Congratulations Tessa Guinn from Maggie L. Walker Governor’s School, our week 30 nominee for the Lexus of Richmond Pursuit of Perfection Leadership Award!
Tessa has a 4.78 GPA at Maggie L. Walker Governor’s School, with total SAT scores of 2070. She is a member of the National Honor Society and National English Honor Society. Tessa was a recipient of the Junior Book Award, Baush & Lomb Honorary Science Award. She also received a Gold Medal on the National Latin Exam and a Silver Medal on the National Spanish Exam. Tessa participates in various extra-curricular activities, including Key Club, Voice International (she serves as Secretary), the Greek Orthodox Youth of America and is the Sergeant at Arms for GOYA. Tessa is also an accomplished athlete at Maggie Walker, where she excels on the field as Captain of the Girls’ Varsity Soccer team. She has received distinctions as 1st Team All State, All Region and All District. She has also played with traveling soccer teams, including Richmond Strikers and Chesterfield United throughout high school. In the community, Tessa donates her time to CARITAS and the Food Bank. She has also organized and ran a drive at school benefiting Hope 4 Women International. She also serves as a tutor for young students at Cary Elementary School.
Tessa will be attending the University of Virginia to study Chemical Engineering.
Tessa has won a dinner for two at Fleming’s Steakhouse and is now in the running for the $10,000 scholarship. Watch the Fox Richmond – WRLH interview video to learn more about Carly’s great achievements, and check out our Scholarship app on Facebook for more information about each weekly nominee throughout the school year!