“I chose AGS because I wanted a school that was tailored to me. I wanted to be a member of a community that encouraged leadership and creativity. From my first day at AGS, I’ve always felt welcomed, appreciated, and it has become my second home.”
Vanessa received the 2011 Girl Achievement Award as the top scout in the Girls Scouts Greater Atlanta Council for her outstanding character and leadership in Girl Scouts and in her own life. As a CARE volunteer she has traveled to Ecuador, in addition to multiple visits to Costa Rica where she worked to restore the biodiversity of the Osa Peninsula and helped high school students with conversational English. Fluent in Spanish, Vanessa also has a passion for French and looks forward to continuing her language studies at the college level. She is a member of the Atlanta Ballet and was accepted to the highly competitive Milwaukee Ballet’s Summer Intensive Program in 2012. Vanessa received a full Posse scholarship to Brandeis University.