Miss Seattle’s Outstanding Teen

Miss Seattle’s Outstanding Teen 2017
Jaclyn Seifert

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Age: 17

Platform:  Combating Teen Depression You are not alone – there is help


Jaclyn is a native of Normandy Park, Washington and currently a junior at Kennedy Catholic high school. Her involvement in both school and her community is not only diverse, but service based. She is vice-president of the choir council, also serving as a Kennedy student ambassador and SEARCH leader. Jaclyn is a dual-athlete playing on the Kennedy varsity basketball and soccer team. This year, as co-captain of the varsity soccer team, the 4A soccer coaches selected her for all league first team, where she earned the MVP title. Jaclyn is a member of the select Excalibur choir and the Seattle Opera Youth Chorus, where she participates in local and state vocal competitions representing Kennedy as Soprano 1 at the Regional Solo Ensemble, as well as being selected for the Washington State Treble Choir. Jaclyn actively supports her platform of “Combating Teen Depression” by serving as a youth ambassador for Teen Link – a program empowering youth to make positive and self-advocating choices in their lives through resources such as a teen-answered help line and online support. Jaclyn continues her advocacy as contributing writer for Metiza magazine, a positive online resource for young women, through her published article “You’re Not Alone.”