18 Under 18 Honoree: Rachel Wolchock
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18 Under 18 Honoree: Rachel Wolchock

Jewish Atlanta 2020's 18 Under 18 Honoree: Rachel Wolchock, 17, Saint Francis High School

Rachel is a thoughtful and effective teen leader. Part of AJC’s Leaders For Tomorrow, Rachel is dedicated to the Jewish community and volunteer work. As a volunteer, Rachel has participated in environmental and community improvement initiatives; school recycling; a cancer research fundraiser; and collecting food for a local shelter. She has also participated in various causes such as hurricane relief, Camp Jenny, military families and the elderly. Rachel is a visual artist and is part of the National Art Honor Society. She received an award in ceramics at her school and two honorable mentions in ceramics at the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards. She has been honored by the board of her BBYO chapter and Maccabi Games, and teaches religious school at The Temple.

Activities and Awards:
Saint Francis student ambassador, 12th grade
The Temple teen trip to Israel, 12th grade
National Art Honor Society president, 12th grade; treasurer, 11th grade
Maccabi Games Teen Advisory Board, 12th grade
The Temple Gesher program co-teacher, 11th-12th grade
National Art Honor Society, 11th-12th grade
Beta Club, 11th-12th grade
3D Award, ceramics: Teacher award given to one art student, 11th grade
Scholastic Art & Writing Awards, two honorable mentions, ceramics, 11th grade
BBYO: board, social media coordinator, 11th grade; leadership conferences, tenth-11th
grade; Chapter Leadership Training Conference, 2017; Kallah, 2018
AJC Leaders for Tomorrow, leader, 11th grade
The Temple assistant teacher (madrichim) eigth-11th grade
URJ 6 Points Sports Academy, sixth-11th grade
Piedmont College, art show, tenth grade
Honor roll, ninth-tenth grade

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