Kelcie T., 17 – Funded

High-school junior Kelcie T. dreams of becoming an OB/GYN and plans to study nursing in college. This Girl on the Rise is most interested in HBCUs, including Howard University and Morehouse College.

What is something you are most proud of?

I am most proud of passing all my classes.

Have you gone through any tough or challenging times? If yes, how did you deal with those challenges?

During challenges, I just take my time and pray about it.

What does it mean to you to be selected as a Girl on the Rise?

It means I have accomplished something I dedicated my time to!

What inspired you to want to be involved with Girls on the Rise?

The opportunities that it provided!

How will funding from the 1,000 Dreams Fund help you reach your goals? In other words: Why is the opportunity to visit your prospective colleges important to your journey?

This is important for my journey because I can look around and see what college is the best college for me.

What schools will you use the funding to visit, and why?

I will be visiting Morehouse College and Howard University, because I believe these are the best schools for me.