Nesreen Abu Khalaf

February 10, 2016

Nesreen Abu Khalaf is from Lexington and is a graduate of Lexington Senior High School. Khalaf worked with the College Board and Youth Advisory Council and served as the National Honor Society President for her high school. Khalaf was founder … Continued

Mateo Carvalho

February 10, 2016

Mateo Carvalho of Hillsborough graduated from Cedar Ridge High School. A future public policy major, Carvalho attended and spoke at a public budget hearing in his county during his senior year in high school. Carvalho also volunteered with his local … Continued

Felix Evans

February 10, 2016

Felix Evans of St. Louis is a graduate of Clayton High School and has come to Chapel Hill to study environmental science. During her time in high school, Evans worked with her school’s Animal Rights and Conservation Club. Evans served … Continued

Areej Hussein

February 10, 2016

Areej Hussein of Greensboro graduated from STEM Early College and plans to major in public health. During high school, Hussein interned with Moses Cone Memorial Hospital, where she worked with Nutritional Services Department by assisting staff with a broad range … Continued

Alicia Lee

February 10, 2016

Alicia Lee of Garner graduated from Garner Magnet High School, where she served as president of the Student Service and Leadership Team. Lee also participated in the Guatemala Environmental Service-Learning Trip, where she worked with children from the impoverished community … Continued

Owais Mahmood

February 10, 2016

Owais Mahmood of Apex graduated from Holly Springs High School (HSHS). Mahmood spent his high school career volunteering as a math tutor and with the school’s Lunch Buddies program, where he mentored special needs students. During his final year in … Continued

Joyce Malanda

February 10, 2016

Joyce Malanda of Raleigh graduated from Middle Creek High School, where she served as Leader of the International Festival, President of the National Achievers Society, and President of the French National Honor Society. During her summers, she worked as Care … Continued

Tochi Okeke

February 10, 2016

Tochi Okeke of Randallstown is a graduate of Townson High School and plans to study exercise and sport science. During high school, Okeke worked as a senior leader with the Ladies of Distinction, a mentoring group created to address issues … Continued

Stephanie Carolyn Romero-Jaramillo

February 10, 2016

Stephanie Carolyn Romero-Jaramillo of Claremont is a graduate of Challenger Early College High School. She spent her high school career participating in local city government and helping homeless families through her volunteer work with a family care center. Romero-Jaramillo is … Continued

Jesse Rackley

February 10, 2016

Jesse Rackley of Asheville graduated from Asheville High School and plans to study chemistry. Rackley served as Vice President of the YMCA’s Leader’s Club and worked on service projects with organizations like Habitat for Humanity and MANNA Food Bank. Rackley … Continued