Hailie Atkinson is a Junior at Pacific Grove High School. She values academic excellence, the arts, kindness, and honesty. Hailie has devoted much of her high school years to community service, achieving over 250 hours. She is a Youth Ambassador of her city and began her first non-profit organization her sophomore year of High School called Art Abilities, which champions providing a place of self-expression for those who are mentally or physically disabled. She is very honored to receive this award and thankful to NSHSS for giving her this opportunity!