Notable: Was without a permanent home and did not have a great academic record when she moved from West Virginia to Cleveland before her junior year to live with her grandmother. Became serious about her studies and thrived.
High school resume:
Graduated in the top 10 of her class
Received Yale Book Award
High honor roll
Plans for the future: Attend the University of the West of England and go into adolescent psychology
Challenges faced: Making the move from West Virginia.
Who deserves the most credit for her success? Her grandmother, for providing structure
Quote: “I really want to be there for the kid I used to be. I want to provide support for somebody like that.”