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Scholarship Awards Breakfast - Newport Harbor

April 25, 2011

AP Classes/School Activities/Clubs: AP European History, AP US History, AP Biology, AP Language, AP Literature, AP Government, AP Art History, AP Calculus AB; Simply Green Club, promoting awareness of environmental issues; raising $1,000 for Surfrider Foundation; Varsity Pole Vault (3 years)

Community Service: Girls Inc., Hoag Hospital Candystripers, ENC (Environmental Nature Center), Volunteer for Dover Shores Community Assn., beach clean-ups while involved with Abbey Roads Program in Cadiz, Spain

Honors: National Merit Commended Scholar; AP Scholar with HonorCalifornia Scholarship Federation ; University of California Eligibility in the Local Context (ELC) Newport Harbor High School Academic Excellence ; NHHS Varsity Scholar AwardNHHS Certificate of Achievement: Outstanding Service to Community; City of Newport Beach Okazaki Friendship Medal ; NHHS Student Appreciation Award: Health Education


College Plans: UC Berkeley or Claremont McKenna.

Rachel Brunetti

AP Classes/School Activities/Clubs: AP European History, AP U.S. History, AP American Government, AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, AP Physics, AP Biology, AP Language, AP Literature; 4-year member of the ArreiS dance program; Make-a-Wish club member; involved in various activities through Da Vinci Academy.

Community Service:

Volunteer math tutor at the NMUSD Adult School

Volunteer Recreational Supervisor at Girl's Incorporated

Volunteer assistant at Newport Harbor Lutheran Preschool

Community service through NHHS

Honors: Four-year member of the California Scholarship Federation; Highest level of honor roll (academic excellence) all four years of high school; Recognized as "Eligible in the Local Context" by the University of California system (top 4% of my high school's graduating class); Student of the Semester for the fall 2010 semester by my foreign language teacher; Named an AP Scholar with Distinction in 2010 for high Advanced Placement test scores; Named on a honorary poster in my prior math teacher's room for receiving a score of five (the highest) on the AP Calculus AB exam (2010); Superstar Essay Award and Most Improved Award in English (2009) along with a commemorative plaque

College Plans: Scripps College in Claremont.

Scholarships: $32,000 annually to attend Scripps College.

James T. Kirk

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