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Student Spotlight: Betsy Bateman

Student: Betsy Bateman

Age: 17

Years in GNOYO: 6

Instrument: Clarinet

Grade/School: Senior at Mandeville High

Hobbies & Interests: GNOYO Symphony; Science Club President (2 years); Best Buddies President; Literary magazine founder; State Paper Press Editor/State Board Officer YMCA Youth Legislature; Volunteer at National World War II Museum

Awards: Mandeville High School Student of the Year; St. Tammany Parish Student of the Year; National Merit Finalist; Finalist in the 2009-10 Coca-Cola Scholars Program; 2010 United States Presidential Scholars Candidate; First Place Senior Project/Presentation at Mandeville High School; AP Scholar with Honor