November: "I Rise" nominee

“I Rise” nominees embody the vision of the New Haven School Change Initiative. They exhibit the qualities of life-long learners showing resilience, perseverance, community involvement, strong voice, and the ability to rise above adversity to accomplish goals. “I Rise” nominees exhibit the qualities of life-long learners. They are our next generation of leaders, innovators, and problem-solvers who are on the path to succeeding in the next stages of education, career, and life.

Vanessa Kuhlor is a senior at ESUMS high school who has many accomplishments. Vanessa is President of the National Honor Society, Research Specialist at Yale, and writer for the Huffington Post. She is truly a student on the rise whose fierce representation of student excellence will lead her to becoming the medial professional she works diligently to be. Vanessa though popular remains humble and allows her success to speak for her.

Listen for Vanessa throughout the month of November on 94.3 WYBC!

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