March Youth of the Month | RENTON ROTARY

Rotary Club of Renton has selected their Youth of the Month for March.

  • Thursday, March 16, 2017 8:00am
  • Life

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

March Rotary Youth of the Month are:

Shatye Lei Hughes

Senior at Hazen High School

Shatye Lei Hughes holds a 3.7 GPA and is involved in Gordy’s Guides, National Honor Society, DECA (Chapter President), Key Club, Hazen Drama Department. She has received a finalist medal for DECA Food and Restaurant competition, National Honor Society certificate and the Spirit of the Highlander award. Hughes works part time as a cashier at Target and as a Sales Associate at DSW Designer Shoe Warehouse. She plans to attend a four-year university to earn a degree in Forensic Science. Shatye has an interest in possibly obtaining a career in criminal investigation and forensic science.

Joel Ramos

Senior at Lindbergh High School

Joel Ramos holds a 3.5 GPA and has been involved in International Club, FBLA, Relay for Life, Soccer, Tennis, and Orchestra. He has received AP Scholar award, Student of the Month in mathematics and computer science, certificate of participation in district and state soccer tournaments, and Player of the Year in tennis. Outside of school, Ramos plays on a club soccer team, takes violin and piano lessons, and has participated in tennis camps. He volunteers with Key Club and the Renton Farmer’s Market. Ramos plans to attend college to major in computer science and minor in applied mathematics. He hopes to become a computer scientist or software engineer.

Anoushka Srinivas

Senior at Renton High School

Anoushka Srinivas holds a 3.9 GPA and has been involved in Badminton Club, Relay for Life, National Honor Society, Gardening Club, volleyball and tennis. She has received honor roll, department awards in language arts and math, Masonic Junior, as well as various other sports awards and recognition. Srinivas has volunteered with the Hindu Swayamsevak Sangh where she organizes events that are related to character development skills. After high school, she plans to attend a four-year university to study business finance and possibly minor in a degree related to linguistics or traveling. She hopes to hold a career in the IT field and related to financial business.

After being selected by counselors at each of the district’s three comprehensive high schools, a selection committee of Rotary members reviews applications and interviews students to identify those who will be selected as Youth of the Month. The 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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