Victoria Nikolaeva

Milford Senior High School

Nomination Statement

“Victoria Nikolaeva is the daughter of Denislav Nikolaev and Hristina Hristova of Milford. Victoria is a senior in the computer science program at Milford High School. She is ranked number one in her class, with a 4.87 cumulative grade point average. Victoria was inducted into the Milford High School National Honor Society in her 11th grade year and has received high honor roll for each marking period of her high school career. She has been a dedicated member of the First State Dance Academy for the past 13 years and has participated in numerous performances and competitions over the last 10 years. Victoria also gives back to her community by volunteering with the Southern Days of Summer Camp for the Down Syndrome Association of Delaware.”

“My parents have been a positive influence on my education. As the daughter of immigrants, I was raised with high expectations to meet. They wanted me to be exceptional in school, and it was not always fun. But as I matured, I began to set high standards for myself, rather than just meeting my parents’, and this created the drive to keep pushing myself. I have been taught to be hungry for success, which inspired my strict work ethnic.”