Marysville Getchell High School students Shawn Reyes and Kaya-Marie Solomon were recognized for their academic achievements as the September Students of the Month.
The Student of the Month award is given out each month during the school year to a boy and a girl in the Marysville School District to recognize students’ community service and participation in their schools.
The Marysville Soroptimist and Marysville Kiwanis clubs give out the awards.
Shawn Reyes is involved in a number of activities with the district’s Navy Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (NJROTC).
He is a member of the staff line and has been an unarmed drill team commander and drill team squad leader.
With the physical strength team he helps to lead practice and has placed highly in those events in the past.
With the NJROTC he is also a member of the academic team.
Shawn has supported the group’s events, including helping to plan a leadership event and a summer orientation event.
At a summer orientation event he has also volunteered as a teacher.
In the community Shawn has provided color guard services for Boeing events, Seattle Seahawks events and the Berry Bowl.
Finally, Shawn is a Cadet of the Month award winner with the program.
Athletically, Shawn has played three years of basketball and track and field at his school.
For community service Shawn has helped with elementary school events and also at the Marysville Community Food Bank.
Kaya-Marie Solomon has a 3.7 GPA and has been included in the Dean’s Honor Roll at her school.
From 2018 to 2019 she served as a class officer and cabinet member for Marysville Getchell High School.
She also takes part in the Marysville Getchell High School soccer team and was a JV Girls team captain in 2018 and 2019.
From 2017 to now she has also been a team captain for a local Select Soccer team.
For community service Kaya-Marie has helped out with sports events for the Select Soccer team as well.
She currently works as a sales associate at the Tulalip outlet mall and hopes to attend a four-year university after graduating high school.