Seniors Mason Azose and Christina Williamson, of Mercer Island High School, have been named as the Rotary Islanders of the month for December.
Azose is a DECA regional qualifier and state champion who played sophomore and JV basketball and has been a MIHS freshmen team assistant coach. He was also the ninth-grade class president. The founder of New Lens Tutoring, a tutoring company, he has volunteered as a camp counselor, umpire/referee, coach and basketball team manager, and is active in the shoe trade market — collecting shoes is one of his hobbies. Other hobbies include investing and fitness.
The son of Jay and Dana Azose, Mason plans to attend a four-year university.
Williamson is a captain of the MIHS girls swim and dive team, varsity girls basketball team and varsity girls water polo team. This year she led a section of sousaphones in band, which she has participated in since fifth grade.
In her spare time, Williamson helps run the girls basketball team’s Junior Hoopsters program for young girls and volunteers in the student leadership program at Mercer Island Presbyterian Church. She helps the Sunday School class for middle schoolers and has joined mission trips to Mexico to build houses and a church. She is also helping the church’s communications team with designing a new website.
The daughter of David and Susan Williamson, Christina is planning to major in mathematics or physics at a four-year college.