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Leah West

  • Gender: Female
  • Hometown: Dana Point
  • State: California

Where do you plan to attend college?

Harvey Mudd College (Claremont, CA)

What do you plan to major in?

Mathematics and Computer Science

What extracurriculars are you involved in?

California Scholarship Federation; Dana Hills High School Junior Varsity Soccer; Youth Soccer; Dana Hills High School Varsity Football; The Journey, club president; Church, volunteer; Vegan Society, member

What achievements, recognition, and/or awards have you received?

AP World History Achievement Award; AP Language and Composition Achievement Award; American Legion Auxiliary California Girls State Alumna; Girls Who Code Alumna; Scholar Athlete Award (3 years)

Biggest hurdle you’ve overcome?

Starting high school without knowing anyone and trying to maintain excellent grades, augmenting my social life, playing soccer within and outside of school, and eventually gathering enough courage to fulfill my dream of joining the football team.

What are your plans for the future?

Although I am unsure of what I want to major in, I will possibly continue on to earn my master’s degree and get a job related to my major.

What HSF Events have you attended?

2020 (virtual) Youth Leadership Institute – University of Southern California