News brief 30SODAUSTIN_B

April 30, 2014 

Mariah Austin

Category: Music, art and drama

Education: Senior, Gig Harbor High School

GPA: 3.3

Parent: Melissa Austin

Activities/ achievements: Theater performances, Meistersingers section leader, one-act festival best supporting actress nomination, Vocal Motion president, APEX vice president, PenMet Parks, Pierce County AIDS Walk, Dine Out for Life, cheerleading, summer musical theater camp at 5th Avenue Theatre

Favorite teacher: Middle school leadership teacher, Mrs. Kaiser. “Not only does she care for her students, she works hard to make Goodman a better place. She pushes her students to have a more positive outlook on life and themselves.”

Best thing about high school: The amazing staff. “Everyone cares for the students and is willing to help anyone in need. They make the school a friendly environment.”

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