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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: Marshall

High School: Bishop Donahue High School

GPA: 3.6

Activities and achievements: This homecoming queen is a state-ranked sprinter who has placed every year at the state track competition since she was a freshman. Elaysia also has been part of her school's OVAC championship-winning cheerleading squad for the past four years. When she attended Rhododendron Girls State this past summer, Elaysia ran for treasurer of her party and was voted into the position. She is active at her church and volunteers with both local youth football and cheerleading leagues.  

Plans: After her mother died and her father suffered a debilitating stroke, Elaysia set her sights on helping others who are sick. After graduating from college, she hopes to attend medical school and become a physician.