PRESIDENT'S SCHOLAR 2019-2020
GABRIELLA ANN GRACEFFO
Gabi is a senior from Grapevine, Texas, majoring in studio art and English with a specialization in creative writing and minoring in Italian, art history and women and gender studies.
She enjoys creative writing, reading, singing, and playing the piano.
After graduation Gabi plans to pursue a graduate degree in poetry and, later, a doctorate degree in literary arts.
HIGH SCHOOL HIGHLIGHTS
- NASA intern working with the Pan-STARRS telescope
- Poetry Club, president
- VASE (Visual Art Scholastic Event), four year regional winner
SMU ACTIVITIES AND HONORS
- Kairos, editor-in-chief
- Meadows School of the Arts, ambassador
- SMU Italian Club, co-president
- Student Art Association, president
- SMU-IDEA Mentorship Program, founder
- Meadows Scholar
- Hyer Society
- Philip H. Solomon Award in World Languages and Literature
- Alpha Chi Honor Society
- Belle Bayer Bromberg Senior Scholarship in English, recipient
- George Bond Poetry Prize, recipient
- Margaret Terry Crooks Award for Outstanding Student in Creative Writing, recipient