Marysville Getchell High School students Emryk Flitz and Madison Dawson were recognized for their academic achievements as the October Students of the Month.

The Student of the Month award is given to one boy and one girl each month to recognize community contributions and excellent academics by the Marysville Kiwanis and Marysville Soroptimist clubs.

Emryk has a cumulative GPA of 3.98 and has taken AP classes such as U.S. Government and Politics, Literature, English and Statistics.

He is also a member of the honor roll.

Next year he is likely heading to the University of New Mexico as he has received a substantial scholarship for the college.

During his freshman and sophomore years he was a scholar athlete on both the wrestling and golf teams at Marysville Getchell High School.

In those two years he was a member of the varsity wrestling team and placed first in his weight class in 10th grade.

Emryk was also a member of the varsity golf team and received the Coach's Award in 10th grade. That year he was also a participant in the Districts competition and the Dolan Invitational.

Out in the community Emryk has participated in a number of activities.

At the Marysville Community Food Bank he has helped clients get set up and in his AVID classes he has started a number of fundraisers.

Through his church he has helped with CPR and First Aid classes and with city cleanups.

Emryk has also helped tutor fourth graders.

Madison Dawson is this year's ASB president for Marysville Getchell High School and has been a part of her school's leadership since she was a freshman.

She served as the sophomore class president and the junior class president the previous two years.

Last year she has also been a part of Getchell's Advanced Leadership class.

Madison has a varsity letter in community service.

During her freshman and sophomore years she helped to tutor students at Totem Middle School. Last year she also spent time as a youth soccer coach with the Marysville Parks, Culture and Recreation soccer program.

Since Madison was a freshman she has also helped to organize school activities and volunteered many hours helping events.

Madison was part of the Marysville Getchell High School soccer team during her sophomore and junior years.

For the last three years she has been a part of the Venture Scouts and served as crew president.

She has been a member of the Dean's List for the last three years.


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