Oct. 3, 2013
Alexandra Farnsworth, Nashville, Tenn. (2014)
A senior at Ensworth High School, Farnsworth has kept a consistent 4.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale throughout her high school career. She is a dedicated member of the Nashville community and volunteers with nine different organizations, including The First Tee of Nashville. For several years, Farnsworth organized a golf tournament benefitting the First Tee. This summer, Farnsworth, who has verbally committed to Vanderbilt University had four top five finishes, most notably winning the Under Armour Scott Stallings Championship presented by True Temper.
Madison Glennie, Clearwater, Fla. (2014)
Glennie, a senior at Countryside High School, scored a 33 on the ACT and carries a 4.558 weighted GPA. The National Honor Society student is captain of her high school golf team and is a Board Teen Member of the Greater Tampa Junior Golf Association. In 2013, Glennie posted four top-15 AJGA finishes in five starts, including a T4 showing at the Memorial Junior in July.
Alexandra Harkins, Crystal Lake, Ill. (2014)
A senior at Crystal Lake Central, Harkins lands on the HP Scholastic Junior All-American list for the second consecutive year and is the only member of the team that is a repeat honoree. With a 4.665 weighted GPA, Harkins ranks fourth in her class of 387 students and scored a 34 on her ACT. Harkins supports the First Tee of Rockford through her participation in the AJGA’s Leadership Links program and volunteered with the Rotary Club and A to 2 Literary Movement. The UNC verbal commit finished T3 at the Lockton Kansas City Junior, her best showing of the season at the event she won in 2012. Harkins also posted a top-10 finish at the Brian Harman Junior Championship, tying for eighth.
Tatum Jackson, Mountain Brook, Ala. (2014)
A senior at Mountain Brook High School, Jackson recorded three top-15 AJGA finishes, including a fifth-place showing at the AJGA Junior at Steelwood presented by AT&T in June. Academically, she holds a 4.343 weighted GPA and scored a 34 on the ACT. Outside of the classroom, Jackson has volunteered with Meals on Wheels, Relay for Life and the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. She is verbally committed to play college golf at Rutgers next fall.
Sabrina Long, Alpharetta, Ga. (2015)
Long, a junior at Cambridge High School, recorded a 2350 on the SAT and maintains a 102.893 weighted GPA. She is dedicated to helping her community, where she volunteers in association with the National Spanish Honor Society and National Beta Club. On the course, Long notched two top-five finishes in 2013, including her highest AJGA showing, runner-up at the Davis Love III Junior Open in July.
Julie Luo, Centreville, Va. (2015)
Luo, a junior at Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology, scored a 2210 on the SAT and carries a weighted GPA of 4.311. She is active in several volunteer positions with her school and in her community, serving as secretary of the Business in Science Club. Luo started a fundraising event for the organization Charity Water and as a member of the STEMbassadors, she brought together a group of students who tutor local elementary students in math. She also works as a volunteer at the Fairfax Hospital, working directly with patients in various volunteer capacities. In 2013 AJGA competition, Luo recorded three top-10 finishes, highlighted by her second career AJGA win at the 2013 JoS. A. Bank / David Leadbetter Championship.
Emily Mills, Farmingdale, N.J. (2014)
A senior at Colts Neck High School, Mills scored a 2270 on the SAT and her weighted GPA of 4.757 ranks her seventh in her class of 331. Mills is an active member in her community; she recorded more than 50 hours of volunteer work with DECA and is a member of the National Honor Society and Mu Alpha Theta Math Honors Society. In addition to her community work and academic achievements, Mills has been honored with the Freehold Regional High School District Award of Excellence for outstanding golf achievement and the Colts Neck High School Cougar Scholar Award for maintaining straight A’s throughout the school year. A verbal commit to Rutgers University, Mills finished in the top-10 at three AJGA events in 2013, highlighted by a T3 finish at the AJGA Philadelphia Junior.
Shawn Rennegarbe, Addieville, Ill. (2014)
A senior at Nashville Community High School, Rennegarbe is ranked first in her class of 124 students with a 4.0 GPA and score of 31 on her ACT. The two-time AJGA champion and Arkansas verbal commit volunteers at her local First Tee chapter, the Trinity St. John Church, American Cancer Society and schools in her community. Additionally, Rennegarbe serves as the student athletic director assistant.
Jayshree Sarathy, Palo Alto, Calif. (2014)
The Henry M. Gunn High School senior scored a 2330 on the SAT and carries a weighted GPA of 4.375. She created a henna charity called Handfuls of Hope in which she donates 100 percent of the proceeds to the Indian nonprofit, Asha for Education. Sarathy recorded three top-15 AJGA finishes in 2013, including a fourth-place showing at the AJGA Junior at Steelwood presented by AT&T.
Michelle Xie, Palo Alto, Calif. (2015)
Xie, a junior at Palo Alto High School, finished top 15 in three of five AJGA starts in 2013. Her season was highlighted by a third-place showing at the AJGA Junior at Ruby Hill. She carries a 4.0 GPA and scored a 33 on the ACT. In addition to being a member of her high school’s math and science clubs, she is a member of the Palo Alto Youth Council and works with The First Tee of Silicon Valley.
Nancy Xu, Sunnyvale, Calif. (2014)
A senior at Saint Francis High School, Xu scored a 2310 on the SAT and carries a weighted GPA of 4.50. In 2013 she tallied three top-20 performances, highlighted by a runner-up finish at the AJGA Junior at Ruby Hill. A junior volunteer coach with the First Tee of Silicon Valley, she exceeded her yearly fundraising goal by creating a website to solicit donations for The First Tee chapter.
Anna Zhou, Palo Alto, Calif. (2015)
A junior at Henry M. Gunn High School, Zhou tied the AJGA girls record for most consecutive wins with four victories this season. Currently No. 27 in the Polo Golf Rankings, her first win came at the AJGA Junior at Quad Cities and she capped the season with a victory at the Junior All-Star at Centennial. Zhou scored a 2160 on the SAT and carries a weighted GPA of 4.177. In addition to her work with The First Tee of Silicon Valley, Zhou serves as secretary of the Junior State of America Club and is a teacher’s assistant in her high school’s science department.