ALEF Selects Its Seventeenth Class of Fellows
The Appalachian Leadership and Education Foundation (ALEF) has completed its selection process for the 2022 ALEF Quebec Class. This is the seventeenth year that ALEF has put together a group of young men and women from West Virginia who have extraordinary leadership, academic, and social skills and who have great potential to be the leaders in our communities, in government, and in our businesses. Each new Fellow exhibits the core values ALEF espouses – integrity, excellence, and service.
2022 ALEF Quebec Class:
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Zoe Bailey is from Shepherdstown, WV and attended Jefferson High School. She will attend West Virginia University and major in Computer Engineering. She was Captain of the softball team, a member of the National Honor Society, Key Club, and the marching band. Zoe was very active in community service and had excellent grades.
Tristan Burgess will attend Marshall University and major in Political Science. He is from Holden, WV and graduated from Logan High School. Tristan had excellent grades. He was President of the National Honor Society, active in sports (football, tennis, track and field), an officer in the National Beta Club, and involved in several community service activities.
Cassidy Griffey is from Williamson, WV and graduated from Tug Valley High School. She will attend Marshall University and major in Biological Science. Cassidy was Vice President of the Student Government. She was active in sports, the Beta Club, and the Fellowship of Christian Athletes. She was also very active in many community service activities. Cassidy had outstanding grades.
- Amelia Muscari graduated from Westside High School and is from Oceana, WV. She will attend Concord University and is undecided with respect to a major. She had extraordinary grades. Amelia was President of her class, Co-Captain of the Cheer Team, a member of the golf and track and field teams. She was a member of the National Honor Society and very active in community service.
- Brooke Ooten is from Lenore, WV and graduated from Logan High School. She outstanding grades and will attend Marshall University. She will major in Biology. Brooke was a member of the student government, Beta Club (WV and school President), Key Club, the tennis team, the Fellowship of Christian Athletes, and several other organizations. She was active in community service.
- Thomas Neil Rakes will attend Concord University and major in Business Administration. He is from Jumping Branch, WV. He was very active in numerous community service activities. Neil homeschooled and had excellent grades.
- William Stanley is from Logan, WV and graduated from Logan High School. He will attend Marshall University and major in Civil Engineering. William was a member of the tennis team, the marching band (Drum Major), the Beta Club, the National Honor Society, and the National Engineering Honor Society. He had excellent grades.
Hannah Workman will attend Marshall University and major in Nursing. She is from Frankford, WV and graduated from Greenbrier East High School. She had excellent grades and was very active in sports (basketball and softball). Hannah was also a member of numerous high school and community service organizations.
Meet the Fellows from other classes.