Mary Ellen DiTommaso of Celebration, Florida
The WSGA’s 2009 scholarship recipient is Mary Ellen DiTommaso. She is a graduate of Celebration High School in Celebration, Florida, where she was ranked # 4 in her class of 350 students. She plans to attend the University of Florida and will begin her studies in industrial engineering, with a minor in math or business and eventually obtain a masters degree in engineering.
She has been very involved in school and community activities. Listed here are a few of her activities: member of the National Honor Society, Taught sign language to elementary school children, Selected for Who’s Who of American High School students, Member of the Yearbook staff, Volunteered for many hours of community service raising money for various charities, member of the High School golf team for 3 years, Volunteered many hours tutoring other students.
One of her goals is to start a non-profit organization in her community that teaches girls ages 6 to 18 how to play golf. She also plans to continue tutoring elementary students in math, while attending college.