Coupeville Lions honor students

Coupeville High School seniors Kyra Ilyankoff and David Lile were honored as “Students of the Quarter” by the Coupeville Lions Club. Their academic achievements, school activities and community involvement were factors teachers noted in choosing to honor them.

Ilyankoff, who was honored May 18, has been on the varsity volleyball and track and field teams through her four years at Coupeville High. During her sophomore year, she was named athlete of the year. Her track accomplishments include a javelin championship and being named to the Cascade Conference All League track team.

She is a member of National Honor Society, has a 3.56 GPA and is the ASB secretary. She received the Lamp of Knowledge and she is and Association of University Women scholar in science.

Ilyankoff’s community service experience includes participating in Big Brothers Big Sisters, and helping with children’s activities at Coupeville festivals throughout the year. She ventured to Mexico in 2010, where she participated in a church mission trip working with children and renovating homes. She hopes to attend Washington State University and major in veterinary medicine or physical therapy. She is the daughter of Mark and Carol Ilyankoff.

Lile, who was honored May 11, worked his way up through student government until he served as class president for his junior and senior years. He is a member of National Honor Society and he has a 3.6 GPA. Lile has received the Lamp of Knowledge each of his four years at Coupeville High.

His hobbies include sports, and he volunteers for C-Town and the Boys and Girls Club. He was named Big Brother of the Year through Big Brothers Big Sisters. Through participating in NHS, he helped with Winterfest, the Boys and Girls Club Auction and the Lions Club garage sale.

He plans to attend the University of Washington Bothell campus and plans to major in communications and education. He is the son of Thomas and Grace Lile.


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