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Kendyl Ryan

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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: Boone

High School: Scott High School

GPA: 3.8

Activities and achievements: Kendyl leads a peer outreach group at her school called Higher Education Readiness Officers (HEROS), which strives to help more students go to college. She also was awarded the Finley Award for Character. Other honors include: Principal's Honor Roll; member of the National Honor Society; Health Science Technology Academy scholarship winner; and named the 2012 GEARUP (Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs) National Youth of the Year. Kendyl also works with the Explore and Soar Program at Madison Middle School, is a member of Ski Club and is the Student Body Vice President. She is a member of the Partners Club, which helps with the school's special needs classes and she is a Special Olympics volunteer.

Plans: Kendyl will pursue double majors at Marshall University — in public relations and business marketing administration.