Melissa Thomas

Briar Woods High School
Ashburn, VA

Melissa Thomas goes to Briar Woods High School and Academies of Loudoun. She is the Virginia State Parliamentarian of the Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) organization and a Youth Ambassador for the Capital Region of the national organization Young Women in Biology. Melissa is a part of the Science Olympiad, the National Honors Society, and the Technology Student Association (TSA). She is also a TEDx Speaker and attended the Virginia Residential Governor's School for Science, Math, and Technology. 

Outside of school, Melissa likes to play pool and Sudoku and help out her community as a Girl Scout. In the future, she looks forward to a career in business and science. She strives to work hard in college and positively impact a community that matters to her. 

Scholarships Awarded in 2023: NSHSS Nobel Academic Excellence Scholarship

The NSHSS Nobel Academic Excellence Scholarship recognizes high school juniors and seniors making a positive impact on society, and how college will help these students continue to make an impact for years to come.