Name: Meghan Joline - Age 17
School: Miller Place High School - Grade 12
Accomplishments: Joline has been recognized by the College Board as an Advanced Placement (A.P.) Scholar with Distinction. While at Miller Place High School, she took nine A.P. courses and has been on the high honor roll. She has been the recipient of the Award for General Academic Excellence each year and has received the A.P. United States History Award, the A.P. Statistics Award and the English 10 Honors Expository Writing Award. She also has an internship in a neurobiology lab at the Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory.
The senior has served as the President of the National Honor Society for the past two years and is a member of the Foreign Language Honor Society. She has been a member of the Future Business Leaders of America, serving as the organization's reporter in 11th grade, and has been a member of the Service Club for the past three years.
Meghan has played on the Varsity tennis team for four years, receiving the Coach's Award as a junior and serving as captain of her team as a senior. She has been playing the oboe in the Symphonic Concert Band and participated in the New York State School Music Association's (NYSSMA) festival as an 11th grader.
An avid community volunteer, Meghan has participated in Students Taking Action for Tomorrow's Environment (STATE), an environmental volunteer group for teenagers, and has made turbans for cancer patients at local hospitals. She has also raised guide dog puppies for the Guide Dog Foundation for the Blind and donated her time as a puppy walker, breeder and caretaker for this organization.
She works as an academic tutor for math and chemistry and is considering a career as an actuary or statistician. She has not decided on a college yet, but plans to major in Mathematics.