Haley Patterson, a senior at Armuchee High School has been awarded with the AXA Achievement Community Scholarship of $2,000 for her ambition and drive; determination to set and reach goals; and her respect for herself, family and the community.
Patterson has achieved a lot in her decorated high school career at Armuchee. She finished first in her class as co-valedictorian with a 4.0 grade point average. She has the senior classes highest GPA while taking a rigorous scheduling of classes including: Honors Physics, Spanish 1, Spanish 3, Honors American Lit, Honors Accelerated Math 2, Honors World History, AP language, and Honors Accelerated Math 3. Patterson was recognized as Armuchee’s STAR student, she is a member of the National Honor Society, and she was awarded the AP scholar recognition her junior year. Patterson also excelled outside of the classroom as she compiled 450 hours of community service while in high school. Her volunteer activities earned her the President’s Volunteer Service Award from President Obama and the Corporation for National and Community Service. Patterson plans to attend the University of North Georgia and double major in Spanish and English.
The AXA Achievement Scholarship is one of the central features of AXA’s national philanthropic program known as the AXA Achievement. The program supports the company’s strong commitment to corporate responsibility and AXA Group’s flagship theme of “Risk Research and Education,” by providing America’s youth with the access and advice necessary to succeed in college and beyond.