WINCHESTER — One of senior Julie Davis’s greatest attributes is her commitment to helping others.
The 18-year-old daughter of Jeff Davis and Beth Andres is vice president of the senior class at Millbrook High School, president of Millbrook’s Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA), vice president of the Student Council Association (SCA), a member of DECA and the National Honor Society. She also manages the school’s girls varsity basketball and boys varsity baseball teams.
That kind of schedule isn’t always easy to maintain, but Julie manages it well.
“I”m really organized and I’m very involved,” she said. “I schedule things out in advance, that way I’m making sure that whoever I’m helping, I’m guaranteeing my time for them.”
Being exceptionally organized has also helped her to keep a 3.5 GPA and rank of 115 in her class of 317.
During her four years at Millbrook, Julie has always maintained a 3.5 or higher GPA, earning her a spot on the honor roll.
Next year, Julie is headed to the University of Pittsburgh and will pursue her dream of a career in child psychology.
As a child of divorce, Julie said the experience gave her anxiety and she hopes to provide comfort for children in the same situation.
‘I’d like to make sure kids have the childhood they should have and not have to go through worrying or heartbreak,” she said.
As part of her extensive volunteer work, Julie serves as a substitute teacher at Shenandoah Childcare, where her duties include helping teachers inside and outside the classroom, supervising children, feeding and reading to them. She also helps with lesson planning and the making of crafts.
During her junior year, Julie worked as a nanny for two children, caring for them six hours a day for five weeks.
Her greatest accomplishment, she said, was being elected vice president of Millbrook’s SCA, a position at which she has worked to attain more interaction between staff and students.
“I like to meet new people and do new things,” Julie said. “And I ultimately would like to make a difference in someone’s life.”
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