Malverne teen honored with Wonder Girl award – liherald.com

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Richner Communications Inc., publisher of Herald Community Newspapers and The Riverdale Press, named Malverne High School senior Olivia Marco as a recipient of the 2020 Wonder Girl Award. Each year, the publication selects one female student from Nassau County for the award and Marco was chosen based on her grades, resume, leadership and dedication to womens health and empowerment.

During her time at Malverne High School, she founded and currently serves as president of the Girls Club, which celebrates female empowerment, and has a fundraising component to benefit Girls, Inc. In addition, this year Marco has started a local chapter of the Menstrual Movement and has organized drives to donate female products to local womens shelters. She is also captain of the color guard and a member of the varsity tennis team.

In addition to this honor, Marco has also received an Army ROTC Scholarship, which will cover full tuition to any university that has a program. Marco has accepted early decision to attend Vanderbilt University and intends to major in business and economics.

Courtesy Malverne School District; compiled by Nakeem Grant

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