First-Year/Transfer Students

Muriel Montenegro

Muriel Montenegro

Position: Assistant Director of Admissions for First Year Recruitment
Phone: (425)-352-3254

Territory: Edmonds, Mukilteo, and Seattle area independent and private schools

Hometown: Issaquah, WA by way of Waiehu, HI

Education: Skyline High School in Sammamish, WA; B.A. in Business Administration at Western Washington University; M.E.d. in Student Development Administration at Seattle University 

Favorite Movies: “10 Things I Hate About You,” “Enchanted,” “The Wedding Planner,” and “Moana.” Basically all romantic comedies and Disney movies.

Favorite Books: “The Alchemist” by Paulo Coelho and “Lean In” by Sheryl Sandberg

Favorite Sports Team: UW Huskies Women’s Basketball

Favorite Restaurant in Bothell: Sushi Zone.

"I've learned that you shouldn't go through life with a catcher's mitt on both hands; you need to be able to throw something back."
-Maya Angelou

Favorite College Experience: Hui O Hawaii’s annual luau, all-you-can-eat sushi nights in Richmond, Canada with the Filipino American Student Association (FASA)

Favorite WA Activity: Paddle boating and walking my dog at Greenlake and checking out farmers markets throughout the greater Seattle area.

Main Attraction at UW Bothell: The dynamic, tight-knit community. Students at UW Bothell are well connected with staff and faculty who are passionate about helping them develop to their full potential.

Advice for High School Students: Don’t be afraid to get involved, whether it’s at your school or in your community. Work hard, study hard, and take advantage of all the resources available to you.

Fun Fact: I'm Beyonce's #1 fan.