Discus Award Winner
12th Grade, MA
I have been an honor roll student and an elected member of student council for my entire high school career. I have been a member of National Honor Society since eleventh grade. I have attended Girls State, which has taught me "how to participate in my state's government in preparation for my future role as a responsible adult citizen." I will be attending an educational tour of Costa Rica in February of 2012 through the program "EF Tours." I have taken a total of 4 AP classes and 13 honors classes throughout my high school career. I scored a super score of 1890 on my SATS and a composite score of 27 on my ACTS. I scored a 730 on my Biology E subject test, a 620 on my Math 1 subject test, and a 580 on my Math 2 subject test. I scored a 5 on both my AP Biology and AP Psychology tests.
I have been a competitive member of both indoor and outdoor Track and Field throughout high school. My freshman year, I placed within top 10 in the 400 meter low hurdles in the Western Massachusetts Championship meet during the outdoor season. My sophomore year, I placed 4th in the 55 meter high hurdles in the Western Massachusetts Championship meet during the indoor season. The following indoor season, i placed 2nd in the 55 meter high hurdles in the Western Mass Championship meet. In that same year, I placed 5th in the 100m high hurdles in the Western Massachusetts Championship meet during the outdoor season. I have also participated in long jump, triple jump, high jump, the 4x400 meter relay, the 200m, and the 300m. This year, I have been named Captain of my indoor team.
In eighth grade, I volunteered to help out at the annual Caribbean Festival in my town. I gave pony rides to younger children for the entire day. I was a member of Key Club my freshman and sophomore year of high school, where i participated in various volunteer activities, such as 5K walks for a cause, helping raise money for children and families in need around the holiday season, and writing letters of appreciation to U.S. soldiers. My family and I have visited and donated clothing and school supplies to the "Gray House" (a safe, free after school environment for young children) in Springfield, Massachusetts multiple times. My mother and I help organize and contribute to our towns Memorial Day Service each year. I have helped run a Homes For Our Troops Gala in Boston, MA.