Great Taste Design Foundation has announced the winners of the 2017 Great Girls Scholarship.
Humanitarian Social Innovations is proud to sponsor this scholarship program for high-achieving Delaware girls. Meet this year’s winners!
Lena Berry-Academics and Athletics
Lena Berry is a recent graduate of Caesar Rodney High School. She ranked in the top 8% of her class while completing a rigorous schedule which included four advanced placement courses. Lena received Academic Hall of Fame recognition for having the highest semester average in a variety of courses during her high school tenure at Caesar Rodney High School.
Lena played on her school’s varsity field hockey and soccer teams. She was also the Teen Council president for the 2016-2017 school year. She was a member of the Arabic club and Future Farmers of America and is also an active member of Delaware’s 4H program.
Hollan Brockenbrough- Academics
Hollan Brockenbrough is a rising senior at Mount Pleasant High School. She has been on the Distinguished Honors list since 5th grade and is the recipient of the President’s Award for Educational Excellence.
Hollan has completed the International Baccalaureate Middle Years Program and is a candidate for the International Baccalaureate Diploma.
She is a member of the National Honor Society and has been selected to serve as Mount Pleasant High School Girls State Representative for 2017.
Hannah Cote is a recent graduate of Polytech High School with an extensive list of community service experiences. She has been an active participant with Habitat for Humanity. She also participated in a mission trip to West Virginia where she spent a week rebuilding houses with a group called Sharing With the Appalachian People. She has traveled to Ohio for similar mission projects and will be traveling to Pittsburgh to repeat the same.
At school she organized a build project so students at her school could get involved and volunteer. As a member of National Honor Society, Hannah has organized community service projects visiting senior citizens and creating cards for hospital patients.
Hannah also volunteers extensively in her community with Girl Scouts, helping in soup kitchens, at her church as a classroom teacher during Vacation Bible School, and with the Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership organization helping to facilitate events.
Hannah Sturgis is a recent graduate of Polytech High School and the Radio TV/Broadcast Media Academy.
Poetry and performing has always been a huge part of Hannah’s life. She is an actress for the Children’s Theater of Kent County, and has won the Scholastic Art and Writing Award. Hannah is a Poetry Out Loud State Championship winner, earning the silver key.
Hannah is on the National Honor Society Principal’s Honor Roll, and has earned two Tribute Awards from Delaware Governor Jack Markell.
Congratulations to all of 2017’s Great Girls!