Semhal Gessesse

July 3rd, 2013 · No Comments
Semhal GessesseSemhal Gessesse 2013 Shirley and Michael Traynor High Hopes Scholar New York University Semhal enjoys giving back to her community. She has been a Bridge tutor, participated in the Y-Scholars program, volunteers at the AIDS Legal Referral Panel and is an ALAANA (Asian, Latino, African American and Native American Alliance) Ambassador, visiting freshmen and sophomore classes to inform them of resources such as tutoring and SAT classes. She aspires to be a lawyer, after majoring in pre-law, political science or social justice. “Accomplishing [improved performance] while working through the same trials in two other IB courses as well as an incredible load of extracurricular and leadership project goes to show that Semhal’s time management skills are well-developed.” Keldon Clegg, BHS IB History Instructor