Holly Waggoner 2016 Scholar, Mercer Island High Schoo
"I am driven to explore opportunities to further girls’ education and to create a world where this is not a privilege, but a right."
Update: Sophomore, Santa Clara University, business school; summer 2017: interned for MiResource, a startup that helps fight mental illness.
High School Activities and Volunteer Work:
- Volunteer, PETRI (Philanthropy, Education, Teaching, Research and Involvement), which provides secondary school scholarships to girls in Taita Taveta County in Kenya
- SafeRides officer, Mercer Island (provides designated drivers)
- Head of Sponsorship, Relay for Life Committee MIHS (raises funds for cancer research and awareness)
- Member, Senior Service Club, MIHS (organizes volunteers at school-related events)