West Seattle students honored from left are Yessinia Rudy (West Seattle HS) - Technology; Sydney M. Sattler (Chief Sealth) - Science; Janelle Maroney (Chief Sealth) - Math; Michiko Yoshino (West Seattle HS) - Math; and Kristin Lee (West Seattle HS) - Science.

West Seattle students honored by American Association of University Women

Five West Seattle seniors, two from Chief Sealth and three from West Seattle High School were honored by the AAUW (American Association of University Women) at the annual AAUW Scholar's Recognition dessert reception on April 10 for their achievement in one of three STEM fields.

High achieving senior girls from eight Seattle high schools were honored.

The keynote speaker was AAUW member Karen Troianello, Title IX pioneer.

The local students honored were:

Yessinia Rudy (West Seattle HS) - Technology; Sydney M. Sattler (Chief Sealth) - Science; Janelle Maroney (Chief Sealth) - Math; Michiko Yoshino (West Seattle HS) - Math; and Kristin Lee (West Seattle HS) - Science.

AAUW is a national organization of college graduates. AAUW's mission is to advance equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, and research.

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