Lydia England

Lydia England

Oklahoma Virtual Charter Academy

A drum major, England won the Oklahoma Youth Wind Conducting competition. She plays bassoon in a wind ensemble and the Oklahoma Youth Orchestra as well as the alto saxophone in jazz band. England is a member of National Honor Society and ranks first in her graduating class. An active member of Children of the American Revolution, England attended the Freedoms Foundation of Valley Forge Leadership conference.  She enjoys fencing and rock climbing, placing in local bouldering competitions. England plans to study aerospace engineering at the University of Oklahoma. Scholarship sponsor: Anonymous

For our televised Academic Awards Tribute, we asked Academic All-Staters to submit a brief video introducing themselves and an honored teacher that they had planned to invite to the Academic Awards Banquet. Each student recognizes an honored teacher who has had a profound impact on his or her life.