About Kids Coming Together

Kids Coming Together provides opportunities for local youth to make new friends and connect with their community through service events led by high school students.

Have You Attended a KCT Event & Are Now Interested in Joining Our Youth Board ?

We are currently accepting APPLICATIONS for board members to lead KCT for the 2021-22 school year.   If you are interested in applying for one of the eight open positions, email our Program Director at
deb@kidscomingtogether.org and we will send an Application form.

The DEADLINE for application submission is Sept. 11th, 2021.

Get To Know Our 2020-21 Youth Board:

Abi Burns

Co – President

Abi is a Junior at Eastlake High School. After a strong start as events coordinator her first year on the KCT Youth Board, she is now excited to help lead the organization. She joined KCT because she wants to make a difference in the lives of others and understands the importance of meaningful relationships. She enjoys working with kids and is excited to help them build connections. Outside of KCT and school, Abi enjoys being creative and spending time with friends and family.

Chelsea Woodall

Vice President

Chelsea is a senior Eastlake High School. She served her first year as an intern on the KCT Youth Board and serving her second year as  Vice President. She decided to join KCT because she enjoys working with kids and is always looking for ways to help kids grow up in a fun and inclusive environment. She wants to help everyone make friends and feel like they have someone they can turn to at any time. 

Anisha Singh

Recruitment/Expansion

Anisha is serving her first year as the Community Relations Officer of the KCT Youth Board. A junior at Eastlake High School, she joined KCT as she believes that youth psychosocial care is essential to shaping young minds. She spends countless hours to mental health awareness. Anisha works with KCT to promote partnerships with Washington-based organizations. In her free time, she enjoys playing the flute and giving back to her community.

Soham Kulkarni

Event Coordinator/ Logistics

Soham is a senior at Skyline. He has always enjoyed helping kids learn new skills and make new friends. He relates to children who are more introverted and joined KCT to inspire them to get out of their comfort zones. His favorite sport is football, and he has played for 7 years. He has also played the piano for 8 years.

Connie Huang

Promotions 

Connie is a junior at Skyline High School. She is serving her first year in KCT and she’s super excited to have fun here! She joined KCT because she loves hanging out with kids. Connie was shy as a kid, so she totally understands the difficulty of making friends. In her free time, she enjoys painting, sewing, playing the ukulele, and watching movies.

Sahya Bikkula

Technology

Sahya is a junior at Skyline High school. She is serving her first year on the KCT Youth Board as the Technology officer. Growing up, she was shy and introverted. She joined KCT because she understands the importance of friendship. She hopes that a program like this will allow kids to come out of their shells and make a group of friends. In her free time, she enjoys swimming and being with friends and family.

Ioli Shrivastava

Events Webmaster

Ioli is a sophomore at Skyline High School. She is excited to be serving her second year on the KCT Youth Board. She joined KCT last year because she enjoys working with kids, and understands the struggles of making friends and fitting in. She believes that this program can truly make a difference and be extremely beneficial to the community. In her free time, she enjoys painting and playing the violin.

Ayeda Masood

General Youth Board Member/Intern

Ayeda is a Junior at Skyline High school. She is very excited to serve her first year on the KCT Youth Board as a Youth Board Member. Growing up, she was shy and introverted and understands how important friendships and connections are. She believes KCT can help kids to open up and create meaningful friendships with each other. In her free time, she loves to play the piano, tennis and being with family and friends.

Ananya Gupta

General Youth Board Member/Intern

Ananya Gupta is a sophomore at Skyline High School. She is serving her first year as a Youth Board Member and looking forward to being part of the team and help kids interact with their peers and the community.  Growing up, she was a shy kid and struggled to talk to people and make new friends. She knows that having peers around you is very important and wants to help the kids of KCT to be included in a friendly community. In her free time, she likes to dance, listen to music, and bake.

Katherine McGHee

     Co-President

Katherine is a Senior at Eastlake High School. She served her first year on the KCT Youth Board as the Public Relations Officer, her second year as the Vice President, and taking the lead her third year as Co-President. Growing up, she struggled with making friends. She joined KCT because she is a big advocate for mental health. She firmly believes that a program like this is an asset to our community.  She hopes it will allow kids to come out of their shells and make life-long friends. In her free time, she enjoys horseback riding, hanging out with her friends, and participating in Eastlake Drama productions.

Renusree Chittella

Secretary

Renusree is a junior at Eastlake High School and is serving her first year at KCT as Secretary. She joined KCT because she understands the importance of mental health and she wants to help kids in her community create reliable and sustainable relationships with others. In her free time, she likes to give back to her community and spend time with her family and friends. 

Ronny Erlich

Networking

Ronny is a sophomore at Eastlake High School. She is excited to be serving her second year as part of Networking on the KCT Youth Board, after serving as Promotions in the past year.  Growing up, Ronny was shy and introverted. She wants to give kids the opportunity to make friends because she knows how much of a difference having someone to count on makes.

Sanya Cheeti

Marketing/Flyers

Sanya is a juinor at Skyline High School. She is serving her first year on KCT as the Marketing/Flyers officer. She joined KCT because she knows how it feels to not fit in and wants to help assure that no kid will feel that way. She has enjoyed working with kids in the past. Outside of KCT she enjoys playing soccer, spending time outdoors, and volunteering. 

Lucy Lin

Webmaster

Lucy is a senior at Skyline High School. She is super excited to be serving her first year at KCT as the Webmaster. She joined KCT because she loves to play with kids and frequently engages in KCT activities. In her free time, she cooks and plays the guzheng at nursing homes.

Aarushi Bharal

Social Media Manager

Aarushi is a Junior at Eastlake High School. She is serving her first year on board as the Social Media Manager. Growing up as an only child, she was shy and struggled with making friends. She joined KCT because she understands the importance of building meaningful relationships and enjoys working with kids. She wished that her younger self had an organization like KCT that allows kids to come out of their shells and believes that a program like this can help kids become more confident and learn communication skills. In her free time, she enjoys photography, playing guitar, baking, and spending time with family and friends.

Sunantha Kumar

General Youth Board Member/Intern

Sunantha is a sophomore at Tesla STEM High School. She is serving her first year on board as a Youth Board Member. She joined KCT last year as a volunteer leader and loved hanging out with the kids. Growing up she was introverted, so she wants to help kids get out of their shells.  In her free time, she enjoys art and photography.

Abby Wells

General Youth Board Member/Intern

Abby is a junior at Eastlake High School. She is serving her first year on the KCT Youth Board as a youth board member. She joined KCT because she enjoys making a difference in her community and the lives of others, and was inspired by the missions of KCT. In her free time, she likes to run, read, adventure outside, and spend time with friends and family.

Anika Kamath

General Youth Board Member/Intern

Anika is a freshman at Eastlake High School. She will be serving her first year on the KCT Youth Board as a General Board Member/Intern. She is excited and grateful to be a part of the KCT Youth Board because it gives her the chance to do two of the things she loves most. Helping the community by volunteering and helping kids make new friendships. She has started attending KCT events since the middle of her 8th-grade year and she has been interested ever since. Outside of KCT, she enjoys dancing, playing the piano, baking, art, and spending time with friends and family.