Edite Maloku

UNIVERSITY OF DENVER
Class of 2017

  • In order to support her family, Edite worked 20 hours every week while in high school at KFC and Sears.
  • She and her family fled her home country of Kosovo on foot, immigrating to the US to avoid the war there.
  • Edite gave back to her community by volunteering as a tutor to under-resourced elementary students and served as awelcome leader for freshmen at her high school.
  • As only 4% of students at her high school were proficient in math, she founded a math club to help grow students’ interest. She also played lead roles in the school’s theater production and served as lead attorney in Teen Court.