Congratulations to our 1st nominee this year – Daisy Banta of Maggie L. Walker Governor’s School for Government and International Studies! Daisy has a 4.4 GPA and is in the National, Science, Spanish, English, Math and American Sign Language Honor Societies! She has served as her Sophomore Class President, and in other leadership positions outside of school, with Relay for Life, Student Ambassadors and Global Citizen Corps, among others. Daisy is an avid runner, having participated in numerous regional meets in Cross Country, Indoor & Outdoor track–and served as team captain for all three sports. Daisy has generously volunteered her time through the following organizations: Student Ambassadors, Relay for Life, Richmond Animal Care & Control and Maggie Walker. As a finalist, Daisy will compete for a $10,000 scholarship and has won dinner for two from Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse in Richmond, VA.
Watch below to learn more about Daisy’s accomplishments in the classroom, in the community and on the track.