Gabrielle Dallas is a senior at Gaither High School in Tampa, Florida. She will be graduating with a 6.56 grade point average, having challenged herself with a multitude of honors and advanced placement courses. In addition to maintaining academic focus and integrity, Gabrielle has involved herself as a leader in the school body; she has served as the clarinet section leader in the Gaither High School band, treasurer of Beta Club, secretary of Mu Alpha Theta, and co-president of Best Buddies. Gabrielle has also been a committed member of National Honor Society, Legacy, Exchangettes Service Club, and National Spanish Honor Society.
Gabrielle has logged over 180 community service hours, volunteering with organizations including Metropolitan Ministries and the Epilepsy Services Foundation. She has found a real passion in working with students who have intellectual and developmental disabilities, spreading a culture of inclusion with the Best Buddies organization.
Gabrielle plans to attend University of Florida this fall. She plans to major in biology and pursue a career in medicine.
Gabrielle is the daughter of Captain John Dallas and wife, Melanie.