Lorah is the recipient of the Cherice Cochrane Gold Award Scholarship. Lorah is a 2010 honors graduate of Antonian College Preparatory High School and will attend Carroll College double majoring in Psychology and the Human Animal Bond. Besides her love and advocacy for animals, Lorah also enjoys working with children and playing her guitar. A Girl Scout for nine years, Lorah credits Girl Scouting for her compassion for horses which began as a camper at Camp La Jita. She became a camp staff member and riding instructor at Camp La Jita and this solidified her desire to use horses as a therapy for people with special needs.
Emily is the recipient of the Jill Stager Memorial Scholarship. Emily is the Valedictorian of her graduating senior class at the International School of the Americas. She plans to attend Tulane University in New Orleans with a dual major in Architecture and Engineering or International Relations. She would like to focus her abilities on the preservation of historic buildings combined with ecologically-friendly architectural techniques. Besides her true passion for history and the environment, Emily also enjoys music and sports!
Paige is a recipient of the Leader of Tomorrow Scholarship. Paige is a 2010 graduate of Alamo Heights High School and plans to attend Trinity University this fall with a focus in Communications. Paige enjoys playing tennis, traveling overseas, and educating others about Type 1 Diabetes. She believes the communications field will allow her to seek positions at a non-profit or health care organization. Paige says that Girl Scouts has taught her that “it takes more than one to change the world—it takes a group of individuals with the correct mindset to make a difference.”
Elizabeth is a recipient of the Leader of Tomorrow Scholarship. Elizabeth is a 2010 summa cum laude graduate of the International School of the Americas and plans to attend Pepperdine University this fall. Her major is undeclared but she is determined to explore a variety of interests to, as she says “indulge her intellectual curiosity.” Elizabeth enjoys tennis, mentoring young children, and eating pizza! Elizabeth has a simple formula to make the world a better place—she says Girl Scouting has helped her to realize that she needs to be the change she wants to see in the world.
Shelby is a recipient of the Leader of Tomorrow Scholarship. Shelby is a 2010 graduate of Providence High School. She plans to attend Texas Tech University to pursue a degree in Biology. Shelby’s hobbies are camping, swimming, sewing, and photography. A Girl Scout for 11 years, Shelby says that the Girl Scout Gold Award has prepared her to “embark on a new phase” in her life.