Madeline WellsMadelyne Wells

Junior at Hilton Head High School

Why: Madelyne is Head of Leadership at Bluffton School of Dance and has been dancing for the past 14 years and is now a top dancer in their senior group, Black Senior Company. She enjoys competing in dance competitions and received a scholarship from West Coast Dance Explosion. She sees dance as a creative outlet that makes you push yourself outside of your comfort zone. Madelyne will be graduating next spring and plans to major in health science . She has an eye for the perfect frame and enjoys looking at life through the lens of a camera in her spare time—be on the look-out for her work in future ParenthoodIQ projects!

Fun Facts: Madeline’s favorite subject is science, her favorite food is anything and everything dessert and she is a lover of all movies, most recently A Star is Born.

ThomasDThomas Dowling  

7th Grader at Hilton Head Preparatory School

Why: After finishing a stellar season with the HHP Middle School basketball team, Thomas was awarded the Coaches’ Award! He earned this award to highlight his ability to always step in and help out the team, offer advice and help to his teammates, and become the leading scorer this season. Thomas loves sports, he plays on many teams in many different arenas. He most recently joined the Bluffton Bulls traveling Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) team and still manages to keep his grades up, practice multiple times a week, and make Honor Roll each quarter this year. With basketball a part of his everyday life, Thomas plans to play in college and hopes to be part of the Fighting Irish, Notre Dame.

Fun Facts: Thomas’s favorite subject is history, his favorite food is anything Italian and you can always find him with a basketball in hand. We asked about his March Madness picks – GO Blue Devils!

Chloe wellsChloe Wells

Junior at Hilton Head High School

Why: Chloe was crowned Miss Seahawk 2019 (the top prize) after competing in the interview, talent and formalwear competition. Chloe is a very talented dancer and part of the senior group at Bluffton School of Dance an has been dancing for 14 years. Recently, she was awarded a $40,000 scholarship to AMDA (American Musical and Dramatic Academy) at a regional dance competition! Chloe plans to study dance in college this fall with her eyes set on a school in New York City.

Advice: We asked Chloe for a bit of advice to other young girls out there and she said the same thing over and over: “Always have confidence, and be the best you.”

Fun Facts: Chloe’s favorite subject is math, her favorite food is donuts and her all-time favorite book is To Kill a Mockingbird.