2018 Seed Juniors


Racquel Whittingham 

Brooklyn College Academy

11th Grade


My name is Racquel Whittingham. I am a member of the Seeds of Fortune Scholars program. I am a Junior at Brooklyn College Academy. I desire to major in nursing because I have always wanted to aid others when they need it most. I have participated in cheerleading, as well as community service activities throughout high school. I hope to be accepted into SUNY Binghamton.






Angie Garcia 

Brooklyn Preparatory High School

11th Grade 


My name is Angie Galicia. I am a member of the Seeds of Fortune Scholars Program. I am a Junior at Brooklyn Preparatory High School. I desire to major in sociology because I am intrigued by how humans communicate in a society and how it affects each group of people. I have participated in a volunteer program called NYC Cares throughout high school. I hope to be accepted into the University of Pennsylvania.



Serenity Sherwood 

Brooklyn College Academy

11th Grade 


My name is Serenity Sherwood. I am a member of the Seeds of Fortune Scholars Program. I am a Junior at Brooklyn College Academy. I desire to major in marine biology because I value the health of waterways on our planet. I have participated in cheerleading, poetry slams, and fundraisers throughout my high school career. I hope to be accepted into Cornell University.







Amaya Verley 

Unity Preparatory Charter High School 

11th Grade 


My name is Amaya Verley. I am a member of the Seeds of Fortune Scholars Program. I am a junior at Unity Prep High School. I desire to major in journalism because I like to express myself through writing and the media. I have participated on the school's step team throughout my high school career. I hope to be accepted into Clark Atlanta University and Howard University for Journalism. 



Shanty Figueroa 

Unity Preparatory Charter High School 

11th Grade 

My name is Shanty Figueroa. I am a member of the Seeds of Fortune School Program. I am a Junior at Unity Prep High School. I desire to major in criminal justice because I aspire to be a Federal prosecutor. I have participated in cheerleading, stepping, dance and the culinary arts throughout high school. I hope to be accepted into Clark-Atlanta University.


Sarah Martino 

Unity Preparatory Charter High School 

11th Grade 

My name is Sarah Martino. I am a member of the Seed of Fortune Scholarship Program. I am a Junior at Unity Prep High School. I desire to major in anatomy because I aspire to work in the pediatric medical field. I have participated in step, cheerleading and dance throughout high school because of the passion I have for performing. I hope to be accepted into either Georgetown or Howard University.



Aiyana Burley

Unity Preparatory Charter High School 

11th Grade 

My name is Aiyana Burley. I am a member of the Seeds of Fortune Scholars Program. I am a junior at Unity Prep High-School. I desire to major in history because I am interested in becoming a civil rights attorney so I can be able to defend those being discriminated against who do not know their rights. I have participated in the step team, art club and did volunteer work in my community throughout high school. I hope to be accepted into American University.





Harmonie Health 

Unity Preparatory Charter High School 

11th Grade 

My name is Harmonie Heath. I am a member of Seeds  of Fortune Scholar Program. I am a Junior at Unity Prep High School. I desire to major in political science on a pre-law track, because I aspire to be an attorney. I have participated in competitive cheerleading throughout high school. I hope to be accepted into Howard University.

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