Ashlyn Darling

Dover High School

Nomination Statement

“Ashlyn exemplifies a true leader in school and throughout her community. She is the daughter of Michelle Darling and holds a 104.3 GPA. She is an AP Scholar with Honors, President of NHS, Treasurer and Section leader for the Dover High School Marching Band and Secretary for Speech and Debate. Ashlyn serves her community as a Youth Advocate for Delaware CORE, a volunteer field hockey coach and assists elementary school students with musical performances. Ms. Darling is a three-time Scholar-Athlete of the year award winner and plans to attend Bryn Mawr College majoring in Psychology.”

“I’ve succeeded because of the strong support system I’ve created and maintained. My family, especially my mom, has been with me since day one and has encouraged me to do MY OWN best regardless of what anyone else is doing around me. My friends, teachers, and other mentors provide safe-spaces where they listen and offer me encouragement that I’ve used to escape my comfort-zones and experience new things. They’ve taught me that anything I want to achieve is possible.”