Mukilteo student named WWU outstanding graduate

Jul 23, 2014
Aaron-Jeramee Alonso

A Mukilteo student has been honored as an Outstanding Graduate of Western Washington University.

Aaron-Jeramee Alonso was named the Outstanding Graduate for Theatre Arts. He graduated with a bachelor’s degree in theatre arts.

At Western, Alonso is known as a hard-working student who is calm under pressure and possesses an unflagging optimism and a gentle and kind spirit.

Alonso has stage-managed several shows in the Theatre and Dance Department, along with serving as the production stage manager for Western’s Student Theatre Productions.

His awards include the Kennedy Center National Stage Management Award and the 5th Avenue Theatre Outstanding Stage Crew and Special Achievement award. Alonso also worked at Village Theatre in Everett and the Mount Baker Theatre.

He will participate in the Summer Stage Management Fellowship at the Eugene O’Neill Theatre Center in Waterford, Conn., then move on to stage-managing Mount Baker Theatre’s Mainstage Production of “Little Shop of Horrors.”

A graduate of Kamiak High School, Alonso is the son of Jose-Antonio Alonso and Maria-Luisa Alonso.

Western honored its Outstanding Graduates for the 2013-2014 academic year at a recent commencement.

Staff members from WWU academic departments and programs select one graduate to honor as the Outstanding Graduate of the year. Selection is a high honor based on grades, research and writing, service to the campus and community and promise for the future.

-Edited by Beacon staff

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