Gina Extravour

2019 Scholarship Recipient

Gina is the daughter of Geoffrey Extavour, Trinidadian and Tammy Extavour from Virginia, USA. She graduated from Appoquinimink High School and currently attends the University of Southern California, pursuing a major in Creative Writing and Journalism with a minor in Fine Arts. In high school, Gina led a colorful academic and social life. By the time she was a senior, Gina had 4 years of Color Guard and Marching Band under her belt. She was also an active member of both the National Honor Society and National Art Honor Society. Gina served as the Vice President of Appoquinimink High’s International Club. She first discovered her love for writing in elementary school when she began writing vivacious short stories. Throughout her young adulthood, Gina has continued to write short stories, poems, and novellas. She aspires to one day become a published author to shed light on the unique and untold stories of the Caribbean- American experience.