Briefly introduce yourself and explain why you are interested in becoming a mentor for BranchOut!:
I am a Junior with a very strong academic performance (GPA 4.4+) at Riverside High School of Loudoun County. I am actively involved in multiple high school clubs including Key Club, Mu Alpha Theta (Math Honor Society, co-president), Student Leadership Club Council, and the Skating Club (founding president). I am also a competitive figure skater who trains 20+ hours weekly all year round. I compete at the national level for both synchronized skating and solo ice dance.
I love volunteering and helping others in need. In the last two and half high school years, I have served 140+ hours in various community services. When Dr. Wu introduced the Branch-Out program during her seminar last year, I was very intrigued by the multicultural mentoring opportunity and believe that my strength in mathematics and other academic subjects can help contribute to the program. Working with BranchOut! last summer was a great learning experience from both communication and leadership development perspective. I was so fortunate to have this opportunity to work with caring and dedicated teachers who devoted their summer to the kids in need, and to build relationships with other student mentors from BranchOut! I would love to continue this year!