Youth selected to participate in STEM program


Gabrielle Harvey, 10, will be attending the National Youth Leadership Forum: Pathways to STEM Program at Wake Forest University July 17-22.

While attending Mt. Gallant Elementary School, her principal Jacob Moree, recognized Gabrielle as a student who displayed extraordinary maturity, scholastic merit, and leadership potential even at her young age. As a result, Moree nominated Gabrielle to participate in the NYLF program.

NYLF, an Envision program, is dedicated to the early identification, motivation, and inspiration of the nation’s most promising students. Envision has been offering experimental programs to motivated students since 1985. Envision programs have served more than 500,000 students from more than 145 countries.

While in 5th grade at Mt. Gallant Elementary School, Gabrielle was involved in the Gifted and Talented program, made straight As and had perfect attendance. She was a member of the Knight-o-Bots Robotics team, Gallant Girls, Safety Patrol, Chess Club and Fellowship of Christian Athletes. She sang in the school choir and was a member of the Science Bowl. Gabrielle has presented information to parents and community leaders during District School Tours and a RHSD 3 Board Meeting.

Gabrielle is involved in various community service projects such as Rollin’ in Rock Hill, MLK Prayer Breakfast, Salvation Army and City of Rock Hill Community Relations programs. Gabrielle is a member of Delta Academy, a Youth Initiative of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. where she has served meals at Thanksgiving and participated in recreational activities with residents of Agape Senior Center.

Gabrielle is a member of Lake Wylie Christian Assembly where she is actively involved in the MPact Girls Ministries. Of note, she was Rainbow of the Year and Daisy of the Year. Gabrielle is a rising 6th grader at Dutchman Creek Middle School. She is the daughter of Gregory and Mecca Harvey of Rock Hill.

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