Meet Our November Scholarship Winner: Shakila!

November college scholarship contest winnerMeet Shakila, the winner of our November $1000 College Scholarship Contest.Shakila is a Senior in high school who is from Detroit, Michigan. In her free time, she enjoys giving back to her community. “I like volunteering in various locations around Detroit,’ she said. “I do things such as serving food, cleaning up, and more.”

Specifically, Shakila likes to volunteer with the community service organization called buildOn. She takes part in the org through her high school and is the president of her chapter. Shakila wants to go to the University of Michigan and thinks she wants to double major in Computer Science and Political Science.

In terms of future career plans, Shakila said, “I am not exactly sure but I would love one that required traveling to different countries, probably like an ambassador.”
Sounds pretty awesome to us! Shakila is passionate about getting an education. “I believe that education gives you a voice in the world,” she said. “I also want to make my parents proud and have a good career.”

Her favorite part about CollegeMapper is, “how the site basically offers you help on every aspect of the college admissions process.” Congratulations, Shakila! We know you’re going to make your parents proud.
 
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