ALLISON WEXLERSchool: Wilde Lake HighHometown...


November 15, 1993


School: Wilde Lake High

Hometown: Columbia

Age: 18

Allison graduates this spring with a 4.0 grade-point average and was co-president of Tapestry, the school's literary magazine, and of Students for a Better World, an environmental group.

She was picked for Yes, Howard County, a seven-week environmental program in Virginia that teaches students to do community projects.

She plays varsity soccer, varsity lacrosse and was captain of the indoor track team last year. She's a National Honor Society member and a Maryland Distinguished Scholar semifinalist.

She volunteers at Grassroots, a homeless shelter; the Baltimore Goodwill Industries; and Adopt-A-Family, which distributes food to needy families during holidays. She has also volunteered at the University of Delaware Summer Arts Festival.

Last year, she made the school's soccer All Academic Team and hTC represented Wilde Lake in Labels, which holds workshops on diversity awareness.

Plans: Brown University to study English literature.

Her comments: "I love to write. I like the creativity involved."

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