Merritt Receives Student-of-the-Year Award

Stephanie Merritt, Walla Walla Valley Academy senior, is the recipient of the Walla Walla Valley Exchange Club's Student-of-the-Year award. She has attended WWVA the past three years. Merritt has been a student leader on campus. She has traveled on tours to Washington D.C. and Jamaica. She enjoys volunteering in the children's classes at her church and at the Christian Aid Center. This past year Merritt was nominated as executive vice president of her senior class. Merritt plans to attend Walla Walla University in the fall. She is interested in studying nursing and Spanish.