The Tablet All-Scholastic Team 2016

Victoria Marie Nilsen

Saint Saviour High School

NilsenParish: St. Saviour

Family: Diana and Michael Nilsen, parents; Michael and Patrick, brothers

Home Neighborhood: Windsor Terrace

Extracurricular Activities: National Honor Society; Varsity Cheerleading; Varsity Softball; Varsity Swimming; Varsity Volleyball; Gaelic Society; History Matters, secretary in junior and senior year; and Park Explorers Day Camp

Honors and Awards: Valedictorian; full, four-year   merit scholarship to St. Saviour High School; First Honors; Medal for General Excellence; George Washington University School of Engineering and Applied Science Award for Excellence in Math and Science; National Latin Exam: Summa Cum Laude and Maxima Cum Laude; Excellence in Physics, junior; Excellence in Latin II, sophomore; Excellence in Algebra; Cheerleading Coach’s Award; Softball Coach’s Award, sophomore; Tablet All-Star Second Team for Softball, sophomore; Swimming Dedication Award, freshman; Volleyball Sportsmanship Award

Scholarships: Colorado School of Mines; Catholic University of America, D.C.; George Washington University, D.C.; Manhattan College; Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, NY; Stony Brook University (SUNY); NYS Academic Excellence Scholarship

Post-Graduation Plans: George Washington University to major in systems engineering

Quote of inspiration:
“Ah, but a man’s reach should exceed his grasp, or what’s a heaven for?”                                                                                  — Robert Browning