Sydney Larsen, a recent graduate from Winter Park High School, will be attending the University of Florida pursuing a degree in Animal Sciences. Sydney’s ultimate goal is to obtain her Doctorate Veterinary Medicine. In the pursuit of this goal, Sydney earned her International Baccalaureate diploma, led equine clubs, volunteered with local equine-assisted therapy programs, and shadowed at clinics throughout her high school career. She is excited for the new experiences and opportunities college life will provide, and is thankful for all of the support that she has received from both family and teachers throughout the course of her life. She would especially like to thank the National Society of High School Scholars for providing this award and assisting her pursuit of the dream that she has had her entire life. Go Gators!