BHS Showcase Archive
Berlin High School Junior Ashley Bryant
Named 2017 Governor’s Scholar
Ashley Bryant, a student at Berlin High School, has been selected as a 2017 Connecticut Governor’s Scholar. Sponsored by the Connecticut Association of Schools (CAS), “the Governor’s Scholars Program recognizes academically talented high school students in schools throughout the state. Principals are given the opportunity to nominate one junior who ranks in the top five percent of his or her class. Thirty of the top students are selected as Governor’s Scholars by a committee of professional educators from throughout the state and will receive recognition as well as information on participation in courses at various Connecticut colleges and universities.” Ashley, along with the other selected scholars, will be honored at the Governor’s Scholars Luncheon on Thursday, May 18th.
Ashley stated, “I am honored to be named a 2017 Governor’s Scholar. I want to acknowledge those who have helped me along the way, including my family and the Berlin Public School System.” Ashley is an active participant in many extracurricular activities at Berlin High School; she plays French horn, performs with the color guard, and is a member of the National Honor Society as well as the BHS Upbeat peer leadership and service program. She tutors math and chemistry and works in the Berlin High School Writing Center. She volunteers her time working with elementary school students, and is a middle school drama club mentor. Additionally, she is on the varsity tennis team and was selected as a member of the Central Connecticut Conference All-Academic Team. Ashley hopes to major in business or economics and have a career focused on the various applications of math in the business world.