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Emily Michelle Hathaway

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  • 2013 EQT Students of Excellence

    2013 EQT Students of Excellence

    The EQT Students of Excellence Scholarship Program honors high school seniors from throughout West Virginia who are making a difference in their communities.
    The EQT Students of Excellence Scholarship Program honors high school seniors from throughout West Virginia who are making a difference in their communities.

County: Lewis

High School: Lewis County High School 

GPA: 4.02

Activities and achievements: Emily was selected as student of the year for both her sophomore and junior years at Lewis County High School.  In addition to serving as student council president and National Honor Society secretary, she is captain of the varsity cheerleading squad and is part of the state-ranked competition squad. She volunteers at a senior citizens' housing complex and also with the Interact club, which assists the local Rotary with community services projects. Emily also has worked part-time as a babysitter and at a local ice cream shop.

Plans: Emily wants to attend West Virginia University and enroll in the pharmacy program. She hopes to eventually open her own pharmacy in her home state and establish a program to offer free health screenings and medical counseling to an underserved population.