Shelby Elliott

Santa Fe South Pathways Middle College

Principal clarinet for the Oklahoma Youth Orchestra, Elliott is clarinet section leader and drum major for her school band. She is a three-year All-State Band member and All-Region Band Member. A Norman resident, Elliott was an Oklahoma Summer Arts Institute at Quartz Mountain clarinetist and won the Arion Award for Musical Excellence. She is a National Honor Society member, founder and president of Pathways Writing Lab, and chief operating officer of the DEAFine Music Foundation. Elliott has a second-degree black belt from Victory Martial Arts where she is a former assistant instructor. She owns an Etsy shop for custom painted clothing and accessories, SEE Custom. Elliott plans to study psychological and brain sciences at Washington University in St. Louis. Scholarship sponsor: Koch Industries, Inc.