Every year our PTSA recognizes individuals for their dedicated service and commitment to our Kang community. This year we are pleased to announce the following award winners: 

Golden Kang/Outstanding Educator Award to Dawn Wyatt 

  • Compassionate Educator ­ Profound Dedication ­ Works Tirelessly ­ Models True Creativity ­ Reflective and Honest ­ Brightens Any Team 

 Outstanding Advocate Award to Brenna Mahoney 

  • Model UN Advisor ­ LWHS Racial Equity Team Member ­ Thinks About Who A Student Is (All They Are) ­ Working Towards a Truly Equitable Campus ­ Approaches Problems with Questions 

Golden Acorn Award to Danelle Mathews and Pam Hay 

Danelle: Editor of the Kang Crier for the last 3 years. ­ Keeps Contributors on Track with Reminders. ­ Assembles an Orderly Online Publication. ­ Efficient, Organized, Responsive, Reliable. 

Pam:  Dedicated LWHS volunteer for many years in multiple capacities​. Reflections Chair- high number of entries for high school​. Spearheaded the PTSA Sustainability Committee at LWHS.​ Co-chaired the Senior Party and served on the BOD.​ District-wide Reflections Chair​. Always willing to lend a helping hand. Calm, Capable and Kind.​

Outstanding Student Advocate Award to Robin Ying 

Outstanding Leadership for LWHS DECA Chapter ­ Leading Over 180 Students ­ Added Community Service Events ­ Focused and Driven ­ Makes New Members Feel Welcomed ­ A Senior and will be attending UC Berkley in the Fall 

A contribution to the Washington State PTA Scholarship Program will be made in honor of each of these award recipients. We offer the award winners, along with all of the amazing volunteers and staff in our LWHS community, our heartfelt gratitude for their outstanding commitment, dedication and service. We truly appreciate you! 


LWHS PTSA Board of Directors