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Best & Brightest: Katrina Petersen, Academy of Richmond County

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SCHOOL ACTIVITIES: Senior Council, Junior Council, Academic Decathlon, Science Olympiads, Student 2 Student, Key Club

AWARDS AND HONORS: Georgia Merit Scholar, National Merit Commended Scholar 2013, STAR Student of ARC 2014, Bronze President’s Volunteer Service Award 2012

COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES: Military Youth Advisory Council, Youth Leadership Richmond County, Fort Gordon Red Cross

COLLEGE/CAREER: Katrina plans to attend the University of Georgia to obtain a bachelor’s degree in psychology, and then, once completed, earn her master’s degree in occupational therapy to become a licensed occupational therapist.

OF NOTE: Katrina enjoys photography.

NOMINATOR’S NOTE: “Katrina is a very personable young lady with outstanding leadership skills and excellent public speaking abilities. She strives to improve the world around her through her actions and service. She has the desire, the ability and the internal motivation to achieve all her life goals.” – Mrs. Peggy L. Grant, guidance counselor, Academy Richmond County

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