Jennifer Lynne DoreSchool: Mount Hebron HighHometown...


January 29, 1995

Jennifer Lynne Dore

School: Mount Hebron High

Hometown: Woodstock

Age: 17

Jennifer, a senior at Mount Hebron High School, moved to Howard County midway through her sophomore year. As a student at Mount Hebron, Jennifer lettered in indoor and outdoor track in her sophomore year. In her junior year, she was an alternate representative for the Student Government Association, joined the French Club, Students for Environmental Awareness, the newspaper the Mountain, and performed in the spring musical. She also ran indoor track and worked on the homecoming float. As a junior, Jennifer was a member of the Homecoming Court.

This year, Jennifer is secretary of the Student Government Association and French Club, a member of the National Honor Society and Students for Environmental Awareness. She also is on the editorial staff of the school paper and was homecoming publicity and float chairwoman on the Senior Board.

Jennifer has been on the honor roll and noted for academic excellence for four years and was named to the Prinicipal's Honor Roll as a junior. She was named Student of the Month as a senior.

Outside school, she has volunteered in her church youth group and at the Women's Red Cross Shelter and was a vacation Bible school assistant teacher, a Sunday school teacher, member of Young Life and participant in an AIDS Peer Awareness Forum.

She has volunteered for the Fall Festival and is a member of the Young Life and Campaigners organizations. She is also a French tutor and helped with a recent canned food drive through the SGA.

Jennifer's parents are Bruce and Lynne Dore. She has a sister, Stephanie, 8.

Plans: She wants to graduate from Mount Hebron with a merit certificate, then attend college to major in liberal arts. Jennifer would like to study communications. She has applied to James Madison, Loyola, Villanova and Delaware universities, as well as Boston College.

Her comments: Since moving to Howard County, Jennifer said she has enjoyed her experiences and education at Mount Hebron. "My old school was a lot different. There, it was mostly lectures and tests," she said. "Here I am getting more experiences, activities and doing more group work. I think I learn better this way."

She said she likes her work on the school paper because she enjoys working with others and being part of a staff. "I would one day like to maybe get into communications or public relations," she said.

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