Jessica Cottrell was the 2008 winner of Woman Talk Live’s Girls Gone Great Scholarship Essay Contest. She was seventeen at the time, a senior at Patapsco High School and Center for Performing Arts in Dundalk, Baltimore County.

Ms. Cottrell enjoys art, shotography, history, and reading. She likes spending time with her family, friends, and animals and takes photos of everything. She is a volunteer and a babysitter

Jessica is “happy to be thought of as a girl who might influence other girls to be a Girl Gone Great”