Marysville Getchell High School seniors Divine Grace Bayya and Colton Lindstrand received the March Students of the Month awards for their volunteer service.

The Marysville Kiwanis and Soroptimist clubs give out the award each month to two students in the Marysville School District.

Divine Grace Bayya was recognized for her participation in her school community and her volunteer service.

She has a 3.7 cumulative GPA and is on the Dean's Honor Roll and is a member of the National Honor Society.

During her sophomore year she was an active participant in the district's NJROTC program, where she was team coordinator.

As part of the 2018 Academic Team she qualified for the Regional Academic Test.

With the program she also received honors for Exemplary Personal Appearance, Aptitude and a Community Service Ribbon.

In Getchell's student government she has served in the role of club coordinator during her junior year and in communications this year.

She is also the senior class of 2020 Secretary.

Since 2017 she has served in the Key Club, a Rotary-affiliated service club for youth. Over the last school year she has served as the club's webmaster.

She has helped with various events serving as a volunteer, including at the local Festival of World Cultures, Summer Movies in the Park, Touch-a-Truck, the YMCA Family Carnival and the annual YMCA Costume Party.

Her volunteer service also extends to local blood drives and food drives.

After graduation she hope to major in biochemistry to eventually pursue a career in the medical field, likely in radiology.

Colton Lindstrand received the award in recognition of his participation in band and his community service.

He has been a leader in his high school band and pep band and is one of two specially selected trumpet section leaders.

During the district's drama club performances Colton practices and performs with the 'pit,' which is the orchestra section that provides the music during musical productions.

Over the last couple of years he has been part of multiple tryout bands, including the All-State Concert Band and the All-Northwest Concert Band.

In Colton's junior and senior years he has qualified for the state band competitions.

Colton has also volunteered a lot in his community and abroad.

In Guatemala he served as part of a team that helped to build more than 90 stoves for two remote villages.

He has done volunteer work to help people with Down syndrome, including setting up games and activities for them and getting them help when they needed it.

Across many local churches Colton has also helped with Sunday School and Vacation Bible School activities.

During that service Colton has read to children and taught them lessons.

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