CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - Each week during the school year, Project L.I.F.T. selects a student who is excelling not only inside the classroom, but outside as well. The student - along with their favorite teacher - is featured every Wednesday on WBTV News on Bounce at 8 p.m. The program operates within the Charlotte-Mecklenburg School System.
This week's scholars are from West Charlotte High School. Breonda Snead is the valedictorian and Madison Kendrick is the salutatorian.
Breonda Snead is a 12th grade student at West Charlotte High School. She is the current valedictorian with a grade point average of 5.1. She is an active member of Student Government, Beta Club, Right Moves for Youth, National Honor Society and the Math Club at her school.
She is a member of the varsity volleyball team and has been named to the MECK-4A All Conference Team for the past two years. She has received a Silver Key in the Scholastics Art Contest and was recognized as Junior of the Year.
In her free time, she enjoys volunteering with Crisis Assistance Ministries, Hope Haven and Teal Diva for Ovarian Cancer.
In the fall, she plans to attend North Carolina State University to major in Chemical Engineering.
Madison Kendrick, is the daughter of Monica Martin and Keith Kendrick. She is a senior IB scholar at West Charlotte High School. She is currently the salutatorian with a 4.87 GPA and enjoys her studies. She loves to immerse herself in different community projects and is heavily engaged in opportunities to support her fellow teens like Teens Taking Action.
She has spent the last four years creating a resume to reflect a holistic student that shows how much she loves to learn. During her summers she has participated in Harvard University's Secondary Summer Program where she earned college credit for General Chemistry and the following summer at Queens University StarTalk Program to receive credit for Mandarin.