Gwen Higgins, a senior from Toledo, plans to attend college, study chemistry or bio-chemistry and pursue a career in one of those fields or as a high school French teacher. Her favorite subjects are chemistry and history, and she has a 4.8 grade-point average.
Gwen was named most valuable runner on the 2003-04 cross-country team, achieving 2nd team all-city in 2004. She is vice president of the French club, treasurer of Mu Alpha Theta, and member of the National Honor Society and band. She has participated in Race for the Cure and enjoys volunteering at the metroparks.
"Gwen is a very accomplished and well-rounded young woman," said William Nicolls, advanced placement U.S. History teacher and chairperson of the history department.
Gwen is the daughter of Deborah Higgins.