Bailey Bowcutt, who is a senior at Central High, was selected as Laramie County School District 1’s Student of the Week for the week of Feb. 11.
Bowcutt is eligible to earn the College Board’s AP Capstone Diploma. She is the founder and president of Central’s Young Women in STEM and invites female STEM professionals to speak at her school. She is the student body secretary, National Honor Society (NHS) president, FBLA co-president and holds second chair in chamber orchestra.
As a sophomore, Bowcutt attended the University of Wyoming’s High School Summer Institute. As a junior, she attended Girl’s State as a delegate and earned the title AP Scholar with distinction. She is involved in state math competitions and belongs to the Fellowship of Christian Athletes. She has helped organize Central’s Boofest, Club Rush, pep rallies and blood drives. Bowcutt works with the Alzheimer’s Association to promote awareness and to raise research money. She plays violin for hospital patients, elementary students and demonstrates her talent at orchestra preview nights.
“Ranked at the very top of her senior class, Bailey is a role model at Central and within the Cheyenne community,” selection committee members said. “She has a strong passion for learning.”
Bowcutt plans to study microbiology in college and hopes to become a microbiologist.