Maranda is a graduating senior at South Euclid High School. At school, Maranda is greatly involved in many different extracurrilar activities: she is the Editor-in-Chief of her class’ yearbook staff, Parliamentarian of the National Honor Society, member of M.A.C (Black Student Union), Key Club International, Environmental Club, and First Assesmbly of God Youth Group/Youth Choir. Maranda has an interested in graphic design and traveling.
This fall, Maranda will be attending John Carroll University. Though she still has an open mind about what her specific academic major will be, Maranda is intrigued in pursuing a career path in journalism or marketing. She likes being able to share others’ stories through her perspective. She has also always been interested in a business career track.
With respect to her Minds Matter experience, Maranda shared: “Minds Matter has impacted my life by influencing me to think about my future more in -depth and encouraging me to go further with my education. My favorite part about all of this is definitey the mentors and volunteers because they genuinely care about your wellbeing and want to see you succeed. I will always cherish the people I’ve met at Minds Matter and wouldn’t take my experience back for anything.”
From her mentor, Rachel Paschal: “I have no doubt Maranda will be enormously successful in college, and throughout whatever path she chooses after. It’s been a joy to watch her tackle challenges, learn from them, and come out stronger. She has already accomplished so much, especially as yearbook editor. I’m looking forward to seeing what she will accomplish next!”
Way to go, Maranda! Congratulations, and best wishes on your future endeavors!