New Mexico School Boards Association Awards Scholarship To Los Alamos High School 2021 Graduate Audrey Nolan

NMSBA Scholarship Recipient Audrey Nolen

LAPS News:

Los Alamos High School 2021 graduate Audrey Nolen has been awarded a $1,000 scholarship from the New Mexico School Boards Association (NMSBA).

Nolan is one of 24 outstanding high school graduating seniors to receive this award.

Nominations for this scholarship were submitted by New Mexico Boards of Education representing eight regions.

Selections were based on criteria including:

  • Demonstrated Leadership;
  • Academic Performance;
  • Community Involvement; and
  • Extracurricular Activities. 

“LAPS is very proud of and excited for Audrey,” LAPS Board President Melanie Colgan said. “Her record of leadership, academics, and extra-curricular activities proves that this award is well-deserved. She has been an outstanding school board liaison for the last two years. We can’t wait to see what she will do next!”

As school board student liaison, Nolan attended board meetings and offered input on topics and agenda items. She also was the senior class president and editor of the LAHS yearbook. She was named a National Merit Scholarship finalist and recipient of a National Merit Battelle scholarship.

Nolan plans to attend Baylor University in the fall to study Sociology in the honors college in the pre-law track program.