Her former classmates knew Brooke Wenig as a standout in both academics, and .
The 17-year-old Mill Valley resident, who transferred from Tam to Tamiscal High for her senior year, found out this week that she won a Foot Locker scholarship, which recognizes academics and athletics. Wenig's grade point average is 3.98 and she is a cyclist, golfer and lacrosse player.
Wenig must decide between attending the University of California at Berkeley or the University of California at Los Angeles. But either way, she now has a nice chunk of change to help pay for college.
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Wenig founded Project Green Lunch Club, which focused on bringing healthier foods to her school’s cafeteria. She’s also the vice president of Teens Turning Green and Tamiscal’s Environmental Club and gives speeches to inspire others to live healthier, greener lives.