Amelia Hunt - 2012 Cobb's Outstanding Teen
Amelia Hunt, age 16, is making a difference in our community as Miss Cobb County’s Outstanding Teen 2012. She has been accepted into the 2011-2012 Cobb Youth Leadership program sponsored by the Cobb Leadership. She organized and was in charge of volunteers for MPCS Beta Club, and “Horizon Field” baseball team buddies for disabled athletes; Volunteered over 200 hours this year at local community venues including Camp Gideon, Give Kids A Smile/ Georgia Dental Association, Good Samaritan Health Center, Project Mail Call and, Angel’s Closet. Amelia has entertained for MPCS Leadership Donor Dinner, chapel, and open houses.
She promoted oral health while staying at the Choctaw Indian Reservation in Mississippi; Spent one week at an orphanage in Guatemala cooking for children, teaching English and healthy habits, and assisted in community improvements. She also has had the opportunity to perform a supporting role at the Fox Theatre in the Atlanta Ballet’s “Nutcracker”.
Over the summer, Amelia went to the the Florida Keys to complete a Marine Ecology class, where she gained a year science credit, and studied the coral reefs off the keys for a week
Amelia is a Junior at Mt Paran Christian School, where she was honored on the Head Master’s List every semester with 4.11 GPA. She has a rigorous schedule including honors classes in Honors French, Pre-Calculus, Orchestra, and AP English, and AP Government, and is in the National Honor Society. Amelia has also just been selected to be on the Homecoming Court.
Amelia wants to promote the importance of oral health and to increase the visibility and interest in the Miss Georgia Outstanding Teen program, "I would like to speak in the majority of the counties in the state of Georgia, and I want to use the MGOT program to encourage my peers to embrace their passions to make a positive impact for others. I want to lead by example and speak to organizations and legislatures state-wide and raise funds for Smiles Across America to redistribute into Georgia to advance early and proper dental care."