WILSON HIGH SCHOOL SENIOR CLAIMS SUBWAY® SCHSL STUDENT OF THE MONTH FOR OCTOBER

Tammie Newman, Director of Communications/Public Relations                                                 tnewman@schsl.org/803.896.0417

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                                                       Tuesday, November 17, 2020

WILSON HIGH SCHOOL SENIOR CLAIMS SUBWAY® SCHSL STUDENT OF THE MONTH FOR OCTOBER

Columbia, SC- The South Carolina High School League is pleased to announce the selection of Paulina Halus, a senior at Wilson High School, as the Subway® SCHSL Student of the Month for October. Halus carries a 5.507 GPA and is the captain of the Tigers’ soccer team. A 2020 SCHSL Scholar Athlete, Paulina’s services to her school and community include coordinating a SAT Preparation Club where she has led her peers virtually in preparing for the SAT while out of school during the pandemic. Halus is a member of the Tiger Club, a school-wide community service group, and has chaired October’s Trick or Can food drive that provided over 1,000 canned items for the local food bank. She participates in Cardboard Box City, a homelessness awareness event, and has delivered cards for nursing home and hospital patients.

Paulina is an honor student currently in the (IB) International Baccalaureate Program, where she earned a perfect score in Spanish. She is a member of the National Honor Society and the Beta Club, National Spanish Honor Society, the Robotic team and the Math team. She attended Palmetto Girls State and the US Naval Academy Seminar, and is a West Point Leadership member.

The Subway® Student-Athlete of the Month award is presented on a monthly basis to one male and one female student-athlete who displays excellence in the areas of academics, athletics and community service. Students in grades 9-12 who attend SCHSL member schools are eligible to receive the award.

Monthly award winners will receive a certificate of recognition and be featured on SCHSL.org. Nominations may be submitted by principals, athletic directors, teachers, coaches, guidance counselors or other school administrators.

All Subway® SCHSL Students of the Month are eligible for the Student of the Year scholarship that will be announced in the spring.

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