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Best & Brightest finalist: Holly Rittenberry, Midland Valley High School

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SCHOOL ACTIVITIES: Student athletic trainer, National Honor Society, Academic Honor Roll

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Holly Rittenberry

AWARDS AND HONORS: Student of the Quarter – math, Student of the Quarter – English, Energy Solutions scholarship, Horatio Alger Association scholarship, National Beta Club, USC Aiken junior scholar, Key Club treasurer, Spanish Club, Student Athletic Trainer of the Year.

COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES: ESi Ironman Augusta, Langley Pond Triathlon, Relay for Life 2009, Special Olympics, HOSA Fall Leadership Conference

COLLEGE/CAREER: Winthrop University

OF NOTE: Enjoys photography, baking, poetry and writing

NOMINATOR’S NOTE: “Holly challenges those around her, including her teachers, to rise to a higher level of performance through her higher goals. She is creative, inquisitive and exciting to teach.” – Mary Ann Wilson, social studies department chairwoman

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