2012 HP Scholastic Junior All-Americans - Girls Team

Elisabeth Bernabe, Anaheim Hills, Calif. (2013)

Ranked No. 30 in the Polo Golf Rankings, Bernabe has recorded six top-five career AJGA victories, including consecutive wins at The Peninsula Junior Classic and the CorseMax / Philadelphia Runner Junior. The Canyon High School senior carries a weighted GPA of 4.8. She is a member of the National Honor Society and is on the board of the International Baccalaureate Program.

Aliea Clark, Carlsbad, Calif. (2014)

A junior at Academy of Our Lady of Peace, Clark collected her first AJGA Open victory at the AJGA Junior at Steelwood presented by AT&T. Additionally, she had top-five showings at two other events and is currently ranked No. 51 in the Polo Golf Rankings. Academically, Clark ranks 10th in her class of 184 students and has a weighted-GPA of 4.167. Clark is an active member in the community, volunteering at the Academy of Our Lady of Peace fundraising golf tournament and as a student ambassador to the Carondelet Circle. She also donated her time to the San Diego Junior Golf Association and the Saint James Church Mission Circle.
Elizabeth Doty, Palos Verdes Estates, Calif. (2013)
The only repeat HP Scholastic Junior All-American on this year’s team, Doty boasts an AJGA record that includes 16 top-10 finishes. The Palos Verdes High School senior captured her first victory in July at the David Toms Foundation Shreveport Junior. Doty carries a weighted GPA of 4.733 and is a member of the National Honor Society, California Scholarship Federation and the Spanish Honor Society. She also participates in the AJGA’s Leadership Links program by raising money for the Painted Turtle Camp, a non-profit organization that provides a summer camp experience to kids with life-threatening diseases. Doty has verbally committed to continue her golf career at Wake Forest.
Nina Fairbairn, Orinda, Calif. (2013)
Fairbairn, a senior at The College Preparatory School, tallied four AJGA top-10 finishes during the 2012 season. She started the season with a T13 showing at the Under Armour ® / Gary Woodland Championship, and closed with a T5 at the Randy Wise Junior Open in August. Academically, Fairbairn carries a 3.97 GPA and is Student Body Co-President at her high school. She initiated Birdies 4 Books, a program that raises money for Room-To-Read, a nonprofit organization that builds libraries, schools and support networks for students in Third World countries.
Jordan Ferreira, University Place, Wash. (2013)
A senior at Bellarmine Preparatory School, Ferreira finished her 2012 AJGA season with a runner-up finish at the Sunriver Junior Open and third-place finish at the AJGA Junior at Fox Hill. Ranked No. 129 in the Polo Golf Rankings, Ferreira opened the season with T14 and T13 showings at the ANNIKA Invitational and Under Armour® / Hunter Mahan Championship, respectively, before cracking the top 10 at the Coca-Cola Junior Championship at Boyne Highlands, finishing T8. She has verbally committed to Notre Dame, boasts a 3.95 GPA and is in the honors program at Bellarmine. Ferreira stays active away from golf and school by volunteering at the First Tee of South Puget Sound, L’Arche Club and Adopt-a-Family.
Sara Garmezy, Franklin, Tenn. (2013)
A senior at the University School of Nashville, Garmezy recorded a fourth-place showing at the AJGA Junior at Southwind presented by True Temper. She holds a 3.93 GPA and was selected to the Cum Laude Society for her academic achievements. Garmezy volunteers with Musicians on Call, which performs in hospitals and nursing homes for patients, as well as Big Brothers Big Sisters.
Alexandra Harkins, Crystal Lake, Ill. (2014)
A junior at Crystal Lake Central High School, Harkins was crowned an AJGA champion for the first time in her career at the 2012 Lockton Kansas City Junior. She also opened the season with three top-five showings in four AJGA tournaments. HP Scholastic achievements include a 4.534 weighted GPA and ranks fifth out a class of 403. She is a Leadership Links participant, raising money for the First Tee, and she also volunteers with the Salvation Army and NE Hospice of Illinois.
Alice Jeong, Gardena, Calif. (2013)
A senior at North Torrance High School, Jeong posted six top-20 performances in 2012, with her best showing at the AJGA Junior at Robinson Ranch where she tied for fourth. Ranked 11th in her class of 557 students, Jeong carries a weighted GPA of 4.4412. The UC-Berkeley verbal commit is a member of the Key Club and the California Scholastic Federation, and she mentors young golfers through the Long Beach Golf Learning Center.
August Kim, St. Augustine, Fla. (2013)
A senior at Nease High School, Kim scored a 2140 on the SAT and carries a weighted GPA of 4.549, which is seventh in her class of 385. She is an active member of her community, as she helped organize a charity golf tournament for the Long Island Korean Catholic Church and volunteers with the Holy Name of Jesus Catholic Church. Kim’s athletic record includes three AJGA top-five finishes in 2012, including a win at the E-Z-GO Vaughn Taylor Championship presented by TaylorMade-adidas Golf. She is currently No. 63 in the Polo Golf Rankings and has verbally committed to Purdue.
Hana Ku, Basking Ridge, N.J. (2013)
Ku, a senior at Ridge High School, scored a 35 on the ACT and has compiled a weighted GPA of 4.5315 in her first three years of high school. She is the captain of her high school golf team and has volunteered her time at the USGA Museum. In 2012, Ku finished as a runner-up at both the Peninsula Junior Classic and William Penn Junior Championship. She has given a verbal commitment to play collegiate golf at Princeton.
Jordan Lippetz, Bradenton, Fla. (2013)
Lippetz, a senior at IMG Pendleton Academy, notched three AJGA top-10 finishes during the 2012 season. She shared a T2 finish at the Lockton Kansas City Junior and took fourth at the McArthur Towel & Sports Future Legends. She won the 2010 Lockton Kansas City Junior and was named an honorable mention Rolex Junior All-American in 2009. Academically, Lippetz maintains a weighted 4.47 GPA and is President of the Pendleton National Honor Society. She has volunteered at various local events, including the Bradenton 5K Fun Run, ArtCenter Manatee and the Big Heart Brigade.
Katie Page, Louisville, Ky. (2013) – Essay Winner
Page, a senior at Sacred Heart Academy, has achieved a perfect 4.0 in her first three years of high school and is a member of both the National Honor Society and Spanish Honor Society. The winner of this year’s essay contest has done well in AJGA events in her home state as she has finished in the top 10 the last two years at the Natural Resource Partners Bluegrass Junior in Ashland, including a T3 finish in 2012. Page has given a verbal commitment to attend Southern Methodist University to continue her golf career.