getchell's football and basketball games he has served as a host to the visiting team and is responsible for greeting them and providing assistance.

He helps coordinate cleanup of games and concessions, and also manages the scoreboard and shot clock as well

Caden is also part of the junior varsity baseball team at his school.

Throughout his time at Getchell Caden has also been part of many clubs at the school.

This year he is the DECA co-president and is helping with the fundraising for the club.

Caden Natterstad

He has also served as the club's vice president and communications officer. With the club he has helped a Seattle Children's Hospital toy drive, volunteered with youth with disabilities at Miracle League, managed the club's Florida conference trip and organized food drives for the Marysville Community Food Bank.

Since 2014 he has been an FBLA member and helped host bazaars and clean local streets.

With the National Honor Society Caden has also assisted in cleaning up his school.

Outside of his school, Caden has also been a camp counselor at Cedar Springs Camp in Lake Stevens since 2016.

While there he has worked with youth to develop their skills and provided a positive atmosphere for those who want to build their faith.


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