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STG Young Ambassadors 2018-2019 Cohort

 

Alexie is a sophomore at the University of Washington. She is majoring in history and gender studies with a minor in French. She is very involved in musical theatre, comedy and slam poetry. In her spare time, she likes to attend drag shows around the city and peruse local thrift stores. She is very excited to be returning for her second year as an STG Young Ambassador. From Alexie:
My favorite movie is Moulin Rouge.
I speak French (je parle francais!)
I collect earrings when I travel.


Aimee is a 16 year old junior at Garfield High School. She plays guitar, keys, sings, and writes her own songs. Aimee is also really into acting and theater! She’s in her high school’s musical every year and is currently a part of a student led one act play at her school. Aimee was a part of STG’s More Music @ the Moore and is always looking for more gigs! Music and performing arts are something she’s always been interested in. She always feels at home on stage. From Aimee:
I'm really good at rolling or wrapping burritos!
I can do the clover thing with my tongue.
I was born on Star Wars Day! May the fourth be with you!


Alyssa is a 16 year old junior at the The Overlake School. Alyssa is an actress, singer, and dancer with a huge love for theatre. She has been involved both on and off stage in over 15 productions in the last seven years as a performer, hair/makeup artists, writer, choreographer and director! From Alyssa:
My sister won season 5 of Food Network's Kids Baking Championship!
My 3 dream roles are Gabriella Montez, Wednesday Addams and Katherine Plumber.
I love One Direction!


Anjoli is a very fun and enthusiastic person who works hard for what she does. She loves acting more than she loves anything else and her determination for what she does is impeccable. Anjoli currently studies at Seattle Central College while still being enrolled as a junior at The Center School through a program called Running Start; she will also be graduating a year early, in 2019. Anjoli is a very charismatic, attentive, and fair person and loves to help the people around her. From Anjoli:
I have three cats, three dogs and four fish.
I love acting more than I love anything in the world.
Ice cream is my favorite food.


Cassidy is a 16 year old singer songwriter from Des Moines. She loves to perform, give back to her community and hang out with her family! From Cassidy:
I am left handed.
I can play four instruments.
I am a cheerleader.


Ellie is 16 years old and a Junior at West Seattle High School. Ellie plays piano, guitar, ukulele and she sings! You can find her teaching music to kids at Friends of The Children at risk youth shelter in Columbia City. Ellie enjoys volunteering at KEXP, The Vera Project, and Burien Cares animal shelter. On the weekends, you can find her working the front desk at Mode Music School. Her music interest is wide ranging from Irma Thomas, to Death Cab for Cutie, and Childish Gambino. From Ellie:
I got my tonsils taken out this summer.
I have a shirt with a picture of me and Ben Folds on it.
I went to London Fashion Week and ran in to Nick Cave.


Ethan (aka Bovey) has a passion for music that began at the age of six when he stumbled across Pearl Jam on his mom’s old iPod. He started playing drums in second grade and has added guitar, songwriting, the ukulele and the Cajon to his craft. Since then, Ethan founded his own rock band Splitting Silence less than two years ago, they have hit the all-ages music scene gigging all over Washington. Ethan also plays for the jazz program at Roosevelt High School and is a repeat participant in STG’s Songwriters Lab. From Ethan:
I have eaten 18 pieces of pizza in one sitting.
I am a grape soda aficionado.
On a trip to Brazil, I jammed with a complete stranger in a music store. We didn’t speak the same language but were able to communicate through music!


Hilda is a writer. She is in 10th grade and attends Garfield High School. She does swimming, gymnastics and softball at school. Her favorite colors are rose gold and yellow. Lastly, she works at a daycare center and loves the kids she works with. From Hilda:
I love theater.
I love to do calligraphy.
I've gone to NYC and want to attend NYU.


Ivy is a senior at Franklin High School in Seattle, Washington. Other than running track and tutoring at her local elementary school, she loves painting, watching films, and going to concerts. Her favorite artists are Lorde, Harry Styles and Rihanna. Ivy’s dream is to combine her interests in art and computer science one day as a career, and perhaps change the world. She is a strong believer that everyone should receive the same opportunity no matter who they are, and she will continue to fight for that. From Ivy:
I know four coding languages: Python, Java, Javascript and HTML.
My favorite artists are Lorde, Harry Styles and Rihanna.
I love watching conspiracy theory videos.


Mohamed is an aspiring actor who currently attends South Seattle College. He a great guy and when you meet him, you will see how funny, nice and chill he is. He cares about people, loves to play sports and has a big family. From Mohamed:
I love sports.
I like to relax.
I am a movie and TV junkie!


Shiuan is a senior at Shorecrest High School. She loves to express herself through her dance moves and visual artworks. She's always excited to perform at dance competitions along with her Shorecrest hip hop family. Also, on her way to nationals this year! From Shiuan:
I have two cats: one Persian and one mix! Their names are Puchu and Appa.
I am on the Shorecrest Hip Hop Dance Team!
My favorite colors are any colors between green and blue.


Victoria is a high school senior who is passionate about songwriting, music and giving back to community. She has been performing on stage and on camera since she was 9 in many Seattle venues, including 5th Avenue Theatre and Seattle Musical Theatre. Victoria wrote her first song when she was 12 and has been writing songs ever since, having fallen in love with songwriting. Her songs explore different themes, such as finding one’s path, women empowerment and young adult relationships. She has performed her songs at various venues and festivals, was a runner up for 2016 Youth Musical Theater Songwriting Challenge, and was featured in Starbucks Up Next program. From Victoria:
I am interested in both arts and STEM.
I've been doing ballroom dancing for 8 years.
I have a younger brother.


Yasmin is 18 years old and currently attending Seattle University, majoring in communications. She is incredibly passionate about writing, photography, and music, and hopes to incorporate any blend of the three into a future career. On any given day, you can find Yasmin blasting her favorite tunes in her room, hunting for funny graphic t shirts in the men’s section of Goodwill, or binging Arrested Development on Netflix. From Yasmin:
My favorite musicians are Car Seat Headrest, Father John Misty and Soko!
I was born in Los Angeles, but half of my family lives in Morocco, Africa.
I have a weird fascination with the Simpsons. I think that the entire franchise is just so interesting. I could honestly talk about it all day.

STG Young Ambassadors 2017-2018 Cohort

 

Aaron is a drummer from Port Orchard, Washington who plays in a successful rock band called Suite Clarity. This rock band was also placed on the ballot for a Grammy nomination in 2016. Aaron continues to study and learn drums under his teacher Jay Douglas. From Aaron:
I love Asian food.
I work out everyday.
I have an impressive shoe collection.


Alexie is a freshman at the University of Washington. She is extremely interested in Musical Theatre, filmmaking and poetry. She has lived in the Seattle area her entire life and loves the fun, unique and artsy atmosphere. From Alexie:
I’ve been to France but not Canada.
I went to the Phineas and Ferb Movie Premiere at Disney Studios.
I can recite every line from the movie Titanic.


Alexis is a senior at Henry M. Jackson High School and is also in her second year at Cascadia College. To take advantage of her dual-citizenship, Alexis would like to attend university in Canada as an International Relations major (subject to change). Alexis' favorite things include going on hikes, camping (in the outdoors and for concerts), attending concerts, watching movies in the theater, and going on road trips with her friends or family. Alexis is also a part of the Mill Creek Youth Advisory Board. The only thing on Alexis's bucket list is to travel to as many places as she can. From Alexis:
I joined my high school’s cross country team just to get the sweatshirt.
I am an American and Canadian citizen.
My favorite quote is, "be somebody that makes everybody feel like a somebody."


Anjoli goes to The Center school in Downtown Seattle. She loves acting, singing and playing musical instruments. In 2017 she went to Los Angeles to compete in a competition called IMTA (International Model and Talent Association) and she was awarded the second best teen female actor as well as other first place awards for her division. She is an inspiring and determined person that loves to laugh. From Anjoli:
I am an Actor/Singer.
I love cats.
I love chemistry.


Bryce AKA Huey the Artist is a Seattle-based rapper, activist and songwriter whose name is influenced by the civil rights activist Huey P. Newton. Huey incorporates social justice into his jazz hip-hop style. Lead vocalist in the band The Inflowentials, Huey uses his voice with the conviction of a patriot in expressing his discontent with politics. As he is nineteen, education is an important step for his artistic and personal development, and he is continuing his studies at Shoreline. From Huey:
I went to Guatemala.
I played basketball for 7 years and won a championship.
I acted for 6 years.


Cassidy is a 15 year old singer-songwriter from Des Moines, Washington. She loves the arts and her favorite musical is Hamilton. She is looking forward to being a young ambassador for STG. From Cassidy:
I performed at Lincoln Center in NYC!
I have a Siamese cat named Kevin!
I play ukulele!


Ellie is 15 years old and a sophomore at West Seattle High School. Ellie plays piano, guitar, ukulele and she sings! Born and raised in West Seattle, you can find her volunteering at KEXP and the Vera Project in her free time and working at Mode Music School. Her music interest is wide ranging from Irma Thomas, to Death Cab for Cutie, and Ben Folds. From Ellie:
I have played piano for 10 years.
I know every lyric to every Ben Folds song.
I have an English Bulldog named Mimi.


Ileyana is a 16 year old young woman who is very hardworking leader. She demonstrates her thinking through her artwork, and draws things/people who look like her. Ileyana started very young with an artistic touch, and she’s ventured from painting to photography, poetry, and more. Ileyana loves to surround herself with beautiful things, and reflect on the positive things in life. From Ileyana:
I’ve been creating and drawing since I was 3.
My favorite color is royal blue.
When I was younger, I taught myself cursive.


Jordan is a 19 year old freshman at the University of Washington. She enjoys musical theatre both on stage and behind the scenes! She has worked backstage with the 5th Avenue Theatre's Rise Star Project and has been seen on stage with Monroe High School Drama, Village Theatre Kids Stage and Stage Notes at UW! From Jordan:
I drink a lot of tea!
Currently, my favorite band is Boston Manor.
I used to have pastel purple hair!


Kinsey is a junior at Central Kitsap High whose favorite thing is a good song. She believes music has the ability to spread joy and love to people of all shapes and sizes. She is beyond excited to be a part of the smart and talented group of people that is the STG Young Ambassadors. From Kinsey:
I’ve played soccer for 14 years.
I’ve been to Disneyland 30+ times.
I am a Calligrapher.


Mohamed is in 12th grade and loves acting. For fun times, he likes to play soccer and any other sports and likes to watch TV shows. When you get to know him, he is funny, nice, respects others and loves to help other people. From Mohamed:
I am a nice person.
I am funny.
I like to play sports and watch a lot of movies.


Victoria is a Seattle-based high school junior who is passionate about songwriting, music and giving back to community. She has been performing on stage and on camera since she was 9 in many Seattle venues, including 5th Avenue Theatre and Seattle Musical Theatre. Victoria wrote her first song when she was 12 and has been writing songs ever since, having fallen in love with songwriting. Her songs explore different themes, such as finding one’s path, women empowerment and young adult relationships. She has performed her songs at various venues and festivals, was a runner up for 2016 Youth Musical Theater Songwriting Challenge, and was featured in Starbucks Up Next program. From Victoria:
I go to a STEM high school, which focuses on science, technology, engineering and math. I am taking a number of advanced classes in these areas.
In one day, I have been a French resistance fighter in World War II, a mother duck and a wooden boy named Pinnocchio - all part of theatrical productions and films.
I have been doing competitive ballroom dancing for 8 years.