Tyson McKenzie is a freshman at Harrison High School with a 3.98 GPA. As a member of the Junior National Honor Society, he has taught himself to code and is a highly acclaimed technologist. Tyson aspires to attend MIT or another University with a state-of-the-art technology program. He dreams of double majoring in Computer Science and Cyber Security which will ultimately lead him to become the CEO of his own technology company.
Max Moreno is a senior at Palmer High School in Colorado Springs with a love of reading books and writing poetry. Max went to Las Vegas in 2018 to compete in a National Poetry Competition. Max plans to attend college with a major in Sociology and minors in Choral Arts and Theatrical Production. Max aspires to be a sociologist with focus on social behavior along with gender roles and the way families interact.
Blair Minnard is an 8th grader at Carmel Middle School in Colorado Springs, with a 4.0 GPA. She enjoys science, and the premise that every action has a reaction, which can be said of life itself. Blair is musically inclined and plays tenor and alto saxophone. She has played in concert along with band director, Paul Denardo of Solid Rock Family Life Center.
Deylen Duncan is a middle schooler at The Vanguard School in Fountain, CO with a 3.85 GPA. October is his birthday month! He enjoys science and builds and launches rockets as a hobby. Deylen is an advanced coder and likes creating games and websites on his computer. He has a Black Belt in Taekwondo. Deylen is also musically inclined. He sings, and plays bass guitar, drums and clarinet.
Jawai Williams is a senior at Widefield High School with a 3.0 GPA. Her favorite subject is science due to all the theory and creativity in that field. Jawai is a phenomenal vocalist who has received a multitude of awards for her accomplishments. She is currently exploring several HBCUs and would like to obtain a degree in Nursing and minor in music. Her ultimate dream is to become a singer.
Tiran Charles is a middle schooler at Carmel Middle School in Colorado Springs with a 3.6 GPA. Tiran really enjoys science and is specifically fascinated by atoms. Tiran is taking Pre AP classes in science, social studies, math and language arts. Impressively, he has received The Presidential Education Award for academic proficiency in math.
Izabella Stallman is entering the tenth grade at Fountain-Fort Carson High School. She earned straight A’s last semester. Izabella’s primary focus is on academics with hopes of becoming the school’s valedictorian in 2022. She aspires to attend the University of Texas due to their outstanding medical programs. After college, Izabella wants to become a firefighter.
Donovan Ferrell will be a freshman at Sierra High School in the fall. He dreams of a career that is artistic in nature and to be the best person possible. After high school Donovan strives to attend a Clemson University in South Carolina and pursue a degree in electronic arts or video game design.
Hailey Morales is a senior at The Village at The Academy on-line, located in Colorado Springs, CO. Despite being diagnosed in 7th grade with dyslexia, Hailey has managed to maintain a 3.2 GPA. She has a passion for creative arts, specifically creative movement and dance. Hailey will attend the performing arts school, Theatre Arts Preparatory School (TAPS) in Las Vegas, NV in the fall. She auditioned and received a TAPS Scholarship.
James Chenevert is a senior at Fountain Fort Carson High School with a 3.0 GPA. James would like to control his own professional destiny. He is creative, hard-working, smart and has a passion to become an entrepreneur. James, along with his dad, would like to create a business in interstate transportation with a fleet of self-owned trucks. He is eager to formulate a business plan.
Paula Gennitti is a sophomore at St. Mary’s High School in Colorado Springs. After high school she plans to join the Air Force and train as a paramedic and emergency medical technician. This work experience will be used as a stepping stone towards Paula’s dream of becoming a trauma surgeon.
Godwin Innis is an eighth grader at Mountain Vista Community School with a 3.81 GPA. He hopes to earn a scholarship from Penn State University, and obtain a bachelor’s degree in Chemistry, Engineering or Bio Science. Godwin believes that science holds the key to changing the world and how people view things every day.
Tionna Moss is a senior at Sierra High School. This athletic and creative, 4.0 GPA, student aspires to attend Keuka College in New York, major in Pre-Medicine, and become a Neonatologist. In high school, she currently earns college credit towards an Associate Degree.
Ethan Stallman is a seventeen-year-old junior attending Fountain Fort Carson High School. In the future, Ethan hopes to earn a track scholarship and attend the University of Northern Colorado (UNC), where he plans on majoring in Biochemistry with goals of becoming a Physician’s Assistant.
This sixteen-year-old Junior International Baccalaureate student who attends William J. Palmer High School. In February 2018, she started Chocolate Royalty. This venture represents the first step in fulfilling her dreams of becoming a business owner. Chocolate Royalty is a 100% organic care product company, made for people of all races, genders, and ages.
This sixteen-year-old aspiring filmmaker from Rampart High School. Her original documentary film "LABELED" was selected to be screened at the All American High School Film Festival (AAHSFF) in New York City. Hadassah is interested in attending NYU as well as a few other film schools in the New York area. Who knew her film would be the reason for her first opportunity to see New York.