Dominican Senior Eliza Christovich Receives $1 Million in Scholarships

St. Mary’s Dominican High School senior Eliza Christovich has been offered $1 million in scholarships from University of South Carolina-Columbia, College of Charleston, The University of Alabama, Saint Louis University, DePaul University, Florida State University, Rollins College, University of South Florida, Rhodes College, Loyola University Chicago, and Louisiana State University

The Honor Roll student has held membership in National Spanish Honor Society, National English Honor Society, Spanish Club, and Academic Games Club. She is secretary of Ecology and Stewardship Club and was a participant in Louisiana Sustainability Symposium which is a statewide day of student leadership and collaboration to identify and plan ways to make Louisiana schools more environmentally sustainable. She is recipient of the Rachel Chatham Healthy Planet Award, a teacher-nominated environment and sustainability scholarship.

Community service includes Head Sailing Counselor at Camp Point Clear Sleep Away Wilderness Camp in Lake Guntersville, Alabama where the certified American Lifeguard Association Deep Water Lifeguard taught more than 150 campers ages 6-16 to sail Olympic Laser, Hobie Cat, and Sunfish boats. She earned the title of Skipper Head Camper and Team Leader, one of two elected positions at camp reserved for senior campers exhibiting exceptional leadership and team building skills. At Holy Name of Jesus School in New Orleans, she was a Summer Camp Counselor and works three afternoons a week throughout the school year leading sports, homework, and activities for more than 150 children ages 3-12.