Nashalee Morales -- Ephrata HS - Ephrata, PA  

Nashalee Morales — Ephrata High School, Ephrata, PA  

Senior Nashalee Morales of Ephrata HS in Ephrata, PA was nominated by Ephrata High School Principal Dr. Scott Galen for her ongoing service in the school and community and for the example she sets among her peers. She is involved in a variety of service organizations, including Link Crew, GEARS, Mini-THON®, and Friends of Rachel.

GEARS (Getting Ephrata Active, Rejuvenated, & Strong) works to promote health and wellness within the community and across the school district. As a part of Mini-THON, Nashalee works to promote opportunities for students to be empowered as leaders in the fight to conquer childhood cancer.

Working with the Friends of Rachel group, Nashalee focuses on empowering other young people to be positive role models not only with their friends and in school, but also in the community. In the Link Crew she works closely with guidance counselors to help incoming freshmen and new students transition to Ephrata High School. “Nashalee is always willing to go the extra mile to help someone feel comfortable and get connected,” says EHS Guidance Counselor Theresa Davies.