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Student of The Week 12/13/2017
 
Photo courtesy: Brenda Peña
 

By Brandon Rivera
Bmrivera@lavozcolorado.com
 
12/13/2017

PROFILE

Brenda Peña is a senior at STRIVE Prep-Excel who currently holds a 3.769 GPA. Peña is on both the Honor Roll and the Principal’s List, and recipient of the Engineer Me Summer Program scholarship in Boulder.

FAVORITE BOOK

Looking for Alaska – by John Green

FAVORITE SUBJECT

Math because it’s challenging

FAVORITE MOVIE

The Outsiders

FAVORITE MUSIC

R&B

FUTURE CAREER

Business Administrator

HERO

My Mother

FAVORITE HOBBY

Dancing

FAVORITE SOCIAL MEDIA

Instagram

WORDS TO LIVE BY

“There are no shortcuts to any places worth going”. – Beverly Sills

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

Peña has volunteered her time at the Ronald McDonald House, Urban Peak, and sings at retirement homes and at Children’s Hospital

WHY IS COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT IMPORTANT?

Because it helps you grow as a person.

IF I COULD IMPROVE THE WORLD I WOULD…

“Give my support to undocumented families across the U.S. I’ve experienced the difficulty of being undocumented.”

MY COLLEGE OF CHOICE

Peña has shown an interest in attending Colorado State University, Whittier College, and Bowdoin College. She has been accepted at CSU Fort Collins.

 

 

 

 

 
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