An La Canada High School senior, Naomi Stephen has spent four years on the Speech and Debate team, where she’s served as speech captain, secretary and president. She’s been actively involved in several clubs and committees, including the campus’ Green Club. A regular tutor across many grade levels, Stephen helped create a tutoring program for fifth- and seventh-graders.
She earned her Girl Scout Gold Award working at St. Francis Medical Center in Lynwood, where she raised $500 to make baby blankets and set up iPads for the pediatrics department. Stephen also created a video to help kids understand the hospital experience. A member of the National Youth Advisory Council for the nonprofit HOPE worldwide, she worked with youth and rehabilitation programs in Chicago and Philadelphia.
Stephen is also a member of the Assistance League of Flintridge, where she’s worked with Assisteens®, planned Medallion dinners and worked at the Bargain Box.