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County: Hancock

High School: Weirton Madonna High School 

GPA: 4.32

Activities and achievements: Ranked at the top of her class academically and with an SAT score in the top 1 percent, Alisandra is a National Merit Scholarship semi-finalist and was selected as a Siemens Fellow at the Carnegie Mellon Summer Academy of Mathematics and Science. She is class president, Interact Club president, plays varsity golf and varsity tennis and serves as a lector and altar server at her church. She volunteers with the Community Bread Basket and is the student representative on her school's Academic Committee. She will graduate from high school with 32 college credits. 

Plans: Alisandra wants to attend a top-tier university and study chemical engineering.