Local high school students honored for leadership

Could 13—HIGH POINT—A pupil volunteers with a gaggle via the native Woman Scout affiliation to counter the meals scarcity in the neighborhood.

One other pupil takes a part-time job to assist her aunt pay the payments after her mom died.

And there is a pupil who misplaced each of his arms beneath the elbow, however performs soccer and has a job in pupil administration at his highschool.

These are a few of the achievements of the six native highschool seniors who gained the 2022 Excessive Level Scholar Management Awards. They had been chosen by the principals at their faculties and had been honored at a luncheon that introduced collectively dad and mom and relations, educators, group leaders and elected officers on the String & Splinter Membership downtown on Thursday.

This yr’s winners:

—Marcel Bailey of Andrews Excessive. Bailey is a prime class pupil and an athlete on the Purple Raiders soccer staff. His mom died when he was a toddler, and Bailey and his youthful sister dwell with their aunt. He works a part-time job to carry earnings to the home.

– Vilayvanh “Boun” Phanhvanh from Excessive Level Central Excessive College. He left his dwelling within the Southeast Asian nation of Laos on the age of 13 to hunt a greater life in America. She performs on the ladies’ soccer staff, however her two arms solely attain her elbows – the results of a horrific hearth when she was 2 weeks outdated – and is energetic in pupil administration and different campus occasions.

—Liana Herrera-Sanchez of Kearns Academy. She maintained a excessive GPA whereas enrolling in Superior Placement programs along with college-level programs. She volunteered at Open Door Ministries and raised consciousness and cash for autism and breast most cancers analysis she.

—Wilnedia Florveus of Center School at GTC Excessive Level. Florveus is presently engaged on an actual property license and desires to pursue a profession in industrial actual property. At college, he’ll search a bachelor’s diploma in enterprise administration with the goal of incomes a grasp’s diploma in enterprise administration.

—Hannah Elizabeth Covey on the Penn-Griffin College of the Arts. Covey volunteered to beat the meals scarcity in her group by becoming a member of the Woman Scouts. In his first and last years, he attended Guilford Technical Neighborhood School twin enrollment and achieved an “A” honors checklist each semester.

—Edinam Pleasure Woka of Southwest Guilford Excessive. Woka serves in her highschool management class and assists with varied college actions. She is a profitable volleyball participant and promotes sportsmanship she.

Native businessman Matt Thiel, co-chairman of Excessive Level Colleges Partnership, began the awards dinner 12 years in the past. The awards are given by partnership with the Guilford Training Alliance.

Every pupil was given a watch donated by native companies Simon Jewelers and Excessive Level Jewelers and Nice Presents.

“Each time college students take a look at their watches, they’re reminded that the Excessive Level group is at all times, now, and at all times there to assist them,” Thiel mentioned. “These college students are our future”

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