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Young Achiever: Kendra Anderson

About Rick Wills
Kendra Anderson, of PlumYoung achiever for 1-24 at Saint Vincent College

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By Rick Wills

Published: Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013, 9:00 p.m.

Age: 17

Residence: Plum

Family: Parents, Jay and Denise; sisters Kelci, 20, and Kayla, 14

Hobbies: Reading, volleyball, photography, travel, watching movies, hanging out with friends and family

Notable: St. Vincent College, Latrobe, has awarded a full tuition scholarship to Anderson, a senior at Plum Senior High School. The Wimmer Scholarship is valued at $120,000. She ranked second in a test given by the school and taken by 225 people. Anderson plans to major in accounting with a minor in Spanish. She has been active as a member of the National Honor Society, a senior class representative with the student government, and varsity team captain for the Plum girls volleyball team. She also serves as a counselor for SummerBLAST Camp at Unity Church.

Quote: “I was shocked. I was making Christmas cookies when my Mom heard about the scholarship on voice mail. There were a lot of people who took the test.”

 

 
 


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