Category: Student Spotlight
Shawntea Mahdi makes the most of her City High experience… and has a $124,000 scholarship to show for it.
Talk about motivation! Shawntea Madhi is living proof that it pays off. For this City High student all the stars aligned. Her grades. Her volunteering and extra curricular activities. Her amazing internship at UPMC. Her science project. The list goes … Read more »
Ryan Fisher stops for a photo at the City County Building, his place of internship, and where the City of Pittsburgh Department of Innovation and Performance delivers the day-to-day workings of local government to the public. Ryan will attend Point Park University on … Read more »
A teaching internship helps Alexa Belschner redirect her career to a different aspect of early childhood education.
From left to right: Mentor Lindsay Kiss, Director of The Goddard School, Alexa Belschner, and Shanna Litchko, On-site Owner at The Goddard School in Pittsburgh at 301 Fifth Avenue. As far as she could remember, Alexa Belschner has always been … Read more »
Intern Jacob Osho stops for photos with his mentors from the World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh. From left to right: Brittany Cheeks, Education Program Manager, Intern Jacob Osho from City High and Joe Poskin, Office Manager at the World Affairs Council … Read more »
Cyrstal Cox with her internship mentors Wendy Allman (left) and Mel Steven-Cosnek (right) at the YWCA Pittsburgh. I was impressed right away with her focus and organization skills. She’s very mature.” That’s how Wendy Allman, former Director of the Women’s … Read more »
Forget the old guy in the bow tie… there’s a new younger version, and he’s right here in Pittsburgh. City Charter High School senior Logan Brown had audiences wowed, laughing and learning as a presenter in the Freeze show at … Read more »
From L to R: Destiny Troy, London Brooks, Crystal Cox and McKenna Battista present Got Privilege? at Ellis School’s Cultural Jam. For the purpose of workshop discussions, participants wrote down examples of how they have experienced the advantages and disadvantages of … Read more »
City High’s Hector Navarette learns about database marketing as the only high school intern at the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust.
From L to R: — Pittsburgh Cultural Trust mentors Kate McMahon- Institutional Development Associate, Sadie Treese—Development Systems Manager, Shavonne Arnett—Systems Associate with City Charter High School intern Hector Navarette There’s only one high school in Pittsburgh that places interns at the Pittsburgh Cultural … Read more »
From L to R: Sherry Rectenwald, John Krysinsky, Carmella Brown and Kim Mason “She was always fantastic, always appropriate. It’s spectacular to see somebody so young who’s so passionate and so caring. She’s just top-notch.”—Kim Mason Try becoming a volunteer at Children’s Hospital … Read more »
For a student who loves to make things, City Theatre was a goldmine of opportunity for Kyesi Shackelford.
While at the City Theatre Set Department, Kyesi demonstrated maturity and initiative. As Mr. Ferrieri puts it, “Ky was great. (Also City High’s Alex Jacobs and Deanna Wanek– those three were the best we’ve ever had. Bar none! Very engaged, interested in what they were doing, had initiative. . . and really interested in learning what our process was.” Read more »