High School Senior, Howard High school of Technology

Alejandra is a senior at Howard High School of Technology in Wilmington, Delaware. She serves in a number of leadership roles at Howard High—as a College Access Ambassador with the TeenSHARP program and as the captain of the soccer team. She is passionate about issues of education, especially for Latino students, and was invited to share her perspective on the use of assessments in K–12 education at the 2016 release of the Making Assessment Work for All Students report in Washington, D.C. sponsored by the Northwest Evaluation Association and Gallup. She is also passionate about youth entrepreneurship; she has received prizes for entrepreneurship at the SkillsUSA competition and completed Schoolyard Ventures’ summer entrepreneurship program at Drexel University last summer.