2023 Award of Excellence: Dafney Sagnweu Yondjou, North High School

Dafney Sagnweu Yondjou

Award of Excellence Characteristic: Achievement, Community, Courage, Resilience

Nominated by: Keith Reynolds

Parent/Guardian: Julienne Wettie Sagnweu

Schools Attended: Castle Elementary School, Maplewood Middle School, North High School

High School Experience: Being at North has led to a mental and physical metamorphosis from my middle school self. I’ve grown and improved immensely and achieved dreams I never thought possible.

Future Plans: I plan on attending New York University for pre-med whilst doing medical research.

Mentor and Why Selected: Mr. Daniel Salava has thought me how to be more free spirited, especially when I was taking hard courses that led me to be immensely stressed at times.