Alyse Armentrout, Week 19 Nominee

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Congratulations, Alyse Armentrout of Atlee High School, Lexus of Richmond's Leadership Award week 19 nominee!

Ranked in her class’ top 10; she has a 4.6 GPA and is a member of the National Honor Society, National BETA Club, and German National Honor Society. In 2016, Alyse was chosen for the Randolph College Book Award as an outstanding junior who excels in academics and is a leader outside the classroom. She received a silver award in 2016 for the National German Exam Silberkunde and has been recognized nationally for four years for her high achievements on the National German Exam.

Throughout high school, Alyse has played varsity basketball as a center and is currently the team captain. Earlier this year, she scored her 1,000th career point for Atlee. In 2016, she was named the VHSL Conference Player of the Year and Atlee High’s MVP. She earned a spot on the First-Team All Conference, First-Team All Region, and Second-Team All State. All four years of school, Alyse has been on the All-Academic Team. In Addition, Alyse is a 4-year varsity soccer player as a midfielder. Since sophomore year, Alyse has been her class secretary in the student government. She is involved in the BETA Club where she is the President and in the DECA Executive Officer Council in which she is the VP of Finance.

Outside of school and athletics, Alyse is overtly involved in the community. She and a fellow student organized and executed a tutoring program for 2nd graders at Cool Spring Elementary. The program allows for high school students to assist the children with reading, spelling and math. Alyse has been in involved in the Shady Grove TEAMeffort Mission; in 2015 the group went to New Orleans and in 2016 they traveled to Blue Knob, PA. She has worked with Little Big Feet Meet as an ambassador for the Special Olympics. Other organizations she has spent time with include: Stop Hunger Now, Ruriteens, BARK, Upward Sports, and Fox Holiday Socks.

Alyse is now in the running for the $10,000 scholarship.

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