Students of the Month - September 2019

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  • Published in NW Stories
Alexa Padilla and Cole Stephenson. Courtesy photos Alexa Padilla and Cole Stephenson. Courtesy photos

Alexa Padilla

Eastside Catholic High School
Senior

Alexa has received three varsity letters in community service, said Principal Barbara Swann. She has participated in four school musicals, plays clarinet in the band and sings in the choir. A member of the National Honor Society, she maintains a 3.87 GPA. She volunteers at Eastside Baby Corner and with the vacation Bible school at her parish, Mary, Queen of Peace in Sammamish.

Cole Stephenson

Kennedy Catholic High School
Senior

“Cole challenges himself on a daily basis to be a better person than he was the day before,” said Principal Nancy Bradish. He’s president of the Men’s Club, wrestles and plays baseball, has led school retreats and is a member of the French Honor Society. He was baptized as a sophomore and is a member of Holy Rosary Parish in Seattle, where he teaches Sunday school.

In each edition through June, Northwest Catholic will honor students for their achievements and contributions in the classroom, in their extracurricular activities, and in their churches and communities. At the end of the school year, two Students of the Year will be selected to receive $1,000 Northwest Catholic scholarships.

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Northwest Catholic - September 2019