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Student Board of Directors

Ashley Vanderslice
Founder and Chair
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Ashley Vanderslice is an honors student and global scholar at the Tower Hill School in Wilmington, DE. She has a deep focus on community service and was inspired to create the Tomorrow's Leaders of Delaware Foundation to support underserved youth in her local community and to create equal access to educational opportunities. Ashley is a three season varsity athlete (field hockey, indoor track, and soccer) and was invited to compete in the Delaware State Indoor Track Meets over the past 2 years. Within the Tower Hill community, Ashley leads a service organization in support of the Tomorrow's Leaders of Delaware Foundation. She is also a member of Model UN club, the leukemia and lymphoma society club, the B Positive club, and a is the junior representative on the Wellness Board.  Ashley is passionate to make a lasting impact within the greater Wilmington area through fundraising and her volunteer work.

Bobby Menear
Student Director
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Bobby Menear is a high school student at The Episcopal Academy in Newtown Square, PA.  He is a student athlete, participating in football, basketball and baseball and he is also a member of the ultimate frisbee and spike ball clubs.  In addition, he plays tournament baseball throughout the summer.  When not playing sports, Bobby has learned the value of hard work by being a caddy at a local country club, mowing lawns in his neighborhood, and working local baseball tournaments as an assistant and umpire.  He participates in give back events like Raise the Ring, sponsored by PBT and Sow Good, by volunteering his time and sharing his love of baseball with youth in diverse and underserved communities.  He is honored to have this opportunity to serve as a student board member with Tomorrow’s Leaders of Delaware and looks forward to the impact he can continue to bring to underserved youth

Catherine Farnan
Student Director
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Catherine Farnan is a high school student at Tower Hill School. She is a three season varsity athlete competing in field hockey, and both indoor and outdoor track. She made it to indoor and outdoor  states where she placed in the top 10 for several events.  Finishing her season, she raced in the meet of champs where she again placed top 10 and achieved a personal record. She has three siblings two older brothers and a younger sister. Catherine is competitive, passionate, compassionate, and a hard worker who is always trying to do her best for her and her community. Last year she cofounded a service club which introduced her to the world of service and inspired her to become a student leader of the Tomorrow’s Leaders of Delaware Foundation.

Grant Harrington
Student Director
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Grant Harrington is a high school student at Downingtown East High School in Downingtown, Pennsylvania. He likes to play soccer and basketball and enjoys traveling and visiting family across the U.S. and U.K. He is thrilled to be a member of the Board of the Tomorrow's Leaders of Delaware foundation to continue his focus on service and learning. 

Katie Murphy
Student Director
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Katie Murphy is an honor student at Tower Hill School in her Junior year.  Upon graduation in 2025, Katie will have earned her 5th consecutive Varsity Letter in Swimming.  At the age of 15 years old, Katie completed lifeguard/CPR training and works full time during the summers as a lifeguard at a local swim club.   

Being a total “swiftie”, a quote that speaks to Katie’s heart and head, “No matter what happens in life, be good to people.  Being good to people is a wonderful legacy to leave behind.” – Taylor Swift   

Katie values art, not only exploring her own creative capabilities, but also appreciating works from masterpieces hanging in world renowned museums to artistic expressions found on the city streets in the form of graffiti.  Never one to shy away from expressing herself, Katie paints, sculpts, writes poetry and bakes.  She encourages herself and others to use art as an outlet to express positive mental health.Upon graduation in the Spring of 2025, Katie plans to pursue a degree in Bio-Medical Engineering


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