Atlanta, GA, May 7, 2016 – The Atlanta Alumnae Panhellenic Association (AAPA) (http://www.atlantapanhellenic.org), a community-based organization composed of alumnae from National Panhellenic Conference (NPC) member fraternities, awarded Alissa Ji, a graduating Senior at Wheeler High School, a $1,000 scholarship in recognition of her academic and service-based accomplishments.
Since 1932, the AAPA has provided scholarships to women from the Atlanta area, as part of its goal of supporting academic achievement among women. “Alissa is an exceptional young lady and very deserving winner of this scholarship,” said AAPA President, Rigby Duncan.
Ji, a resident of Marietta, is the daughter of Jun Ji and Jing Mo. She is in Wheeler’s Magnet Program, and has achieved a 4.7 GPA while taking numerous AP classes and post AP coursework. Scoring a nearly perfect SAT, Ji is a National Merit Finalist, a participant in the Governors Honors program, and an accomplished violin player. She has also been active with Habitat for Humanity, Cobb Youth Leadership, and the Helping Hands service club. Additionally, she has completed research internships at both Georgia Tech and Emory.
Ji plans to double major in chemical engineering and economics at Yale University.
Ji was presented with her scholarship during the AAPA Scholarship Luncheon on May 7, 2016 held at the Cherokee Town Club in Atlanta, Georgia.
About Atlanta Panhellenic Alumnae Association:
Founded in 1927, the Atlanta Alumnae Panhellenic Association (AAPA) (http://www.atlantapanhellenic.org) is a community-based organization affiliated with the National Panhellenic Conference (NPC). AAPA membership is composed of 21 representative alumnae from the 26 NPC member fraternities. For over 80 years, the purpose of the AAPA has been to inform fraternity women of current trends, promote the fraternity system, improve the Panhellenic image, and stimulate a continuing interest in Panhellenic affairs.