What year did you graduate high school?
What is the name of the school you attended?
Greece Olympia High School
What are you up to now?
Currently in my junior year of college in Berklee College Of Music
How did you get involved with Liberty Partnerships?
I signed up back in middle school because my mom had encouraged me to join the program
What are some of your favorite activities/programs that you did through Liberty Partnerships?
I enjoyed the welcoming environment. I felt I was able to openly talk about my problems with the faculty, as well as learn a lot from the various activities that we had to do. I especially remember a public speaking one, and that has helped me a lot with gaining confidence.
Describe how Liberty partnerships shaped your life both in and out of classroom?
It has helped me gain confidence in my ability to make decisions. It also helped me realize that there are people who can help me even when things seem tough. Overall, I feel more empowered to make my own decisions.
What are you most proud of?
I’m very proud of the fact I pursuing my dream in music. I think it was a risk but it is very worth taking.
What advice do you have for current students?
To keep pushing through no matter what. I tell myself this all the time because in the end, I always come out slightly stronger in some way.