High School Sports
Spotlight: Sammamish High School
Seattle Times staff reporter
Address: 100 140th SE, Bellevue
School district: Bellevue
School colors: Red, black and white
Enrollment: 1,126 (grades 9-12)
League/class: KingCo 3A
When it opened: 1959
Biggest rival: Interlake
Last state title: 1996, girls tennis (1999, boys water polo, a non-WIAA-sanctioned sport)
Notable alumni: Ann Wilson, founding member of rock band Heart; David Julian, 2001 national collegiate triathlon champ at Arizona State; C.J. Sealey, member of Canadian women's basketball team at Los Angeles Olympics; John LeRoy, pitched briefly for Atlanta Braves in 1997.
What's unique: Sammamish is one of the few schools in the nation equipped with a glass-blowing studio. Several teachers also say the diversity of the student body, as well as its collective positive spirit, make the school one of a kind.
Web site: www.sammamishhigh.com