Kelly Irwin will attend Midwestern University College of Dental Medicine in Glendale, Ariz., beginning August 2013. Kelly is a 2008 graduate of Woodinville High School and a 2012 graduate of the University of Washington with a degree in biology.
Hayden McTavish, 15, of Kenmore, came home a world champion after two days of head-to-head Pokémon video game battles at the 2013 World Pokémon Championships in Vancouver, B.C. Hayden competed among more than 600 of the most elite Pokémon players from around the world, winning first place in the senior division. Hayden joins a group of only six players to earn the coveted title of 2013 Pokémon World Champion at the invitation-only event. Along with the title, Hayden also earned a scholarship, exclusive Pikachu World Champion trophy, and a travel award to compete at the 2014 Pokémon World Championships next summer in Washington, D.C.