May 22, 2013 at 1:00 am

Visual Arts

Danielle Ziaja

Danielle Ziaja )

Detroit Country Day School, Beverly Hills

Grade-point average: 3.62

Parents: Robert and Rosemary Ziaja

College: University of Michigan

Major: Physics/Art

Career plans: Scientific Research

Most influential teacher: John Schwarz


Gold Key Art Portfolio — Scholastics

State & Regional Second Place: Michigan Science & Engineering Fair: Biochemistry

Founder: Clean Start Service Project: Personally collected 85,000 items for charity.Largest donations by an individual in the history of four charities.

Editor-in-Chief: "Spectrum" student literary magazine-National 1st Place: American Scholastic Press Assoc.

Congressional Award — Bronze Medal

Silver Key Poetry-Scholastics: 2012, 2013

President's Volunteer Service Gold Award

D.A.R. (Daughters of American Revolution) Good Citizen Award

Rochester Hills City Council Proclamation: service to community

Art from the Heart Award — Children's Hospital of Michigan

Founding member: Lighthouse/PATH Jr. Council, Lighthouse of Oakland County

Varsity letter: Bowling 2011 & 2012: High Game & Series

Published multiple poems & art: Teen Ink print magazine, plus five online Editor's Choice Awards

Macbeth, school play

Women's Soccer: 2010-2013

Michigan Art Education Assoc. Award

Rochester Area Youth Recognition Award

Red Cross Certified lifeguard

Graduation status: Magna Cum Laude with Conservatory of Fine Arts Designation

Sponsored by: Wright & Filippis