Evanna Dominic is one of the first women in America to earn the distinction of Eagle Scout. For her Eagle Project, she hosted a food drive for Community for Kids, a Blue Valley-based nonprofit located in Overland Park, Kansas. This non-profit works to alleviate food insecurities for students ages K-12 in the district. The food drive accumulated more than 2,000 food items and 105 food kits for the organization. Evanna also serves as a North Region Executive and Blue Valley Southwest District Executive for the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life campaign. Evanna has overseen the district foods committee while working with teams from across the nation to support them in their fundraising initiatives. She also has served as the Kansas Business Professionals of America State Treasurer since 2020, generating social media content and partaking in service outreach projects to benefit communities. Evanna is also the president of her school’s Diversity Club and ReBEl club. For Diversity Club, Evanna has initiated various projects such as sticker selling projects in which the club designs and sells stickers to celebrate cultural months while giving back to nonprofits. The club has donated to nonprofits such as Trevor Project, Thurgood Marshall College Fund, Hispanic Heritage Foundation, Asian Pacific Fund, and Mothers Against Police Brutality. While serving as the president of ReBEl Club, a nonprofit that encourages self-love and promotes gender equality, she advocates for beauty in everyone. She also works with “Seat Belts are for Everyone” or S.A.F.E. to conduct surveys on seat belt usage and the dangers of distracted driving. As a member of Sources of Strength, a universal suicide prevention program, Evanna works with her school and community to provide resources to at-risk students. For her efforts, Evanna has been recognized as a 2022 Coca Cola Scholar.
The NSHSS-DECA Scholarship awards high school juniors and seniors who are DECA members and who intend to pursue a college major in marketing, finance, hospitality, or business.