Jaya Manhas 2023 Scholar, Mercer Island High School
Jaya will be attending Chapman University in Southern California, majoring in Business Marketing and Public Relations. As a scholar, tennis player, and cheerleader, she hopes to embody resilience, competitiveness, and a positive spirit as she faces the college adventure ahead. Jaya’s volunteer service as an advocate for youth battling mental health issues will inspire her to remain compassionate and empathetic towards others for the rest of her life. Jaya would like to thank the Stanley Ann Dunham Scholarship Fund Committee for this generous gift towards her higher education goals. Jaya would also like to thank the Mercer Island School District for a wonderful public school education!
High School Activities and Volunteer Work:
- Student Leadership Council