Orla is a senior at Dennis-Yarmouth High School. She is currently a member of the National Art Society and the National Honor Society. Orla serves as captains of both the cross country and spring track teams. She is an active member of the Special Olympics Committee, Student Council, German Student Exchange, French Club, and Theater Club. This year she was awarded the John and Abigail Adams Scholarship and traveled to France on a school trip. Her endeavors have included volunteering for the Relay for Life, Dennis Beach Clean-up Day, Cranberry Harvest Festival and the Holly Young Memorial Volleyball tournament. Orla hopes to declare a pre-med major with a concentration focusing on psychiatry. Growing up with Irish parents Orla says that to her being Irish is not something she only celebrates on St Patrick!ls Day, it is something she embraces every living moment.