Eve Wellish, daughter of Midbar Kodesh Temple members Janet and Dr. Kent Wellish, graduated with an Advanced Honors Diploma from Green Valley High School. She received the NV Energy Powerful Partnership Scholarship and the George Washington University Presidential Scholarship.
Eve was an active leader in Midbar Kodesh Temple’s USY group, serving as the Chapter President and the 2016 Far West USY Regional Convention Co-Chair. She enjoyed participating in several dozen community service projects with her service group, TeenMD (Teens Making a Difference). At Green Valley High School, she participated in Student Council and held the position of Student Body First Vice President her senior year. In this role, she planned Green Valley’s Homecoming festivities and Mr. Gator Boy Pageant. She was also a member of the Gator Green Club and founded the Israel Club.
Eve has always been an environmentalist and started the annual Farmer’s Market at Green Valley High School in 2013.
She spent the Spring semester of her sophomore year in Israel on Tichon Ramah Yerushalayim. Her love for Israel led her to become a pro-Israel activist as a StandWithUS TeenMZ intern during the 2014-2015 school year and inspired her to attend three AIPAC Policy Conferences in D.C. This summer, Eve will serve as a camp counselor at Camp Alonim. She will attend The George Washington University in the Fall.