TRiO Spotlight: Theresa Leyba

Theresa Leyba is a 2017 honors graduate of Clay High School. In addition to serving as this year’s valedictorian and a ND Talent Search Scholar, Theresa also served as the president of the National Honor Society, vice president of the Band Council, captain for the CHS volleyball and golf teams, a member of the CHS Marching Band, the South Bend Superintendent’s Advisory Council, and Michiana Youth Ministries. For her academic accolades, Theresa received the 2017 President’s Award for Educational Excellence and the Ed Hanyzewski Award.

Theresa is a recipient of the Indiana Commission for Higher Learning Teacher’s Scholarship, the Rotary Phoenix Scholarship, and the Ball State Presidential Scholarship.

Theresa plans to attend Ball State University in the fall to major in education.