Chagrin Falls High School (CFHS) senior Margaret Mills has been selected as the January Chagrin Valley Rotary Student of the Month. Mills was chosen based on her leadership and service qualities she has displayed in the community.
Mills has been the recipient of several awards during her high school career. These include National Speech and Debate Association Academic All American, National Merit Semi-finalist, National AP Scholar, and a pending Ohio Seal of Biliteracy in Chinese. She also received two Regional Gold Keys and was nominated for American Voices Award from the Scholastic Art and Writing Awards.
In her time at CFHS, Mills has been a member of the girls Golf team and was varsity captain, a four year varsity starter, and a two-time First Team All-Conference member. She also has served as the editor-in-chief since 2018 and podcast host for the CFHS Tiger Times. Further, she has been on the Speech and Debate team, and served as president through her junior year, currently serves as vice president, and has been the Public Forum captain since 2018.
Outside of school, Mills spends her time playing piano. She has played for 12 years and volunteered as school accompanist from 2016 to 2019.
Her accelerated classes include AP Physics I, AP Physics II, AP Chinese, AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, AP Music Theory, AP Economics, AP Government, AP U.S. History, AP World History, AP English Literature, AP English Language, and Post-AP “Great Books” course.
After high school, Mills plans to attend the University of Chicago where she will study political science and international relations.