Stories tagged: youth spotlight
Tue., Sept. 18, 2018
North Central High School student Myah Rodriguez overcame childhood cancer to become a leader with a bright future.
UPDATED: Thu., July 26, 2018, 5:28 p.m.
At age 17, Brady Magruder has been a university professor, a high school basketball star, a con man and the president of Argentina. Magruder, an incoming senior at University High …
Wed., June 20, 2018, 5 a.m.
For Ilina Logani, there’s a big difference between knowledge and education, and you can’t find either using a search engine.
UPDATED: Thu., May 24, 2018, 6:55 p.m.
After winning the top music prize at the Spokane Scholars banquet last month, Justin Cai did something even more remarkable: He donated half of his $4,000 prize to a nonprofit …
Wed., March 21, 2018
Community service and teen activism are not just high school requirements for some teens. For those like 16-year-old Madelyn Dickens, community involvement is clearly based on her passion for social …
UPDATED: Fri., March 2, 2018, 3:27 p.m.
Morgan McGovern is on a fast track at Ferris High School to pursue a college degree and career plans in medicine.
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 18, 2018, 5:32 p.m.
A Mead High School junior has somehow learned to balance the demands of a 4.0 student, myriad school activities and community involvement to become the queen of the Girl Scout …
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 21, 2017, 10:31 p.m.
When Shadle Park High School senior Cindy Mendoza is faced with a challenge, she doesn’t view it as a setback, but instead, an opportunity.
Thu., Nov. 9, 2017
Iraqi refugee, North Central student, thrives in Spokane despite close call with President Trump’s travel ban
Farrah Faeq was just coming into her own in Spokane when President Donald Trump announced his first travel ban in early 2017.