While enrolled at Father Ryan, Elizabeth Wehby has taken 10 AP courses and holds a 100.7258 cumulative weighted GPA through eight semesters. She has been inducted into the National Honor Society, Cardinal Newman Association, Cum Laude Society, St. Vincent de Paul Service Society, Mu Alpha Theta, and Latin Honor Society.
Elizabeth has been recognized for achieving a perfect score on the English, Science, and Reading sections of the ACT. She has had the highest grade in Modern World History, Dance II, Latin II, and AP US History. Elizabeth was honored as a Father James Black Award for Excellence Finalist and has been recognized as an outstanding student in several of her classes. She has also been recognized on the Principal’s list.
Elizabeth has held leadership roles as a Sophomore Retreat Leader, Freshman Night Leader and Head of Sponsorship and Fundraising for Relay for Life.
At Father Ryan Elizabeth is involved in cross country, Relay for Life Committee, Youth in Government, Student Ambassador, Peer Mentor, Catholic Heart Work Camp, and was one of two students appointed to the 2017-2018 Father Ryan Strategic Plan Steering Committee. Outside of school Elizabeth has been involved in SEARCH, Cottage Cove, St. Thomas West Hospital, Special Olympics, Martha O’Bryan Center, babysitting, and as a swim instructor.
Elizabeth has been accepted to the University of Mississippi where she received the Furlong Family Scholarship and recognized for Academic Merit. She has received the Redhawk Excellence Scholarship and University Academic Scholar from Miami University; the Distinguished Tennessean Award, UT Volunteer Scholarship, and Hope Scholarship from University of Tennessee, Knoxville; and The Distinguished Scholars Award from Tulane. University of Georgia awarded her the Classic Scholars Award; and Clemson University recognized her with the Clemson University Scholarship and Out of State Tuition Scholarship.
Elizabeth, a Christ the King alumna, will attend Clemson University where she plans to study Microbiology.