In partnership with the Wellesley Scholarship Foundation and Toyota USA, Wellesley Toyota-Scion is pleased to award a $5,000 scholarship to a Wellesley High School graduating senior. The WSF Scholarship Committee selects recipients for the Wellesley Toyota-Scion scholarship who have demonstrated academic excellence and exemplary leadership skills in the community, their high school, or on the athletic field.
Wellesley Toyota-Scion is pleased to announce the 2015 recipient of its inaugural scholarship award!
Attending Hamilton College
Leigh was a strong student at Wellesley High School, a member of the National Honor Society. In addition, Leigh was a four year varsity athlete on the Indoor and Outdoor track teams, specializing in high jump and middle distance events. She qualified to compete in the MA All-State Championships for Outdoor Track in high jump and placed 5th overall in the State. Leigh was selected Captain of the Indoor Track team and honored with several awards including Rookie of the Year freshman year and the prestigious Coaches Award for sportsmanship and work ethic (for 3 years).
Next year, Leigh plans to continue her track career at Hamilton College. Active in community service, Leigh cofounded TopSoccer - a soccer program in Wellesley for children with special needs. Leigh is also active in the Youth Group at the Wellesley Village Church and has participated in service trips to New Mexico and the Dominican Republic.