2013 Scholars


 

Pamela Capellan, Collegiate Institute for Math and Science

Cornell University, Class of 2017

About Pamela: Member, National Honor Society; President of Aspira, a Latino organization supporting inner city youth
Major: Chemistry


 

Udisa Chowdhury, Hillcrest High School

Polytechnic Institute of New York University, Class of 2017

About Udisa: Top 5% of her class; volunteer, Neurosurgery Unit at NY Presbyterian Hospital
Major: Medicine


 

Ylli Dema, Port Richmond High School

Binghamton University, Class of 2017

About Ylli: Valedictorian, Senior class president, member of Mayor Bloomberg's youth leadership committee
Major: Biomedical Engineering


 

Angelica Fajardo, Millennium High School

Brandeis University, Class of 2017

About Angelica: Top 5% of her class; founder of Millennium's first all-girls' soccer team
Major: Social Justice & Social Policy


 

Blanca Melendez, High School of Telecommunication Arts & Technology

Brown University, Class of 2017

About Blanca: Winner, New York Times College Scholarship; Member, National Honor Society
Major: Undecided


 

Salma Nakhlawi, High School of Telecommunication Arts & Technology

Middlebury College, Class of 2017

About Salma: Top 5% of her class; Fleunt in three languages; Member, National Honor Society
Major: Undecided


 

Sasha Ortiz Colon, New Dorp High School

Cornell University, Class of 2017

About Sasha: Salutatorian; Member, National Honor Society; Founder, Gay-Straight Alliance at New Dorp High School
Major: Mathematics


 

Mahia Rahman, Hillcrest High School

Hofstra University, Class of 2017

About Mahia: Valedictorian; Questbridge College Prep Scholar; Member, National Honor Society
Major: 8-year B.A./M.D. program


 

Daniel Vargas, Bronx Center for Science and Mathematics

Macaulay Honors College at CUNY, Class of 2017

About Daniel: Scored a 99% on the Algebra II/Trigonometry Regents, the highest in BCSM's history
Major: Engineering

Diamond Walker, Bronx Center for Science and Mathematics

Bowdoin College, Class of 2017

About Diamond: Valedictorian; Questbridge Scholar
Major: Pre-Law