Meadowdale High School’s Students of the Month for June are Kevin Nguyen and Sara Coppa.
Student Name: Kevin Nguyen
Mother’s Name: Hanh Le
Father’s Name: Tuan Nguyen
Clubs & Activities: Meadowdale Link Crew for 2 years, Senior Class Senator, and National Honors Society. In my free time, I enjoy playing tennis, basketball, and going on hikes.
Athletics: I was on Varsity Tennis for the 2014-2015 season.
Awards: Meadowdale High School Student of the Month (x4) and recognized as a United States Achievement Academy Scholar.
Community Service: I volunteered at the Lynnwood Food Bank for 4 years, Earth Corps for 2 years, and I am still volunteering for the Heart of Edmonds project.
Significant School Project: I helped the Nick of Time Foundation when they came to Meadowdale to do heart screenings on students. We detected 8 students that needed serious follow up due to their heart condition.
Future Educational Goals: I am attending the University of Washington Seattle this Fall, and I hope to attend the University of Washington School of Medicine after that.
Future Career Goals: I want to become a cardiologist and eventually start a nonprofit organization to provide families in poverty in my home country, Vietnam with food and safe/clean drinking water.
Student Name: Sara Coppa
Mother’s Name: Kristy Coppa
Father’s Name: Paolo Coppa
Clubs & Activities: Jazz Band 2, Jazz Band 1.5, Jazz Band 1 (2 years), Junior and Senior Drum Major of the pep band
ASB: Inter-high Representative
Athletics: Volleyball (Four years, fifth in state junior year and Academic State Champions senior year); Senior Captain, basketball (two years); Tennis (three years, sixth place in league for doubles); Senior Captain
Honors: Honors World History, Honors English 9, Honors Algebra 2, Honors Biology, Honors English 10, AP World History, Honors Chemistry, Honors Pre-calculus, AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, AP Chemistry, AP United States History, AP United State Government and Politics, AP Language and Composition, AP Literature and Composition
Awards: Northwest Interscholastic Activities Association Cliff Gillies Student Award, Edmonds School District Academic Athlete Award, Edmonds Jazz Connection Scholarship, Washington State Honors Award, AP Scholar Award, Meadowdale High School Student of the Month
Community Service: Over 100 hours of Hazel-Miller tutoring
Current Employment: Pump It Up!/Cafe Rio Mexican Grill
Future Educational Goals: To attend the University of New Haven to study Criminal Justice – Crime Analysis and Forensic Science. I’ll spend my first semester abroad in Prato, Italy.
Future Career Goals: To become an FBI Special Agent in the Criminal or Intelligence division.
Anything else we should know? I won “Most Spirited” in senior polls because I love this place and these people and am very proud to represent and support them – loudly and excessively!