Renton Rotary selects Youth of the Month for April

The award is given to students who have leadership abilities, maintain a good GPA and volunteer in the community.

  • Monday, April 16, 2018 1:08pm
  • Life

Rotary members recognize three Renton School District high school students each month as Youth of the Month. After being selected by counselors at each of the district’s three comprehensive high schools, a selection committee of Rotary members review applications and interview 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.

April Rotary Youth of the Month are:

Min Li

Senior at Hazen High School

Min Li holds a 3.8 GPA. She has been involved in Earth Corps, Divina Voce, College Access Now and Gordy Guides. She has received Academic All-Star and Divina Voce Director’s award. Li volunteers with College Access Now to help upperclassmen prepare for academic tests and college. She also volunteers with the Maplewood Heights PTA. She plans to attend a four-year university but has not decided what she wants to study.

Gabrielle Isaguirre

Senior at Lindbergh High School

Gabrielle Isaguirre holds a 3.7 GPA. She has been involved in FBLA, Speech and Debate, National Honor Society, Korean Club, International Club and Key Club. She has received Student of the Month (Foreign Language) recognition, FBLA awards and state qualifications, Top 10 Outstanding Juniors recognition and Seattle University’s Sullivan Scholarship qualification. She works part time for Maya Whole Health Studio and volunteers with Emergency Feeding Program, Ugly Sweater Run and the Renton Farmer’s Market. Isaguirre plans to attend a four-year university to study business. She hopes to start up a company to help struggling youth internationally.

Reanna Wong

Senior at Renton High School

Reanna Wong holds a 3.76 GPA. She has been involved in Relay for Life, cross country, track and gymnastics. She has received varsity letters, Most Inspirational recognition, Most Improved recognition, Rookie of the Year recognition, department award in physical education, Matter of the Heart award and Outstanding Junior award. Wong works part time at Bellevue College as a notetaker for students with disabilities and volunteers with Light & Love Home, Church of God in Seattle and Volunteer Optometric Services to Humanity. After high school, she plans to attend college to study biochemistry for optometry school. Wong hopes to become an optometrist to help youth and adults to see better and wants to open her own practice in Washington.

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