Clarkstown South High School student Alana Kurtti was recently awarded a $1,500 scholarship prize as the winner of this year’s Italian-American State Legislators Scholarship Program. The New City native stood out from her fellow applicants, boasting a resume that included a 4.56 Grade Point Average (GPA), including her participation in activities outside of the classroom. She currently serves as captain of her varsity softball team, president of the Greenhouse Club, and volunteers her time spare time fundraising for Operation Smile and St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital. Alana, who is planning to attend Georgetown University and major in The Biology of Global Health, has aspirations to attend medical school one day and continue her passion in the fields of math and science.
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