Senior participates in Youth Leadership Institute, makes connections

Passionate about advocating for freedom of self-expression, Glenbrook South senior Iandivi Peralta was encouraged by her AP Spanish teacher Mr. Zamora to apply for a coveted spot in the Youth Leadership Institute hosted by the Hispanic Leadership Fund and was accepted.

This past summer, Iandivi spent an intensive four days participating in interviews and workshops that assist Latino students who plan on attending a four-year college. During this event, Iandivi was able to make connections with people in admissions offices and who offer internships.  Additionally, she was able to develop a support group to rely on during the college application process.

Her Glenbrook Stories video shares a look into what it’s like to explore the unknown and connect with others on a national level.
Senior participates in Youth Leadership Institute, makes connections