MOUNT PLEASANT, N.Y. -- Westlake High sophomore Ariana Rich will serve as this year's Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership Student Ambassador.
Ariana will represent Westlake at a three-day HOBY Leadership Seminar at Adelphi University in June. She will participate in leadership skill development along with other sophomores throughout the state.
Seminar attendees will explore personal leadership skills while meeting with state leaders and learning how to lead others and make a positive impact on the community.
Ariana is vice president of Westlake's Tech Club and has helped organize monthly senior citizen technology classes.
A magna cum laude honor roll student, Ariana is a member of the English Honor Society and Italian Club, as well as a writer for the yearbook and Westlake Word school paper. She has completed her Silver Award in Girl Scouting.
Ariana was nominated by faculty members for outstanding leadership ability, positive attitude, sensitivity of others and excellent communication skills.