Addison Jurin Dascher was recognized for her service to her Lakeside community, along with her academic and extracurricular activities, by receiving the 2019 Joseph P. Reed Alumni Scholarship. The award from the Lakeside High School Foundation includes $1,000 to be used at the college or university of her choice.
The scholarship, named in honor of a former Lakeside principal, is awarded annually.
Dascher has received many awards and accolades during her four years at Lakeside High School. She is member of the National Honor Society, Beta Club, the Chorus Club, Drama Club, French Honor Society, International Thespian Society and Tri-M Honor Society, and was a staff writer for the Lakeside Legend. She played on the tennis team and was a member of the cross-country team.
“Addison Dascher personifies the true spirit of a Lakeside Viking! She excels academically, athletically and in our community,” said Derrica Williams of the Lakeside High School Foundation. “We are delighted to be able to present her with the Lakeside Foundation’s scholarship award for 2019.”
Addison created and sits on the executive board of TedxYouth@LakesideHS. She has been an honor roll student all four years and is a strong leader at Lakeside, serving as a member of the Student Government Association as a senator during her freshman and sophomore years. She was the junior class SGA president and is now the senior class SGA president.
She takes her passion for community service and uses it to volunteer with Books for Africa and Hands on Atlanta and is a Gesher youth peer leader at The Temple.