Anna-Katherine Risalvato

J R Arnold High School

Anna-Katherine graduated from J.R. Arnold High School in the Collegiate Studies Program and as President of Got Hope Club and National Honor Society for Dance Arts. She was selected for Bay County Chamber of Commerce Junior Leadership Bay and Bay County LEAD Coalition Arch Academy. Anna-Katherine was awarded the President’s Volunteer Service Gold Award from the White House for her community service teaching dance at Boys and Girls Club, Girls Inc, Trinity Lutheran Passion Praisers, and her non-profit Dance 4 All, Inc. She is a Tremaine National Performance Program member, a WJHG 850 Strong Student of the Week, and a WMBB Student-Athlete of the Week. Anna-Katherine is Miss Gainesville’s Outstanding Teen and was first runner-up to Miss Florida’s Outstanding Teen.

Attending the University of Florida and just selected to be on the Gator Dazzlers Dance Team. She is pursuing a BFA in Dance and a BS in Applied Psychology and Kinesiology. She plans to work in sports medicine and a Radio City Rockette.

Scholarships Awarded in 2023: NSHSS 18 Under 18 Award

The NSHSS 18 Under 18 Award recognizes NSHSS members under 18 with the most influential leadership qualities.