Category: Student of the Month
December Senior of the Month – Trinity Palmore
Trinity Palmore is truly one of a kind. Like a growing number of students growing up in 21st century inner cities, she has and continues to face significant hurdles in her life including mental health struggles, lack of family support, and homelessness.
December Senior of the Month – Patricia Frimpong
Philadelphia students each have unique stories and as you get to know Patricia, she will share hers with you in thoughtfully chosen words, with the care she clearly applies to everything from to her choice of high schools to the immense list of advanced classes, extracurriculars, and ultimately career path she has chosen.
November Senior of the Month – Jewel Gadson
Jewels are rare and precious. That’s precisely how one could describe 18-year-old Jewel Gadson…
November Senior of the Month – Charity Robbins
When you meet Charity, you’re struck immediately by her bubbly personality and enthusiasm.
Student of the Month Janelle Needham
If there was one word to describe Janelle Needham, it’s excellent.
Student of the Month Jerusha Nelson
At the School District we are privileged with the responsibility of helping thousands of students reach their goals.
May Student of the Month: Jaylin Bowens
MAY STUDENT OF THE MONTH Name: Jaylin Bowens School: Philadelphia High School for Girls Nominated By:Megan McNamara, Joseph Marchetti, Louis Austin – Teachers Some people just seem to have it all – the talent, skills, personality, the works. It’s easy to assume that these individuals came by it all naturally and easily when in reality, having…
May Student of the Month: Lisa Cunningham
MAY STUDENT OF THE MONTH Name: Lisa Cunningham School: South Philadelphia High School EOP Nominated By: Audrey Nock, Principal School District of Philadelphia students come from different molds and scenarios. Many fall outside the traditional profile and some have had to overcome seemingly insurmountable challenges to get to graduation day. Lisa is precisely that kind…
April Student of the Month: Myon Butler
APRIL STUDENT OF THE MONTH Name: Myon Butler School: Vaux Big Picture High School Nominated By: Leslie Flemming – Teacher at Philadelphia Juvenile Justice Service Center It’s easy to assume that “Seniors of the Month” fit into a nice tidy box, and check off a list of generic and universal criteria. We, of course, encourage our readers…
April Student of the Month: Jade Njie
APRIL STUDENT OF THE MONTH Name: Jade Njie School: Science Leadership Academy (SLA) Nominated By: Nicole Gasser – Teacher When you meet Jade you realize right away that she is not only clearly comfortable and quietly confident, she’s even better at making you feel welcome and comfortable. That translates into everything that makes her this…