Melissa Morton
Melissa Morton
Height: 5-1
Year: Senior
Hometown: Somers, Conn.
High School: Somers
Major: Political Science

High School/Personal: Four-year letterwinner in cheerleading for Somers High School ... Earned a Certificate of Achievement for varsity cheerleading all four years at SHS ... Named a Captain for the Spartans as a senior ... Chosen a Scholar Athlete all four years at SHS ... Received the Somers High Cheerleading Leadership Award as a senior and was tabbed the Athlete of the Month during her senior campaign ... Selected the Sophomore Student of the Month for October 2012 at Somers High School ... Served for three years for the Memorial Day Committee and was Chairperson as a senior for SHS ... Completed the Laurel Girls State Program ... Member of the Beta Club for four years and served as President of the club during her senior year at Somers High School ... Named Student of the Month as a sophomore for SHS ... Earned a Social Studies Career Award at Somers High School ... Served for two years in the Diversity Club and was Co-President as a senior at Somers High ... Earned Career in History Award at SHS ... Member of the band for seven years and served as the Drum Major in the SHS Band during both her junior and senior years ... Member of Helping Hands for three years and served as Co-President as a senior at Somers High School ... Member of National Honors Society as both a junior and seniors for the Spartans ... Born September 3, 1996 ... Majoring in Political Science with a minor in Philosophy at Simmons and would like to pursue a career working for a Non-Profit dedicated to Women's Issues ... Daughter of Janice and George D. Morton III ... Member of Model United Nations and served as Co-President at Simmons and was a Student Government Representative in Pre-Law Liaison for Simmons ... Studied the European Union as a student abroad in Freiburg, Germany during the fall of 2017 ... Enjoys watching movies, Netflix, going to concerts, traveling, bad legal jokes, listening to music, playing the violin, Jane Austen books/movies, spending time with her teammates, going fishing and hiking with family.