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Recognizing excellence

The 12th annual program will honor 36 high school seniors from the Peninsula School District.

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  • KIDS

    Key Peninsula Middle School students help art mural come to life

    Two Waters Arts Alliance after-school art club artist Jessica Smeall spent several weeks in January at Key Peninsula Middle School on a project with students from grades six through eight as they created an “upcycled” stewardship pole.

  • STUDENTS OF DISTINCTION

    Caleb Riggs

    Caleb Riggs is an accomplished athlete and a well-rounded student. He is a member of the Peninsula High School swimming and diving team as well as a club team, and he practices and competes year-round.

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    Jasmyn Kaiwa

    Jasmyn Kaiwa will graduate from high school with a 3.2 grade-point average and is looking forward to continuing her education at a community college.

  • STUDENTS OF DISTINCTION

    Natalie Iverson

    Natalie Iverson is a well-rounded student who has excelled academically while she's pursued sports, music and extensive community service.

  • STUDENTS OF DISTINCTION

    Paul Alvestad

    Paul Alvestad has pursued a variety of interests, including sports, scouting and community service, and he's stayed focused on academics. He has been described as a high-achieving student who is driven to succeed.

  • KIDS

    Vaughn students delight in annual salmon release into Vaughn Creek

    Undeterred by soggy, misty rain, a parade of what appeared to be zillions of Vaughn Elementary School students, under the guidance of teachers and parent volunteers, carefully made their way down the shoulder of a puddle-spattered roadway to the site of the annual release of the school’s ...

  • STUDENTS OF DISTINCTION

    Rachel Geringer

    Rachel Geringer is a bright scholar who has maintained a 4.0 grade-point average while she's taken college courses. In addition to graduating from Gig Harbor High School in June, she will obtain a two-year college degree.

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    Haley Williams

    Haley Williams excels at everything she does — and she does a lot. Ranked No. 1 academically, she's an athlete and a leader who has extensive community service.

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    Lindsey Fleming

    Lindsey Fleming has pursued a variety of interests that range from art and choir to volunteer service. She's also maintained a 3.93 grade-point average and taken Advanced Placement or honors courses, or college classes through the Running Start program.

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    Alex Adcock

    Alex Adcock started to play the saxophone the summer before he entered seventh grade. He hasn't stopped since.

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