Rotary Club of Everett Announces Three Students Of Month For January

January 18, 2022


This in from Walt Greenwood at 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 during the school year the club recognizes outstanding high school students in the city of Everett for their accomplishments and their promise.

Jacob Hahn, photo courtesy Everett Rotary

Cascade High Student of the Month is Jacob Hahn. Jacob has been in band four years and is now a senior leader in the program. He is an athlete, competing in tennis and golf. He is a student leader, participating in advanced leadership. Jacob is in National Honor Society, with an almost perfect GPA average. He has spent each high school summer working for the Everett Aquasox. He is a member of the Cascade Interact Club, has worked four years on the food drive at Cascade and volunteered for Stuff the Bus for six years.

Isaak Jacoby, photo courtesy Everett Rotary

Student of the Month from Sequoia High is Isaak Jacoby, an incredibly humble, kind student who will be graduating early. After graduation he plans to work full-time, then study social work at Evergreen State College. When not at school, he works at the Everett YMCA. Earlier in high school he sailed with the Sea Scouts and helped clean up the San Juan Islands with his 4H group. During his spare time, he enjoys gaming and traveling out-of-state to visit his grandparents.

Laith Dirsiye, photo courtesy Everett Rotary

Everett High Student of the Month is Laith Dirsiye, a thoughtful and considerate student involved in sports and leadership activities. His anatomy teacher said “Laith has the ability to bring out the best in others. He is always helping his team in discussions, group work and assignments and gets others engaged with him. He is a true leader.” His AP English Literature teacher said Laith “engages in learning with curiosity and a drive to not just get the answer but to understand it, too. He makes EHS a better place to be.”

About the Rotary Club of Everett: Rotary is an organization of business and professional leaders united worldwide to provide humanitarian service and build goodwill and peace. Chartered 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 students from the Everett area. The club also supports college-bound students in the Everett School District’s AVID program and organized a $107,000 program to fund gardens for low income residents in the Dominican Republic. Club members represent a broad spectrum of business, governmental, charitable and public service occupations and support service projects in the Everett community and around the world. The club meets in a hybrid in person and online Zoom session at 12:00 noon every Tuesday. For more information, visit the club website:

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