January Youth of the Month | RENTON ROTARY

Rotary Club of Renton selectes their Youth of the Month for January.

Rotary members recognize three Renton School District high school students each month as Youth of the Month. January Rotary Youth of the Month are:

Lamson Ho

Senior at Hazen High School

Lamson Ho holds a 3.8 GPA and is involved in Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) and currently serves as a Washington state FBLA officer. He’s also involved with the school ASB and has received first place in public speaking at the Regional FBLA Competition as well as second place in creed and third in management decision making, varsity letters for track and wrestling, achievement award and academic all-star. Ho works part-time at Yea’s Wok and has volunteered with Bill and Melinda Gates Teens Take Action. He plans to attend West Point Academy where he’d like to double major in economics and mechanical engineering. Ho aspires to be a venture capitalist or a hedge fund manager.

Megan Phillips

Senior at Lindbergh High School

Megan Phillips holds a 3.9 GPA and has been involved in International Club, FBLA, Key Club, National Honor Society, Eagle Crew and Student Council. She has received FBLA State and Regional Placement, FBLA Outstanding Member award, Top 10 Outstanding Juniors, AP Scholar with distinction, Student of the Month and Orchestra Outstanding Member. She works part time as a private math and language arts tutor and volunteers with the Fairwood Lions, Renton Farmer’s Market and Renton Youth Advocacy Center. Phillips plans to attend Western Washington University to major in Education and French and minor in Spanish. She hopes to become a high school French or Spanish teacher and would like to serve the Renton community or in a community where there is opportunity to transform the lives of students.

Michael Stuart

Senior at Renton High School

Michael Stuart holds a 3.9 GPA and has been involved in National Honor Society, Cross Country, Wrestling and Baseball (captain), and has received varsity wrestling and baseball letters, honor roll, Matter of the Heart award, and the Mason’s Outstanding Junior award. He was also selected and participated in the Washington Aerospace Scholars (WAS) program through the University of Washington. Stuart volunteers with the Museum Apprenticeship Program, New Life Church, Young Life Capernaum and Nihon Matsuri Association. After high school, he plans to attend a four-year university to major in engineering and then attend law school. He would like to become an engineer and pursue a law degree.

This award is given to students who possess leadership abilities, maintain a good grade point average, participate in school activities and volunteer in their community. The students and their parents are honored guests at a regular Rotary luncheon.

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