These ten students from Los Angeles are amazing. We were so lucky to have them working with us during the summer of 2012 as part of the LEAF program.
Patrick enjoys reading, playing sports, playing the drums and hanging out with his friends. Math is his favorite subject in school, and he plans to go to college to pursue acting and theater.
Lenie’s favorite subjects are environmental science, urban planning and biology. She believes LEAF will help her gain insights about environmental issues that she hopes to study in college.
Keira plans to go to college and get her PhD! She applied for the LEAF program so she can invent solutions for the global demand for resources.
Sharon enjoys music. She started the music club at her school and plays five instruments! Sharon plans to study environmental architecture in college.
Justice enjoys playing sports, skateboarding and playing music. English and science are his favorite subjects in school, and he would like to pursue a career in law or engineering.
Glenda is an all-around athlete. She also enjoys drawing, training her dog and gardening. Her favorite subject in school is math, and she plans to go to college to major in marine biology.
Alejandra enjoys watching movies, playing the drums and drawing portraits. She is interested in learning more about the environment and plans to attend college to pursue a career in film and production.
Alfonso enjoys skating, painting, photography and playing the guitar. His favorite subject in school is science. He plans to go to college and earn a master’s degree in environmental engineering.
Stephanie enjoys playing soccer and spending time outdoors. Her favorite subject in school is science. She plans to go to college and pursue a career in the medical field.
Ashley enjoys playing softball, bike riding and spending time with family and friends. Her favorite subject in school is chemistry, and she plans to go to college to study nursing.