Graduating from: Mount Rainier High School (Des Moines) and Highline College (associate’s degree in biology) 

RASKC Team: Tukwila Petco Cat-Care Team 

How your graduation experience will be unique due to the pandemic: “Not being able to celebrate my accomplishments with all of my family due to a need for safety and meeting restrictions.” 

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Watch video interview (see below) with Logan and Lluvia Ellison-Morales, RASKC’s Administrator for Communications & Community Outreach.

Graduating from: Puyallup High School

RASKC Team: Tukwila Petco Cat-Care Team & animal transport

How your graduation experience will be unique due to the pandemic: “It’s a little bit difficult because of having four parents. This year the graduation will be at the Puyallup Fair. The problem is I have four parents, and they only gave us three extra tickets. So it’s kind of like ‘oh I have to pick and choose.’ Not every family is like what you see in movies.”

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Graduating from:  Raisbeck Aviation High School (Tukwila) 

RASKC team: Cat-Care Team at Kirkland Petco 

How your graduation experience will be unique due to the pandemic: “All students are only allowed two tickets for people to attend the in-person ceremony. It will be live-streamed on YouTube for those who cannot attend.” 

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Graduating from: Chrysalis High School (Woodinville) 

RASKC Team: Cat-Care Team at Kirkland Petco 

How your graduation experience will be unique due to the pandemic: “I will get to have a smaller graduation and more attendance options.” 

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Graduating from: Foster High School (Tukwila) 

RASKC Teams: Cat Meet & Greet and Tukwila Petco Cat-Care Team 

How your graduation experience will be unique due to the pandemic: “Unfortunately, I had to miss out on a lot of activities such as senior dances and sports. But, I feel like I had more time for myself and time to prepare for college.” 

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Graduating from: Kennedy Catholic High School (Burien) 

RASKC Team: Fostering and Early Morning Cat Crew 

What’s next: “I’ll be at the University of Washington.” 

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Graduating from:  International Community School (Kirkland) 

RASKC team: Cat-Care Team at Kirkland Petco 

How your graduation experience will be unique due to the pandemic: “I get to graduate in T-mobile Park on the Mariner’s baseball field!” 

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Graduating from: Kent Lake High School (Kent) & Green River College (Auburn) with an associate’s degree 

RASKC Team: Early Morning Cat Crew 

How your graduation experience will be unique due to the pandemic: There’s “definitely no in-person graduation. And I won’t get to really be with my friends.” 

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Graduating from: Kent-Meridian High School (Kent) with an International Baccalaureate Diploma 

RASKC Teams: Reber Ranch Cat-Care Team & Covington Petco Cat-Care Team 

How your graduation experience will be unique due to the pandemic: Rather than “a graduation ceremony for all seniors to walk, we will walk across a smaller stage individually where our family can witness it. I personally think this takes some of the pressure off of graduation, so I am not too disappointed. My graduating class has done so much in addition to completing around 13 years of schooling, and I don’t think anything could take that away.” 

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Graduating from:  Kentlake High School (Kent) and Green River Community College (Auburn) with an associate’s degree 

RASKC Teams: Fostering and RASKC Cat-Care Teams at Covington Petco & Reber Ranch 

How your graduation experience will be unique due to the pandemic: “My school is holding a drive through graduation, and people will be decorating their cars to celebrate!” 

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