Posted by Erica Cornette /
High School: Ballard High School
College Choice: University of Louisville
Augustina Tugbe has been a Whitney M. YOUNG Scholar since the 7th grade. She is a senior at Ballard High School.
AT Ballard, Augustina took AP Human Geography and advanced English. She is a member of both the Black Student Union and the Future Business Leaders of America. Augustina is also involved in other extracurricular activities. She served as a student manager for the football team and the girls’ basketball team. She also participated in track and field.
Augustina completed an internship with Louisville Metro Council during the summer of 2019, working as a legislative assistant for Councilman David James. She volunteers at her church as a student teacher and secretary for the youth program.
Augustina will attend the University of Louisville this fall. She plans to major in Sports Administration with a Pre-law minor.