Meet a Carter Scholar!
Helen Teklu, a freshman at the University of Virginia, was selected as a Carter Scholar in August 2017. A native of Woodbridge, Virginia, she graduated from high school with a 4.6 grade point average.
Following are some of the high school activities in which Helen participated:
|Fellowship of Christian Athletes||Co-captain|
|Indoor Track and Field||Member|
|Outdoor Track and Field||Member|
|African American History Club||Member|
|Panther Pact Mentor||Freshmen Mentor|
When asked why she wanted to be a Carter Scholar, Helen answered, “I want to be a Carter scholar because it embodies a student who is diligent and committed to continue learning. This organization serves a wonderful purpose, to aid those who strive to succeed. All my life, I have worked for the best grades and made sure I always stayed focus in school. I know I will remain persistent in college and will continue working even harder. It would be an honor to become a Carter scholar.”
We are honored to support a scholar like Helen and know she will make us proud.