Jalyn Gray

Penn (William) High School

Nomination Statement

“Throughout high school, Jalyn has achieved many great accomplishments, including the opportunity to teach two 5th grade classes. She received a national award in lesson planning. She is a member of National Honors Society and has since volunteered with tech companies and the Food Bank of Delaware. She also has been a member of Dance Troupe since freshman year, even appearing on the news, and has risen up to be a co-captain this year. She is completing her high school experience with a 4.2 GPA and plasn on continuing her education in elementary education through a full scholarship to Delaware State University.”

“What inspired me to do well in school was my own high expectations for myself. I achieve to be the best I can be in everything I do, including my academics. I can credit my parents for allowing me to receive a great education, but I also am proud of myself for taking advantage of those opportunities in hopes of a happy and successful future.”