Shanise graduated in 2013 and has been working various entry level jobs including the Palmer Munroe Teen Center. She likes being able to talk with the teens there and she feels like she is an adult. She wants to go back to school either TCC or FSU. Her advice to teens is to not listen to those who might tell you that you can't do it. You can.
Michelle is passionate about school, band, reading and science. She is a rising sophomore at Chiles High School. She said that it is important to find your group at school. She loves school and learning. She said that if you feel negative about learning, you won't like it. Be positive and and you can have an enjoyable time in high school.
Zharia is going into 9th grade at Lincoln High School. She is nervous about being organized in order to keep up with the school work. She wasn't zoned for Lincoln but cheerleading got her there. SciGirls has been a really fun experience and not what she first thought. It's been hands on and no bookwork.
Grace is going into 8th grade in Jacksonville. She came to Tallahassee so that she could attend SciGirls. She has a deep interest in science and she thinks her interest comes from her sense of constantly questioning things. She likes meeting other girls who like science and is happy that SciGirls is an all girls camp.
Mei is a junior at SAIL High School. She is very focused on her academics and she often felt like she didn't fit in. At SAIL she feels like her teachers understand her. This past summer she worked for the Leon County Courthouse working for the GIS program. The opportunity to learn about computer programming was something she loved.