On February 16, 2016, Kaitlin Suchanek, a senior at Redwood Christian High School, won the Area Level of the Rotary 5170 District and moves on to the Regional Level in San Jose on March 18, 2016. Yichen Sun of James Logan High School, Fremont, finished second and Josuha Limlingan of San Leandro High School, finished third.
Kaitlin has been accepted to Sonoma State University for the Fall of 2016, and she will be studying to become a nurse. She is also completing the requirements for the Girl Scout Gold Award, which represents the highest achievement in Girl Scouting.
Kaitlin is the daughter of Brad and Laura Suchanek of Castro Valley.
Pictured left to right (picture of students):
Yichen Sun, Second Place, James Logan High School, Fremont; Kaitlin Suchanek, First Place, Redwood Christian High School, San Lorenzo; and Joshua Limlingan, Third Place, San Leandro High School.
Pictured left to right (picture of Kaitlin with RCS supporters) (left to right):
Bruce Johnson, Superintendent of Redwood Christian Schools; Kaitlin Suchanek, Rotary Area Speech Meet winner; Lisa Suth, English Teacher at RCS; and Al Hearne, RCS Assistant Superintendent of Instruction/Middle School and High School Principal