Transitioning from high school to college can be tricky. Join Collegiate Council Executive Board members, Helena Coloma and Eljin Rhymes, Collegiate Council member, Myr'lice' Dickens-Morse, and NSHSS Scholarship Winner, Emi Yanez, as they provide tips and tricks for surviving freshman year.
Surviving Freshman Year
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Eljin is a 4th year Industrial Engineering major from Florida Agricultural & Mechanical University (FAMU). Eljin is a former Scholarship recipient of two NSHSS Scholarships: Claes Nobel (2019) and Collegiate Council Academic Scholarship (2021). His career goal is to specialize in Industrial Design for products and goods. He is also involved in the Collegiate Council Executive Board Co-Vice President of Scholarship Development
Helena Coloma is a Pre-Med/Pre-Dental undergraduate student majoring in Biology at Harvard University. She has also attended UC Berkeley, had an internship with NASA, and is a former Miss Teen California and Miss Michigan. Helena is the Collegiate Council Executive Board Co-Vice President of Member Engagement and is a two-time NSHSS scholarship winner, including the 2018 STEM Innovation in Artificial Intelligence $1000 Scholarship and 2021 Collegiate Council Leadership $1500 Scholarship.
Myr'lice' is a Freshman at Middle Georgia State University in Macon, GA, major in Media and Communications with a concentration in Public Relations. She is actively involved in multiple clubs on campus such as Freshman Leadership. Myr'lice' is currently assisting her university's leadership in developing a conference to showcase leadership organizations and opportunities across the region.
Emi is a sophomore at Oglethorpe University in Atlanta, GA, majoring in Psychology and minoring in Spanish. Emi is actively involved in many activities around campus. Currently, she is the Vice-President of the Organization of International Ambassadors at Oglethorpe, providing support and mentorship to most of the international population.