Briana moved to Monticello, FL from Williamsburg, VA in her junior year of high school. In senior year academics, she has found a healthy competition amongst her peers and hopes to earn college degrees in sociology and law.
Jordan is an 8th grader at Stars Middle School. She was born in China and brought to the US before she was one year old. She has become a confident young woman who loves math and science. She loves that her school started a SciGirls club that meets after school.
Tiana is a senior at Jefferson County Middle High School. She has loved her time at this school and feels that the bad grade the school has earned doesn't reflect the quality of her education there. Monticello is a small town where everyone knows everyone; she likes that.
Hasani is a senior at Lincoln High School. To be a senior feels like he is at the end of the race, about to be an adult. This year he is taking AP Calculus, AP macro economics to name a few, he likes to challenge himself. Distinguished Young Gentleman helps him make decisions. He also has learned when to "wear the mask" when he is in certain situations.
Stefan is a senior at Jefferson Co Middle/HS. He loves Monticello - he has developed a bond with everyone. It's home. The school is a bit empty but the teachers really know you since it is so small. There are only 41 seniors. Many have moved to Tallahassee schools. His family has pushed him and encouraged him to do well.