Elena Gilbertson Hall is a high school senior at Clarke Central High School dual enrolling at the University of Georgia. Elena has been recognized as a Georgia Junior Champion Journalist, a Georgia High School Mock Trial Outstanding Attorney, and a National Merit Scholarship Semifinalist. She is president of the CCHS Young Democrats, editor-in-chief of the ODYSSEY Media Group, and cofounder and vice chair of the Athens-Clarke County Mayor’s Youth Commission. Elena is also the former field operations intern for the Georgia Democratic Party and has attended the Georgia Governor’s Honor Program. She is founder and director of the Equal Test Prep Initiative, a service that provides free standardized test prep to students from low-income families in Athens-Clarke County. Upon high school graduation, Elena will pursue postsecondary education.