Allison Benton

Milford Senior High School

Nomination Statement

“Allison Benton is the daughter of Tara and Berry Benton of Houston. Allison is a senior in the Allied Health and College Scholars Programs at Milford High School. She is ranked number one in her class, with a 4.93 cumulative grade point average. Allison has been an active member of the Milford High School Student Government and Mispillion Chapter of the National Honors Society. She is also a three-sport athlete competing in field hockey, swimming, and soccer. Allison is an exceptional student who aspires to study medicine and become an orthopedic surgeon.”

“As I have grown up, my parents have constantly helped me remain optimistic in the face of adversity. My father has always said, ‘Life is 10 percent what happens to you, and 90 percent how you react to it’. Despite any battles that may come my way, I am reminded that my reaction determines my path and a positive step forward is necessary to guarantee success in both my personal and academic life. It is crucial to be kind whenever possible, and it is always possible.”