Ariel Prince (Class of 2011) has been selected by the UC Berkeley Cal Alumni Association to receive The Leadership Award scholarship for the 2011-12 academic year. Ariel will be attending Berkeley in the fall. Applicants must have had a minimum 3.3 unweighted GPA plus demonstrated innovative, motivational leadership impacting academic, work, or community environments. All recipients receive a financial payment and participate in the Leadership Award Scholar Association’s 2011 Induction Banquet to be held in September.
Since 1934, The Leadership Award has recognized and supported Cal student leaders with merit-based scholarships. With more than 15,000 alumni scholars since its inception, The Leadership Award is the largest non-academic merit scholarship on the UC Berkeley campus and one of the most prestigious.
At New Community Jewish High School, Ariel was on Student Council for 4 years; Co-Founded the NCJHS Chapter of National Honor Society; served as Co-Editor-in-Chief of the student newspaper for 3 years; served as a Student Ambassador for 4 years; and delivered speeches to prospective families at annual open houses.
Among her leadership positions in the community during high school, Ariel served on the Teen Activities Council for the City of Calabasas and held the positions of Treasurer and Public Relations Chair; served as the sole Student Commissioner for the City of Calabasas Parks, Recreation and Education Commission; served as a Teen Juror on the Calabasas Teen Court; and served as the sole student member on the Agoura Hills / Calabasas Community Center Board of Directors. She has been recognized by the City of Calabasas City Council and Community Services Department for her distinguished service to the community.