Eliza Walther is a sincere and hardworking young woman who has displayed a significant creative streak during her time at Huntington High School. The senior has plans for a busy year, including interesting classes, sports, clubs, a credit bearing internship and a job in the community.
Ms. Walther rarely stands still. It’s just not in her nature. She’s always striving to learn, grow and improve herself in every possible way.
“This summer I worked full time at Camp Alvernia as a certified lifeguard,” Ms. Walther said. “Later on in the summer I became certified as a swimming instructor. I enjoyed the experience and intend to go back next year when I will be promoted to team leader. During the summer I also continued to work at Kilwins, where I received at promotion to supervisor.”
Co-president of the high school’s Natural Helpers organization, Ms. Walther is viewed as a kind and caring soul who tries her level best to help anyone that reaches out to her for assistance.
The teenager is interning in a Video I class with art teacher Heather Swan and it has already proven to be an enjoyable experience. Ms. Walther volunteers with Huntington’s Habitat for Humanity chapter, is the pit section leader in the Blue Devil marching band and is a starter on the varsity girls’ soccer team.
A member of the National Honor Society, Spanish Honor Society and Art Honor Society, Ms. Walther takes pride in her work and accomplishments.
The senior has enrolled in a several interesting courses for her final year of high school. “I am looking forward to another year of video class with Mrs. Swan,” Ms. Walther said. “To fulfill my English requirement, I chose to take the Film/Short Story and Sports Literature and I am really looking forward to it.”
Ms. Walther is weighing the pros and cons of several colleges including the University of Connecticut and Siena College. “I am currently interested in sports photography and sports media,” she said.