Brittany, daughter of David and Debra Baum, attended Highland Park High School in Lake County, Illinois. Her goal is to find a career in social work, counseling families and children.
In her high school, Brittany was on High Honor Roll. She received the Highland Park High School Leadership Award and she was a member of the school newspaper, dance team, dance show, and freshman, sophomore, junior, and senior boards.
Outside of school, she was the founder and director of the "Step-Up" outreach program. Brittany also taught dance and acting at Lake Forest Children's Theater and was a counselor at Camp Agawak.
Brittany's JBT Scholarship is funded by David and Marcia Chicoine.