Perfect Party: July 2018

Here’s who we’d invite if we could entertain this month’s most interesting visitors, locals, and newsmakers.

By Seattle Met Staff Illustrations by David Wilson June 19, 2018 Published in the July 2018 issue of Seattle Met

Kelly Clayton

She may go by the handle Skittles, but there’s nothing small about this Yakima mixed martial arts fighter’s game. (Emerald Queen Casino, July 21

Morgan Irwin

We insist the Seattle cop who’s also a state representative, and who recently commandeered a Jet Ski to rescue a kayaker, take a break already. 

Victoria Meadows

We’re turning to this UW astrobiologist—and recent Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence Institute prize winner—for advice when the space invaders arrive. 




Abel Berhan

The Evergreen High student earned $400,000 in scholarships. Video of his reaction to his Harvard acceptance letter went viral. We think Harvard has a lot to learn from him.

Melissa Cook

The Burien second-grade teacher hit the Arctic as part of a National Geographic expedition. The polar facts she brought back to her students are, we assume, just the tip of the iceberg.

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