Twenty-year-old Janelle Woods has dedicated much of her time to volunteering and raising funds on behalf of those in need of assistance.
Many of her service projects were completed through her involvement in Impact345, a teen community service group that works closely with Health City Cayman’s Have-A-Heart Foundation. On weekends Janelle, can often be found collecting items on behalf of pediatric heart patients or, visiting with them in the hospital.
Through Impact345 the young West Bay resident also volunteers with non-profit organisations such as Meals on Wheels, Special Olympics Cayman Hospice Care and Feed Our Future.
In 2016 Janelle was one of seven teens who participated in the Solid Rock Ministries Mission trip to Honduras.
Janelle, is not only an inspiring young humanitarian but also an excellent student.
The Cayman International School alumnus is currently enrolled at the Samford University in the United States where she pursues an undergraduate degree in Accounting.
Janelle maintains a 3.6 GPA, is on the Dean’s List and is a member of the Samford University Honours Program. She was also nominated for the University Core Awards in Communication Arts this earlier year and was the recipient of Gold and Silver Honour Roll Awards during the 2015-2016 academic year.
Despite her many volunteer efforts and academic achievements she still finds the time to nurture her love for music and participate in several extracurricular activities. She sings, plays the flute, steel pan, violin, saxophone and the piano. She was befittingly awarded “Outstanding Music Student of the Year” Award for the 2015/2016 academic year.
Janelle also plays flag football and volleyball and holds a brown belt in karate.