Alumni Achievement Award: Career Accomplishment
Nathaniel’s career aspiration is linked to a personal mission to carve a unique path to serve and advocate for others. Since the beginning of the academic year, Nathaniel has participated in an internship at the Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center where he has worked as a research lab assistant in the area of breast cancer research. While he is still evaluating plans for next year, his options include attending UCLA, Arizona State, or the University of Houston to study biomedical engineering, with a goal of someday owning and running his own research lab.
Since enrolling as a ninth-grader in 2016, Nathaniel has excelled in the areas of academic and career preparation. He has been named to the Distinguished Honor Roll and the Effort and Conduct Honor Roll throughout high school. As a member of the National Honor Society, he is recognized as a leader in the four pillars that characterize a well-rounded student. He also has been a participant on the varsity boys’ basketball and track and field teams, volunteered as a Middle Division mentor, and participated in the MHS international trip to Costa Rica in the spring of 2019.