Lexi is already actively engaged in
research at the National Cancer Institute and plans to continue her work
studying the brain through a
neuroscience program at
. Graduating first in her
class, Lexi has strong records in academics, service to South Hagerstown
High, to her church, and to the community.
She has provided active leadership in athletics and student
organiza- tions: Vice President of the National Honor Society,
Junior Class President, leadership and direct participation in
counseling and tutoring for other South High students, triple-lettered
in varsity soccer, basketball, and track.
In addition, Lexi has participated four years in the JFK 50 Mile
Run, Walk for Justice, and the Adopt a Family program.
She has been recognized as a Maryland Distinguished Scholar, as
an AP Scholar, and for leadership in attending the World Leadership
Conference. Lexi plays the
piano and has volunteered for numerous community programs; she also
plays the violin in the Shepherd University Senior Orchestra.
Lexi embodies the rebel spirit of South High.
Matt will attend the
Maryland College Park
where he plans to major in Finance in preparation for law school.
Matt has a strong 4.0+ academic record; he was recognized as a
Maryland Distinguished Scholar, and is President of the National Honor
Society and President of his Senior Class.
In addition, he was also named a Dr. Benjamin Carson Scholar for
three years and was given Good Citizen Awards by both the Daughters of
the American Revolution and the Elks Club this year.
He has played varsity golf and managed the varsity baseball team
during his junior and senior years.
Committed to service, Matt is head tutor for the AVID program,
provides counseling and tutoring for other South High students, and is a
dedicated volunteer fireman in his hometown, Funkstown.
Congressional recognition as Volunteer Firefighter Rookie of the Year
for 2009. Matt still finds
time to participate in the Mock Trial Club, Prom Committee, and as a
soup kitchen volunteer. Finally,
Matt has great interest in finding ways to improve our environment – a
fine representative of the South High rebel spirit.
scholarship fund provides financial assistance to deserving South High seniors
are accepted and attend a post-secondary school. Any
senior in good standing at South Hagerstown High School who plans to
attend a post-secondary school is eligible to apply for these two
scholarships. Applications are available in the school’s Counseling
Susan Starsnik for an application and more information.
SHHS Alumni and associates are encouraged to make contributions to the SHHS Alumni
Association Scholarship Fund. The
South Hagerstown High School Alumni Association is a 501.3c
not-for-profit corporation. Donations made to this organization
are tax deductible. Please make checks payable to: SHHS
Alumni Association Scholarship Fund