NYLF Pathways to STEM Reviews: Student Testimonials

Lauren M.
Alumna of JrNYLC and NYLF Pathways to STEM

What is the most memorable moment of your program experience?

The most memorable moment of my experience was what leadership traits I gained, especially communication.

How as the program encouraged you to take action in your school or community?

The program has encouraged me to take action in my school and community by showing me how much I can change.

What inspires you as a young leader?

What inspires me as a young leader, let alone to be one, is all the injustice I see around me every day.

How was attending the program different than learning in a traditional classroom?

Attending the program was different than the classroom because it was more interactive than just sitting at a desk and letting people talk and talk and talk.

What extracurricular activities and/or hobbies do you take part in?

The extracurricular activities and hobbies I take part in are Irish step-dancing, singing/acting, and drawing.

What is your ideal job?

My ideal job would either be a Forensic Anthropologist, a elementary school teacher, or a public speaker.

Where do you hope to go to college?

I hope to go to William and Mary in Williamsburg, VA.

How has your program experience impacted your life and your future?

The program has impacted my life and future by giving me the communication I need to speak about issues I am either for or against.

What would you tell other students who are interested in attending an Envision program?

I would tell other students that they need to be ready for some challenges, fun, and a changed life.