Notable: Ranked as high school class valedictorian while also earning an A average at Cuyahoga Community College. Accumulated 52 credit hours at Tri-C.
High school resume: Member of Phi Theta Kappa, two-year college honor society. Won Cleveland Phi Beta Kappa Award for students who contribute to the “intellectual environment of their community.”
Plans for the future: Attend Ohio State University, studying animal science on a pre-veterinary medicine pathway. Become a veterinarian, a career goal since age 7, and open her own practice.
Challenges faced: Finding “time to participate in everything that I wanted and needed to do.”
Who besides Amber deserves the most credit for her success? Four older brothers who set a high standard and challenged her to outdo them in everything.
Quote: (On what she would tell an incoming high school freshman.) “Do what’s best for you. Follow your passions and dreams and not what everybody else wants you to do.”
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