Yenenesh Belachew

July 3rd, 2013 · No Comments
Yenenesh BelachewYenenesh Belachew 2013 Richard K. Lashof High Hopes Scholar University of California, Davis Originally from Ethiopia, Yenenesh volunteers at Oakland Children’s Hospital and participates in the Y-Scholars program. She was one of 7 high school students chosen for the ICLEM (Microbiology) Internship which solidified her interest in studying Human Biology. She plans on studying World History and would like to return to her community and teach high school there. “Yenenesh has learned to embrace her status as a high achieving ethnic minority student in [the Honors and AP courses] community, and she continues to break barriers and stereotypes as she progresses through her journey.” Skyler Barton, BHS College Counselor “Yenenesh has the capacity to work very well under pressure and is smart about multi-tasking and time management. She has balanced her academic career with her other commitments very well.” Ayanna Smith, Academic Counselor, Y-Scholars Program