Michael Wilhelm will graduate from The Winston School and pursue a Fire Prevention major at San Diego Miramar College and plans to transfer to San Diego State University to receive a Bachelor's Degree. Michael has been an acolyte for four years at St. Bart's. He participated in a Youth Mission trip to Los Angeles with Shadow Mountain Community Church. For 11 years, Michael has studied Karate, earning a Black belt, 1st degree. Michael has played basketball for four years and softball for two years. Michael formed and serves as president of a new multicultural awareness and diversity club called Winston United.
Matt Armstrong, Martial Arts Instructor writes: "Michael shows the ability of honor, loyalty, respect and self-discipline. Michael sets an example to everyone around him which encourages others…"
Michael is receiving the Brittany K. Stark Memorial Scholarship. Congratulations, Michael!
Annet Keji attends Patrick Henry High School and will pursue a Bachelor of Science in Nursing at San Diego Christian College. Annet came to the U.S. from Uganda with her family in 2015. Beginning in sixth grade, she learned to speak, read and write in English. Annet has participated in Youth Group at St. Luke's for the past eight years and a Youth Mission Trip to Los Angeles with RefugeeNet. Annet has played basketball and soccer and has been a member of the swim team and a Junior Life Guard for four years. Annet was nominated for SD County Public Defender's Office "25 Most Remarkable Teens Award" in 2021. Annet has been a certified nursing assistant since May 2021 completing 160-hour course study and works eight hours per week volunteering for Nile Sisters, a nonprofit, helping refugees. Annet is a dancer with four others who perform at church and community events. Annet draws and paints. Annet has completed Army JROTC classes and plans to enter the Army once she receives her degree.
Steve Van Wyk, ESL Instructor, writes, “Annet is extremely curious, motivated, honest, generous, kind and an excellent student and athlete." Annet is sponsored by St. Luke's Episcopal Church.
Annet is receiving the St. Bartholomew’s Community Outreach Scholarship. Congratulations, Annet!