This is from Walt Greenwood of the Rotary Club of Everett.
In an online meeting, the Rotary Club of Everett on January 18, 2022 honored three local high school students as Rotary Students of the Month.
Each month of the school year, the club recognizes outstanding high school students in the City of Everett for their achievements and promise.
Cascade High’s student of the month is Jacob Hahn. Jacob has been with the group for four years and is now a senior program manager. He is an athlete who competes in tennis and golf. He is a student leader, participating in advanced leadership. Jacob is in the National Honor Society, with a near-perfect GPA average. He spent every summer in high school working for the Everett Aquasox. He is a member of the Cascade Interact Club, worked four years in the food drive at Cascade, and volunteered with Stuff the Bus for six years.
Sequoia High’s student of the month is Isaak Jacoby, an incredibly humble and kind student who will graduate early. After graduating, he plans to work full time and then study social work at Evergreen State College. When not in school, he works at the YMCA in Everett. Earlier in high school, he sailed with the Sea Scouts and helped clean up the San Juan Islands with his 4H group. In his spare time, he enjoys playing games and traveling out of state to visit his grandparents.
Everett High’s Student of the Month is Laith Dirsiye, a thoughtful and caring student involved in sports and leadership activities. Her anatomy teacher said: “Laith has the ability to bring out the best in others. He always helps his team with discussions, group work and homework and engages others with him. He’s a real leader. His AP English Literature professor said Laith “commits to learning with curiosity and a will not only to have the answer but for to understand this too. It makes EHS a better place to live.
About the Rotary Club of Everett: Rotary is an organization of business leaders and professionals united around the world to provide humanitarian service and build goodwill and peace. Established in 1917, The Rotary Club of Everett is one of three Rotary clubs in Everett and a total of more than 35,000 Rotary clubs in 182 countries.
In 2021, The Rotary Club of Everett provided $239,100 in scholarships to Everett-area students. The club also supports students attending college through the Everett School District’s AVID program and has organized a $107,000 program to fund gardens for low-income residents of the Dominican Republic. Club members represent a wide range of business, government, charitable and public service professions and support service projects in the Everett community and around the world. The club meets in a Hybrid Zoom in-person and online session at 12:00 p.m. every Tuesday. For more information, visit the club’s website: www.everettrotary.com.