Bridget Reyes is a senior at Marietta High School. She serves as a mentor for an elementary school student in the YELLS (Youth Empowerment through Learning, Leading and Serving) program, devoting at least three hours per week for the past three years.

In addition, she led the effort to plan, build and maintain a community garden in her community. She founded a chapter of HOPE (Hispanic Organization Promoting Education) at Marietta High School.

Bridget will be the first of her family to attend college this fall.

To learn more about the organizations Bridget serves, go to: yellsinc.organd