Noemi Gonzalez is a senior at Excel STRIVE Prep who currently holds a 3.44 GPA. Gonzalez has received a Fine Arts award and Creative Writing Award, and is part of the National Honor Society.
Because of Winn Dixie by Katie Dicamillo
FAVORITE SOCIAL MEDIA FOLLOW
WORDS TO LIVE BY
“Everyone is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid.”
Gonzalez has volunteered at the Denver Animal Shelter, the Ronald McDonald House, Habitat for Humanity, the Boys and Girls Club, Arbor Tree Day and as a translator and mentor for the National Honor Society.
WHY IS COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT IMPORTANT?
“Because it cannot only help individuals strengthen their abilities to communicate, engage, and bring social awareness but it also benefits the community by offering help that’s needed.”
IF I COULD IMPROVE THE WORLD I WOULD...
“I would make sure everyone has an equal shot at life in education and successs.”
MY COLLEGE OF CHOICE
I would like to attend either Colorado Mountain College, Community College of Denver, the University of Northern Colorado, or the University of Colorado at Denver.