Congratulations, Lisa Qin of Maggie Walker Governor’s School, Lexus of Richmond's Leadership Award Week One Nominee!
Lisa currently has a GPA of 4.67, and has scored a 1580 out of a possible 1600 on the SATs. Additionally, Lisa has received 4 perfect scores on AP tests and is a member of the National Honor Society, Spanish NHS, English NHS, and the American Sign Language NHS. In 2018, Lisa received a gold medal for the National Spanish Exam. Lisa is also the Co-President of the Science NHS and the Co-Secretary of Mu Alpha Theta. In addition to the gold medal that she received for the National Spanish Exam, Lisa has also received the Virginia Dental Association Research Award and was a finalist for the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair, and was the Grand Prize Winner for the Metro Richmond Science Fair.
Since sophomore year, Lisa has been involved in student government as the Class of 2019 Treasurer at Maggie Walker. In 2018 Lisa completed a Medical Science internship with VCU. Throughout all four years of high school, Lisa has been in the Model UN where she has served as the Committee Chair. She is also a member of Maggie Walker’s Spanish Club (2018-2019 Treasurer) and the RAMPS Club (2018-2019 Club Secretary). Other involvement includes the ASL Club, the HACK Club and writing for Maggie Walker’s Literary Magazine.
A varsity golf team member since freshman year, Lisa has served as a captain. She received the coaches award in 2015. She qualified for the VHSL Golf State Championship in 2016, and in 2017 she finished in the top 20. Outside of golf, Lisa is also a four year member of the varsity basketball team and a two year captain.
Over the years, Lisa has been involved in various service projects. She has given time to fundraise for charities through the Model UN and as a student ambassador. She has volunteered with the Cub Scouts of America Cardinal Day Camps. Lisa has even worked with the Richmond Friends of the Homeless Food Distribution and the Making a Miracle Stories Animal Adoption.
Lisa has won a dinner for two and is now in the running for the $10,000 scholarship!
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