As a three-sport varsity athlete at Ellis, Sophia Ogot '16 is encouraging, hardworking, and always shows a positive attitude towards sports, and everything that she does. Her character stood out to Shayla Scott, Director of Athletics, who nominated Sophia for Positive Athlete Pittsburgh, an organization led by Hines Ward to promote the benefits of positivity to young athletes. The program shares positive stories about the kind of role models young athletes should aspire to be.
Leila Reines ‘16, who will attend Cornell University in the fall, has been selected a Hunter R. Rawlings III Cornell Presidential Research Scholar. Reines was one of just 200 incoming students at Cornell University selected for this honor due to her academic excellence and devotion to research.