At our upcoming Winter Gala, we'll be joined by two former GOTO scholars who've agreed to perform for all of our guests: Alanna & Raven. Here's a profile on each of our star alumnus.


RAVEN
Q. What were your majors/minors?
Rock Band

Q. Do you stay in touch with other GOTO Grads?
Yes

Q. Tell us about your musical interests. Do you play any instrument? Do you like certain genre of music?
I love all music. I love to sign. I have a guitar.

Q. Tell us about your artistic interests. Do you enjoy
certain types of art? DO you enjoy performing arts?
I love art. I love the performing arts. Before homeschool I attended a performing arts school

Q. What other hobbies do you have? Do you play or enjoy watching any particular sports? Do you have a favorite team?
I love to watch college basketball especially. My favorite team is North Carolina. But in the NBA it woud be the Celtics then the Bulls. I like the #1.

Q. Tell us about any awards or recognitions that you've received. Please include acceptance to schools, special programs and any scholarships etc. This is your chance to tell us about you!
Accepted to Brown University Pre-College Program. Accepted to Columbia University College Prep.
Accepted to NYU Pre-College Program. (Raven has since been granted interviews to all three schools for undergraduate study.)

Q. Tell us about what you'd like to do with your BRIGHT future! Include college aspirations, career paths...All of that good stuff!
Be awesome at Yale! Get my PhD in Political Science. Own buildings. Begin my career in entertaining. Be a director. Get a castle in Ireland. Start saving the world.

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ALANNA

Q. What were your majors/minors?
Musical Theater, Drawing

Q. Do you stay in touch with other GOTO Grads?
Yes

Q. Tell us about your musical interests. Do you play any instrument? Do you like certain genre of music?
I like to sign! Genre of music: POP, ROCK!

Q. Tell us about your artistic interests. Do you enjoy certain types of art? DO you enjoy performing arts?
Yes. I enjoy performing arts-sing, dancing, acting.

Q. What other hobbies do you have? Do you play or enjoy watching any particular sports? Do you have a favorite team?
Favorite team: Yankees!

Q. Tell us about any awards or recognitions that you've received. Please include acceptance to schools, special programs and any scholarships etc. This is your chance to tell us about you!
*Salutorian of Renaissance HS graduation!! All 4 years of HS->perfect attendance, academic achievement in all subjects. *National Honor Society member. *Acceptance into #1 school SUNY OSWEGO! * Working at the Bronx Zoo (3 yrs now). *Performing at the GOTO Gala on Feb 20, 2009!!*

Q. Tell us about what you'd like to do with your BRIGHT future! Include college aspirations, career paths...All of that good stuff!
Attending SUNY OSWEGO for Zoology/Vet medicine for 5 years. Hopefully traveling & researching wild animals (African Wild Dogs and Big Cats). Working hands-on with wild animals at Bronx Zoo or San Diego Zoo.

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