Edmonds School District October 2018 High School Students of Month


Edmonds eLearning Academy

Michael Litvinov

Mother’s Name: Victoria Litvinov

Father’s Name: Greg Litvinov

Interests: I love computers and technology in general, I love doing things instead of watching them happen, I like breaking things then fixing them.

Community Service/Work: Volunteering at my old elementary school; Helping my older neighbors with yard work and building a deck in their backyard

Future Education Goals: Running Start

Future Career Goals: To work at a place specializing in technology or owning a business

Edmonds Heights K-12

Máté Pásztor

Mother’s Name: Zsofia Pásztor

Father’s Name: Zsolt Pásztor

Clubs & Activities: Part of the Ultimate Frisbee team at Edmonds Heights K-12

ASB: I was a part of my middle school’s ASB and after that at Edmonds Heights but am not currently in any ASB

Athletics: Played for the Ultimate Frisbee team, am recovering from an injury, and will play for the team next spring season.

Honors: Now enrolled in the Running Start program at Edmonds Community College

Community Service: Volunteered for the non-profit organization Farmer Frog for the last ten years and am now also a paid employee

Current Employment: Farmer Frog

Future Educational Goals: Currently seeking a transfer degree to the University of Washington to major in something in film and minor in computer animation.

Future Career Goals: I’m working to build a team of people to produce a TV show or film, to start an organization or company that would produce films and TV shows and use all the excess profits not needed to pay crew and equipment to donate to organizations such as the one that I work for. Currently, the plan is to start small and just create short films and work my way up to that.

Anything else we should know? I tore my ACL playing for our team at Spring Rain in April, had surgery and am currently recovering.

Josiah Lindsey

Mother’s Name: Esther Lindsey

Father’s Name: Michael Lindsey

Lynnwood High School

Ian Bjornson

Mother’s Name: Shannon Bjornson

Father’s Name: Duane Bjornson

GPA: 3.2

Clubs & Activities: Multi Sport Athlete, Leadership

ASB: ASB Treasurer

Athletics: Tennis, Track and Field

Honors: I have been in honor roll a couple times for maintaining a 3.5 GPA or higher for an entire semester.

Awards: I have received awards for outstanding performance in both Tennis and Track and Field as well as receiving a defensive MVP for football back when I played my freshmen and sophomore year.

Community Service: I donate blood to Bloodworks Northwest and have volunteered at the Lynnwood Food bank

Current Employment: I used to work at Toys R Us before they closed down

Future Educational Goals: I plan to attend Western Washington University and study Forest Sciences

Future Career Goals: I would love to become a Wildlife Biologist or a Geologist

Amanda Dorgan

Mother’s Name: Kathleen Dorgan

Father’s Name: Michael Dorgan

GPA: 3.94444

Clubs & Activities: I participate in Concert, Symphonic and Chamber Orchestra, Applied Production Drama Class, Shrek the Musical my Freshman year and the Music Man my Junior year. I have participated in TRI-M, a music honor society dedicated to serving our community 9th and 10th grade. 11th grade I was the Vice President and 12th grade I am President of TRI-M; LINK Crew 11th and 12th grade

Athletics: Competed in junior varsity girls soccer 9th through 11th grades and cross country my senior year.

Honors: Honors English 9/10 Honors History 9, AP Euro, AP US History, AP Calculus AB/BC

Awards: I was on the Honor Roll freshman through junior years and, hopefully, my senior year.

Community Service: I help in my church’s nursery every week and volunteer at their Kid’s Summer Adventure program over the summer every year. I also helped out in my Kindergarten class.

Significant School Project: Organizing the TRI-M Food Drive

Future Educational Goals: To earn a master’s degree in education

Future Career Goals: To teach either elementary or high school

Meadowdale High

Lauren Sandoval

Mother’s Name: Tiffany Sandoval

Father’s Name: Adolfo Sandoval

GPA: 3.6

Clubs & Activities: LSU, Key Club, MHS choir

Future Educational Goals: To attend a  four-year college

Future Career Goals: Veterinarian

Andrew Wright

Mother’s Name: Mary Wright

Father’s Name: Mark Wright

GPA: 3.71

Clubs & Activities: National Honor Society (President) / Drumline Club (Captain) / Debate Club (President) / Jazz Combo Club (President)

Current Employment: Harbour Pointe Golf Course

Future Educational Goals: University of Washington (Foster School of Business)

Future Career Goals: Business Management

Project SEARCH

Cary Bucsit

Mother’s Name: Odette

Father’s Name: Ron

Athletics: Basketball

Community Service: Volunteer in the kitchen at Swedish Hospital

Significant School Project: Project Search

Future Career Goals: I like to work at Winco putting items on shelves

Anything else we should know? I’m traveling to Singapore for a family vacation. I like to have fun.

Scriber Lake High

Alexandra M. Gonzalez

Mother’s Name: Tresia and Marion

Father’s Name: Alfonso

Clubs & Activities: Leadership

Future Educational Goals: Graduate from University of Oregon

Future Career Goals: Become a Zoologist

Tariq Jatta

Mother’s Name: Andrea Jatta

Current Employment: Anthony’s Homeport, Edmonds

Future Educational Goals: Edmonds Community College

Future Career Goals: Computer Science

Anything else we should know? I am motivated to get an education

VOICE Program

Marisa Li Leung

Mother’s Name: Yue Zeng

Father’s Name: Wai Leung

Clubs & Activities: I enjoy spending time with my friends and doing activities in my community. I enjoy bowling, going out to restaurants with my friends, and potluck parties.

Athletics: Special Olympics bowling, basketball and soccer

Community Service: I have completed many internships while at the VOICE Transition Program. I have worked at Harbor Square, MOD Pizza, Mountlake Terrace Senior Center, Walgreens, and Chase Lake.

Current Employment: My current VOICE internships are at Walgreens and Urban Scrapbooker.

Future Career Goals: After graduation, I would like a job in a restaurant as a host and would like to continue working at Urban Scrapbooker.

Anything else we should know? I am always kind and nice to other people. I have worked hard to achieve my goals. I am responsible and have improved my communication skills and my school attendance.



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