MTHS December Students of the Month
Student Name: Ali Aboosaidi
Motherís Name: Sharon Aboosaidi
Fatherís Name: Fred Aboosaidi
Clubs & Activities: Hip/Hop & Break Ė participant and captain, Robotics, DECA, FCCLA
Athletics: Track & Field (freshman year), soccer (elementary and middle school), basketball (elementary and middle school)
Honors: National Honor Society member, honors courses throughout high school
Community Service: volunteering for Deaconess Organization, Mountlake Terrace Library, at a foster home (during holidays), tutoring (during lunch and before/after school)
Culminating Project: Will be developing an advanced web page for Kolbeh Corporation to contribute to promoting the small business to progress substantially in reaching out to the public in various means of communication.
Current Employment: work for Kolbeh Corporation
Future Education Goals: Want to become an engineer, uncertain of particular major or occupation. I am very certain that I want to become an engineer to contribute to scientific escalation and contribution to the future. I am looking forward to attending the University of Washington.
Future Career Goals: Uncertain about my intended occupation, however I know I want to become some type of engineer, like my father, to utilize my scientific skills to benefit the world.
Anything else we should know?: I am an individual with rich cultural structure. I utilize discipline I acquired from my cultural background to persist consistently toward finishing what I started. I donít leave anything unfinished. I am an individual with strong dedication to my ambitions. I am motivated to move forward to make a good impression for my family, my friends, and my future.
Student Name: Tina Rajan
Motherís Name: Jaisy Rajan
Fatherís Name: John Rajan
Clubs & Activities: President of Family Career Community Leaders of America, Teens Against Tobacco Use member, Invisible Children member, Prayer Club member, church youth leader, tutor during lunches, Honor Society member, Hawkeye (student newspaper) freshman and sophomore year, Link Crew leader
ASB: I am ASB treasurer and have been involved with Student Government since freshman year. ASB has been a huge part of my life, and I love interacting with other students and being able to help kids in every way. With the help of four other members, we plan assemblies as well as try to promote happy attitudes as acceptance throughout our school.
Honors: Honor Society member Awards: National aware for volunteering more than 250 hours, Presidential Award for volunteering
Community Service: Volunteer at Swedish Edmonds where I help manage the information desk, help run surgery schedule and answer phone calls.
Culminating Project: For my project, I will job shadow a nurse at Swedish Edmonds and research the career of pediatric nurse. I will write a research paper as well as a personal story of my experiences with the nurses at Swedish Edmonds.
Future Educational Goals: Hopefully, I plan to attend the University of Washington, get my degree in nursing or pre-med and then go on to something higher such as a pediatrician or pediatric nurse. I definitely want to work with kids, face-to-face interactions are the best.
Future Career Goals: I want to be a pediatrician, because I love helping people and I love working with kids. Kids are my passion and what better way to help kids than heal them. If I donít become a pediatrician, I will go into the career of nursing and specialize with kids. Nursing has always been around me. My mother works at Harborview and I love hearing her stories and knowing how rewarding it is to save a life.
Anything else we should know?: I know when to lead and when to step back and let others lead. I believe I have a positive attitude and the way to get things done is with a smile. I can meet deadlines, work wonderfully with kids as well as all different sorts of people. Some people that had a significant impact in my life would be my family members, including my parents and older sister Julia.