Noemi Joachim is a Science and Tech student at Eleanor Roosevelt High School.
She is the President of the National Honor Society, and member of the Lacrosse and Volleyball Teams.
Noemi has been accepted to several colleges to include University of Maryland College Park, Northeastern University, Stevens Institute of Technology, and UCLA. She plans to major in neuroscience, become an EMT and attend medical school.
Noemi volunteers at Odenton Volunteer Fire Company and enjoys talking with other volunteers about their experiences and learning about the inside of the ambulance. She plans to start EMT training at Anne Arundel Community College this summer and is looking forward to ride-alongs and becoming fully certified. She wanted to become an EMT to make meaningful contributions to her community.
For fun, Noemi enjoys running, shopping, cooking, sports, playing with her dogs, and spending time with friends and family.
Assiata Kamagate, a student in the Pathways in Technology Early College High School (P-TECH) program at Frederick Douglass High School, is eyeing a career in medicine.
She has already earned more than 50 college credits and will receive her Associate’s Degree in Applied Science along with her high school diploma next month through P-TECH. A Posse DC Scholar, she is headed to the University of Rochester this fall where she will major in brain and cognitive sciences as a pre-med major.
Not only is Assiata learning how to read, write and speak Korean, she is a self-taught visual motion graphic editor. She uses her skills to create projects that discuss many social issues such as gender discrimination and the effects of racial injustice on youth.
Her extracurricular activities include serving as president of the National Honor Society, captain of the Debate Team and a member of the varsity lacrosse team. In her spare time, she enjoys hanging out with friends, learning new skills and watching medical-related dramas.
Oxon Hill High School student Justin Graves is a video game enthusiast. He is the co-founder of a game development company and leads afterschool virtual game design classes at Oakland Elementary School.
Justin, a student in the Science and Technology Program, is a member of the National Honor Society and Robotics Team. He is also the NSBE Jr. Executive Board President for the Patriots Technology Training Center, a local nonprofit organization.
Justin enjoys building and upgrading computers, sculpting 3D models, creating animations, biking, running, filming and video editing, working out and naturally, playing video games.
He plans to major in computer engineering, software engineering or immersive media design.
Enjoy this virtual #DecisionDay celebration of the PGCPS Class of 2021! Hear from soon-to-be grads across our high schools about their plans for college, career & military service — plus words of encouragement from local colleges and universities, military leadership and career partners! #PGCPSGrads21 #PGCPSProud