Elizabeth Marie Gentry is the daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Dan Gentry. As the 2020 Westfield and Houston County STAR student, Elizabeth is a National Merit Commended Scholar, National AP Scholar, and Governor’s Honors semi-finalist in World Languages. She has earned numerous academic excellence awards during her high school career including University of Georgia Certificate of Merit, Presidential Award for Academic Excellence, Presbyterian College Junior Fellow, Wofford Scholar, Golden Eagle Award nominee in World Languages, the University of Rochester Bausch & Lomb Science Award, and multiple Journey National Bible Quiz Awards. Elizabeth is a high honor with distinction graduate and has received top academic average award in every subject during her high school career. As a member of the literary team, Elizabeth earned a region championship title in Spelling and also finished second in the region in Piano. She has been a member of the Beta Club, Math Team, and Foreign Language Club. Elizabeth has been a member of the Mercer University Youth Choir for eight years and served as a peer tutor in chemistry during her high school career. Her volunteer service to the community includes hours donated for Camp Winshape and singing at nursing homes and the Veterans Administration Medical Center. She and her family attend Green Acres Baptist Church where she has served as a volunteer in the church nursery. Elizabeth plans to attend the University of Georgia where she has been accepted into the Honors Program and plans to major in a science-related field.