February Youth of the Month | RENTON ROTARY

February Youth of the Month | RENTON ROTARY

Rotary Club of Renton selects their Youth of the Month for February.

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

February Rotary Youth of the Month are:

Beth Tuschhoff

Senior at Hazen High School

Beth Tuschhoff holds a 4.0 GPA and is involved in FLASH Photography Club, Gordy’s Guides, National Honor Society, Hazen Marching and Symphonic Band, swim team and track and field. She has received Varsity Letters, National Merit Semifinalist, AAUW Certificate for Excellence in Math, AP Scholar Award, Seamount First Team All-Academic, Hazen Academic Award. Tuschhoff works part time as a lifeguard at Newport Hill Swim and Tennis Club and volunteers with First Presbyterian Church of Bellevue, National Honor Society and Girl Scouts. She plans to attend a four-year university to earn a degree in mathematical biology. Tuschhoff wants to study either population genetics or the spread of disease as a mathematical biologist.

Amica Huynh

Senior at Lindbergh High School

Amica Huynh holds a 3.8 GPA and has been involved in Key Club, DECA, Eagle Crew, cross country and tennis. She has received AP Scholar with Honors, Top 10 Outstanding Junior Award, AAUW Math Scholar Award, Visual Communications Student of the Month, and National Honor Society. She works part time as a barista at I-Tea and volunteers with Key Club. Huynh plans to attend a four-year university to study either pre-dentistry or business administration. She hopes to own her own business and use her visual communications skills to market and brand her business.

Ebsitu Hassen

Senior at Renton High School

Ebsitu Hassen holds a 3.5 GPA and has been involved in Speech and Debate, Key Club, Relay for Life, Girls First, Renton Peer Mentors, Student Council, cross country and track. She has received Henry Moses Award, Track Award, and National Honor Society. Hassen has volunteered with the Salvation Army where she served dinners and cleaned up after guests. After high school, she plans to attend a four-year university but has not yet decided on a major. She hopes to pursue a career in something that can make a difference and help those in need.

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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