Madeline Van Winkle of Clintonville, a senior at Columbus Alternative High School, is the recipient of this year's $1,000 college scholarshipfrom the Kiwanis Club of Northern Columbus.
Van Winkle, who ranks first in her class with a 4.3 GPA, will attend Denison University and plans a double major in economics and studio art.
She is editor of Shades, the school's arts and literary magazine; serves as treasurer of the student senate; and is a member of the National Honor Society. Van Winkle has volunteered as an intern in the Ohio Attorney General's office in the Consumer Education Department. She also has volunteered at Riverside Methodist Hospital.