Megan Izzo of Raleigh was one of nine students in the U.S. to receive a National Honor Society scholarship from the National Association of Secondary School Principals.
The $3,000 scholarship is awarded on the basis of leadership, academic record, community service and school and extracurricular activities. It goes to regional winners who are deemed the top NHS members in the nation.
Megan, who graduated this year from Cardinal Gibbons High School in Raleigh, was captain of the Speech and Debate Team, an NHS Senior Marshal and a member of Moot Court and the varsity track team. She received the school’s Senior Service award for completing 1,000 service hours over four years.
Megan is currently a Sheehan Scholar at the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Mass.