High School Scholars 2019-2020

Jenae Farrington 

Brooklyn College Academy 

Rising Senior 


My name is Jenae Farrington. I am a member of the Seeds of Fortune Scholars program. I am a Junior at Brooklyn College Academy. I currently have a 3.8 GPA. I desire to major in biomedical sciences because I value oral health and I aspire  to be a dentist. I have participated in Smheart Girls(self empowerment group) and Reading Partners(community service) throughout high school. I hope to be accepted into Spelman University.


Liana Stern 

Rising Senior 

The Beacon High School 


My name is Liana Stern. I am a member of the Seeds of Fortune Scholars program. I am a rising Senior at High School. I currently have a 94 gpa. I desire to major in Media, communications or business because I have always wanted to have a job that allows me to travel and interact with others on daily basis. I have participated in dance, track and various activism and community service programs throughout high school. I hope to be accepted into the University of Southern California which is my dream school.


Isheanna Matthias 

Unity Preparatory High School 

Rising Senior 


My name is Isheanna Matthias. I am a member of the Seeds of Fortune Scholars program. I am a rising Senior at Unity High School. I currently have a 3.4 gpa. I desire to major in pre- med and Fashion because I have always wanted to create my own clothing and pre- med because I like to commit to help others when in need of help. I have participated in Step and Student Council throughout high school. I hope to be accepted into Lincoln University which is my dream school.


Tamara Rodriguez 

Young Women's Leadership School of the Bronx 

Rising Senior 


My name is Tamara Rodriguez. I am a member of the Seeds of Fortune Scholars program. I am a Junior at The Young Women's Leadership School of the Bronx.  I currently have a 2.9 gpa. I desire to major in psychology or biology because I have always taken an interest in human behavior, anatomy, and mind. I have participated in photography, piano, and college now, as well as community service activities such as tutoring GED students throughout the school year. I hope to be accepted into Union College or Ryerson University.


Maureen Khan 

Midwood High School 

Rising Junior 


My name is Maureen Khan. I am a member of the Seeds of Fortune Scholars program. I am a rising Junior at Midwood High School. I currently have a 4.0 gpa. I desire to major in computer science because I have always wanted to help people and technology is the future. Computers help so many people and can change the world for the better and I want to be a part of that. I have participated in Muslim Student Association and Red Cross club throughout high school. I hope to be accepted into Massachusetts Institute of Technology, which is my dream school.


Ruthann Prescott 

Bishop Kearney High School 

Rising Junior 


My name is Ruthann Prescott. I am a member of the Seeds of Fortune Scholars program. I am a rising Junior at Bishop Kearney High School. I currently have a  95 gpa. I desire to major in english, because I have always wanted to pursue something I am completely engrossed with and writing is something that I enjoy at the moment. I have participated in working with children and the arts throughout high school. I hope to be accepted into a school with broad selection of majors to pursue my dreams.


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