Full of enthusiasm and determination, Diana has worked hard throughout high school, beginning with her International Baccalaureate classes. Diana accomplished her impressive academic record despite working 30 hours a week all four years of high school. In addition she dedicated numerous hours preparing to become a state and national qualifier for DECA and a state qualifier in FBLA. She led both clubs as an officer. After graduating from programs at the local Boys and Girls Club, Diana became a teen leader, mentoring and tutoring other students for over 100 hours a year. She has taken particular interest in helping students, who, like herself who are learning English as a second language and find comfort and safety at Boys and Girls Club that they don’t find in their own homes. In addition, Diana wrote a scholarship column in Accolades magazine advising other students on the college admission process, volunteered with organizations like Key Club and National Honor Society, and was active in tennis and golf.